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Wesson Brings Huizar to the Community
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 23 April 2009
Councilmember Jose Huizar As a newly-appointed member of the Metro Board of Directors, Councilman Jose Huizar accompanied Councilman Herb Wesson on his first official trip to the Sentinel.By Yussuf J. ... read more >>
Parker Center: What’s in a Name?
Written by Jasmyne A. Cannick (Columnist) 23 April 2009
RACIST BRUTALITY: In 2009, should the new Los Angles Police Department Police Administrationbuilding keep the name Parker Center given Chief Parker’s public comments regarding African-Americans. ... read more >>
Making South Los Angeles Greener One Tree at a Time
Written by Sentinel News Service 23 April 2009
Councilwoman Jan Perry joins community during Earth Day tree planting. Los Angeles City Councilmember Jan Perry Joins Community During Earth Day Tree PlantingIn celebration of Earth Day, Fresh & Easy ... read more >>
Judge David S. Cunningham III Sworn In
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 23 April 2009
Judge David S. CunninghamNow comes Judge Cunningham whose achievements as a lawyer and his long standing service to the community has prepared him to continue his commitment of serving the people.David ... read more >>

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The First 100 Days
Written by Super User 23 April 2009
How Do You Feel Barack Obama Performed In His First 100 Days in Office? Please comment below. Important Note: The L.A. Sentinel will look to print many of these comments in our weekly print edition ... read more >>
Language Barrier Keeps Blacks Out of Work
Written by Super User 16 April 2009
 Dorene ArmstrongJobs prefer bilingual candidates at expense of qualified onesDorene Armstrong had worked as a medical assistant for 24 years before being terminated last August. Since then, she has ... read more >>
Inglewood's Easter Eggstravaganza
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 16 April 2009
Youth enjoy themselves during Inglewood's Easter Eggstravaganza Photo by Jason Lewis for Sentinel The Easter Eggstravaganza hit Inglewood for it's 19th year, and this time it was bigger than ever with ... read more >>
Congresswoman Watson Hosts Working Into Recovery Job Fair
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 16 April 2009
Assembly speaker Karen Bass and Congresswoman Diane Watson33rd District Congresswoman Diane E. Watson delivered what is most urgently needed in our community with her recent "Working Into Recovery Job ... read more >>
L.A. Urban League Holds 36th Annual Awards Dinner
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 16 April 2009
Cherise Bremond and Pamela BakewellLos Angeles Urban League Honors Academy Award-Winning Black MenAt one of the largest, most impressive, and memorable events of its type, the Los Angeles Urban League ... read more >>
Tuskegee Airmen
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 16 April 2009
A Graduationg class of Tuskegee AirmenLegendsBy Yussuf J. SimmondsTuskegee Airmen"They allowed Black military men to fly the friendly skies with honor"When Barack Obama was inaugurated as the 44th president ... read more >>
County Supervisor Mark Ridley - Thomas Appoints Gloria Gray
Written by Sentinel News Service 16 April 2009
Gloria GrayWest Basin Director Gloria Gray to County Water Quality Task ForceWest Basin Municipal Water District (West Basin) Director Gloria D. Gray, of Inglewood, has been appointed by L.A. County Supervisor ... read more >>
Marqueece Dawson Excels as Dynamic Community Organizer
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 16 April 2009
Marqueece Harris DawsonExecutive Director of Community Coalition leads by exampleAt first glance the youthful exuberance on the face of 39-year-old Marqueece Harris Dawson explains his energy, but upon ... read more >>
Ledia Deville Celebrates 107 Years
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 16 April 2009
Ledia Deville By Jason LewisSentinel Staff WriterCompton's Ledia Deville has seen enough history to fill up a lifetime and a half. The evolution of the car and airplane, the Great Depression, the first ... read more >>
The Real Soloist
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 16 April 2009
Nathaniel Ayers is the real “soloist” – subject of the upcoming movie “The Soloist.” Photo by Jason Lewis for SentinelRemarkable music  genius discovered on skid row Nathaniel ... read more >>
March Demands Jobs, Justice and Equality
Written by Super User 09 April 2009
Community march to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the anniversary of his assasination.Photo Credit: Francis Taylor for SentinelMLK, Jr. March and Rally Demands Policies to Rebuild Our ... read more >>
Man Killed During Dispute at Nightclub
Written by Sentinel News Service 09 April 2009
A 19-year-old Los Angeles man died after being shot during a dispute at a local nightclub.On Sunday, April 5, at about 1:05 a.m., at a club in the 5500 block of South Western Avenue, Damien Cordell White ... read more >>
African American Lieutenant Governors
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 09 April 2009
Oscar J. Dunn, Alonzo J. Ransier, Caesar "CC" Antoine George L. Brown, Mervyn M. Dymally, Jennette B. Bradley Michael S. Steele, Anthony G. Brown, David A. PatersonA lieutenant governor in the United ... read more >>
Cultural Merchandise at Zambezi Bazaar
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 09 April 2009
Jackie Ryan, co-owner of Zambezi Bazaar, showcases theAfrican-American themed greeting cards. Photo by Jason Lewis for Sentinel Zambezi Bazaar in Leimert Park is the perfect little shop when you're looking ... read more >>
National Action Network Hosts its 11th Annual National Convention
Written by Sentinel News Service 09 April 2009
The National Action Network (NAN) held its 11th Annual National Convention April 1st through 4th at the Sheraton New York Hotel and Towers in New York, NY. Rev. Al Sharpton, who serves as President of ... read more >>
Students Celebrate the Lives of King and Bradley
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 09 April 2009
Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa spoke with students at Tom Bradley ElementarySchool after his speech for their Martin Luther King celebration.  Students celebrate the lives of King and BradleyStudents ... read more >>
Tabor, Dorn Lead Run-Off
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 09 April 2009
Cariss McGhee (left) and Danny Tabor (right)Election Day in InglewoodThe results of last Tuesday's elections in the city of Inglewood did not render any major surprises of upsets. Inglewood held its ... read more >>
Assemblymember Lieu Receives Significant Award from Greenlining Institute
Written by Sentinel News Service 09 April 2009
Assemblymember Ted Lieu (D-Torrance) received the "Distinguished Leader" award from The Greenlining Institute, in recognition of his efforts to save homeowners from losing their homes to foreclosure and ... read more >>
Assembly Acts to Connect Californians with Federal COBRA Assistance
Written by Sentinel News Service 09 April 2009
 Assembly Speaker Karen Bass (D-Los Angeles) applauded a bipartisan 74-0 vote in the California Assembly to pass AB 23, authored by Assemblymember Dave Jones (D-Sacramento), Chair of the Assembly Health ... read more >>
At age 115, Gertrude Baines is the world's oldest person
Written by Sentinel News Service 09 April 2009
Left to right: Ms. Baines' physician, Gertrude Baines and Supervisor Mark Ridley-ThomasRidley-Thomas Celebrates 115th Birthday  of Local Super Centenarian Gertrude Baines Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas ... read more >>
Gov. Schwarzenegger Announces $9.2 Million in Grants
Written by Sentinel News Service 02 April 2009
As part of his continued commitment to combating gang violence, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today announced the awarding of more than $9.2 million in competitive grants to provide local assistance funding ... read more >>

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