Friday, March 27, 2015
UNEQUIVOCAL: Senator Clinton Urges Democrats to fight for Obama
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 26 August 2008
DENVER - New York Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton delivered a breathtaking speech during the Democratic National Convention in Denver soliciting the support of her followers in electing Barack Obama, ... read more >>
Democrats Bicker Over how Hard to Hit McCain
Written by SCOTT LINDLAW, Associated Press 26 August 2008
DENVER (AP) -- Democrats bickered among themselves Tuesday about how hard to attack John McCain as the party's former dominant couple - Bill and Hillary Rodham Clinton - took center stage at Barack ... read more >>
Full Text of Michelle Obama's DNC Speech
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 25 August 2008
Michelle Obama during speech at the 2008 Democratic National ConventionThe following are prepared remarks by Michelle Obama, wife of Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama, for her address to ... read more >>
Obama Picks Joe Biden as Running Mate
Written by Jennifer Bihm (Contributing Writer) 23 August 2008
Barack Obama has chosen Delaware Senator Joseph Biden to be his running mate for the 2008 presidential election. Obama posted the official announcement on his website and sent out a text message around ... read more >>
Summer Soul Jam – Sun and Fun in Compton
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 21 August 2008
Rickey Minor brilliance elevates Compton concert to another orbitThe City of Compton shall return to normal this week after yet another stunningly spectacular showcase of the annual Summer Soul Jam concert ... read more >>
The Presidential “Veep-Stakes.”
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 20 August 2008
The Democratic Convention will take place next week in Denver Colorado and its historic significance is an internationally recognized moment in time. The talk of the town is the presidential “veep-stakes.” ... read more >>
Residents in Community of Historic Homes Opposed to New Developments
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 20 August 2008
Residents of the 600 block or E. 52nd Place are fighting developers to save the historic homes in their neighborhood. The Tifal Brothers built the craftsman homes on 52nd Place, between Avalon and McKinley, ... read more >>
Najee Ali gets 4 years in Prison
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 19 August 2008
Many people are saying that this time the criminal justice system has worked for the community Najee Ali received four years in state prison today for attempted bribery after he pleaded ‘no ... read more >>
Isaac Hayes
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 14 August 2008
  1942 - 2008Isaac Hayes was called the Black Moses, but he would always let it be known that he was the Moses of Music and nothing more. As one of the leading artists for Stax Records, Hayes ... read more >>
Paying for Paul and Patricia
Written by Ra’Kenna Joseph, LA Sentinel Intern 14 August 2008
LA County brings awareness during “child support awareness” month The Los Angeles County Child Support Services Department (CSSD) has created an array of community outreach programs during ... read more >>
VP Running Mate
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 14 August 2008
Choosing the vice presidential running mate is one of the most important decisions a candidate will make before becoming president. It is most significant for Senator Barack Obama in this election year ... read more >>
Marlton Square
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 14 August 2008
For years the Marlton Square Shopping Plaza has been an eyesore in the community. With a sale pending, residents hope  that the new owner(s) may be able to revitalize the area. On May 6, the ... read more >>
Benbow and CDD Traversing Through Budget Cuts
Written by Jennifer Bihm (Contributing Writer) 14 August 2008
“Where is the help needed most? How can we spend what has become precious few dollars in the best ways? That is a discussion we have everyday,” said Richard Benbow, general manager of Los Angeles’ ... read more >>
Bernie Mac Dead at Age 50
Written by F.N. D\'ALESSIO, Associated Press 09 August 2008
CHICAGO (AP) -- Bernie Mac, the actor and comedian who teamed up in the casino heist caper "Ocean's Eleven" and gained a prestigious Peabody Award for his sitcom "The Bernie Mac ... read more >>
Howard University Kicks off $75 Million Fundraiser for New School of Communications
Written by La Risa Lynch, NNPA Special Correspondent 07 August 2008
Black Press to Occupy Wing in the Building Howard University has embarked upon an aggressive fund-raising campaign to raise $75 million to build a new home for the John H. Johnson School of Communications. ... read more >>
Global AIDS Epidemic Zeroes in on Black America
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 07 August 2008
Catastrophic statistics indicate a red warning zone MEXICO CITY - Phill Wilson, founder and CEO of the Black AIDS Institute of Los Angeles, wishes now that African Americans would have took the ... read more >>
Black Schools Neglected, Says Plaintiffs in DISD Lawsuit
Written by Gordon Jackson, Special to the NNPA from the Dallas Examiner 07 August 2008
For plaintiffs in a lawsuit against the Dallas Independent School District, the question is not what the district trustees say they’re going to do, but more a matter of “What have you done ... read more >>
House’s Slavery Apology Rebuked, Called a ‘Stunt’
Written by Eric Mayes 07 August 2008
An official apology for slavery and Jim Crow from the U.S. House of Representatives provoked mixed emotions in Philadelphia last week. For J. Whyatt Mondesire, president of the Philadelphia Chapter ... read more >>
Investigators: Millions of Medicare Dollars at Risk Due to Poor Oversight of Medical Suppliers
Written by Hope Yen, Associated Press 07 August 2008
The government is putting millions of Medicare dollars at risk by authorizing fictitious sellers of wheelchairs, prosthetics and other medical supplies to submit reimbursement claims with only limited ... read more >>
Mike Davis Gets Bill Approved Protecting California’s Troops and Their Jobs
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 07 August 2008
Assemblyman Mike Davis announced recently that Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has signed AB 2449 (Davis). “This bill will help protect the jobs of our military men and women who have fought and are ... read more >>
Annual Back to School Event Scheduled for August 30
Written by Jennifer Bihm (Contributing Writer) 07 August 2008
A student gets free dental care at last year’s Back to School Health and Family Festival in Exposition Park.“Kids [often] fail in school when they have a hard time hearing or when they can’t ... read more >>
L.A. Colleges Need More Funding
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 07 August 2008
"As a member of the Board of Trustees of the Los Angeles Community College District, I am particularly excited about Measure J and believe it is critical to the continued growth of our local ... read more >>
Balancing the Budget on the Backs of Working People
Written by Super User 07 August 2008
The aftermath of Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger’s decision to temporarily cut the pay of nearly 200,000 state employees and lay off 10,000 of their part-time co-workers has created more hurdles for residents ... read more >>
Be Ready for an Earthquake
Written by Sentinel News Service 07 August 2008
Just Be Ready: Prepare Together Emergency Preparedness Campaign Outlines 10 Essential Items for Your Earthquake Kit A recent study by a group of earthquake experts states that there is a 67 percent ... read more >>
Prevent Stormwater Pollution in Los Angeles
Written by A message from the LA Stormwater Program 07 August 2008
Take a look down when you walk down any city street in Los Angeles. What do you see? Chances are, you will see some of the same items over and over again—cigarette butts, plastic bags, bottles and ... read more >>

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