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2011 Donate Life Rose Parade Float Urges Viewers to Seize the Day!
Written by Sentinel News Service 30 December 2010
Herbert Lewis, father of organ donor Devron Lewis works on his son's floragraph in preparation for the Rose Parade.  Devron's floragraph, will among those featured on Donate Life's entry ""Seize the Day." ... read more >>
Young Mother Killed on Christmas Day
Written by Sentinel News Service 30 December 2010
Christopher Jackson holds his and Kashmier James' daughter Neveah, 3, at a press conference on Tuesday. James' daughter, Neveah, witnessed the shooting from inside her mother's car and told reporters, ... read more >>
Blacks Support of President Obama Still Steady
Written by Eric Mayes (Special from the NNPA) 30 December 2010
Despite Tax Deal, Blacks Favor President Almost Twice the Rate of WhitesBy Eric Mayes Special from the NNPA President Barack Obama approaches the second anniversary of his inauguration with the overwhelming ... read more >>
Attorney Robert H. McNeil, Jr. joins attorney general’s transition team
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 30 December 2010
Attorney Robert H. McNeill, Jr. Attorney general elect, Kamala Harris taps prominent Los Angeles attorney to be a part of one of the committees of her transition team.By Yussuf J. SimmondsSentinel Managing ... read more >>
Remember the Time: 2010
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 29 December 2010
Passing from 2010 into 2011 As 2010 fades into the distant past and 2011 rapidly approaches, it is important to reflect on the past to look at the some of the events, and gauge what might have been done ... read more >>
PARKS TEAMS UP WITH CLEAR CHANNEL OUTDOOR TO ASSIST LAPD IN GRIM SLEEPER INVESTIGATION
Written by Super User 27 December 2010
PARKS TEAMS UP WITH CLEAR CHANNEL OUTDOOR TO ASSIST LAPD IN GRIM SLEEPER INVESTIGATION  LOS ANGELES - Councilmember Bernard C. Parks announced at a news conference on Thursday that his office has enlisted ... read more >>
Statement by Congresswoman-Elect Karen Bass on Repeal of Don't Ask Don't Tell, Senate Vote on DREAM Act
Written by Sentinel News Service 27 December 2010
Statement by Congresswoman-Elect Karen Bass on Repeal of Don't Ask Don't Tell, Senate Vote on DREAM Act  Karen Bass: "We have witnessed today the hope of equality and the failure of opportunity in the ... read more >>
Cable Industry Corporate Executive Curtis Symonds to Keynote Annual King Day Breakfast for Black College Alumni
Written by Sentinel News Service 27 December 2010
Cable Industry Corporate Executive Curtis Symonds to Keynote Annual King Day Breakfast for Black College Alumni Los Angeles – Curtis Symonds, former Executive Vice President of Black Entertainment Television ... read more >>
MAYOR VILLARAIGOSA'S STATEMENT ON SENATE BLOCKING THE DREAM ACT
Written by Sentinel News Service 27 December 2010
MAYOR VILLARAIGOSA'S STATEMENT ON SENATE BLOCKING THE DREAM ACT LOS ANGELES -- Mayor Villaraigosa issued the following statement today after the United States Senate blocked the DREAM Act:  "I am disappointed ... read more >>
Boxer Statement on President Obama Signing Repeal of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"
Written by Sentinel News Service 27 December 2010
BOXER STATEMENT ON PRESIDENT OBAMA SIGNING REPEAL OF “DON’T ASK, DON’T TELL” Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA) released the following statement today after President Obama ... read more >>
Blacks doubt death in small Southern town is a suicide--they want answers now.
