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Racist Story Gets Black Woman Fired
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 22 July 2010
 Shirley SherrodIs this a case of reverse 'discrimination' or 'the chickens coming home to roost?'How ironic--a Black woman, who was an official in Georgia for the US Department of Agriculture, (USDA) ... read more >>
Crenshaw Rising! Wesson Delivers Catalytic New Retail Center
Written by Sentinel News Service 22 July 2010
Crenshaw and Rodeo Retail Development renderings by Charles CompanyEconomic development designed to revitalize the face of the Crenshaw Corridor is taking place in Herb Wesson’s Council District 10 along ... read more >>
Terry J. Hatter Jr.: A Judge for All Seasons
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 22 July 2010
 The Honorable Terry J. Hatter Jr.U.S. Attorney Andre Birotte, Jr.Judge David Cunningham IIIAssemblyman Mike DavisAttorney Eulanda L. MatthewsSentinel ExclusiveA federal judge for over 30 years, Judge ... read more >>
Butts Out; Is Tabor In?
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 22 July 2010
  (Photo by Jasmyne Cannick)Packed City Council meeting (Photo by Jasmyne Cannick)An unforeseen development recently occurred in the city of Inglewood arising out of the results of the recent primary ... read more >>
Single-Named Celebrities
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 15 July 2010
 *** Legends ***"They are famously known only by one name, so their other name might just be a legality"In the world of celebrities and high-profiled individuals, some have injected themselves thoroughly ... read more >>
Sally Bell Succumbs
Written by Sentinel News Service 15 July 2010
 Sally BellAfter an extended period of coping with illness, Mrs. Sally Bell passed away in her home on Saturday, July 10 at 7:00 p.m.Mrs. Bell will be remembered for her dedication to the life of the ... read more >>
In Memory of James Levi McCarty, Jr.
Written by Sentinel News Service 15 July 2010
 James Levi McCarty, Jr.James Levi McCarty, Jr., a retired mortician and a U.S. Army veteran, died June 30, 2010 in Los Angeles. He was 72. He worked at Angelus Funeral Home in south Los Angeles, where ... read more >>
Crenshaw Starbucks Community Helps Capture #10 on CA’s Most Wanted
Written by Jasmyne A. Cannick (Contributing Writer) 15 July 2010
 Mark Reed aka Will Thomas' Most Wanted photo and LAPD booking photoA Sentinel ExclusiveBy Jasmyne CannickSentinel Contributing WriterOn Saturday, July 10, working with the FBI and LAPD, members of Los ... read more >>
Top Honors to Los Angeles Political Cartoonist
Written by Sentinel News Service 15 July 2010
 David G. BrownAccepting his sixth win in seven years, political cartoonist for the Los Angeles Sentinel newspaper, David G. Brown was presented with the National Newspaper Publishers Association's 2010 ... read more >>
To Be Like Bill Pickett...
Written by Biko Poindexter-Hodge (Intern) 15 July 2010
 (Photo by Phildoy)By Biko Poindexter-HodgeSentinel InternDo you remember as a little child when you and your friends use to go outside and play Cowboys and Indians? Someone would be the cowboy and the ... read more >>
Councilman Bernard Parks on LAPD’s Cold Case Unit
Written by Sentinel Staff Report 15 July 2010
Councilman Bernard Parks (Photo by Francis Taylor)As Chief of Police, Parks created the Cold Case Unit which investigated unsolved cases that led to the arrest of the suspect called the 'Grim Sleeper.' ... read more >>
DF Enterprises Brings Entertainment to Summer Camp
Written by Niele Anderson (Religion Editor) 15 July 2010
 By Niele AndersonSentinel Religion EditorCamp ShowBiz is where imagination is education. YEL (Youth Empowerment Council) is hosting multiple summer camp sessions for youth ages 10-18 this summer.The ... read more >>
Speaking with Rev. Jesse Jackson
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 15 July 2010
 Rev. Jesse L. Jackson (Photo by Jasmyne Cannick)After spending decades fighting for social and economic justice, Rev. Jackson is uniquely qualified to speak out on the state of the nation's economy.By ... read more >>
NABJ Salutes “Dean” Clarence Waldron
Written by Joy Childs (Contributing Writer) 15 July 2010
 Clarence WaldronAretha Franklin and Clarence WaldronBy Joy ChildsSentinel Contributing WriterWhen your peers refer to you as "the dean of Black reporters in entertainment and the arts," it means you ... read more >>
Was Justice Served at Mehserle’s Trial?
