Bass Gets Another Endorsement
Written by Sentinel News Service 09 April 2010
Karen Bass endorsed by Supervisor YaroslavskyBass Gets Another Endorsement Leaders Call for Expedited Federal Funding for TransportationLos Angeles County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky today announced his ... read more >>
L.A.’s Fiscal Crisis
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 09 April 2010
L.A. City has other problems too Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa L.A's Fiscal Crisis According to news reports the city is running out of money fast, and the Mayor and the City Council do not have an ... read more >>
Political Action Committe Continues to Empower
Written by Sentinel News Service 08 April 2010
CALIFORNIA'S FIRST FEMALE AFRICAN AMERICAN POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE CONTINUES TO EMPOWER Almost two decades ago, a group of activists determined that African American women needed to have a more active ... read more >>
Compton: tales of the city
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 08 April 2010
Compton: tales of the city The City of Compton continues to emerge from its cocoon into the beautiful Mecca: living, loving and giving to all who participate in its splendor. By Brian W. CarterSentinel ... read more >>
Myrtle Faye Rumph Receives 2010 Spirit of Peace Award
Written by Sentinel News Service 06 April 2010
Faye Rumph, Founder and Visionary of the Al Wooten Jr. Heritage Center Myrtle Faye Rumph Recieves, 2010 Spirit Of Peace Award On Wednesday, April 14, 2010, at 6 p.m., Mrs. Myrtle Faye Rumph will be honored ... read more >>
The Gas Company Offers Low-Income Energy Assistance
Written by Sentinel News Service 06 April 2010
CPUC Officials and church leaders others including Commissioner Tim Simon, Hal Snyder, former Assemblywoman Gwen Moore, Jackie Dupont-Walker, and Rev. Lewis Logan at recent meeting on energy assistance ... read more >>
Dr. Dorothy Height, a giant among us!
Written by Sentinel News Service 05 April 2010
Dr. Dorothy HeightDr. Dorothy Height, a giant among us! Dr. Height, a mighty warrior, who walked in the footsteps of Mary McLeod Bethune and followed her as president of the National Council of Negro Women. ... read more >>
Brainwashed: Challenging the Myth of Black Inferiority
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 05 April 2010
Tom Burrell  Brainwashed: Challenging the Myth of Black InferiorityTom Burrell takes a long look into the complex web of social ills that plague African-American society. By Brian W. Carter, Sentinel ... read more >>
Up & Coming
Written by Niele Anderson (Religion Editor) 05 April 2010
Trevor Woods  Up & ComingTrevor Woods is the founder and EVP of The African American Channel.By Niele AndersonSentinel Religion EditorThe African American Channel is an aspiring online TV and ... read more >>
Rupert A. Byrdsong…Super Lawyer!
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 05 April 2010
Rupert A. Byrdsong  Rupert A. Byrdsong...Super Lawyer!A rising star at Ivie, McNeill & Wyatt, the No. 1 Black law firm in California  By Brian W. Carter, Sentinel Staff Writer  What is ... read more >>
Wesson Brings ‘Hail to the Chief’ Exhibit to Nate Holden Performing Arts Center
Written by Sentinel News Service 05 April 2010
COUNCILMEMBER HERB WESSON AND WIFE FABIAN WESSON VIEW "HAIL TO THE CHIEF" EXHIBITWESSON BRINGS "HAIL TO THE CHIEF" EXHIBIT TO NATE HOLDEN PERFORMING ARTS CENTERCouncilmember Herb J. Wesson, Jr., who organized ... read more >>
Compton College teams up with Sheriff Baca
Written by Sentinel News Service 05 April 2010
From Left, Sheriff Lee Baca, Carolyn Scott, Dr. Deborah LeBlanc of the Compton Community College District, and Reginald Scott.  Compton College teams up with Sheriff BacaTwo Compton Center alumni were ... read more >>
Health Care Bill "Fixed" and ready for America
Written by Evan Barnes (Sports Editor) 01 April 2010
