Thursday, August 28, 2014
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CHP seizes medical records of woman seen punched
Written by TAMI ABDOLLAH, Associated Press 17 July 2014
LOS ANGELES (AP) — California Highway Patrol investigators have seized the medical records of a woman seen on video being repeatedly punched by one of its officers on the side of a Los Angeles freeway.   Chris ... read more >>
Demand for Independent and FBI Query Ignites Community Activists
Written by Kimberlee Buck and Amen Oyiboke newsroom@lasentinel.net 17 July 2014
A COLLECTIVE DEMAND: Sentinel Publisher and Brotherhood Crusade Chairman Danny J. Bakewell Sr. convenes with community leaders, lawyers, and elected officials to declare their injustice in the beating ... read more >>
VIDEO: Marlene Pinnock Press Conference
Written by Sentinel Staff Report 11 July 2014
Community leaders converge in front of the Los Angeles Sentinel Newspaper for a press conference concerning the brutal beating of Marlene Pinnock by a California Highway Patrol ... watch video >>
George McKenna Receives Endorsement of Former LAUSD School Board Candidates
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 July 2014
McKenna heads to August 12 run-off election with the strong backing of fellow educators George McKenna, who with 45% of the vote nearly outright won the June 3 special election to replace deceased LAUSD ... read more >>
Special Needs Children Get Rare Swimming Pool Adventures In Compton “Special Needs Swim Adventurers Club”
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 July 2014
Compton City Council Member Janna Zurita (1st District) is determined to share with special needs children the fun of frolicking in swimming  pools like other kids this summer. Compton City Council ... read more >>
Police: Girl riding scooter killed by stray bullet
Written by Associated Press 11 July 2014
Genesis Rincon, 12, was shot while riding her scooter in Paterson. (photo courtesy of Facebook) A 12-year-old girl riding a scooter in a northern New Jersey neighborhood was struck and killed by a stray ... read more >>
Howard Named first African American, First Woman Naval Admira
Written by Staff and Wire report 10 July 2014
On July 1, Navy Admiral Michelle J. Howard became the first African American and first woman in that position in U.S. Naval history.  (file photo)  On July 1, Navy Admiral Michelle J. Howard became ... read more >>
Mother’s in Action to host 16th Annual Back to School Health and Family Festival
Written by Kimberlee Buck Sentinel Intern newsroom@lasentinel.net 10 July 2014
Mother’s in Action will host their 16th Annual Back to School Health &  Family Festival at the Los  Angeles Coliseum Saturday, July 19 from 10am- 3pm. For 16 years this event has been centered ... read more >>
Harold & Belles Hosts 6th Annual Summer Block Party & Crawfish Boil
Written by Sentinel News Service 10 July 2014
Harold & Belles has been a staple in the Black Community and the Jefferson Park Community of Los Angeles since 1969. This area was once one of the wealthiest areas with Edwardian, Craftsman and Art ... read more >>
Justice Sought for Black Woman Savagely Beaten by CHP Officer
Written by Kenneth D. Miller Assistant Managing Editor 10 July 2014
FREEWAY TRAGEDY: In this video still caught by an amateur cell phone, the unnamed White CHP officer is shown pummeling the defenseless Black woman 51-year old Marlene Pinnock on the 10 Freeway in Santa ... read more >>
Civil Rights leaders hold Press Conference about CHP beating
Written by Sentinel Staff Report 10 July 2014
  Maisha Allums, the daughter of Marlene Pinnock who was seen being beaten by a California Highway Patrol Officer on a viral video stands with the Attorney representing the family, Caree Harper at ... read more >>
Detroit: Disconnecting Water from People Who Cannot Pay is an Affront to Human Rights, Say UN Expert
Written by NNPA.org 03 July 2014
Nicole Hill holds up her past due water bill at her home in Detroit on June 25, 2014. Detroit Water department spokeswoman Curtrise Garner says service to 4,500 customers was cut last month, but more ... read more >>
Planned Parenthood Los Angeles Blasts Anti Birth Control Ruling
Written by City News Service 03 July 2014
The Supreme Court recently delivered its verdict in a case that weighs the religious rights of employers and the right of women to the birth control of their choice — a decision that stems from a suit ... read more >>
Judge dismisses Zimmerman's lawsuit against NBC
Written by Associated Press By MIKE SCHNEIDER 03 July 2014
George Zimmerman, acquitted last year of gunning down unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin recently had a defamation lawsuit against NBC dismissed  (AP photo) A Florida judge recently dismissed the defamation ... read more >>
Los Angeles Student Paints His Way to Win National 365 Black Community Choice Youth Award
Written by Sentinel News Service 03 July 2014
Los Angeles student Skyler Grey recently won a $10,000 scholarship and was chosen as one of two McDonald’s® 365Black® Community Choice Youth Award Honorees. (photo courtesy of 365Black Awards) An ... read more >>
A.G. Harris Raises The Voice of Civil Rights
Written by Kenneth D. Miller Assistant Managing Editor 03 July 2014
Hundreds Join First Black Attorney General for 50th Anniversary The First African American and woman California Attorney General Kamala V. Harris stood on a stage at the California African American ... read more >>
Councilman Curren Price supports the 100% student led market conversion in Southeast Los Angeles
Written by Alba Peña Sentinel Contributing Writer 03 July 2014
  On Saturday, June 21 Councilman Curren Price attended the Grand Re-Opening of the student-led market conversion at La Favorita Market, located across the street from Thomas Jefferson High School ... read more >>
Council President Herb Wesson led the City Hall honors for Dorsey High School
Written by Sentinel News Service 03 July 2014
(Photo courtesy of Herb Wesson’s office) Council President Herb Wesson led the City Hall honors for Dorsey High School for winning the LA City Baseball Division II Championship, their first ... read more >>
DORIS A. DAVIS: Compton’s First Black Female Mayor
Written by Sentinel Staff Report 03 July 2014
  Doris A. Davis earned a place in Black History and American History when she became the first African-American woman mayor of a metropolitan city in the United States in Compton in 1965.   The ... read more >>
A Look Inside Foster Care
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 03 July 2014
  (From Left to Right): Judge Michael Nash, Jeanne Pritzker, producer, Lauren Terp, journalist,  Lisa Ling, DCFS Public Affairs, Dominique Robinson, Neil Zanville, Armand Montiel and journalist/executive ... read more >>
VIDEO: Tavis Smiley on Ending Poverty
Written by Zon D'Amour 03 July 2014
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Safety report on Morgan crash raises new questions
Written by David Porter Associated Press 27 June 2014
This file photo originally provided by the New Jersey State Police shows Kevin Roper, a Wal-Mart truck driver from Georgia, who was charged with death by auto and four counts of assault by auto on the ... read more >>
More Relief for those with Student Loans
Written by Charlene Crowell NNPA Columnist 27 June 2014
At the White House on June 9, President Obama endorsed Senate and House bills that would allow student loan borrowers to refinance their loans into lower interest rates. (Sentinel file photo) With outstanding ... read more >>
Court Strikes Down Ban on Vehicle Living
Written by City News Service 27 June 2014
A federal appeals court panel struck down Los Angeles' ban on using parked vehicles as ``living quarters'' last week, ruling that the law is unconstitutional because it discriminates against the homeless ... read more >>

 

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