TEARFUL CELEBRATION MARKS OPENING OF NEW SKATE PARK
Written by Contributing News 01 October 2010
The dedication of the new Charmette Bonpua Skate Park at Rancho Cienega Park was a tearful celebration.  Led by Councilmember Herb Wesson and Rob Dyrdek, world renowned skateboard champion and MTV star ... read more >>
4th ANNUAL WALK FOR LUPUS NOW SURPASSES FUNDRAISING GOAL
Written by Contributing Writer 01 October 2010
Photo of Team Captains with 2 team members (all lupus survivors) left to right: Stephanie Scoggins, walker, Terry Simon, walker, Pamela Bernard, captain, and Wendy Rodgers, Co-CaptainPhoto by Herbert Lewis4th ... read more >>
David Hollaway is making education fun again
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 30 September 2010
'The Witty Bitty bunch' are some of the characters Hollaway created for his books Hollaway and his company, Quackenworth are invested in educating children with original characters, ideas and programs.By ... read more >>
Artist Feature: Carmen Gray
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 30 September 2010
Art piece by Carmen GrayCarmen Gray paints inspiration on a canvas of opportunity.By Brian W. Carter, Sentinel Staff WriterArt is something that does not need an interpreter because you are the interpreter. ... read more >>
Ralph's Midtown shopper won the Truck!!
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 24 September 2010
It was the right key for Juanita Rodriguez!Ralph's event The new Ralph's Signature store gave away a new Ford truck to a lucky neighborhood shopper. By Brian W. Carter, Sentinel Staff writerOn September ... read more >>
Craig Smith: 'Straight Outta Compton'
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 23 September 2010
Craig Smith of the Los Angeles ClippersNBA player Craig Smith is the power/forward center for the Los Angeles Clippers and an advocate for education. By Brian W. Carter, Sentinel Staff WriterHe grew up ... read more >>
7-Eleven Vice President Continues Store's Legacy
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 23 September 2010
Williams (center) visits with 7-Eleven Franchisee, Brinderjit Dhillion (right), and his store manager, Mohni (left).  Ena Williams is Vice President of 7-Eleven Southwest Division.  By Brian W. Carter, ... read more >>
The Next Mayor of Chicago?
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 23 September 2010
As a result of a recent announcement, there will be a vacancy in Chicago's top job, and the race has begun.By Yussuf J. SimmondsSentinel Managing EditorThe race to succeed Chicago's Mayor Richard M. Daley ... read more >>
Dr. Ron Walters: 'Scholarly Grant'
Written by Hazel Trice Edney (NNPA Editor-in-Chief) 17 September 2010
Caption: Dr. Ronald Walters, the scholarDr. Ron Walters: 'Scholarly Giant',  NNPA Columnist Just 'Never Stopped' by Hazel Trice EdneyBy Hazel Trice EdneyNNPA Editor-in-ChiefWASHINGTON (NNPA) - He was ... read more >>
"I took every step that they asked me to do-and I got smacked in my face!"
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 17 September 2010
Brenda Hampton is fighting for justice after being fired for claiming racial discrimination at her job.By Brian W. CarterSentinel Staff WriterBrenda Hampton was a contract employee for ICE (U.S. Immigration ... read more >>
President Obama Launches Massive Economic Growth Initiative
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 17 September 2010
With an end of military's combat role in Iraq, the President has now turned his attention to an aggressive nationwide economic agenda.By Yussuf J. SimmondsSentinel Managing EditorRecently President Barack ... read more >>
“We Wish you a Happy Birthday”
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 04 September 2010
 LEGENDSThe Sentinel extends birthday greetings to those who have given of themselves for humanityby Yussuf J. SimmondsSentinel Managing EditorChief Mangosuthu Buthelezi — August 27Chief Mangosuthu ... read more >>
No Wedding, No Womb!
