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Waters Convenes South Bay Mayors To Maximize Economic Recovery
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 26 February 2009
Immediately following President Barack Obama's signature on the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (H.R. 1), Congresswoman Maxine Waters recently convened a roundtable meeting with several ... read more >>
NAACP President/CEO Jealous on Public Apology from K. Rupert Murdoch
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 February 2009
NAACP actions planned in over 70 cities at Fox affiliates Thursday, February 26 We welcome Rupert Murdoch's statement that the New York Post will endeavor to be more sensitive to the communities ... read more >>
New Governor Says Burris Should Resign
Written by Associated Press 26 February 2009
Gov. Pat Quinn on Friday called on fellow Democrat Roland Burris to resign from the U.S. Senate, saying the controversy surrounding Burris' appointment to the seat was hurting the state and his ... read more >>
Attorney Charged in Shooting NBA Player Ex-Girlfriend
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 February 2009
A 36-year-old attorney fatally shot the former girlfriend and infant daughter of New York Knicks player Eddy Curry during a domestic-related dispute, according to police and published reports. Fredrick ... read more >>
Son Stabs Mom to Death
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 February 2009
Police are investigating the murder of a 47-year-old mother, killed at the hands of her own son, in their home in the 22100 block of James Alan Circle On February 22, 2009, at around 10:45 a.m., Los ... read more >>
Rail Safety Board Officially Denies MTA's Plans Near Dorsey H.S.
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 February 2009
The landmark decision at Dorsey is a major victory for a vocal South L.A. group. A backroom deal brokered by a former Enron lobbyist and pushed by Westside politician Zev Yaroslavsky led to a previously ... read more >>
Curren Price Brings Free Child Car Safety Information to Ladera Shopping Center
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 26 February 2009
Assemblymember Curren Price who presently represents California's 51st Assembly District, and is a leading candidate in the upcoming Senate race to replace Los Angeles County Supervisor Mark ... read more >>
California Legislature's Challenge to Prop. 8
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 February 2009
Resolution would put California legislature on record as opposing Prop. 8 and urging California Supreme Court to overturn it The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People today announced ... read more >>
SCLC and CCAA Hosts Town Hall
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 26 February 2009
The Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC), Community Call 2 Action and Accountability (CCAA), and the Black Education Task Force held a town hall meeting entitled "Reversing the Education ... read more >>
New Frontier Democratic Club Candidates Forum
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 26 February 2009
The New Frontier Democratic Club, founded in 1960 and the largest and oldest historically African American Democratic club in the nation, recently hosted a Candidates Forum in the hotly contested, ... read more >>
LA sheriff could free 4,000 inmates due to budget
Written by Thomas Watkins (Associated Press) 26 February 2009
The head of the nation's largest sheriff's department is warning that nearly 4,000 jail inmates might be released early and about 600 deputy and professional positions could be eliminated to ... read more >>
Countdown of the First Hundred Days
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 26 February 2009
The Stimulus Bill has been passed and the President has outlined his plans in an address to a Joint Session of Congress On Tuesday evening, President Barack Obama delivered his first address to a ... read more >>
Queen Bess, First Black Pilot
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 26 February 2009
Elizabeth Bessie Coleman was a maverick in the sky, and an African American and woman pioneer. She was the first African American to become an airplane pilot, and the first American of any race or ... read more >>
Bass Fights for Our Agenda
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 26 February 2009
 African American Assembly Speaker kept Republicans from destroying our community programsThe first African American woman to become state Assembly Speaker Karen Bass went to Sacramento to increase ... read more >>
Broadway Federal Bank Appoints New President
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 19 February 2009
With Wayne-Kent A. Bradshaw on its managing team, Broadway’s future looks brighter and better in today’s financial downturns. With the economic crisis taking a tremendous toll on ... read more >>
PATRICE LUMUMBA
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 19 February 2009
"Legendary freedom fighter and founding Prime Minister of the Democratic Republic of the Congo" "What we want for our country is its right to an honorable life, to a dignity without ... read more >>
Greuel Supports Purple Heart
Written by Sentinel News Service 19 February 2009
The Los Angeles Police Protective League (LAPPL) today urged city officials to move quickly in establishing a Purple Heart award. At a recent meeting of the Los Angeles Police Commission, Commissioner ... read more >>
Senator Feinstein Introduces Resolution Honoring the Life of Lawrence "Larry" King
Written by Sentinel News Service 19 February 2009
15-year-old Oxnard Boy was Shot One Year Ago Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) introduced a resolution honoring Lawrence "Larry" King, a 15-year-old Oxnard boy ... read more >>
Reddock Endorsed by L.A. Area Chamber of Commerce
Written by Sentinel News Service 19 February 2009
L.A. Community College Board Trustee Angela J. Reddock today announced the L.A. Area Chamber of Commerce has endorsed her in her campaign for election to the L.A. Community College District's Board ... read more >>
Earthquake Preparedness: "What's Next"
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 19 February 2009
Curren D. Price, Jr., currently the California Assembly Member for the 51st District, and Democrat Candidate for California's 26th Senate District, the vacancy created by the election of 2nd District ... read more >>
ABCA to Honor Supervisor Yvonne Burke (Ret.) at Annual Black History Month Luncheon
Written by Sentinel News Service 19 February 2009
The Association of Black City Attorneys (ABCA) is holding its annual luncheon on Thursday, February 19, 2009 from 11:30 - 1:30 p.m. at the African American Fire Fighter Museum, 1401 S. Central Ave., ... read more >>
Collection on L.A. Journalist Larry Aubry
Written by Sentinel News Service 19 February 2009
Newest Addition to in-depth Community Archives on L.A. Black History The Southern California Library welcomes the newest addition to its rare collections on L.A.'s history of community change: ... read more >>
Villaraigosa Opens Crenshaw Office
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 19 February 2009
With the March 3 Los Angeles mayoral election drawing closer, Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa is hitting the streets for his re-election campaign as he opened a campaign office this week in South Los Angeles. ... read more >>
Tavis Smiley: 'State of The Black Union'
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 19 February 2009
Returns to Where it all Began in L.A. National television host and renown book author Tavis Smiley returns to the Southland for his 10th annual 'State of the Black Union' three days symposium ... read more >>
President Obama Signs $787 Billion Stimulus Bill
Written by Sentinel News Service 19 February 2009
Racing to reverse the country's economic spiral, President Barack Obama signed the mammoth stimulus package into law Tuesday and readied a new $50 billion foreclosure rescue for legions of Americans ... read more >>

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