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 15 July 2010
 Wanda Brown: a Mother's painProtesting the verdictIt was déjà vu--the same result in a different courtroom--involuntary manslaughter is tantamount to a slap on the wrist.By Yussuf J. SimmondsManaging ... read more >>
AKA the ‘Grim Sleeper'
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 15 July 2010
 Grim Sleeper victimsLAPD booking photo Where the 'Sleeper' Slept (Photo by Malcolm Ali)The Mayor, LAPD, Councilmen and families come together to rejoice over the capture of the Grim Sleeper.By Brian ... read more >>
In Memoriam: Israel Hicks
Written by Sentinel News Service 08 July 2010
 Israel HicksIn Memoriam: Israel Hicks, Founding Artistic Director of Ebony Repertory Theatre (1943-2010) Israel Hicks, Founding Artistic Director of Ebony Repertory Theatre (ERT), died Saturday, July ... read more >>
Paul Robeson
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 08 July 2010
Paul Robeson, the ScholarPaul Robeson, the OratorPaul Robeson, the TravelerPaul Robeson, the Entertainer*** LEGENDS *** 'A scholar, athlete, lawyer, singer, actor, activist and freedom fighter'By Yussuf ... read more >>
Virginia Smith Alexander
Written by Sentinel News Service 08 July 2010
 Virginia Smith Alexander Virginia Smith Alexander was born on May 4, 1919, in Grantville, Georgia to Augustus Smith and Walter Trammell. "Ole Virginia from Georgia" as she always referred to herself, ... read more >>
Founding Moonglows member and Motown Legend Harvey Fuqua dies
Written by Joy Childs (Contributing Writer) 08 July 2010
 Harvey FuquaBy Joy Childs[At press time, it was reported that Harvey Fuqua, one of the key architects of the Motown Empire, had died in Detroit. We will have more information in next week's issue.]His ... read more >>
Family of Oscar Grant Speaks Out as Jury Deliberates
Written by Jasmyne Cannick & Sister Charlene Muhammad (Contributing Writers) 08 July 2010
 Nation of Islam Oakland Rep., Minister Keith Muhammad; Oscar Grant's Uncle, Cephus Johnson; Oscar Grant's mother, Wanda Johnson; and his Uncle, Kenneth Johnson at the Sentinel office. (Photo credit: ... read more >>
Obama's Speech on Immigration Reform, A High Moment of Vision--Now Congress Must Act!
Written by Jesse Jackson SR. (Rainbow PUSH Coalition) 08 July 2010
Obama's Speech on Immigration Reform, A High Moment of Vision--Now Congress Must Act!In the wake of divisive and ill-conceived actions by states, President Obama delivered a much needed policy statement ... read more >>
10 Months Into His Daughter's Disappearance, Michael Richardson Is Still Searching
Written by Jasmyne A. Cannick (Contributing Writer) 08 July 2010
10 Months Into His Daughter's Disappearance, Michael Richardson Is Still SearchingRichardson Family to Host Leimert Park Fundraiser Sunday July 11 to Raise Money for a Private InvestigatorA Los Angeles ... read more >>
Congresswoman Richardson Announces Completion of $834,000 U.S. Department of Transportation Grant
Written by Sentinel News Service 08 July 2010
Congresswoman Richardson Announces Completion of $834,000 U.S. Department of Transportation Grant to Complete Carson Bus Purchase ProgramToday, Congresswoman Laura Richardson announced the U.S. Department ... read more >>
NAEJA Calls Town Hall Meeting on Police Violence
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 08 July 2010
NAEJA Calls Town Hall Meeting on Police ViolenceThe organization holds meeting after Culver City incidentBy Brian W. CarterSentinel Staff WriterOn Saturday, July 10 an emergency Town Hall meeting will ... read more >>

 

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