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Isadore A "Do-Right Man"
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 01 August 2008
Local politician and community activist Isadore Hall is participating in Essence Magazine's 2008 "Do-Right Men" competition.  The newly elected Democratic Nominee for the California ... read more >>
More than 22,000 Veterans Sought Help from Suicide Hotline
Written by Katharine Euphrat, Associated Press 31 July 2008
More than 22,000 veterans have sought help from a special suicide hot line in its first year, and 1,221 suicides have been averted, the government says. According to a recent RAND Corp. study, roughly ... read more >>
Six Reaccreditations at Florida A&M
Written by Courtney Henderson, Special to the NNPA from the Capital Outlook 31 July 2008
It has been a year since Dr. James H. Ammons came to Florida A&M University and took over as president. Six degree programs at FAMU that were in trouble have now all been reaccredited under Ammons’ ... read more >>
Congressional Black Caucus Lauds Commission to Engage African Americans on Climate Change
Written by Sentinel News Service 31 July 2008
Congresswoman Carolyn C. Kilpatrick (D-MI), Chairwoman of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) supports the formation of the Commission to Engage African Americans on Climate Change. “Climate change ... read more >>
Congresswoman Waters Calls for Federal Investigation into Inglewood Killings
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 31 July 2008
Francis Taylor for SentinelCongresswoman Maxine Waters holding a press conference in front of Inglewood City Hall.The killing of another African American male in Inglewood has triggered a call to solve ... read more >>
Shooting Rocks Quiet Inglewood Neighborhood
Written by Ra’Kenna Joseph, Sentinel Intern 31 July 2008
Allegations made by grieving father anger residents The complex at 124 N. Hillcrest Blvd. in Inglewood has been the center of the media frenzy since last week’s murder of resident Kevin Wicks. ... read more >>
A Child is Killed, A Mother Grieves and Suspect is a Teenage Boy
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 31 July 2008
Eight-year old Jasmine Sanders played with her infant brother for last time Sun had since gave way to darkness and the scent of her mother’s frying pork chops were calling out for dinner time as ... read more >>
Perrodin Leads Compton Gospel Fest
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 31 July 2008
 Mayor Eric Perrodin honors gospel great J Moss at the 2007 Gospel ConcertThe City of Compton presents the 3rd Annual Gospel Concert on September 6 at the Compton Par 3 Golf Course. The singing ... read more >>
From Drug Dealer to Motivational Speaker
Written by Ra’Kenna Joseph, Sentinel Intern 31 July 2008
Best selling author speaks prosperity from personal experience With startling statistics of inner-city African American men turning to gangs, drugs, prison, or death as a means of “getting out”, ... read more >>
Lauren Tobin Assumes Leadership Role at Tobin & Associates
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 31 July 2008
With an eye on the future and a commitment to maintaining core values that made the company a premier public relations firm, Lauren Tobin (43), officially assumed the senior executive role at Tobin & ... read more >>
Legends Headline the 4th Annual Brotherhood Crusade Jim Cleamons Books and Basketball Camp
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 31 July 2008
The Brotherhood Crusade and the African American Unity Center is partnering with the Los Angeles Lakers Youth Foundation to host the Fourth Annual Jim Cleamons Books and Basketball Camp the week of August ... read more >>
5.4 Quake Creates Concern Over Greater Tremor
Written by Super User 31 July 2008
After a magnitude-5.4 earthquake struck Chino Hills and sent more than 30 aftershocks all over Los Angeles on July 29, many wonder if it’s a sign of a greater quake to come.The threat of the “Big One” ... read more >>
Poetic Beauty and Functional Elegance
Written by Sentinel News Service 31 July 2008
On Saturday, July 19, Broadway Federal Bank, headquartered on Wilshire Boulevard, hosted an afternoon of eloquence and elegance featuring Jacqueline Avant—wife of legendary music executive, Clarence ... read more >>

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Bradford offers “Up-Close” Glimpse into Gardena’s Future
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 31 July 2008
Many politicians say that they have an open door policy, but Gardena Councilman Steve Bradford has implemented the literal meaning of the phrase with his latest Up-Close Session, where residents are ... read more >>
Food Bank Use on the Rise in Los Angeles
Written by City News Service 31 July 2008
CNS - Los Angeles-area food pantry operators say demand for free groceries has reached its highest level in recent memory as the sagging economy has hit not only the poor, but also middle- and upper-class ... read more >>
Committee Approves Ban on Fast Food in South L.A.
Written by Alice Walton, City News Service 31 July 2008
Concerned that South Los Angeles residents do not have adequate access to healthy food choices, a Los Angeles City Council committee unanimously called for a ban on opening fast-food restaurants in ... read more >>
Willie L. Brown
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 31 July 2008
 Mayor  Willie BrownIn addition to serving two terms as the first Black mayor of San Francisco, Willie L. Brown is also well known as the longest serving Speaker of the California Assembly. ... read more >>
Energizing Abroad
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 31 July 2008
Senator Barack Obama’s has engaged America like no other presidential candidate before him to live up to its ideals that “all men are created equal.” That statement may seem out of ... read more >>
Tragic Accident Claims Life of Bob Johnson
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 31 July 2008
One of Los Angeles’ most Beloved Business Leaders Relatives and friends of one of Los Angeles’ most successful Black businessmen are still reeling in shock and dismay this week after ... read more >>
A Rodeo All Our Own
Written by Ra’Kenna Joseph, Sentinel Intern 24 July 2008
Annual BPIR brings history and horses to Los Angeles Over the weekend, African American Cowboys, Cowgirls, and spectators alike flocked to the Industry Hills Expo Center for the 2008 Annual Bill Pickett ... read more >>
Alice A. Huffman: A Champion for the Rights of Others
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 24 July 2008
A powerful ally in the fight for justice and equality throughout the country Named by one of the leading newpapers in the nation, as one of the most powerful persons in California, Alice Huffman ... read more >>
Congress Expected to Pass Till Bill
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 24 July 2008
The United States Congress is expected to pass The Emmett Till Unsolved Civil Rights Crime Act, legislation that would authorize funding for the Justice department to hire investigators to solve civil ... read more >>
Rift Grows Between Martin Luther King Jr.’s Children, Climaxing with Recent Lawsuit
Written by Associated Press 24 July 2008
For years, they were the picture of solidarity: the four children of Martin Luther King Jr. carrying on the legacy of the civil rights icon. But a lawsuit over how their father’s estate is ... read more >>
David Dinkins
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 24 July 2008
  David DinkinsWhen David N. Dinkins became the first Black mayor of New York City, he completed a coast-to-coast phenomenon that started with Los Angeles, Chicago and several large urban municipalities ... read more >>
McCain Received ‘Polite’ Reception After Twice Snubbing NAACP
Written by Zenitha Prince Special to the NNPA from the Afro-American Newspapers 24 July 2008
“I am a candidate that seeks your vote and hopes to earn it,” Republican presidential nominee, Senator John McCain told members of the NAACP’s 99th convention July 16. “But whether ... read more >>

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