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“McCain is out of touch on the economy.”
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 18 September 2008
With the country’s economy in chaos, it is important for the next president to understand the fundamentals of economics. The most recent challenge to dominate the presidential campaign is the ... read more >>
Mother Makes Urgent Plea for Return of Missing Daughter
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 18 September 2008
Father Primary Suspect in Child's Disappearance Racquel Butler has been franticly searching for the whereabouts of her seven-year-old daughter Zaria Marceo, who has been missing since September ... read more >>
New EPMG President Austin Promises More Advertising Opportunities for Black Press
Written by Super User 11 September 2008
The Ethnic Print Media Group (EPMG), which represents more than 1,200 Black, Hispanic and Asian newspapers around the country, have introduced Gabrielle Austin as their new president.Austin brings nearly ... read more >>
Two Southland Labor Leaders Elected to AFSCME’s National Board
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 11 September 2008
AFSCME ELECTS INTERNATIONAL OFFICERS:?Left to right, Ralph Miller, president of AFSCME?Local 685 with vice-president elect and honorees, Lakesha Harrison and Doug Moore.Two of Southern California’s ... read more >>
Warith Deen Mohammed Passes
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 11 September 2008
He turned the Nation of Islam towards the East and incorporated the fundamentals of Orthodox Islam to his followers. Imam Warith Deen Mohammed, the spiritual leader of the American Muslim Community, ... read more >>
Compton City Council to Call for Investigation of City’s Dealings with Tyrone Freeman
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 September 2008
During the Compton City Council meeting this week, council members called for City Attorney Craig J. Cornwell to continue his investigations into activities that may have long-range implications for ... read more >>
Reparations Crusader Decries Sharecropper Slavery: March on Washington Planned for October 24
Written by By Earnest McBride, Special to the NNPA from the Jackson Advocate 11 September 2008
Black slavery continued long after the Civil War under the guise of sharecropping and tenant farming, says a crusading California minister who has issued a call nationally for a four-day reparations ... read more >>
Home Search Questioned as Elderly Woman Says Police Ransacked Wrong House
Written by Bill Beene, Special to the NNPA from the St. Louis American 11 September 2008
Amid fumes of a federal investigation into the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department and its towing scandal, an elderly woman and others protested Aug. 29 in North St. Louis, charging that city cops ... read more >>
Mayor Kilpatrick Makes Plea Deal; Resigns
Written by Special to the NNPA from the Michigan Chronicle 11 September 2008
Detroit’s youngest mayor is now the first to leave office in disgrace. In a plea deal made Sept. 4, Kilpatrick pled guilty to two counts of obstruction of justice, admitting to perjury during ... read more >>
World News Briefs (9-11-08 Edition)
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 September 2008
Disturbances Mar Election Run Up Special to the NNPA from GIN With Ghana’s national elections only four months away, campaigning has hit a rough patch, including arson attacks on an opposition ... read more >>

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Local Artist and International Icon Remembered
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 11 September 2008
Internationally renowned sculptor and painter Tina Allen passed away Tuesday, September 9. Her creations have appeared in some of the most prestigious galleries in the United States and abroad. Tina’s ... read more >>
Council Offers Reward in Serial Killer Case
Written by Alice Walton, City News Service 11 September 2008
A $500,000 reward was offered last week for information leading to the arrest and conviction of a serial killer believed to be responsible for at least 11 murders in South Los Angeles between 1985 and ... read more >>
El Camino Students Put on Sexual Assault Alert
Written by City News Service 11 September 2008
CNS - Flyers circulating on the campus of El Camino College urged students this week to take precautions following an attempted sexual assault targeting a young woman. The student was walking alone ... read more >>
City Attorney Seeks Injunction Against Six South L.A. Gangs
Written by City News Service 11 September 2008
CNS - The City Attorney’s Office sought an injunction September 5 that would prevent members of six South Los Angeles gangs from associating in public or possessing weapons and graffiti tools. ... read more >>
LAX Employee Charged with Immigrant Smuggling
Written by City News Service 11 September 2008
CNS - A longtime elevator mechanic at LAX has been charged with smuggling illegal immigrants into the United States by leading them out of the terminal before they were inspected by federal authorities, ... read more >>
Duke Ellington
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 11 September 2008
 Duke EllingtonBorn Edward Kennedy Ellington, the masterful music he made and left a distinguished legacy to the world. As one of the most important composers in the history of jazz, “Duke” ... read more >>
Obama Supports LAX Strikers
Written by City News Service 11 September 2008
CNS - Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama announced his support last Thursday for airline service workers at Los Angeles International Airport—six days after those employees put ... read more >>
Organizers Fight Back
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 11 September 2008
A Community Organizer enjoys the task of connecting people and politics. Senator Barack Obama comes from a long line of honorable men and women, who devoted their lives for the better of the neighborhoods, ... read more >>
Stevie Wonder Donates $5,000 to Actor Isaiah Washington
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 28 August 2008
‘Reach One Million Campaign’ to Help Children in Sierra Leone On Thursday, August 21, during ‘Stevie Wonder’s Morning Thunder Thousand Dollar Thursday’ radio show, ... read more >>
Police Union Appeals Financial Disclosure Ruling
Written by City News Service 28 August 2008
CNS—The union representing the Los Angeles Police Department’s officers announced last Friday it will appeal a federal judge’s ruling lifting a temporary restraining order that had ... read more >>
2008 Democratic National Convention Podium Schedule Thursday, August 28, 2008
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 28 August 2008
"Change You Can Believe In"Time Shown as local – Denver, Colorado MST 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM (LOCAL)Live Performances (before gavel) Yonder Mountain String Band PerformanceJeff Austin, Adam Aijala, Ben ... read more >>
Shirley Clarke Franklin
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 28 August 2008
Mayor Shirley Clarke FranklinIn 2005, Mayor Shirley Clarke Franklin of Atlanta was named one of the top five best big-city mayors and one of the best leaders. She was the first woman ever to be elected ... read more >>
GOVERNOR BILL RICHARDSON TO SPEAK THURSDAY NIGHT AT INVESCO FIELD AT MILE HIGH
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 28 August 2008
DENVER – The Democratic National Convention Committee (DNCC) issued the following statement today on New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson’s speaking role during Thursday night’s Convention ... read more >>
Kamala Harris, Attorney General California or United States?
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 28 August 2008
The district attorney of San Francisco is a rising star in the world of progressive politics. Kamala Harris, the district attorney of San Francisco, was one of Senator Barack Obama’s elite team ... read more >>
Play Brings Legacy to New Generation
Written by Ra’Kenna Joseph, Sentinel Intern 28 August 2008
“Even though slavery was abolished in 1865, many southern African Americans remained in debt and servitude until the 1970s,” said Dr. Linda Bannister, producer and co-playwright of Turpentine ... read more >>

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