Thursday, October 23, 2014
In The Passing of Ophelia Collins McFadden
Written by Nicole Williams 21 March 2013
  Ophelia Collins McFadden has passed away on Saturday, March 16, 2013 at the age of 79. On January 1, 1978, Ophelia made history in the labor movement by being appointed as General Manager of SEIU ... read more >>
Negro League Star Harold Gould, 88
Written by Donald HuntSpecial to the NNPA from The Philadelphia Tribune 28 February 2013
This file photo shows Philadelphia Stars legend Harold Gould, right, with Philadelphia Phillies shortstop Jimmy Rollins, before a baseball game at Citizens Bank Park. — FILE PHOTO/PHILLIES MEDIA ... read more >>
Arthella L. Hunter Succumbs
Written by Sentinel News Service 28 February 2013
Hunter, Arthella L Passed away February 21, 2013 at the age of 91. She was born July 26, 1921 in Texas. Mrs. Hunter was preceded in death by her husband Ernest Hunter, and by her daughter Carolyn ... read more >>
Written by Sentinel Wire Service 01 February 2013
August 11, 1916 – January 20, 2013 Brother Edward R. Shaw, beloved member of Ward African Methodist Episcopal Church since 1945, passed away on Sunday, January 20, 2013 while preparing to attend ... read more >>
Victor J. McClinton - Devoted Family Man, Loyal Friend & Community Hero
Written by Danny J. Bakewell Jr. (Contributing Writer) 11 January 2013
  Shelly McClinton (Wife) and Victor J. McClinton Kristian McClinton (son), Victor McClinton and Kameron McClinton (son) Victor James McClinton Sunrise: July 30, 1963 – Sunset: December ... read more >>
'Rescue Me' singer Fontella Bass dies
Written by JIM SALTER (Associated Press) 03 January 2013
 In this Sept. 2, 2001 file photo, Fontella Bass performs at the Big Muddy Blues Festival on Laclede's Landing in St. Louis. The St. Louis-born soul singer who hit the top of the R&B charts with ... read more >>
Revernd J.A. Freeman Succumbs
Written by Sentinel News Service 03 January 2013
The family of Rev. J.A. Freeman, founder and pastor of Greater Good Shepherd Missionary Baptist Church of Los Angeles, California, reports his passing on the morning of December 23, at their home in ... read more >>
Terry Glover, Ebony Managing Editor, dies at 57
Written by Associated Press 03 January 2013
  Terry Glover, Ebony managing editor, dies at 57 Terry Glover   CHICAGO (AP) — Terry Glover, the managing editor of Ebony magazine, has died of colon cancer at her Chicago home. She was ... read more >>
Mervyn M. Dymally - A Political Era Has Ended
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds 11 October 2012
He was a political icon and his passing has left a void in California and indeed national politics; he was involved in state and national politics for the past half a century   Mervyn Dymally’s ... read more >>
Jack Davenport Sr. of Jack’s Family Restaurant Passes Away
Written by Ashley Nash, Sentinel Intern 11 October 2012
    Owner of Jack’s Family Restaurant, Jack Davenport Sr. leaves behind his loving family, friends and staff.    Born February 11, 1935 in Oklahoma, Jack Davenport Sr. was the third of seven ... read more >>
Community Mourns Passing of Pastor Frank Wilson
Written by Sentinel News Service 03 October 2012
  The Los Angeles church community is mourning the loss of the Rev. Frank E. Wilson, founder and senior pastor of New Dawn Christian Village in Los Angeles.  An author, speaker, former award-winning ... read more >>
Ed Vincent, the first Black mayor of Inglewood, dies
Written by Sentinel News Service 03 September 2012
Ed Vincent, the first Black mayor of Inglewood, dies He was a political trailblazer, who went on to be elected to the Assembly and the State Senate. AP contributed to this story LOS ANGELES — Ed ... read more >>
Larry Grant, founder of King Parade, dies
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds & Brian Carter 22 August 2012
   Larry Grant, the man and his mission.   He was the face of the Kingdom Day parade in L.A. honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., and it spreaded all over the nation.   As the parade developed ... read more >>
Mayor Villaraigosa Issues Statement on the Passing of Larry Grant
Written by Sentinel News Service 22 August 2012
LOS ANGELES – Mayor Villaraigosa today issued the following statement regarding the passing of Larry Grant:   “Today, Los Angeles mourns the passing of Larry Grant, the founder of the Los Angeles ... read more >>
VIDEO: Floor Statement Honoring Willis Edwards
Written by Super User 08 August 2012
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VIDEO: A Tribute to Willis Edwards
Written by Super User 16 July 2012
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Willis Edwards Succumbs to Cancer
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 12 July 2012
UPDATE: Willis Edwards Succumbs to Cancer  “He fought the good fight. He finished the course. He kept the faith. At 4:40p.m. on Friday, the 13th of July 2012, my “bestest friend in the whole wide ... read more >>
Los Angeles Native and Educator Roy Roberson Passes Away
Written by Sentinel News Service 07 March 2012
 Roy Roberson, Jr., was born March 9, 1936 in Los Angeles, California to the union of Dorothy Spann and Roy Roberson Sr., both preceded him in death. The oldest of three brothers, Lee Roberson and Edgar ... read more >>
Farewell Whitney Houston: The Voice Sings No More
Written by Pat Hendricks Munson, Sentinel Contributing Writer 23 February 2012
“Farewell, Whitney!" Gone, but not forgotten In a solemn and sometimes revival-like atmosphere family and friends gathered inside New Hope Baptist Church in Newark, New Jersey, last Saturday to pay ... read more >>
Michigan Chronicle publisher Samuel Logan Jr. dies
Written by Associated Press 05 January 2012
Sam Logan - APMichigan Chronicle publisher Samuel Logan Jr. dies(AP Story) - Samuel Logan Jr., the publisher of the prominent African-American newspaper the Michigan Chronicle who was known for his dedication ... read more >>
L.A. Bids Farewell To Renowned Photographer and Honorable Man
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 18 November 2011
Funeral Procession heads down Crenshaw to Inglewood Park Cemetery & Mausoleum photo by Brian W. CarterGuy Crowder was not only known for his exceptional photography but for his upstanding character.By ... read more >>
Motown's Esther Gordy Edwards succumbs
Written by Larry Buford 01 September 2011
Esther Gordy EdwardsEsther Gordy Smokey Robinson and Esther Gordy Barry Gordy and Esther Gordy  Before Motown, it was Hitsville and her vision created the Hitsville Museum, now a Detroit landmarkThe ... read more >>
In Memory of Richard Stewart
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 August 2011
Richard Stewart Richard Stewart was born December 17, 1917 in Chandler, OK. He graduated from Douglas High School in 1938. Richard enlisted in the army and served over 5 years and is a veteran of WWII. ... read more >>
Meda Chamberlain, a warrior passes on
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 August 2011
Dr. Meda H. Chamberlain, former Executive Director of the National Council of Negro Women Inc. passed away on August 5, 2011 at age 95.  Born on July 11, 1916, Dr. Chamberlain was one of the founding ... read more >>
The matriarch of L.A.’s political dynasty succumbs
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 23 July 2011
Ramona Hahn with her husband of almost 50 years, the late Supervisor Kenneth Hahn. For over half a century, Ramona Hahn has been the beacon of light on the Hahn family in politics, social, community and ... read more >>

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