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Board of Supervisors Supports City of LA in Supreme Court Case
Written by Sentinel News Service 13 November 2014
Los Angeles County is backing the city of Los Angeles in its effort to crack down on motels and hotels that are magnets for criminal activity, including child sex trafficking. Recently, the Board of ... read more >>
Wesson Calls for Major Election Reform in LA
Written by Sentinel News Service 13 November 2014
In the aftermath of City elections with an abysmal turnout, the Los Angeles City Council voted 13-1 to approve the ordinance that would change the City’s primary and general election date to be held ... read more >>
This Week in Black History (Nov. 13 - Nov. 19)
Written by Amen Oyiboke, Staff Writer 13 November 2014
(Agbani Darego) November 13 1913- Dr. Daniel Hale Williams became the first African American elected to the American College of Surgeons. Williams was also the first person to perform open-heart surgery. 1940- ... read more >>
Golden State Opportunity
Written by McKenzie Jackson & Simeon Gant, California Black Media 13 November 2014
Assemblymember Autumn Burke  With a record number of members in the statehouse, how will the California Legislative Black Caucus leverage a rare moment in history?   Following midterm elections ... read more >>
Brotherhood Crusade Honors Cedric The Entertainer
Written by Amen Oyiboke, Staff Writer 13 November 2014
Brotherhood Crusade President Charisse Bremond is joined by Award-winning actor, writer, producer and philanthropist Cedric The Entertainer and Brotherhood Crusade Chairman Danny J. Bakewell, Sr. at ... read more >>
Aging Veterans: The Forgotten Heroes
Written by Gregory C. Scott, President & CEO, New Directions for Veterans 13 November 2014
  The need to serve all veterans continues to be a true dynamic, especially here in Los Angeles, we can never ignore. As a nation, we must be veteran-centric, results-oriented, focused, and committed ... read more >>
Feds to Create Wrongful Convictions Unit
Written by Jazelle Hunt, Washington Correspondent 13 November 2014
( U.S. Attorney Ronald_C. Machen,Jr. ) U.S. Attorneys across the nation are professional prosecutors, making sure criminals are locked up for their crimes. Beginning this fall, the U.S. Attorney’s ... read more >>
Wesson Calls for Major Election Reform in LA
Written by Sentinel News Service 13 November 2014
  In the aftermath of City elections with an abysmal turnout, the Los Angeles City Council voted 13-1 to approve the ordinance that would change the City’s primary and general election date to be ... read more >>
Enrollment for Health Coverage Starts Nov. 15
Written by Sentinel News Service 13 November 2014
Greenlining Institute urges Californians to Learn about their options as Covered California builds on last year’s success Following a successful launch which brought affordable health coverage to 1.1 ... read more >>
Employment Outlook for Black Males Improving
Written by Freddie Allen, NNPA Senior Washington Correspondent 13 November 2014
WASHINGTON (NNPA) — Last month’s Black unemployment rate (10.9 percent) was more than twice the White unemployment rate (4.8 percent), but when it comes to key measures in the labor market, Blacks ... read more >>
President Obama Makes Historical Nomination of Loretta Lynch
Written by Kenneth D. Miller, Assisting Managing Editor 13 November 2014
US Attorney Loretta Lynch pauses as she speaks in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014, where President Barack Obama announced that he will nominate her to replace ... read more >>
Legislative Black Caucus Increases for First Time in 47 Years
Written by Sentinel News Service 13 November 2014
  SACRAMENTO – The Chair of the California Legislative Black Caucus (CLBC) announced recently that for the first time in its 47 year history, they have increased their Caucus to eleven members up ... read more >>
LAUSD Board Member George McKenna Files for Reelection
Written by Kenneth D. Miller Assistant Managing Editor 13 November 2014
photos by Valerie Goodloe for Sentinel  Following up on a promise that he made to his supporters during a campaign to replace his late friend Marguerite P. LaMotte, Dr. George McKenna officially ... read more >>
