Wal – Mart is Looking for Another Home
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 09 June 2011
The giant retailer is once again trying to open a superstore in the South L.A. area after being rejected a few years ago by the voters in the city of Inglewood. What's changed?By Yussuf J. SimmondsSentinel ... read more >>
U.S. Attorney leads law enforcement action against street gang
Written by Sentinel News Service 09 June 2011
U.S. Attorney Andre Birotte Jr. Federal Racketeering Indictment Alleges Azusa Street Gang Responsible for  Narcotics Trafficking and Campaign of Hate Crimes Targeting African-AmericansIn the culmination ... read more >>
Crisis in Education
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) & Ismail Muhammad (Contributing Writer) 09 June 2011
 The economy crisis leads to an education crisis, which ultimately means our children are experiencing a series of crises.(Part 2 of the Crisis series)By Brian W. CarterSentinel Staff Writer& Ismail ... read more >>
‘Geronimo’ Pratt, Former Black Panther Leader, Dies
Written by Associated Press 03 June 2011
In this April 6, 2005 file photo, Elmer "Geronimo" Pratt speaks during funeral services for attorney Johnnie L. Cochran Jr. at the West Angeles Cathedral in Los Angeles. (AP Photo) ‘Geronimo’ Pratt, ... read more >>
Compton Vows to Overcome Fiscal Challenges
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 03 June 2011
The city of ComptonCompton Vows to Overcome Fiscal Challenges The status of Compton’s financial woes is not an isolated incident in the current economic environment, but there is a light at the end of ... read more >>
MTA Votes but Leimert Stop not Guaranteed
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Assistant Managing Editor) 03 June 2011
MTA Votes but Leimert Stop not Guaranteed After the board voted, the community was left with more questions than answers, and they walked away empty-handed, vowing to fight on By Brandon I. BrooksSentinel ... read more >>
AEG visits the Sentinel
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 03 June 2011
Caption: (R to L) Aura Mc Cracken, Martha Saucedo, Ted Fikre, and Michael RothAEG visits the Sentinel Representatives from AEG met with the Sentinel’s editorial board had a lengthy discussion which ... read more >>
Charles Earl Lloyd to be inducted on Criminal Justice Wall of Fame
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 02 June 2011
Charles Earl LloydThe famed defense attorney’s name will join the prestigious wall along with 9 other attorneys.By Brian W. Carter, Sentinel Staff WriterOn Wednesday, May 25, the late and well-known ... read more >>
Local Program Helps Youth Become Business Savvy
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 02 June 2011
Kevin Jones, Founder and CEO of KJE, Inc. and Business In A BucketLA Urban League youth utilize Business In A Bucket Kevin Jones’ program teaches youth how to combine labor, business and skills into ... read more >>
Girl Power For The Summer
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 02 June 2011
 La Faye Baker, Founder and CEO of Diamonds In The Raw Foundation and Hollywood stuntwoman Stuntwoman La Faye Baker is changing young women’s lives with her empowering program. By Brian W. Carter, ... read more >>
Don Barden
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 31 May 2011
Don Barden“He parlayed a sure bet into a mega casino business”          Don Barden does not go to Las Vegas to roll the dice or play the slots; he goes there to ante up millions to buy the ... read more >>
Countdown to the Closure
Written by Sentinel News Service 31 May 2011
Countdown to the ClosureExtended 53-Hour Closure of I-405 Freeway Between U.S. 101 and I-10 Planned in Mid-July for Mulholland Bridge Demolition WorkLos Angeles, Calif. – Plan Ahead, Avoid The Area, ... read more >>
Celebrating Memorial Day in Honor of Those Who Lead the Troops
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 30 May 2011
General Colin L. PowellBrigadier Benjamin O. Davis, Sr.General Benjamin O. Davis, Jr.General Daniel "Chappie" JamesBrigadier General Hazel Johnson-BrownAdmiral Michelle J. HowardLt. General Frank E. Petersen ... read more >>
In Celebration of Lynne Marie O’Neal Moreland Walters
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 29 May 2011
Lynne Marie O'Neal Moreland WaltersWe announce the passing of Lynne Marie O'Neal Moreland Walters, cousin to former Congresswoman Diane Watson and a dear friend to many others.Walters was born May 9, 1938 ... read more >>
In Memory of Alonzo Ester, Sr.
Written by Sentinel News Service 29 May 2011
In Memory of Alonzo EsterNow we remember Alonzo "Dickey" Ester Sr., a successful nightclub owner, whose tragic death is only overshadowed by his personal achievements.Ester was born in Shreveport, Louisiana ... read more >>
Reverend Dr. John Nelson Doggett Jr.
Written by Sentinel News Service 28 May 2011
Rev John Doggett and Martin Luther King following a luncheon in connection with April 18th 1961 U.S.C. Bovard Auditorium Freedom Rally (Freedom Riders event). Rev. Doggett was Rally chairman. --Photo credit: ... read more >>
Naaman Lou Ollie Vercher
Written by Sentinel News Service 27 May 2011
Naaman Lou Ollie Vercher was born on June 1, 1927 in Greenwood, Mississippi to James and Nola Anderson. She was the ninth child born to this God loving family. In 1933, the family of 14 migrated to Los ... read more >>
‘Straight Outta Compton’ Isadore Hall Endorses Janna Zurita for Compton City Council
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 27 May 2011
Assemblyman Isadore Hall and candidate Janna Zurita By Jasmyne Cannick, Sentinel Contributing WriterThree weeks from runoff election Compton native continues to build momentumWith three weeks to go before ... read more >>
Assemblymember Mitchell’s Bill to Limit Ticketing of Homeless Youth Clears Assembly
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 27 May 2011
Sacramento, CA--A measure joint authored by Assemblymembers Holly Mitchell (D-South Los Angeles) and Nathan Fletcher (R-San Diego) to protect homeless youths from being ticketed and harassed for loitering ... read more >>
Nation of Islam’s Akbar Muhammad Released in Guyana After Unjust Detention, False Charges
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 27 May 2011
A. Akbar Muhammad, international representative of the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan and the Nation of IslamBy Ashahed M. Muhammad -Asst. EditorSpecial to the Sentinel from the Final Call"O you who ... read more >>
Claudia Ann Caldwell
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 26 May 2011
In Celebration of Claudia Ann CaldwellToday, we dedicate our memory to Claudia Ann Caldwell who enlightened lives and made lasting changes to those who entered her life.Caldwell was born on April 16, 1945 ... read more >>
Annual Senior Briefing and Luncheon Continues to Inform
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 26 May 2011
 This year's luncheon welcomed about 1000 senior citizensCongresswoman Laura Richardson continues to keep senior citizens in the know about important issues.By Brian W. Carter, Sentinel Staff WriterOn ... read more >>
Verizon Wireless Celebrates Launch of ‘It’s a Family Affair’ Contest with Tavis Smiley
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 26 May 2011
Verizon Wireless Celebrates the Launch of It's a Family Affair(tm) contest with event attendees and Tavis Smiley, talk show host and author of his latest book "Fail Up." (California Family to Win Ultimate ... read more >>
Obama: Made in the USA
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 May 2011
Obama: Made in the USA Talk about taking a lemon and making lemonade: that is just what the Obama campaign appears to have done. Since the birth certificate brouhaha just won't go away, then according ... read more >>
Senator Price and the 26th District Honor 26 ‘SHEROES’
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 26 May 2011
Senator Curren D. Price. Photo by Ian Foxx   By Brandon I. Brooks Assistant Managing EditorCurren D. Price, Jr., Senator of the 26th district, honored 26 distinguished women at the 5th annual "Tribute ... read more >>