Health Care Bill "Fixed" and ready for America Student loan overhaul the dominant focus of bill signed Tuesday Finalizing one of his top domestic priorities after a year of debate, President Obama signed ... read more >>
L.A. Care Awards $500,000 for a "New" King Hospital
Written by Sentinel News Service 01 April 2010
L.A. Care Awards $500,000 for a "New" King HospitalGrant will fund planning process to establish new non-profitJump starting the planning process for a new Martin Luther King (MLK) Hospital in South Los ... read more >>
Job-training grants to So. Cal. agencies
Written by Sentinel News Service 01 April 2010
Job-training grants to So. Cal. agencies  CNS--A handful of Southern California agencies received federal grants aimed at providing job-training for transportation-related positions, state officials ... read more >>
Local Democratic Clubs Announce Statewide Candidates Forum for South Bay/Long Beach Voters
Written by Sentinel News Service 01 April 2010
Local Democratic Clubs Announce Statewide Candidates Forum for South Bay/Long Beach VotersThe public is invited to a candidates forum featuring Democrats running for statewide offices appearing on the ... read more >>

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Famed Attorney Charles E. Lloyd Passes
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 01 April 2010
Famed Attorney Charles E. Lloyd Passes Attorney Charles E. Lloyd Attorney Charles E. Lloyd There was a time in the past when defendants needed a criminal lawyer, they would call "Lloyd," Charles E. Lloyd; ... read more >>
Bakewell Promises Black Newspapers Will Speak for Themselves
Written by Pharoh Marton (NNPA National Correspondent) 29 March 2010
NNPA Chairman Danny Bakewell gives “Power of the BlackPress” address at the National Press Club Luncheon in celebration ofBlack Press Week.NNPA Publishers with civil rights icon Congresswoman ... read more >>
Art Show at the African America Unity Center
Written by Brain W. Carter (Staff Writer) 28 March 2010
L to R Senator Curren Price, Charisse Bremond-Weaver, Eileen Forbes. L to R The artists: Kimberlee Minor-Pate (painting); Ikeem Murphy (painting); Stephanie Sheppard (photography); Yussuf J. Simmonds (copper); ... read more >>
Women Pioneers in (California) Politics
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 28 March 2010
Rep. Maxine Waters Rep. RichardsonRep. Barbara LeeFmr. Speaker Karen BassCouncil Mbr. Jan PerryD.A. Kamala HarrisFmr. Supvr. Yvonne V. BurkeLegends By Yussuf J. Simmonds "Women Pioneers in (California) ... read more >>
Jason Maddox Opens State-of-the-Art Photo Studio in Downtown Los Angeles
Written by Super User 28 March 2010
Jason Maddox StudioJason MaddoxJason Maddox Opens State-of-the-Art Photo Studio in Downtown Los Angeles His photographs have a unique quality. Some are reminiscent of paintings by the old masters. His ... read more >>
‘Give Back to Gro’
Written by Sentinel News Service 28 March 2010
 Mayor Villaraigosa Kicks Off LA.-wide Day of Service with "Give Back To Gro. Edible Garden Event"Mayor Antonio R. Villaraigosa and students plant vegetables at the new Saturn Street Elementary community ... read more >>
Assemblyman Davis Selects O.V. Smith as ‘Woman of the Year’
Written by Sentinel News Service 28 March 2010
Assemblyman Martin Garrick, the Minority Floor Leader, Speaker John Perez, O.V. Smith, Assemblyman Mike Davis and Assemblywoman Lori Salda–a, Speaker Pro Tem Assemblyman Mike Davis Selects O.V. ... read more >>
Oprah Winfrey settles lawsuit
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 March 2010
Oprah with girls from her Leadership AcademyOprah Winfrey settles lawsuitEven the doyenne of daytime television and a world renowned businesswoman and philanthropist is not immune from lawsuits.It could ... read more >>
Unarmed Man Fatally Shot by LAPD
Written by Shirley Hawkins (Contributing Writer) 26 March 2010
Korea town-site of the shootingUnarmed Man Fatally Shot by LAPDBy Shirley HawkinsSentinel Contributing WriterCommunity residents are outraged over the weekend shooting death of27-year-old African American ... read more >>