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Bobby Rush
Written by Super User 05 January 2012
Congressman Bobby RushRush at a press conferenceRush at a hearing¥¥¥ Legends ¥¥¥ By Yussuf J. SimmondsBobby Rush "The only man to beat Barack Obama in an election" It is sometimes said that had ... read more >>
Athletes in the Struggle
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 20 December 2011
Tommie Smith  John Carlos Recognition years later Tommie and John, today *** Legends  *** by Yussuf J. SimmondsManaging Editor Athletes in the StruggleTommie Smith & John Carlos(Dr. Harry Edwards)          ... read more >>
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 18 November 2011
Dr. Benjamin CarsonCuba Gooding as Dr. Carson and the real Dr. Ben Carson Dr. Keith L. Black Sidney Poitier, Dr. Black and Quincy Jones*** Legends *** By Yussuf J. SimmondsManaging Editor MEDICAL DOCTORSSociety ... read more >>
Diane E. Watson
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 10 November 2011
 Congresswoman Diane Watson making a point Watson passing the torch to Bass  The Honorable Diane E. Watson *** Legends ***Diane E. WatsonLA School Board Member, State Senator, Ambassador, Congresswoman ... read more >>
Dr. Benjamin F. Payton
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) and Tasia Smith (Intern) 02 September 2011
Dr. Benjamin F. Payton Dr. Payton's final speech as presidentDr. Payton presenting an award to a former studentThe Benjamin F. Payton HallLEGENDSBy Yussuf J. Simmonds and Tasia SmithDr. Benjamin F. Payton"Visionary ... read more >>
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 16 July 2011
Toussaint L'OuvertureJean Jacques Dessalines*** LEGENDS***By Yussuf J. SimmondsSentinel Managing EditorIndependenceBlack men and women of independence movements Part One -- HaitiINTRODUCTIONIn the United ... read more >>
Lionel Hampton and Quincy Jones
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 08 July 2011
Lionel Hampton Quincy JonesLegends by Yussuf J. Simmonds Some Big Band LeadersLIONEL HAMPTON and QUINCY JONES (the Lion and 'Q')Part Two LIONEL HAMPTON "Hamp, the Lion of Jazz"When the history of jazz ... read more >>
Historic Big Band Leaders
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 02 July 2011
Edward K. "Duke" EllingtonWilliam "Count" Basie*** Legends ***by Yussuf J. SimmondsSome Big Band LeadersDuke Ellington and Count Basie..."(A Duke and a Count)Part OneDUKE ELLINGTON"A Musical Genius of ... read more >>
Same Men of Song and Music
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 25 June 2011
Nat "King " Cole James Brown and Michael JacksonStevie WonderLegendsBy Yussuf J. SimmondsSome men of song and music"Nat King Cole, James Brown, Michael Jackson & Stevie Wonder"NAT KING COLE"His voice ... read more >>
Honor Thy Father
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 18 June 2011
*** Legends ***By Yussuf J. SimmondsHONOR THY FATHER"Fathers led the way; daughters followed"MUHAMMAD ALI/LAILA ALIHe was a three-time world heavyweight boxing champion, a social and religious activist ... read more >>
Don Barden
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 31 May 2011
Don Barden“He parlayed a sure bet into a mega casino business”          Don Barden does not go to Las Vegas to roll the dice or play the slots; he goes there to ante up millions to buy the ... read more >>
Celebrating Memorial Day in Honor of Those Who Lead the Troops
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 30 May 2011
General Colin L. PowellBrigadier Benjamin O. Davis, Sr.General Benjamin O. Davis, Jr.General Daniel "Chappie" JamesBrigadier General Hazel Johnson-BrownAdmiral Michelle J. HowardLt. General Frank E. Petersen ... read more >>
The Scottsboro Boys
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 19 May 2011
The Scottsboro Nine with their attorney The Nine minus one in Birmingham Jail The Jackson County marker erected in their honor *** Legends ***By Yussuf J. SimmondsThe Scottsboro Boys "They became the 'poster ... read more >>
Jennifer Carroll
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 16 May 2011
Lt. Gov. Jennifer CarrollCarroll delivering a messageCarroll with a winning smileThe Carroll family*** Legends ***By Yussuf J. SimmondsJennifer Carroll"The first Black woman elected as lieutenant governor ... read more >>
Mothers from the Motherland
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 05 May 2011
Black Business Month: Broadway Federal Bank
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 30 April 2011
The beginning as Broadway Federal Savings & LoanDr. H. Claude Hudson, [founder, 1st generation] Elbert T. Hudson (right), [2nd generation] Paul Hudson, [3rd generation, chairman] LegendsBy Yussuf J. ... read more >>
Carlton Goodlett
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 23 April 2011
Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett, the publisher by Yussuf J. SimmondsCarlton Goodlett"Medical Doctor, Businessman, Scholar, Civil Rights Activist and Publisher"Born in July 1914, in Chipley, Florida, Carlton Benjamin ... read more >>
Marcus Garvey School
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 14 April 2011
"An educational institution for Black children like no other"Education is a power and a force ... it is the surest way for a people to rise and overcome traditional and historic barriers ... without a ... read more >>
Women Poets
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 03 April 2011
By Yussuf J. Simmonds This is the final week of Women's month and students are about to return from their Easter break. Those who have accepted the responsibility as poets/educators--past and present--have ... read more >>
George Washington Carver
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 25 February 2011
The Eminent George Washington Carverby Yussuf J. Simmonds"The Wizard of Tuskegee"Sunrise: 1864--Sunset: 1943"In honor of Black History Month, the Sentinel presents on the country's foremost scientist" ... read more >>
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 17 February 2011
Jim Brown, the Humanitarian Jim Brown, the ActorJim Brown on the GridironLegendsBy Yussuf J. SimmondsJIM BROWNThe Los Angeles Sentinel wishes Jim Brown "a Happy 75th Birthday""His accomplishments off ... read more >>
A. Leon Higginbotham
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 28 January 2011
Judge A. Leon HigginbothamHigginbotham's literary masterpieceBy Yussuf J. SimmondsA. Leon Higginbotham"A Militant Jurist (Judge)"Some legal historians have described Judge A. Leon Higginbotham as one of ... read more >>
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 30 December 2010
The Bradley family celebrating his 1973 mayoral victory (L to R) daughters-Phyllis and Lorraine; wife-Ethel; and Tom BradleyLegendsBy Yussuf J. SimmondsRemembering MAYOR THOMAS "TOM" BRADLEYDecember 29, ... 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 >>
Johnny Mathis
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 16 December 2010
Johnny Mathis, the man, the crooner in action***LEGENDS***By Yussuf J. SimmondsJohnny Mathis"A voice that makes its own music"The holiday season brings out a plethora of music made famous by an array of ... read more >>

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