Saturday, August 30, 2014
FOLLOW US: 
Making History in L.A. Mark Ridley-Thomas Chairman of the Board
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 29 November 2012
  Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas will be the first African American man to chair the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors            In 2008, Mark Ridley-Thomas was elected the first Black ... read more >>
Voters Return Hahn to Washington, DC to Represent New District
Written by Thandisizwe Chimurenga 16 November 2012
  California will start 2013 with a brand new congressional district but its representative will be a familiar face.  Janice Hahn (D) defeated Laura Richardson (D) in the Nov. 6 general election ... read more >>
Obama Should Thank Jesse Jackson for Winning Formula
Written by George E. Curry, NNPA Columnist 14 November 2012
George Curry   President Obama’s campaign strategists are receiving a lot of richly deserved praise in the wake of the president’s victory over former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney on Nov. 6. ... read more >>
Young, Gifted, Black & Brilliant! BARACK OBAMA RE-ELECTED
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 07 November 2012
          Photos by Gary Hunter   “Four More Years … Four More Years”   All over the country, President Obama’s supporters were rejoicing: horns blasting, people jumping in ... read more >>
Publisher Cheryl Brown scores a major upset
Written by Sentinel News Service 07 November 2012
Publisher, Cheryl Brown, Assemblywoman-elect    She went against the grain and scored an upset victory against a candidate who had the backing of the Inland establishment.   Publisher Cheryl Brown ... read more >>
Jackie Lacey Makes History
Written by Shirley Hawkins, Sentinel Contributing Writer 07 November 2012
Jackie Lacey, L.A. County District Attorney-elect   She is the first Black and the first woman to become Los Angeles County District Attorney   The battle for the district attorney’s seat between ... read more >>
VOTE Obama!
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds 01 November 2012
Now or Never, It’s Up to Us The presidential election is now in its final days and President Barack Obama is crisscrossing the battle ground states harnessing every VOTE while trying to make every ... read more >>
Cheryl Brown runs for historic 47th Assembly Seat
Written by Sentinel News Service 01 November 2012
  Cheryl Brown has been a fighter her entire life.  Her family has lived in and published Black Voice News in Riverside, California for the past 32 years.  Over those years Cheryl has run the family ... read more >>
Early Voting Weekend Hours Begin for the November 6, 2012 General Election
Written by Sentinel News Service 01 November 2012
In-person early voting available to voters before Election Day. Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk (RR/CC), Dean Logan reminded voters that the RR/CC headquarters will be open on weekends ... read more >>
David Roberts for City Council 2013
Written by Sentinel News Service 01 November 2012
David Roberts David Roberts was born in Los Angeles and raised by his mother, Linda, an LAUSD teacher for 30 years, and father, Herbert, a Director at the U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development ... read more >>
November 6 Is Not Just Another Election
Written by Alice Huffman Publisher, Minority News 01 November 2012
It seems that every four years the general election is the most important election ever.    I suppose that’s true for the time and the issues of that day, but this election is the election of all times.  ... read more >>
The General meets with the President
Written by Special to the NNPA from the St. Louis American 01 November 2012
  General Colin Powell and President Barack Obama   As he did in the 2008 election, General Powell Endorses President Obama Again for 2012, outlining all of his reasons relative to the President’s ... read more >>
VIDEO: Danny Bakewell Sr. Vote for President Obama
Written by Danny Bakewell Sr., Executive Publisher 30 October 2012
... watch video >>
Rep. Cleaver endorses Richardson for California’s 44th Congressional District
Written by Sentinel News Service 24 October 2012
Rep. Laura Richardson   CBC chairman Rep. Emmanuel Cleaver   Rep. Emmanuel Cleaver, II, Chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus has endorsed Laura Richardson for California’s 44th Congressional ... read more >>
The Final Presidential Debate
Written by George E. Curry, NNPA Editor-in-Chief 24 October 2012
President Barack Obama GOP Challenger, Mitt Romney     Romney Supports Many of Obama’s Foreign Policy Positions What was billed as the third and final debate between President Barack Obama ... read more >>
WESSON ENDORSES JACKIE LACEY FOR DISTRICT ATTORNEY
Written by Sentinel News Service 18 October 2012
(L to R) Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, Council President Herb Wesson, Councilman Dennis Zine and Chief Deputy and D. A. candidate Jackie Lacey    City Council President Herb Wesson has endorsed Jackie ... read more >>
Obama vs Romney: the second debate
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor)n 18 October 2012
  Held yesterday at Hofstra University, New York, the format of the debate was quite different and livelier than the first; there was audience participation    With three weeks before the presidential ... read more >>
OBAMA VS ROMNEY – the first debate
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds, Sentinel Managing Editor 05 October 2012
                                                                  Photo by Michael Reynolds, AP The occasion: the first presidential debate of 2012; the place: University ... read more >>
Reggie Jones-Sawyer Bringing Experience and Leadership to Sacramento
Written by Danny J. Bakewell, Jr Sentinel Contributing Writer 03 October 2012
  “For the residents of the 59th I intend to work very hard to create jobs for my constituents,” declared Reggie Jones Sawyer, the leading candidate to become the first member of the newly formed ... read more >>
African-American Voter REP Launches Campaign to Register 25,000 Voters
Written by Sentinel News Service 03 October 2012
African American leaders meet about AAVREP    African-American Voter REP Launches Campaign to Register 25,000 Voters before Presidential Election, Engage Public on Propositions 30 and 32   Los ... read more >>
Online Voter Registration Launches in California
Written by Sentinel Wire Service 01 October 2012
Online Voter Registration Launches in California The Office of the Secretary of the State of California announced it will launch the much anticipated California Online Voter Registration by noon (PST) ... read more >>
Parks commends U.S. Attorney’s Office for Assisting in Regulation Illegal Marijuana Storefronts in the City of Los Angeles
Written by Sentinel Wire Service 01 October 2012
    Parks commends U.S. Attorney’s Office for Assisting in Regulation Illegal Marijuana Storefronts in the City of Los Angeles   LOS ANGELES - Councilmember Bernard C. Parks is commending and ... read more >>
Gov. Brown Signs SB415
Written by Sentinel Wire Service 01 October 2012
Sacramento, CA – SB 415, legislation that allows the California Transportation Commission to relinquish park-and ride lots associated with a state highway to a county transportation commission or regional ... read more >>
40 Days until Election 2012
Written by Daphne Bradford, CEO 3Brains Innovation 26 September 2012
   Daphne Bradford, Trestan Fairweather, Assemblymember Holly J. Mitchell, Mia Henry California DNC delegate Mia Henry shaking hands with First Lady Michelle Obama                   The ... read more >>
Portrait of a DNC delegate
Written by Joy Childs, Sentinel Contributing Writer 30 August 2012
  Jeannie Washington   Former teacher’s political activism has hit the big time:  She’s a delegate to this year’s Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, NC One might say that Jeannie ... read more >>

 

Slideshows





Click to
Win!