Soul Burger is flying high…
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 07 July 2011
Photo by Yelp's Matthew D. Soul Burger has taken flight and coming to a TV near you.By Brian W. Carter, Sentinel Staff WriterCollard greens, sweet potatoes, dressing, cheese, turkey patty and fried chicken—all ... read more >>
Education Spotlight: Daphne Bradford
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 07 July 2011
Daphne Bradford, CEO of Mothers of Many and Certified Apple digital media instructorBradford was selected recently for her innovative teaching skills in digital mediaBy Brian W. Carter, Sentinel Staff ... read more >>
“Remembering Gladys”
Written by Sentinel Staff Report 05 July 2011
Gladys Wesson-Strickland                                              photo by Brian W. CarterGladys and Herb WessonGladys Wesson-Strickland made her transition on Wednesday, June ... read more >>
New Funeral Homes Serves Low Income Families
Written by Jennifer Bihm (Contributing Writer) 02 July 2011
As a mortuary employee, Larry Bobo who is now a mortician himself, noticed a large number of families who could not afford to bury their loved ones. That was the main reason behind the opening of All Faiths ... read more >>
Pastor John H. Broadus Street and Monument Dedication
Written by Sentinel News Service 02 July 2011
The entire community is invited to attend the "Street Dedication and Monument Unveiling Ceremony" honoring The Late Pastor John Henry Broadous, on Sunday, July 3, 2011, at 3 p.m., at the Grace Temple Baptist ... read more >>
Leslie James Benson Succumbs
Written by Sentinel News Service 02 July 2011
 Leslie James Benson was born January 24th, 1935 in Rosebud, Texas to the late Leslie Benson and Annie Lee (Best) Benson. He was the second of two children. The family moved to Dallas, Texas where Leslie ... read more >>
Historic Big Band Leaders
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 02 July 2011
Edward K. "Duke" EllingtonWilliam "Count" Basie*** Legends ***by Yussuf J. SimmondsSome Big Band LeadersDuke Ellington and Count Basie..."(A Duke and a Count)Part OneDUKE ELLINGTON"A Musical Genius of ... read more >>
Attorney General Harris Speaks on the State Budget
Written by Sentinel News Service 02 July 2011
The proposed $71 million cut will cripple California's statewide anti-gang and drug trafficking operations. Our Division of Law Enforcement leads 50 task forces across the state that target criminal gangs ... read more >>
Judicial Council Honors Achievements of State's African-American Justices
Written by Sentinel News Service 01 July 2011
San Francisco--The Judicial Council has unanimously approved a resolution that commends the significant achievements of the 17 African-American justices who have served, or are serving, on the California ... read more >>
NNPA Hosts Historic Conversation Between Reverend Al Sharpton and Dr. Cornel West
Written by Super User 01 July 2011
CHICAGO, IL. – Moderated by nationally syndicated journalist George Curry, Reverend Al Sharpton and Dr. Cornel West came together in Chicago to discuss “Blacks in the Age of President of Obama.”  ... read more >>
A Warrior Passes
Written by Sentinel News Service 01 July 2011
George Beaubian Beaubian (l) with his colleagues receiving the Brotherhood Crusade Medal of HonorThe Brotherhood Crusade Medal of Honor George Beaubian has been a leader in the community for almost five ... read more >>
The 1912 Tulsa Riots
Written by Ismail Muhammad (Intern) 01 July 2011
Looking Back at a Shameful Moment in American HistoryBy Ismail MuhammadSentinel InternIt began in the early evening of May 31, 1921. Rumors floated around Greenwood, an African-American enclave of Tulsa, ... read more >>
Parks Sworn – in for 3rd Term as Eighth District Councilmember
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 01 July 2011
Councilmember Bernard C. Parks took the oath of office for his third and final term on the Los Angeles City Council. City Clerk June Lagmay swore Parks in, as family, friends and staff members gathered ... read more >>
Debra Reid Fights for Parent’s Rights
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 01 July 2011
By Shirley HawkinsSentinel Contributing WriterIt was a parent's worst nightmare.Fourteen years ago, Gardena resident and mother of four Debra Reid was awakened at 1:30 a.m. by a phone call."A nurse from ... read more >>
Local family wins Verizon Wireless Sweepstakes!
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 30 June 2011
A surprised Lathern family wins!Left to Right: Christina Gonzalez, Associate Director Multicultural Marketing for Verizon, Yolanda Lathern, Johnny Lathern, Emma Lathern, Valerie Lathern, Dorothy Lathern, ... read more >>
Blacks in Auto sports: Changing the game
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 30 June 2011
Strong RacingLogan RacingDavid LambertLambert on the trackFrom Left to Right: David Lambert, Pro Racer, Dr. James Logan, owner of Logan Racing, & Erica Abdullah Hill, co-owner of Strong Racing and ... read more >>
Wesson’s Movie Showing a Huge Success
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 30 June 2011
Councilman Herb Wesson with a young constituentCouncilmember Herb Wesson's 2011 "Free Summer Movies in the Park" series was launched last week at the Baldwin Hills Recreation Center, where over 300 community ... read more >>
Millage Peaks Announces Retirement
Written by Ishmail Muhammad (Contributing Writer) 30 June 2011
Chief Millage Peaks The City's Second African-American Fire Chief will retire after leading the department for two years. By Ismail MuhammadSentinel InternThe Los Angeles Fire Department's Chief Millage ... read more >>
NNPA Displays Black Power
Written by Jasmyne A. Cannick (NNPA National Correspondent) 30 June 2011
National Black leaders gather for the National Newspaper Publishers Association annual conference in Chicago Fri., Jun. 24.  (L to R) Dr. Cornel West, Dr. Maulana Karenga, Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr., Danny ... read more >>
Same Men of Song and Music
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 25 June 2011
Nat "King " Cole James Brown and Michael JacksonStevie WonderLegendsBy Yussuf J. SimmondsSome men of song and music"Nat King Cole, James Brown, Michael Jackson & Stevie Wonder"NAT KING COLE"His voice ... read more >>
Boxer Statement on President Obama’s Speech on Afghanistan
Written by Super User 24 June 2011
Boxer Statement on President Obama’s Speech on Afghanistan  Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Boxer (D-CA) issued the following statement after President Obama’s speech tonight on the U.S. role in ... read more >>
Twins overcome and accomplish
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 23 June 2011
 Shannon and Sharron BowensShannon and Sharron Bowens achieve high academic success and blaze an inspiring trailBy Brian W. Carter, Sentinel Staff WriterThere are times when life takes a turn and leaves ... read more >>
Wesson Takes ‘Oath of Office’ for 2nd Term
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 23 June 2011
Herb Wesson takes the oath of office administered by City Clerk June Lagmay while his wife, Fabian looks onThe 10th Council District's annual "City Employee Appreciation Luncheon" Thursday was the scene ... read more >>
Compton School Board Member Micah Ali Met with President Obama
Written by Sentinel News Service 23 June 2011
Last Friday, Micah Ali, a member of the Compton Unified School District Board of Education, traveled to Washington, D.C. Friday to meet with members of the Obama administration and attend an intimate ... read more >>
Assemblymember Isadore Hall Announces Campaign for Congress
Written by Ismail Muhammad (Contributing Writer) 23 June 2011
Assemblyman Isadore Hall California State Assemblymember Isadore Hall announced his campaign for Congress today. Hall intends to run in a new Congressional District, which according to the first draft ... read more >>