Written by Christelyn D. Karazin 04 September 2010
 Christelyn D. KarazinJanice Rhoshalle Littlejohn By Christelyn D. KarazinLast week, I caught wind of an NFL football player who had so many kids by so many different women that when asked, had trouble ... read more >>
Islam and Race: Black Muslims Left out of National Conversation on Islam
Written by Stephon Johnson and Orobosa Igbinedio 04 September 2010
By Stephon Johnson and Orobosa IgbinedioSpecial to the NNPA from the Amsterdam News(NNPA) - "We have to be able to decode what's happening and realize that this is religious intolerance on one hand, and ... read more >>
Rep. Waters Follow-up with Banks
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 04 September 2010
As promised, the Congresswoman re-convened another town-hall style meeting with lenders pressing the case for access and inclusion of Black realtors in the lending process.By Yussuf J. SimmondsSentinel ... read more >>
Demetrius D. Shelton Sworn in as 68th President of Nat’l Bar Assoc
Written by Sentinel News Service 04 September 2010
 Demetrius D. Shelton (center) is sworn in as the 68th President of the National Bar Association on August 12, 2010, by Judge Horace Wheatley (right), as his mother, Virginia Gulley Shelton, looks on. ... read more >>
CBP Finds 200 Lbs of Fresh Dates on Passenger
Written by Sentinel News Service 04 September 2010
Dates can carry diseases and insects potentially catastrophic to U.S. agricultureU.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agriculture specialists assigned to the Tom Bradley International Terminal at the ... read more >>
Jane Frances Morre Shropshire ‘Mama Shrop’ Succumbs
Written by SEntinel News Service 04 September 2010
 Mama ShropJane Frances Moore Shropshire passed away August 22, 2010 at her home after 85 eventful and adventurous years of life.Jane was born in Muskogee, Oklahoma on February 22, 1925 to Leroy G. and ... read more >>
Recall of Potentially Tainted Eggs Expanded
Written by Sentinel News Service 02 September 2010
Wright County Egg of Galt, Iowa expanded its recall of eggs that are potentially tainted with Salmonella enteritidis. The recall now applies to 10 additional states, bringing the total number of states ... read more >>
Emmett Till: The Boy Who Whistled at a Lady…
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 02 September 2010
 Emmett Louis "Bobo" TillBy Brian W. CarterSentinel Staff WriterHe was a young boy who saw a pretty lady. Today, a guy would've 'holla'd' at her and tried to get her number. This young boy whistled at ... read more >>
Congresswoman Watson and Councilwoman Perry Honored
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 02 September 2010
 Congresswoman Diane Watson (center) poses with members of Tau Tau Omega Chapter and scholarship recipients. (Photo by Jason Lewis)By Jason LewisSentinel Sports EditorThe ladies of Alpha Kappa Alpha, ... read more >>
Camp Wesson a Hit for Community At-Risk Youth
Written by Sentinel News Service 02 September 2010
CAMP WESSON: Over 100 at-risk youngsters were treated to a 3-day, 2-night summer camping trip to Camp Hollywoodland in Griffith Park hosted by Councilmember Herb Wesson and Project SAVE. read more >>
Richardson Announces $100K Grant for Youth Entrepreneur Training
Written by Sentinel News Service 02 September 2010
Congresswoman Laura Richardson Announces a $100,000 Grant for Entrepreneur Business Training for Youth in Watts, Willowbrook and ComptonCongresswoman Laura Richardson announced that Long Beach Community ... read more >>
Ridley-Thomas Calls for Independent Inspector General Plan
Written by Sentinel News Service 02 September 2010
Supervisor Ridley-Thomas calls on the Exposition Metro Line Construction Authority to develop a plan to create an independent inspector general Despite controlling hundreds of millions of dollars in public ... read more >>
Multicultural Communications Agency Celebrates 20th Anniversary
Written by Sentinel News Service 02 September 2010
  Kim L. HunterMulticultural Communications Agency Celebrates 20th Anniversary with Yearlong Community Service Projects in Los Angeles, Dallas and Princeton, N.J. LOS ANGELES, August 25, 2010 — LAGRANT ... read more >>