Saturday, October 25, 2014
President Obama Announces More Key Administration Posts
Written by LA Sentinel Wire Services 04 February 2014
President Obama Announces More Key Administration Posts   WASHINGTON, DC – Today, President Barack Obama announced his intent to nominate the following individuals to key Administration posts:   ·       Miranda ... read more >>
45 Years After Two Killings, Students Stop to Remember
Written by Princess Manasseh 04 February 2014
CANDLELIGHT: UCLA student adds a light to the vigil in memory of slain students Alprentice “Bunchy” Carter and John J. Huggins Jr. PHOTO Courtesy of UCLA ASU UCLA students commemorate the life and ... read more >>
South Africa: Platinum miners reject 9% hike
Written by Associated Press 31 January 2014
Union leader Joseph Mathunjwa, center, sings and dances with mine workers outside the Lonmin's platinum mine in Marikana near Rustenburg, South Africa, Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014. One of South Africa's ... read more >>
Senators defect from Nigerian president's party
Written by Associated Press 31 January 2014
Goodluck Jonathan, the Nigerian president, is facing a Boko Haram insurgency and a crisis within his party. (Photograph: Sunday Alamba/AP) Nigeria's leading opposition coalition says it has won over ... read more >>
French struggle to stop C. African Republic mobs
Written by JEROME DELAY Associated Press 31 January 2014
Looters take down the metal roofs from the mosque at the Place de la Reconciliation in the Miskin district of Bangui, Central African Republic, Wednesday Jan. 29, 2014. Fighting between rival Muslim ... read more >>
Small Business Roundup in Wilmington
Written by Sentinel News Service 30 January 2014
Board of Equalization Chairman, Jerome E. Horton (Courtesy Photo) Board of Equalization Chairman, Jerome E. Horton recently held the second of two small business seminars a month. Horton wants to ... read more >>
Metro Board of Directors Approves Plan to help Businesses During Construction of the Crenshaw/LAX rail line
Written by Sentinel News Service 30 January 2014
Los Angeles County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas The Metro Board of Directors Thursday January 23, approved a package of initiatives to help businesses that face economic losses due to construction ... read more >>
Assemblymember Holden introduces bill: Combat to College
Written by Sentinel News Service 30 January 2014
  AB 1557 to Give Returning Vets a Voice in Community College Leadership As the war in Afghanistan winds down, thousands of veterans are expected to fill seats at California’s public colleges and ... read more >>
Attorney General Kamala D. Harris Files Amicus Brief in U.S. Supreme Court Supporting Access to Comprehensive Healthcare for Women
Written by Sentinel News Service 30 January 2014
Attorney General Kamala D. Harris Attorney General Kamala D. Harris recently filed a friend-of-the-court brief in the U.S. Supreme Court asking it to strike down a lower court’s ruling that would ... read more >>
Author Traces Family Back to 18th Century America
Written by Jennifer Bihm, Sentinel Staff Writer 30 January 2014
I It all began with two documents. The first, said Lonnie R. Bunkley, author of “Journey to Freedom,” was an accounting of a slave who had been legally beaten to death in Alabama. The second was ... read more >>
Councilman Price Is Determined To Insure The 9th District Get's What Has Been “Promised”
Written by Danny J. Bakewell, Jr., Sentinel Executive Editor 30 January 2014
Like most South Los Angeles residents, Councilman Curren Price was shocked when he heard that South Los Angeles neighborhoods, particularly those in the 9th District, were excluded from receiving Federal ... read more >>
National Action Network to Honor Compton Mayor Brown
Written by Kenneth D. Miller, Assistant Managing Editor 30 January 2014
Compton Mayor Aja Brown National Action Network founder, Al Sharpton Black History Awards Luncheon Feb. 5 will also fete Bakewell Sr. Compton Mayor Aja Brown will be among the honorees at the inaugural ... read more >>
From Politics to the Pulpit: Jewett Walker Selected to Lead Local Church
Written by Sentinel News Service 30 January 2014
Pastor Jewett Walker 2014 saw a new face preaching from behind the pulpit at New Shady Grove Missionary Baptist Church on Manchester Avenue in South Los Angeles. After going without a pastor for three ... read more >>
Esteemed Educator George McKenna Enters Race for Los Angeles School Board
Written by Sentinel News Service 30 January 2014
Will Open Campaign Account with Donation from the Late Marguerite LaMotte’s Long-Time Partner Esteemed educator and school administrator Dr. George McKenna, III, whose turnaround of Washington Prep ... read more >>
Will Los Angeles Sever Ties with County Health Department?
