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AEG Shuns Harold & Belle’s
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 03 July 2008
Jason Lewis for SentinelHarold &?Belle’s fine dining restaurant has been a popular staple in the community for 40 years.Did Entertainment Giant Lock Out Legendary Black Eatery From L.A. Live ... read more >>
Two Facing Life for Shooting of Six-Year-Old
Written by City News Service 02 July 2008
CNS - Two men accused in a Harbor Gateway-area shooting that critically wounded a 6-year-old boy who was in an SUV with his family were ordered to stand trial recently on attempted murder and other charges. ... read more >>
Dorn and the D.A.
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 27 June 2008
There has been an ongoing investigation of alleged loan improprieties by Inglewood officials since 2006 The Los Angeles County District Attorney recently issued a statement charging Mayor Roosevelt ... read more >>
Maynard Jackson
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 26 June 2008
Maynard JacksonWhen Maynard Jackson was elected the first Black mayor of Atlanta, Georgia, he also became the first Black mayor of a major southern city. (That same year Thomas “Tom” Bradley ... read more >>
Cyrus Theodore Greene, MD
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 26 June 2008
Local Surgeon for over 40 years Cyrus Theodore Greene was born on December 18, 1927 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Born the middle child of Bessie Mae Hawkins and Cyrus T. Greene Sr., Cyrus grew up in ... read more >>
Remembering Mary Ann Mitchell
Written by Myra Blackburn, Sentinel Intern 26 June 2008
Business owner, political activist, community leader, mentor, and teacher Mary Ann Mitchell was born in Memphis Tennessee and was the second child of four girls and an older brother. After graduating ... read more >>
Maryland Elects First Black Woman to Congress
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 June 2008
LANHAM, MD. - Democratic lawyer and non-profit executive Donna Edwards won a special election Tuesday to become Maryland’s first black woman elected to Congress. Edwards beat Republican Peter James ... read more >>
Zimbabwe Elections Take High Human Toll
Written by Angus Shaw, Associated Press 26 June 2008
Opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai said Sunday that his decision to withdraw from this week’s presidential runoff was motivated by the “orgy of violence” including rape, torture, murder ... read more >>
NAACP Opens Fire on State University’s All-White Cabinet
Written by NNPA via the Richmond Free Press 26 June 2008
The Virginia NAACP is demanding that Virginia Commonwealth “diversify” its all-White cabinet with “all due speed.” In a press release faxed to the Free Press on Tuesday evening, ... read more >>
Reputed Gang Member Ordered to Stand Trial in Teen Football Player’s Death
Written by Terri Vermeulen Keith 26 June 2008
A 19-year-old reputed gang member was ordered to stand trial last week for allegedly killing 17-year-old standout Los Angeles High School football player Jamiel Shaw Jr. Following a two-day hearing, ... read more >>
Two Injured in Watts Drive-By
Written by City News Service 26 June 2008
CNS - Two people were critically wounded in a drive-by shooting at the Jordan Downs housing project in Watts Sunday, police said. The shooting on 102nd Street near Wilmington Avenue occurred about ... read more >>
De La Hoya Funds Green Dot Schools
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 June 2008
Green Dot Public Schools, the largest charter school organization in Los Angeles, announced last Thursday that Ten-Time World Champion boxer, Oscar De La Hoya, donated $3.5 million to fund his namesake ... read more >>
Boy’s Death Leads Family to Activism
Written by Jennifer Bihm (Contributing Writer) 26 June 2008
“Everyone misses him,” Barbara Pritchett, the mother of slain 15-year-old Dovon Harris told the Sentinel. “Our family is going through so much.” Now, Pritchett and her family ... read more >>
Leimert Park Hosts Obama “Unite For Change” Rally
Written by Super User 26 June 2008
A rally for Senator Barack Obama will be held on Saturday, June 28 at Leimert Park on Crenshaw and Vernon from 8 a.m. to noon in conjunction with Sen. Obama’s campaign calling for a national day of rallies ... read more >>
Councilmember Bernard C. Parks Launches HIV Testing Week at Nickerson Gardens
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 26 June 2008
Kicking off National HIV Testing Week in Los Angeles, Councilmember Bernard C. Parks will join Councilmember Janice Hahn and County Supervisor Yvonne B. Burke in an effort to significantly increase ... read more >>
Obama a Big Hit at Dorothy Chandler Pavilion
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 26 June 2008
It was Senator Barack Obama’s first trip to Los Angeles since his victorious presidential primary in St. Paul, Minnesota. Obama attended a star-studded campaign fundraiser at the Dorothy Chandler ... read more >>
Black Entertainers Trumpet Vote Theme at Shrine
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 26 June 2008
Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama was across town at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion for a fundraiser in his honor, but I’m sure that he could feel the love from the bevy of ... read more >>
Wife Charges Town with Modern-Day Lynching
Written by Super User 26 June 2008
Jason Lewis for SentinelFIGHTING FOR FREEDOM: Novelette Woods, left with her cousin Alisha McGee, says her husband and five other men found guilty of conspiracy to rob a San Luis Obispo bank and criminal ... read more >>
Unite for Change - Voter Education and Registration
Written by Niele Anderson 24 June 2008
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Soul Train Franchise Sold
Written by Stephanie Frederic 19 June 2008
Soul Train may not have reached the end of the line after all, It was confirmed this week that Don Cornelius, the founder of the hit TV show, has sold the franchise to a production company called, ... read more >>
The Power of the Youth
Written by Evan Barnes (Sports Editor) 19 June 2008
Why the 18-35 year old voting demographic matters more than ever By Niele Anderson Sentinel Religion Editor By Evan Barnes Sentinel Staff Writer Each generation has events that force them to be actively ... read more >>
The Black AIDS Crisis - Time to Turn Words into Action
Written by Phill Wilson 19 June 2008
Black America’s response to the AIDS crisis is finally gaining momentum. More Black people than ever before know someone with HIV/AIDS and/or are talking about it. In light of this progress, it ... read more >>
Rice Criticizes Israel on West Bank Settlements
Written by Anne Gearan, Associated Press 19 June 2008
Israel’s persistent building of Jewish homes on disputed land undermines the U.S.-backed attempt to write an Israeli-Palestinian peace draft this year and invites questions about Israel’s ... read more >>
Runoff Election Won’t End Zimbabwe’s Crisis
Written by Donna Bryson 19 June 2008
AP?PhotoMorgan Tsvangirai talks to journalists after getting off his campaign bus in Harare, Wednesday, June, 11, 2008, Tsvangirai’s campaign bus was unveiled to the public at the party’s headquarters. ... read more >>
Washington University Recognizes World Sickle Cell Expert
Written by Sandra Jordan 19 June 2008
St. Louis native Michael R. DeBaun, a renowned physician at Children’s Hospital St. Louis, was recently named the first Ferring Family Chair in Pediatric Cancer and Related Disorders at Washington ... read more >>

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