Written by Jesse Muhammad (Final Call Staff Writer) 27 December 2010
Family, political leaders, activists want further investigation into hanging death of young manBy Jesse MuhammadFinal Call Staff writerThe idea of a so-called post-racial America was widely discussed, ... read more >>
Barbara Lee Hails Signing of Bill to Name Post Office in Honor of Dorothy Height
Written by Sentinel News Service 27 December 2010
Washington, DC--Congresswoman Barbara Lee (D-CA), Chair of the Congressional Black Caucus, joined President Barack Obama and a number of her colleagues to honor the life and legacy of the late Dr. Dorothy ... read more >>
Jerelyn Oliver Succumbs
Written by Sentinel News Service 27 December 2010
Jerelyn (Jeri) Patrice Oliver was born on January 2, 1972 to Jacquelyn Newsom Oliver and James Oliver in Houston, Texas.Jerelyn accepted Jesus as her personal savior and was baptized at an early age at ... read more >>
New City Council Takes Over in Oxnard
Written by Peggy Hunt 24 December 2010
Chief Jeri WilsonBy Peggy HuntWhat does it take to put a city at the top in these tough times? A leader must  have the ability to create opportunity and awesome results out of turmoil. On  Thursday, ... read more >>
Civil Rights group sign ground breaking agreement with Comcast, NBC Universal
Written by Special to the NNPA from the Afro-American Newspaper 24 December 2010
Special to the NNPA from the AFRO-American Newspaper The NAACP, National Urban League, and National Action Network announced an agreement with Comcast and NBC Universal to expand current diversity initiatives ... read more >>
International Civil Rights Walk of Fame Announces 2011 Inductees
Written by Sentinel News Service 24 December 2010
Bishop Barbara KingMarc H. Morial   Footsteps of Civil Rights Leaders Placed in Historic Site During Annual Trumpet AwardsAtlanta, GA--Footsteps of ten new revered civil rights icons will be added to ... read more >>
Attention: Help Us Get Ready For Work!!!
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 23 December 2010
By Brian W. Carter, Sentinel Staff WriterThe U.S. unemployment rate has risen to 9.8% since November. The unemployment rate for California alone was 12.4% in November and is up 1% from year ago, according ... read more >>
There's a new spot in town...
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 23 December 2010
Tyrei "DJ Tee" Lacy with Senator Rod Wright, 26th District. Photo by Arnold Turner and Cazzie Burns. Public and elected officials, board members and Tyrei "DJ Tee" Lacy w/family cut the ribbon at the ... read more >>
C.L.R. James
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 23 December 2010
Young C.L.R. Depicting the Haitian Revolution in the Black Jacobins*** Legends ***  by Yussuf J. Simmonds C.L.R. James"A historian, journalist, author and social theorist, who was influential in the United ... read more >>
Ex-Drug Dealer Ricky Ross Pushing Indie Film About His Life
Written by By Maya Pope-Chappell 23 December 2010
By Maya Pope-ChappellAfter shopping his story to major movie houses in Hollywood, "Freeway" Ricky Ross has decided to go independent."I've met with almost everyone in Hollywood," said Ross, who was a mastermind ... read more >>
SBA Announces New Initiatives Aimed at Increasing Lending in Underserved Communities
Written by Sentinel News Service 23 December 2010
Mills names Hughes to chair new council to advise agency on expanding opportunities for entrepreneurs in underserved communities WASHINGTON--With small business owners and entrepreneurs in traditionally ... read more >>
Gloria D. Gray Elected V.P. of MWD Board of Directors
Written by Super User 23 December 2010
Gloria D. Gray, West Basin Board President Elected Vice President of Metropolitan Water District Board of Directors Gloria Gray West Basin Municipal Water District (West Basin) Board President Gloria D. ... read more >>
Boxer Statement on Republicans Blocking Vote on California Judicial Nominees
Written by Super User 23 December 2010
Boxer Statement on Republicans Blocking Vote on California Judicial Nominees  Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA) today expressed her disappointment about Senate Republicans blocking ... read more >>
Who will the Mayor appoint to replace Rev. Leonard Jackson?
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 22 December 2010
By Yussuf J. SimmondsAs the senior advisor to Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, Rev. Leonard Jackson was in fact one of the deputy mayors. And since Rev. Jackson went to city hall from the religious community, ... read more >>

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LAUSD honors Quincy Jones with a school in the music producer’s name
Written by Jason Lewis 22 December 2010
Quincy Jones and Supervisor Mark Ridley-ThomasBy Jason LewisAward-winning composer and music producer Quincy Jones was surrounded by students, teachers, parents, and community members for a special ribbon-cutting ... read more >>

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