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Remembering Trudy Anise Parks
Written by Sentinel News Service 02 September 2010
 Trudy Anise ParksTrudy Anise Parks, born August 2, 1964, in Los Angeles, California to Bernard C. Parks and Carolyn Fuqua. She graduated from Saint Mary's Academy High School and Summa Cum Laude from ... read more >>
Re-enacting Dr. King’s Dream
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 02 September 2010
 In Washington D.C.Reclaim the Dream RallyDr. King: His Spirit Lives On!On the 47th anniversary of Dr. King's "March on Washington," many believe that the conservatives' rally was reactionary and counter-productiveBy ... read more >>
Rebuild America: Jobs Justice, Peace
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 02 September 2010
 In DetroitRebuild AmericaProgram from Dr. King's march in 1963Using Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr's blueprint as a model, Rev. Jesse Jackson led thousands to commemorate the meaning of the dreamBy Yussuf ... read more >>
Sister and Brother
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 28 August 2010
"Born of the same parents, some went separate ways" Grace Jones and Bishop Noel Jones are sister and brother. GRACE JONES/NOEL JONESGrace Jones, born in Jamaica on May 19, 1948, is a well-known actress, ... read more >>
Sup. Ridley-Thomas Honors ‘Living Legends’ of the 2nd District
Written by Sentinel News Service 28 August 2010
 Julia Lee and Supervisor Mark Ridley-ThomasSupervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas led the Board of Supervisors in recognizing three Second District Living Legends: Rosa Contreras, 110, Lee Gibson, 100 and Julia ... read more >>
LABSC Meets an Actor and He’s a Gentleman...
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 28 August 2010
 Elizabeth "Betty" Johnson Chairperson of LASBC, actor and author Lou Gossett Jr., Brenda Marsh-Mitchell president/founder of Mothers In Action, Berlinda Fontenot-Jamerson Director of MAAALA.LASBC joined ... read more >>
Thousands of Compton children receive school supplies
Written by Jason Lewis (Staff Writer) 26 August 2010
 Thousands of Compton students received backpacks, pens, pencils, scissors, notebooks and binders at the back to school event. (Photo by Jason Lewis)Project IMPACT and World Vision fill a need to ensure ... read more >>
Funeral Announcement - Ms. Delores C. Smith
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 August 2010
 Ms. Delores C. SmithThe family regretfully announces the death of Ms. Delores C. Smith; the sad and untimely event occurred on Saturday, August 21, 2010; at Kindred Hospital in West Covina, CA. Ms. Smith ... read more >>
Louise James Ashley
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 August 2010
 Louise James AshleyMrs. Louise James Ashley, mother of Sun-Reporter Publishing Company Publisher Amelia Ashley-Ward, died August 13, 2010 in South San Francisco, after a lengthy illness. She was 70.Mrs. ... read more >>
Sherrod says No!
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 August 2010
 Shirley SherrodFired USDA official declines new job offer from her former department.After being forced to resigned and then maligned publicly, Shirley Sherrod has refused to return to the U.S. Department ... read more >>
Rep. Watson Responsible for $10,000 in Scholarships
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 August 2010
 Ms. Ameerah Abdullah and Mr. Quintin Daniels are two of twelve CBC scholarship recipients selected by Rep. Watson.Rep. Watson recently selected twelve college students to receive a Congressional Black ... read more >>
Harris’ Program to Keep Kids in School a Model for the State
Written by By L.A. Watts Times News Service 26 August 2010
 Kamala HarrisBy L.A. Watts Times News ServiceSan Francisco District Attorney Kamala Harris has made a clear connection between the San Francisco dropout and murder rates: truancy.  According to recent ... read more >>
Dr. Price Wins Major Victory in Defamation Lawsuit
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 August 2010
Dr. Frederick K.C. Price, Founder of Crenshaw Christian Center, Wins Major Victory in Defamation Lawsuit Against ABC News, John StosselA federal judicial panel ruled today that the question of whether ... read more >>
Cooley’s Retaliation Record Against Union Members Threatens
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 August 2010
Steve Cooley's Record of Retaliation Against Union Members Threatens Republican Nominee's Campaign for Attorney General Republican Attorney General Candidate Steve Cooley's lengthy record of anti-union ... read more >>
Faith Leaders Raise $1.4M for DC King Memorial
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 August 2010
 Faith Based Leadership Council Members at the Memorial Construction site: From left: Rev. Dr. Charles Adams, Rev. Dr. Frederick Haynes, III, Rev. Dr . Joseph Ratliff (Photo Credit: Washington, DC Martin ... read more >>
Changing history is changing minds
Written by Monique Washington 26 August 2010
Think About It: Changing HISTORY is Changing MINDSBy Monique WashingtonIt's an old-saying that "Time heals all wounds." Forty years ago our Country was wounded when we lost a Civil Rights activist and ... read more >>
Derek Strong: ‘Straight Outta Compton’
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 26 August 2010
 Derek StrongDerek Strong, former basketball star Former NBA star, Derek Strong is the successful owner of his own diversified Stock Car Racing team, 'Strong Racing' which he uses to give back to the ... read more >>
Crisis in Education in the Black Community
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor), Niele Anderson (Religion Editor) & Dr. Firpo Carr (Contrib) 26 August 2010
 Tina Flournoy, Office of the President, and Randi Weingarten, president of AFT (Photo by Brian Carter)Over 50 years since the landmark Supreme Court Decision, "Brown v Board of Education" and the Black ... read more >>
Inglewood School Board Showcases New School Construction
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 26 August 2010
 Inglewood School Board President, Arnold ButlerConstruction teamHosting an open house, the school board introduces the construction team that is building the New La Tijera School with input from the ... read more >>
Katrina: August 29, 2005 – a Natural Disaster
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 26 August 2010
Living in the Superdome“Car Pools”Still WaitingOil Glove Five years ago, Black residents of New Orleans died from the ravages of a natural disaster and the disregard by a callous federal government; ... read more >>
Aminata Moseka (Abbey Lincoln)
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 21 August 2010
  Aminata Moseka in BraidsAminata in ActionAminata in a Pensive MoodAminata Young and VibrantAminata in Style  *** Legends ***"Legendary Jazz Singer, Songwriter and Actress."By Yussuf J. SimmondsSentinel ... read more >>
Student is the Master Teacher
Written by Janet Alston Jackson (Contributing Writer) 21 August 2010
 Eric Jerome DickeyEXCLUSIVE TO THE L.A. SENTINELBy Janet Alston JacksonSentinel Contributing writerIf you have reached the top of your game, why would you want to study hard, voraciously dissecting your ... read more >>
Baldwin Hills Seniors Get Cell-Phone Savvy
Written by Sentinel News Service 21 August 2010
 AT&T volunteer LaTasha Coleman (right) teaches Los Angeles resident Ruby Cooksey (left) the fundamentals of how to use her cell during the AT&T and OASIS one-on-one cell phone training class. ... read more >>
Henry Bernard Dotson, Jr. Succumbs
Written by Sentinel News Service 21 August 2010
 Henry Bernard Dotson, Jr.Sunrise - June 7, 1932 Sunset - August 3, 2010The Early YearsHenry Bernard Dotson, Jr. was born in Vicksburg, Mississippi on June 7, 1932, to Verlena and Henry Bernard Dotson, ... read more >>
Racism Flourishes Online
Written by Denzel Codrington (Sentinel Intern) 19 August 2010
The Internet allows for discussion on various issues but also allows open doors for hate speechBy Denzel CodringtonSentinel InternThe Internet has opened a portal for discussions on various matters. People ... read more >>

 

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