Written by City News Service 30 January 2014
  In this file photo taken by AP Images for AIDS Healthcare Foundation, AIDS Healthcare Foundation volunteer, Julnelle Fortes demonstrates an HIV screening test on fellow volunteer Hector Alcantara. ... read more >>
City Residents Are Reminded to Bring Reusable Bags When Shopping
Written by Sentinel News Service 30 January 2014
Several weeks into the new year, the city of Los Angeles wants to remind residents to Bring Your Own Bag! when shopping at supermarkets and large grocers.  At the top of the new year, supermarkets and ... read more >>
Written by Sentinel News Service 30 January 2014
  More than 325 Southland residents gathered in Hawthorne on Saturday, Jan.18, to celebrate the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr.  The event was co-hosted by the South Coast Air Quality Management ... read more >>
President Obama Gives State of the Union Address
Written by Office of the Press Secretary 29 January 2014
Remarks of President Barack Obama...  Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Members of Congress, my fellow Americans: Today in America, a teacher spent extra time with a student who needed it, and did her ... read more >>
Senator Rod Wright Faces Eight Years Behind Bars
Written by Terri Vermeulen Keith, City News Service 28 January 2014
Senator Rod Wright (Sentinel File Photo) State Sen. Roderick Wright was convicted of multiple fraud and perjury charges for living outside the district he was elected to represent. Prosecutors said ... read more >>
Timothy Washington: Love Thy Neighbor
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 26 January 2014
Come and see one of the most unique, inspired and original art exhibits around by artist Timothy Washington. He has put together an experience dripping with history, spiritualism and humanity.Utilizing ... read more >>
Congresswoman Janice Hahn Welcomes U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx
Written by Sentinel Wire Services 24 January 2014
Congresswoman Janice Hahn (CA-44) released the following statement on U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx visit to the Port of Los Angeles this week: “As a representative of the country’s ... read more >>
Black Media Seeks Inclusion in Tobacco Settlement
Written by George E. Curry NNPA Editor-in-Chief 23 January 2014
  The National Association of Newspaper Publishers (NNPA) and the National Association of Black Owned Broadcasters (NABOB), two industry trade associations whose members reach more than 95 percent of ... read more >>
Congressional Black Caucus Faces Tough Battles in 113th Congress
Written by Zenitha Prince Special to the NNPA from the Afro-American Newspaper 23 January 2014
  Rep. Marcia Fudge, D-Ohio, center, talks with Rep. Cedric Richmond, D-La., left, and Rep. Yvette Clarke, D-N.Y., right, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012, following a closed-door ... read more >>
Ground Breaks on First Crenshaw Rail in 59 Years
Written by Kenneth D. Miller, Assistant Managing Editor 23 January 2014
Federal and Local Officials Celebrate New Beginning Many of the federal and local officials were not even born when the Crenshaw community had its last rail transportation, but all celebrated in the ... read more >>
Leola Sudduth Kennedy laid to rest
Written by Staff and wire report 23 January 2014
Leola Sudduth Kennedy Family and friends are celebrating the life of their matriarch Leola Sudduth Kennedy, who died in her Pasadena home on January 2. “My mother was a very humble woman who dedicated ... read more >>

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