Burke and Gipson Legacy Begins in Assembly
Written by Kenneth D. Miller Assistant Managing Editor 11 November 2014
From Left Political pioneer Yvonne B. Burke, daughter and 62nd District Assembly member elect- Autumn Burke and Autumn’s father South Coast Air Quality Management District Chairman Dr. William Burke ... read more >>
BAPAC Hosts 36th Annual Convention & Percy Pinkney’s Retirement from Senator’s Office
Written by Allison Arnold 10 November 2014
Percy Pinkney and Senator Dianne Feinstein Members of the Black American Political Association of California (BAPAC) celebrated its most successful year yet, they said, with a milestone 36th Annual ... read more >>
The Concrete Rose: The Welcoming Reception for L.A. Southwest College President, Dr. Linda Rose
Written by Eddie Powell, English Major Los Angeles Southwest College macstar130@gmail.com 10 November 2014
Dr. Linda Rose and Mike Gipson  What happens when you get an elite group of people together who share the same vision? Magic, that’s what. There is a vibe going on at L.A. Southwest College (LASC) ... read more >>
Tiaunta Gray Selected to the US Bocce Team for the Special Olympics 2015 World Games
Written by Sentinel News Service 07 November 2014
Compton Unified School District (CUSD) has yet another reason to be proud after learning that 29-year-old Tiaunta Gray, a student at Compton Adult School’s Exceptional Adult Center, has been selected ... read more >>
COACH for Kids Throws Imperial Courts Kids Halloween Bash
Written by Sentinel News Service 07 November 2014
It was a special Healthy Halloween for the children of Imperial Courts Housing Development, as they decorated pumpkins, ate goblins made of apples, participated in carnival games, a magic show and more.  ... read more >>
Braving The Flames Of Racism
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 06 November 2014
Despite racism and segregation, Hartsfield made up his mind that he would become a firefighter blazing a path for future African American firefighters Artis Lane (L) , Arnett Hartsfield and Mrs. Jeanne ... read more >>
Berklee City Music Network Conference “Youth Power-Up Day”
Written by Sentinel News Service 06 November 2014
  “Boston student Joshua Sutherland (keyboard) performs with Kevin Eubanks, former leader of The Tonight Show band, in a jam session at Youth Power-Up Day at Grand Performances, part of the Berklee ... read more >>
19th Anniversary of Million Man March
Written by Charlene Muhammad Contributing Writer 06 November 2014
Unite and be free, Farrakhan tells Jamaica and the Caribbean during 19th Anniversary of the Million March message in Kingston The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan was in good spirit as he delivered ... read more >>
Obama vows to 'get the job done' with Republicans
Written by DAVID ESPO and JULIE PACE Associated Press 06 November 2014
One day after sweeping Republican election gains, President Barack Obama and Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell pledged to try to turn divided government into a force for good rather than gridlock ... read more >>
Used-car GPS helps police find abducted woman
Written by SEAN CARLIN and LARRY O'DELL Associated Press 06 November 2014
Family members surround Keisha Gaither, second from left, mother of kidnapping victim Carlesha Freeland-Gaither, as they celebrate following a news conference in Philadelphia on Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014, ... read more >>
For-profit colleges target regulations in lawsuit
Written by KIMBERLY HEFLING Associated Press 06 November 2014
  The for-profit college sector filed a lawsuit Thursday November 6 that seeks to halt new regulations of its industry. The lawsuit is in response to a rule the Obama administration announced last ... read more >>
Tension Remains Over Police Shootings of Young Black Males
Written by Dr. J. A. Salaam, Special to the NNPA from The Final Call 06 November 2014
(Mourners filled church for Sunday memorial service.) Tensions over the police shooting of Michael Brown, Jr., 18, by a White police officer here and the unrelated shooting of 18-year-old Vonderrit ... read more >>



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