FIRST LADY MICHELLE OBAMA TO ADDRESS NAACP 101st CONVENTION
Written by Sentinel News Service 01 July 2010
FIRST LADY MICHELLE OBAMA TO ADDRESS NAACP 101st CONVENTION IN KANSAS CITYNAACP HEALTH AND CHILDHOOD OBESITY CAMPAIGN TO BE BOOSTED BY FIRST LADY VISIT First Lady Michelle Obama will address the NAACP's ... read more >>
Think You Can't Afford Auto Insurance? Think Again
Written by Sentinel News Service 01 July 2010
Think You Can't Afford Auto Insurance? Think AgainBefore you hit the road this spring, make sure you're coveredThe California Department of Insurance (CDI) has a timely reminder for drivers as the weather ... read more >>
Vice Chairperson Horton's Connecting Women to Power Pre-Conference is a Success
Written by Sentinel News Service 01 July 2010
Vice Chairperson Horton's Connecting Women to Power Pre-Conference is a Success. Jerome E. Horton, Vice Chairperson of the California State Board of Equalization (BOE) hosted over 375 women entrepreneurs ... read more >>
In Washington, D.C.
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 01 July 2010
In Washington, D.C.Though the Senate and the Judiciary are co-equal branches of the government, how will these two events affect the President Obama's administration?By Yussuf J. SimmondsSentinel Managing ... read more >>
Affordable, Newly, and Developed Housing at the Rittenhouse Square
Written by Biko Nicholas Poindexter-Hodge (Intern) 24 June 2010
 Rittenhouse SquareBy Biko Nicholas Poindexter-HodgeSentinel InternOn June 23, Thomas Safran and Associates (TSA) celebrated the opening of the newly developed, affordable Rittenhouse Square on 1100 ... read more >>
The Fathers of California’s Black Politicians
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 24 June 2010
LEGENDSThey pioneered the way for generations of elected officials By Yussuf J. SimmondsSentinel Managing EditorIn February 2007, the California State Assembly adopted a bill referencing Black History ... read more >>
Steven Torand O’Neal Passes
Written by Sentinel News Service 24 June 2010
 Steven Torand O'NealSteven Torand O'Neal affectionately known as "Stefon", was an Award Winning celebrity hair stylist in Beverly Hills, CA, and loved by many in the Los Angeles area.Born December ... read more >>
Inglewood High Graduate Reaches Beyond the Sky
Written by Kaylee Davis (Intern) 24 June 2010
 Michael Rogers strikes a pose.By Kaylee DavisSentinel InternSeventeen-year-old Michael Rogers, also known as "Brother Michael" to classmates, has just completed his tenure at Inglewood High School. ... read more >>
The Man in the Mirror
Written by Monique Washington (Contributing Writer) 24 June 2010
 Ramsey Jay, Jr. (Photo by Monique Washington)By Monique WashingtonSentinel Contributing WriterWe live in a fast paced society! Most people want everything quickly and easily; from weight loss to fast ... read more >>
Wesson breaks ground on new community Skate Park
Written by Sentinel News Service 24 June 2010
 Councilmember Herb J. Wesson, Jr., (center) breaks ground on the new Charmette Bonpua Safe Spot Skate Spot. Along with MTV Star and skateboarding icon Rob Dyrdek, community members and Los Angeles ... read more >>
Compton Youth Visit White House
Written by Sentinel News Service 24 June 2010
 Students who went to the White House. (l-r) Vicente Payan, Miguel Hernandez, Dwayne Keith, Khristean Daniels, Josiah Marshall, Mayo Williams, Erik Henderson II, Ernesto VillasenorAs a part of the ... read more >>
Rainbow PUSH Coalition 39th Annual Conference
Written by Sentinel News Service 24 June 2010
 Rev. Jesse Jackson speaks during the opening session of the Rainbow PUSH Coalition 39th Annual Conference with NAACP President Ben Jealous, Professor Mark Lamont Hill, Congressman Bobby Rush (D-IL) ... read more >>
Gordy and Rangel Receive Black Press Award
Written by Joan H. Allen (NNPA Special Correspondent) 24 June 2010
 NNPA Convention Chair Cloves Campbell, Mistress of Ceremonies Michelle Miller; Motown icon, Berry Gordy receives Legacy of Excellence Award from NNPA Chairman Danny Bakewell. (Photo by Carole Geary.)Mistress ... read more >>
Is Healthcare back in the spotlight?
