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Compton and its City Departments
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 19 August 2010
By Francis TaylorSentinel Contributing WriterThe departments in the City of Compton operate to make the city function to fulfill the needs of its citizens. According to its website, the departments are: ... read more >>
Haiti: Seven Months After the Earthquake
Written by Sentinel News Service 19 August 2010
 Present-Day HaitiDeath and destruction are still unprecedented in Haiti seven months after the earthquake even though billions have been donated. That raises the question, why? Thousands of relief and ... read more >>
Mitrice! Now the real investigation begins
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 19 August 2010
 Mitrice RichardsonBoth mother and father of Mitrice Richardson have filed separate lawsuits based on Civil Rights Violations regarding her disappearance which ultimately led to her death.By Yussuf J. ... read more >>
Obama Gets It Right!
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 19 August 2010
 The Proposed Mosque Site: Park Place, New YorkPresident Barack ObamaNew York Governor David PatersonNew York City Mayor Michael BloombergProposed Project Director Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf"Congress shall ... read more >>
Thinkfinity Bowl is Here!
Written by Sentinel News Service 14 August 2010
Verizon and the Los Angeles Lakers Youth Foundation to kick off the Brotherhood Crusade Jim Cleamons Books and Basketball Camp at the Expo Center with a slam dunk (Los Angeles, CA) Concerned about the ... read more >>
Bernice Lewis Scott
Written by Sentinel News Service 14 August 2010
Berenice Lewis Scott — Born in New Orleans, LA, December 17, 1916, died July 25, 2010, in Los Angeles, CA. She attended Xavier University and majored in English and French and joined Delta Sigma Theta ... read more >>
Celebrating the life of Douglas Mac Arthur “Boo Boo” Ealy
Written by Biko N. Poindexter-Hodge 14 August 2010
 Douglas Mac Arthur “Boo Boo” EalyBy Biko N. Poindexter-HodgeSentinel InternNo one exactly knows the exact hour or day of when his or her time has come to an end, or when God calls either his son ... read more >>
Louis “Satchmo” Armstrong
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 14 August 2010
 “Satchmo” in action“Satchmo” The ManLouis “Satchmo” Armstrong   A Jazz Trumpeter who put the 'J' in Jazz and the 'T' in Trumpet by Yussuf J. SimmondsComing of age in the jazz capital of ... read more >>
Despite ethics charges, Congresswoman Waters remains strong
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor), Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) & Kaylee Davis (Intern) 12 August 2010
Details revealed, but her support is unwavering. Despite charges by the ethics committee, Congresswoman Maxine Waters remains strong in the community in general and in her district in particular.By Yussuf ... read more >>
What’s In a Name? An Entire Culture
Written by Khadijah McCaskill (Intern) 12 August 2010
The history and persecution of Black "ghetto" namesBy Khadijah McCaskillSentinel InternIn some cultures in Africa, the naming of a child is a very important and sacred ceremony. The child is usually given ... read more >>
Boys and Skinnies (Skinny Jeans): To Wear or Not to Wear
Written by Biko N. Poindexter-Hodge 12 August 2010
By Biko N. Poindexter-HodgeSentinel InternFashion comes and goes. The times are changing and so does the clothes. Shorts are popularly worn in the spring and summer, while long pants are mostly worn in ... read more >>
Blair Taylor: 2010 Top 50 Executive and Thinker
Written by Sentinel News Service 12 August 2010
 Blair H. TaylorLos Angeles Urban League President Blair H. Taylor, named for second year to prestigious list of talented nonprofit executives, is one of only two leaders from Southern California Los ... read more >>
Brotherhood Crusade Program Recognized as Best Juvenile Justice Program
Written by Sentinel News Service 12 August 2010
 Charise Bremond, Brotherhood Crusade CEO Brotherhood Crusade Gryd Program Model recognized as best juvenile justice program in the Western United StatesThe Los Angeles Brotherhood Crusade and the African ... read more >>
Mitrice Richardson found?
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor), Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) & Kaylee Davis (Intern) 12 August 2010
 Mitrice RichardsonLatice Sutton, her mother (Photo by Derek Haskell)Michael Richardson, her father (Photo by Derek Haskell)Skeletal remains found in the Malibu area are believed to be those of Ms. ... read more >>
Congresswoman Richardson Speaks...
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor), Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) & Kaylee Davis (Intern) 12 August 2010
 Congresswoman Laura RichardsonAs the representative of a diverse district, Congresswoman Richardson has to understand the core meaning of diversity in order to readily serve a clash of various cultures.By ... read more >>
Carl Bean: I Was Born This Way
Written by Jasmyne A. Cannick (Special to the Sentinel) 12 August 2010
 Bishop Carl BeanFormer Motown Recording Artist, Noted AIDS Activist, and Openly Gay Black Preacher Celebrates A New Book and 28 Years of Preaching God is Love, and Love is For Everyone at Unity Fellowship ... read more >>
Russian Milestone: 1st Black Elected to Public Office
Written by Kristina Narizhnaya (Associated Press) 11 August 2010
 Jean Gregoire SagboBy Kristina NarizhnayaAssociated Press WriterNovozavidovo, Russia — People in this Russian town used to stare at Jean Gregoire Sagbo because they had never seen a black man. Now ... read more >>
Hampton Student Walks it Out in New York
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) & Kaylee Davis (Intern) 11 August 2010
 Summer Wheaton modeling in New YorkMarketing major, Summer Wheaton is looking to own the runway in the future.By Brian W. CarterSentinel Staff WriterSummer Wheaton is college student taking New York ... read more >>
Rep. AG Nominee Cooley Vows to Sue for Repeal of Obama’s Health Care Reform Law
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 August 2010
Cooley, the Los Angeles District Attorney, vows in media interviews and campaign announcements to join 13 Republican AGs who are suing to overturn the historic reform law passed earlier this yearLos Angeles ... read more >>
Dr. Jones Honored
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 11 August 2010
 Councilman Dr. Willie O. Jones Compton City Councilman Dr. Willie O. Jones was the recipient of the 2010 National Women's Political Caucus - South Bay "Good Guy Award."By Francis TaylorSentinel Contributing ... read more >>
CPUC Approves At-Grade Crossing at Farmdale Avenue
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 August 2010
Action Greenlights Expo Line Farmdale Station The California Public Utilities Commission issued its final decision today unanimously approving the settlement agreement between the Exposition Construction ... read more >>
The Congressional Black Caucus (Update)
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 06 August 2010
 Barbara Lee (CA-9), ChairwomanMaxine Waters (CA-35), senior memberCharles Rangel (NY-15), co-founding memberJohn Conyers (MI-14), co-founding member*** Legends ***by Yussuf J. Simmonds"They are still ... read more >>
Carson City Councilmember Mike Gipson Takes Voluntary Salary Reduction
Written by Mike Gipson 06 August 2010
 Carson City Councilmember Mike GipsonCouncilmember Posts His Salary on City WebsiteCity of Carson Councilmember Mike A. Gipson, in an effort to promote more transparency among elected officials and stand ... read more >>
Being On Dialysis: What happened to me on the job?
Written by Rhonda Snoddy 06 August 2010
Personal Story ProfileBy Rhonda SnoddyWhen I first returned to work from being on dialysis, I was excited to return back to work after being on disability; I missed my co-workers. I knew I looked different, ... read more >>
Obama appoints Gene Hale to Presidents Export Council
Written by Sentinel News Service 06 August 2010
 Gene HalePresident Obama has appointed Gene Hale to the prestigious President's Export Council. The President's Export Council (PEC) is the principal national advisory committee on international trade. ... read more >>

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