Friday, October 31, 2014
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Free Clinic Coming to Sports Arena
Written by Sentinel News Service 04 September 2014
Wristbands for a free health care clinic coming to the Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena Sept. 11-14 will be handed out Sept. 7. The wristbands, the equivalent of registration, will be available starting ... read more >>
CJ’s Wings set to score at the 2014 Taste of Soul
Written by Edward Rice, III, Contributing Writer 04 September 2014
The CJ's Wings Food Truck (courtesy photo) As any Taste of Soul patron can attest, chicken is as much a staple of the event as music and family fun. Taste of Soul vendors work ... read more >>
Eyewitness Ferguson: what I saw, heard, felt, experienced
Written by Charlene Muhammad Sentinel Contributing Writer 03 September 2014
  As I write this, thousands are marching to the police station from the place where Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson shot reportedly execution-style unarmed teen Michael Brown, Jr. on August ... read more >>
Black Males Buried Too Soon
Written by Amen Oyiboke Contributing Writer 28 August 2014
Hundreds join in a march and rally along Broadway to protest the fatal police shooting of Ezell Ford, who died during a confrontation with police in South Los Angeles on Thursday Aug. 14, 2014. ... read more >>
McConnell Details GOP Strategy to Derail Obama’s Last Two Years
Written by Zenitha Prince Special to the NNPA from The Afro-American Newspaper 28 August 2014
If Republicans have their way, the last years of Barack Obama’s presidency will be a doozy. In an interview with Politico, Kentucky Republican Sen. Mitch McConnell laid out a game plan for reining ... read more >>
Q-and-A on Westerners who join the fight in Syria
Written by By AMY FORLITI Associated Press 28 August 2014
This March 23, 2008 photo provided by the Hennepin County, Minn. Sheriff's Office shows Douglas McAuthur McCain. On Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, a U.S. official said McCain, a U.S. citizen, is believed to ... read more >>
Man arraigned in wife's death; kids still missing
Written by By COREY WILLIAMS Associated Press 28 August 2014
A family member wears a shirt with the images of Alicia Fox's missing children, Kaylan and Kristian, after Erin Justice appeared during a video arraignment on murder charges in 36th District Court in ... read more >>
Congressman James Clyburn in Los Angeles for Book Signing
Written by Sentinel News Service 28 August 2014
Congressman James Clyburn (Dem. – South Carolina, 6th Congressional District)   The Honorable James Clyburn will be visiting Los Angeles on Friday, September 5, 2014 for the book signing of his ... read more >>
“Young, Black and Unarmed”
Written by CLBC Special to the Sentinel 28 August 2014
In a Monday, Aug. 18, 2014 file photo, protestors autograph a sketch of Michael Brown during a protest, in Atlanta. Michael Brown Jr. was on the verge of starting college, eager to launch himself ... read more >>
An Emotional Dr. George McKenna is Officially Sworn In!!!
Written by Kenneth D. Miller Assistant Managing Editor 28 August 2014
Holding on to the cherished memories of his late friends Brenda Marsh-Mitchell and Marguerite LaMotte, District 1 Seat LAUSD Board Member Dr. George McKenna took the oath to fill out LaMotte’s term ... read more >>
Music Mogul Suge Knight Shot at Night Club
Written by Associated Press 25 August 2014
Death Row Records founder and rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight was injured in an early morning shooting Sunday 24 in a packed nightclub but was expected to survive, a Los Angeles County sheriff's sergeant ... read more >>
Obama steps into another racially charged incident
Written by JULIE PACE Associated Press 21 August 2014
President Barack Obama speaks about the situations in Iraq and in Ferguson, Mo., Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014, in Edgartown, Mass., his second statement to the media during the Obama family vacation on the ... read more >>
Family Cries for Justice for Ezell Ford
Written by Kenneth D. Miller, Assistant Managing Editor 21 August 2014
 Ezell Ford was fatally shot by the LAPD on August 11 one block away from his home on 65th Street and Broadway. The 25-year old was pronounced dead from his injuries at California Hospital later that ... read more >>
County of Los Angeles Public Library to Restore Its Service Hours
Written by Sentinel News Service 21 August 2014
The County of Los Angeles Public Library will restore its service hours at libraries that had hours reduced in 2009 – 2010, effective Tuesday, September 2.  Libraries have evolved into community centers ... read more >>
L.A. County ‘Safety Net ‘ Hospitals in Danger
Written by Sentinel News Service 21 August 2014
St. Francis Medical Center in Lynwood is one of six California “safety net” hospitals in danger of bankruptcy if it is sold to for profit Prime Healthcare. State legislators, community members, ... read more >>
Water Bond to Bring Millions for South L.A. Conservation Efforts
Written by Sentinel News Service 21 August 2014
  A bill co-authored by Senator Holly J. Mitchell (D-Los Angeles) to put on November’s ballot a water bond measure needed for drought relief has been passed by the Legislature with broad, bipartisan ... read more >>
Donating Blood Saves Lives
Written by Brian W. Carter Sentinel Staff Writer brian@lasentinel.net 21 August 2014
Sabriya's Castle of Fun Foundation continues to spread the word and increase the knowledge about the importance of blood donation and lives that it can save. Sabriya's Castle of Fun Foundation Annual ... read more >>
Actor Michael Jace Pleads Not Guilty to Wife's Shooting Death
Written by City News Service 21 August 2014
April Jace, 40 was reportedly shot by husband, actor Michale Jace around 8:30 p.m. May 19. Michael Jace, best known for portraying a Los Angeles police officer on the television drama ``The Shield,'' ... read more >>
One Man’s Vision of Haiti and Education
Written by Amen Oyiboke Contributing Writer 21 August 2014
Local Photographer Christopher Michael makes a documentary about Haiti’s history while doing humanitarian work   Photographer Christopher Michael recently made a trip to Haiti to donate his ... read more >>
Blacks Suffer Because Shortage of Organ Donors
Written by Jazelle Hunt Washington Correspondent 14 August 2014
Everett Lee (right) with his wife and daughters in 2012. Lee’s leukemia has been in remission 12 years, thanks to a bone marrow transplant. Photo courtesy Everett Lee.  At the start of 2002, Everett ... read more >>
Black Unemployment Rate Increases
Written by Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent 14 August 2014
Valerie Wilson sees good news (NNPA File Photo by Freddie Allen).  The Black unemployment rate climbed from 10.7 percent in June to 11.4 percent in July, an increased attributed to more African Americans ... read more >>
Harlem Street Renamed After Literary Icon James Baldwin
Written by Roberto Alejandro Special to the NNPA from the Afro-American Newspaper 14 August 2014
The Harlem high school James Baldwin attended now sits at 22 East James Baldwin Place after a section of 128th Street in New York City was renamed in honor of the literary icon. The renaming ceremony ... read more >>
American Lung Association Helps Students with Asthma Return to School
Written by Sentinel News Service 14 August 2014
Lung Association Recognizes Asthma-Friendly Schools and Offers Back-to-School Checklist for Students with Asthma As summer winds down, families across the nation are beginning to prepare for the new ... read more >>
Single Mom Planet Looks Out For Mothers
Written by Maya Humes Sentinel Intern 14 August 2014
Single Mother Neferteri Shepherd founds non-profit to empower fellow single mothers  Today, there are 12 million single parent families in the United States. Single mothers head more than 80% of those ... read more >>
LAPD Alleged to be Downplaying Violent Assaults
Written by City News Service 14 August 2014
The Los Angeles police Department misclassified nearly 1,200 violent crimes during a one-year span ending in September 2013, including hundreds of stabbings, beatings and robberies, forestalling the ... read more >>

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