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 24 June 2010
Is Healthcare back in the spotlight? Ninety days after the signing of the Healthcare Bill, much of the nation is still in the dark as to its effects on their personal livesBy Yussuf J. SimmondsSentinel ... read more >>
Woman Assaulted at local Gas Station
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 23 June 2010
Woman Assaulted at local Gas StationA local activist is calling for justice after being attacked by to female suspects.By Brian W. CarterSentinel Staff WriterOn April 1, an assault took place at a Mobil ... read more >>
Residents Boycotting City Party to Plan Fight Against CPD Return
Written by Sentinel News Service 23 June 2010
Residents Boycotting City Party to Plan Fight Against CPD ReturnCalling the Compton City Council's recent vote to bring back the Compton Police Department an act of taxpayer disenfranchisement, a community ... read more >>
For Love of Liberty: The Story of America's Black Patriots
Written by Joy Childs (Contributing Writer) 23 June 2010
For Love of Liberty: The Story of America's Black PatriotsBy Joy ChildsSentinel Contributing Writer"Let it be said that the Negro soldier did his duty under the flag, whether that flag protected him or ... read more >>
Lee Statement on President's Address to the Nation on BP Oil Spill
Written by Sentinel News Service 23 June 2010
Lee Statement on President's Address to the Nation on BP Oil Spill  WASHINGTON, D.C. - Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA), Chairwoman of the Congressional Black Caucus, released the following statement today after ... read more >>
Ola Beatrice Carpenter Succumbs
Written by Sentinel News Service 17 June 2010
 Ola Beatrice CarpenterOla Beatrice Carpenter passed June 7, 2010. She would have been 91 years old in July. She was born Ola Beatrice Norris to the union of James Preston Norris and Sara Viola Norris ... read more >>
Fathers and Sons Together II
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 17 June 2010
 Judge David S. Cunningham IIIMaxcy FilerJudge Kelvin D. FilerDr. Walter R. Tucker, Jr.Walter R. Tucker III*** Legends ***Yussuf J. Simmonds"They shared elected offices with the family"A father's presence ... read more >>
And the Winner is…Holly Mitchell
Written by Sentinel News Service 17 June 2010
 Winner of the 47th Assembly district primary, Holly Mitchell, a single parent and head of the childcare advocacy nonprofit Crystal Stairs, surrounded by Congresswoman Diane Watson and Assemblyman Mike ... read more >>
The Impact of Sports on the Local Economy
Written by Sentinel News Service 17 June 2010
 (L to R) Assemblyman Charles Calderon, Chairman Make Davis, State Equalization Board Member Jerome HortonSentinel News ServiceLast Friday, Assemblymember Mike Davis (D-Los Angeles), chair of the State ... read more >>
I’m A Daddy 2010: Patrick Johnson
Written by Jasmyne A. Cannick (Special to the Sentinel) 17 June 2010
 Patrick Johnson with songs Elijah, age 6 and Jakob, age 4.Excellence in FatherhoodBy Jasmyne A. CannickSpecial to the SentinelTake a drive down Crenshaw Boulevard towards Leimert Park and if you're ... read more >>
How Haiti Survives
Written by Dr. Brenda Flanagan 17 June 2010
 Life in HaitiBy Dr. Brenda FlanaganMy niece's son, a soldier, has been in Iraq twice since the last war began. He will not talk to me or to any other relative about his experiences. Having been to ... read more >>
Burlington Coat Factory Comes to Compton
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 17 June 2010
 A Typical Burlington Coat Factory StoreThe retail giant's debut in Compton is another boost in the city upward mobility and economic thrust.By Yussuf J. SimmondsSentinel Managing EditorThe arrival ... read more >>