Texas executes woman for starvation of boy, 9
Written by MICHAEL GRACZYK Associated Press 18 September 2014
This undated handout photo provided by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice shows Lisa Ann Coleman. On Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014, Coleman is set for execution for the 9-year-old Davontae Williams' ... read more >>
This Week: Black History
Written by Amen Oyiboke, Contributing Writer 18 September 2014
(Jimi Hendrix) September 18 1850- As part of the Compromise of 1850, U.S. Congress passed the Fugitive Slave Law. It required that all escaped slaves were, upon capture, to be returned to their masters ... read more >>
Football Season Brings Hidden Dangers of Sickle Cell Trait into the Spotlight
Written by Jennifer Jing, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles 18 September 2014
From 2000 to 2014, nine collegiate football players unexpectedly collapsed and died during training. The cause? Muscle breakdown leading to organ failure. While in top physical shape, these players were ... read more >>
Sickle Cell Disease: Transitioning from Pediatric to Adult Care
Written by Jacquelyn Baskin, MD Dawn P. Canada, LCSW Anne Nord, RN, Clinical Research Nurse II 18 September 2014
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L.A. County Issues Heat Safety Tips
Written by Sentinel News Service 18 September 2014
The National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) National Weather Service (NWS) recently announced it is forecasting extended periods of hot temperatures for Los Angeles County areas including the ... read more >>
What South Africa Taught Me
Written by Ashley Nash, Contributing Writer 18 September 2014
  Bo-Kaap, known as a historical hub of Cape Malay culture.  “I never knew what to expect before coming, but I know now that I couldn’t have ever fathomed what this trip gave me: a stronger love ... read more >>
Taste of Soul Festival Moves Ahead in Full Steam
Written by Amen Oyiboke Contributing Writer 18 September 2014
Four-Chair Members Return for the October 18th event   The 9th Annual Taste of Soul Festival is quickly approaching and the momentum behind the event is quickly growing speed. This week founder ... read more >>
Waters, Coalition Call for Justice for Police Brutality Victims
Written by Jennifer Bihm 18 September 2014
Marlene Pinnock is joined by her attorney Caree Harper at a September 12 press conference near Gardena. Nearly 100 women joined Congresswoman Maxine Waters who called the press conference to urge ... read more >>
It’s Time To Give Blood—Save a Life
Written by Sentinel Staff Report 18 September 2014
Sabriya's Castle of Fun Foundation’s annual blood drive is right around the corner with the power to give life to those in need.   Sign up now to give or become a volunteer >> (Walk-ins ... read more >>
Face Forward Foundation Hosts Gala
Written by Amen Oyiboke, Contributing Writer 18 September 2014
SUGAR SHANE MOSLEY AT FACE FORWARD FOUNDATION GALA (photo by Faye Sadou) Celebrities packed the Biltmore Hotel to raise money for domestic abuse victims    Face Forward Foundation hosted ... read more >>
C-Minus Effort is Enough for ‘Money to Cash In
Written by Kenneth D. Miller, Sports Editor 14 September 2014
  LAS VEGAS— Floyd ‘Money’ Mayweather graded his own effort against Marcos Maidana as a C-minus although he captured a unanimous decision to improve to 47-0 in front of a capacity crowd at the ... read more >>
Looking Like New Money; Mayweather Ripped and Ready
Written by Kenneth D. Miller, Assistant Managing Editor 13 September 2014
  FLOYD 'MONEY' MAYWEATHER is ripped and ready to roar. Here he is on the scales Friday September 12 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena weighing in at 146 and a half pounds. TRAVON WALLER PHOTO LAS VEGAS ... read more >>
Felon seen on Twitter holding guns gets 18 months
Written by DENISE LAVOIE Associated Press 11 September 2014
In this undated image released by the U.S. Attorney's Office in Boston, Kwmaine Davis holds a firearm in a photo he posted on Twitter. Davis was sentenced Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014, to 18 months in prison ... read more >>
Obama orders airstrikes in Syria for first time
Written by JULIE PACE Associated Press 11 September 2014
In this undated file image posted on a militant website on Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014, which has been verified and is consistent with other AP reporting, fighters from the Islamic State group march in Raqqa, ... read more >>
Texas executes man who killed ex-wife, her brother
Written by MICHAEL GRACZYK Associated Press 11 September 2014
In a July 30, 2014 photo, condemned inmate Willie Trottie poses in a visiting cage outside death row at the Polunsky Unit, in Livingston, Texas. Trottie is scheduled to be executed Wednesday, Sept. 10 ... read more >>
US gives ambulances to Sierra Leone to fight Ebola
Written by CLARENCE ROY-MACAULAY and KABBA KARGBO Associated Press 11 September 2014
Five ambulances that were donated by the U.S. to help combat the Ebola virus are lined up following a ceremony attended by Sierra Leone's president Ernest Bai Koroma, in Freetown, Sierra Leone, Wednesday, ... read more >>
Lawsuit filed over inmate's death in NYC cell
Written by JAKE PEARSON Associated Press 11 September 2014
Beverly Ann Griffin, the mother of Bradley Ballard, cries as her lawyer, Jonathan Abady, speaks during a news conference in New York, Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014 after Griffin filed a wrongful death lawsuit ... read more >>
Brenda Marsh Mitchell Square Approved by City Council
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 September 2014
  City Council President Herb Wesson has announced that the Los Angeles City Council has unanimously approved the creation of Brenda Marsh Mitchell Square at the intersection of Coliseum Street and ... read more >>
Blessed Assurance: James Clyburn Signs Books of Historical Journey
Written by Kenneth D. Miller Assistant Managing Editor 11 September 2014
Photo By Troy Tieuel Generations of power and influence greet political icon in L.A. Flanked by congressional colleagues, a new generation of political novices, an educational pioneer, ... read more >>
Dr. Verna and Peter Dauterive Make Historic Gift of Love to USC
Written by Kenneth D. Miller Assistant Managing Editor By Amen Oyiboke Contributing Writer 11 September 2014
They met in the Doheny Library on the campus of USC in the mid 40s during a time when there were very few African Americans attending the University of Southern California.  Peter was attending USC after ... read more >>
California Endowment joins Taste of Soul
Written by Kenneth Miller Assistant Managing Editor 11 September 2014
The California Endowment under the leadership of Robert (Bob) K. Ross will join the ninth annual Taste of Soul as one of its sponsors on October 18 CEO Bob Ross Continues Support of Black ... read more >>
This Week In Black History
Written by Amen Oyiboke, Contributing Writer 11 September 2014
(Quincy Jones) September 11 1851- African Americans routed a band of slave catchers attempting on enslaving escaped slaves in Christiana, Pennsylvania. One white was killed and one wounded. 1965- ... read more >>
Elderly Couple Demands LAPD Pay For Damage to their Home
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 September 2014
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West Basin Awarded Half a Million for Saving Energy and Water
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 September 2014
West Basin Municipal Water District (West Basin) was awarded $538,530 by Southern California Edison for implementing energy-efficient improvements during its most recent expansion of the Edward C. Little ... read more >>
Taylor Insurance Celebrates 1 Year of Successfully Advising Clients
Written by Troy Tieuel Sentinel Contributing Writer 10 September 2014
  Partners:  Taylor Insurance and Financial Services is run by its president, Eszylfie Taylor (left) and Senior Agent, Glenn Crawford (right). Photo By: Troy Tieuel   One of the most fundamental ... read more >>

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