The President and elected officials speak on the tragedy in Tucson, Ariz.
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 13 January 2011
President Obama and elected officials offer their condolences and speak on the issues surrounding the horrible incident.By Brian W. Carter, Sentinel Staff WriterOn Saturday, Jan. 8, Rep. Gabrielle Giffords ... read more >>
Haiti: The struggle continues...
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 13 January 2011
A year later, the nation of Haiti is still destitute but its soul remains holding onto hope.Brian W. Carter, Sentinel Staff WriterOn Wednesday, Jan. 12 marked the one-year anniversary of the 7.0 earthquake ... read more >>
Maxcy Filer, a legend…STRAIGHT OUTTA COMPTON
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 13 January 2011
By Yussuf J. SimmondsSentinel Managing EditorMAXCY D. FILER. Next to the definition of the word, "persistent," there should be a picture of Maxcy D. Filer, for he has probably sat on the California State ... read more >>
26th Annual Kingdom Day Parade
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 13 January 2011
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.The nation recognizes the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. who fought for civil rights for everyone as a national holiday.By Brian W. Carter, Sentinel Staff Writer"Working ... read more >>
Parks: Revitalizing the Crenshaw Area
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 13 January 2011
Douncilman Bernard Parks Sr. (D-8)The eighth district Representing Los Angeles 8th district, Councilman Bernard Parks Sr. has embarked on a robust revitalization effort to enhance the quality of life of ... read more >>
AG Comes to Town
Written by Sentinel News Service 13 January 2011
Attorney-general Kamala Harris Since the historic election and her swearing in, Attorney-general Kamala Harris has been going non-stop meeting people all over the stateYussuf J. SimmondsSentinel Managing ... read more >>
What Would Dr. King Say?
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 13 January 2011
Dr. King's words in 1967 would be appropriate today substituting Vietnam with Iraq and/or Afghanistan - the dream is still unfulfilled.  A look at parts of his speech is very instructive.By Yussuf J. ... read more >>
In Memory of John Henry Thomas, Sr.
Written by Sentinel News Service 12 January 2011
John Henry Thomas, Sr. better known as "Hammer" was born July 17, 1930 in Butler County, Alabama to the Late Henry and Pearlie (Gandy) Thomas "Hammer" confessed his life to Christ at an early age and was ... read more >>
One-on-one with Highway Patrol
Written by Biko N. Poindexter Hodge (Intern) 08 January 2011
The Highway Patrol Officers help the police and make sure that the streets are safe and the community is protected. The Los Angeles Sentinel got a chance to interview Sergeant Lee E. Martin, Jr. to ask ... read more >>
Life at 101
Written by Monique Washington (Contributing Writer) 07 January 2011
Pastor Dr. Jones with Monique Washington and a friend By Monique WashingtonSentinel Contributing WriterImagine being 101 years old and have out lived your immediate family. Your parents, siblings and grandparents ... read more >>
Corvette of Choice
Written by Sentinel News Service 07 January 2011
Members of the Corvette of Choice club with the grandfather of a murdered child. There are car clubs spanning every inch of asphalt to the beginning of the oceans. All are unique in their own subtle way. ... read more >>
The Year of Rebirthing Compton
Written by Sentinel News Service 06 January 2011
Face painting at Annual Compton Camp Fire celebrationHaircut at Camp Fire eventBack to school giveawayCelebrating "Compton style" The city of Compton welcomed a year, of "Rebirthing Compton" during 2010. ... read more >>
Black women sentences suspended after 16 years
Written by Sentinel News Service 06 January 2011
Gladys Scott Jamie Scott Two sisters had their life sentences for robbery suspended by the governor of Mississippi By Holbrook MohrAP story JACKSON, MISS.--A debate is unfolding over an unusual offer from ... read more >>
Person of the Year: Attorney General Kamala Harris
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 06 January 2011
Attorney General Kamala HarrisWe enter a new year with an attorney general,ready to be “smart on crime.”By Brian W. Carter, L.A. Sentinel Staff WriterLiving in California, it is imperative that the ... read more >>
A Decade in review...
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 06 January 2011
President Barack ObamaColumbia Space Shuttle astronaut, Michael Anderson Michael JacksonKasubi Tombs By Brian W. Carter, Sentinel Staff Writer"Hell on wheels," "awesome," "challenging," "momentous," and ... read more >>
House Republicans Reward Corporate Interests
Written by Sentinel News Service 06 January 2011
GOP's first serious leadership act ignores America's grave economic problemsWashington--House Republicans have announced that a vote on repealing the recently passed health care reform law will occur on ... read more >>
Former NY Governor Paterson Reflects on His Tenure
Written by Cyrus Josh Baker 06 January 2011
Written by CYRUS JOSH BAKERSpecial to the NNPA from the New York Amsterdam NewsAs the final days of the historic New York Governor David Paterson administration come to a close, the outgoing governor sat ... read more >>
Honor, Integrity and DNA freed Black man in Texas
Written by Jeff Carlton (AP Story) 06 January 2011
Cornelius Dupree Jr., center, smiles while attorney Barry Scheck, right, speaks in Dallas last Tuesday, Jan. 4. (Photo Credit: Mike Fuentes) After 30 years in prison for rape and robbery Cornelius was ... read more >>
Sentinel Endorses Danny Tabor of Inglewood
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 06 January 2011
Mayor Daniel K. "Danny" Tabor of InglewoodAs the mayor of Inglewood and a former city councilman, Tabor has been working on behalf of the residents of Inglewood for decades, and he will continue to do ... read more >>
Democrats Take Charge
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 06 January 2011
Attorney General Kamala HarrisGovernor Jerry Brown Bucking the national trend and following their decisive victories in the last midterm elections, Governor Jerry Brown and Attorney General Kamala Harris, ... read more >>
Racism at CBS Television, Sony Entertainment and Bell Dramatic for 37 Years
Written by Brandon I. Brooks & Samuel Richard (Sentinel Contributing Editors) 06 January 2011
Victoria Rowell at the 39th NAACP Image Awards in 2008, where she received the award. (Photo Credit: Tammie Arroyo) Actress Victoria Rowell and other Black industry insiders are denied equal opportunity ... read more >>
In Memory of Frederic Douglas Ellis aka ‘Good Fred’
Written by Sentinel News Service 05 January 2011
On Dec. 25, Frederic Douglas Ellis passed away after leaving a life full of love, accomplishments and notoriety.Ellis was born in Detroit, Michigan on April 21, 1936. Born to Henry and Marie Ellis, he ... read more >>
Janet Timmons Succumbs
Written by Sentinel News Service 05 January 2011
Janet Timmons was born December 22, 1913 in Atlanta, Georgia to George and Mary H. Sessions, and passed to her final rest on December 20, 2010. Janet lived in Los Angeles since 1963 when she located here ... read more >>
NAACP Commends Governor Paterson’s Courageous Decision to Commute Sentence of John White
Written by Sentinel News Service 31 December 2010
NAACP Commends Governor Paterson’s Courageous Decision to Commute Sentence of John White Governor David Paterson   African American father received two to four years after defending family and home ... read more >>
Remembering MAYOR THOMAS "TOM" BRADLEY
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 30 December 2010
The Bradley family celebrating his 1973 mayoral victory (L to R) daughters-Phyllis and Lorraine; wife-Ethel; and Tom BradleyLegendsBy Yussuf J. SimmondsRemembering MAYOR THOMAS "TOM" BRADLEYDecember 29, ... read more >>