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President Obama Hosts Black Press
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 26 March 2009
SPEAKING TO HIS PEOPLE: President Barack Obama is seen here in the White House speaking to African American newspaper publishers who came to honor the President recently after his first visit to Southern ... read more >>
41st & Central: The Untold Story of the L.A. Black Panthers
Written by Jasmyne A. Cannick (Columnist) 26 March 2009
 Pictured L to R: Jeffrey Everett, Filmmaker Gregory Everett, Wayne Pharr, Kathleen Cleaver, Roland Freeman, and Long John Washington 41st & Central: The Untold Story of the L.A. Black ... read more >>
Inner City Baltimore Youth Learn How to Succeed in Troubled Economy
Written by Sentinel News Service 19 March 2009
At a time when the unemployment rate for African American youth is more than 4 times higher (33%) than the national unemployment rate (7.6%), what does an inner city young person need to do to 'Make ... read more >>
Black Women in the Struggle
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 19 March 2009
They Lived "Til Death Do Us Part" In honor of Women's History Month, "Legends" is pleased to re-publish "BLACK WOMEN IN THE STRUGGLE" as a tribute to all Black women ... read more >>
Senator Wright to Serve on L.A. Memorial Coliseum Commission
Written by Sentinel News Service 19 March 2009
Senate President pro Tem Darrell Steinberg and the Senate Rules Committee have announced their appointment of Senator Roderick D. Wright (D - Inglewood) to the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum Commission.Wright ... read more >>
Police Shooting in Pasadena
Written by Sentinel News Service 19 March 2009
Black residents in Pasadena are furious with the Pasadena Police Department after the shooting death of Leroy Barnes, 38. Adena Cole, a friend of Barnes' family, is fearful for members of her community. ... read more >>
Congresswoman Waters Answers Her Critics
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 19 March 2009
About her advocacy of African American owned OneUnited Bank  By Kenneth Miller Sentinel Managing Editor Answering her critics in a carefully worded three page letter, Congresswoman  ... read more >>
Hotly Contested 26 Senate Seat Down to the Wire
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 19 March 2009
 Low voter turn out expected for March 24 election By Kenneth Miller Sentinel Managing Editor Four African American candidates vying for the California 26th District Senate Seat vacated ... read more >>
Mae Jemison: First African American Woman to Travel in Space
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 19 March 2009
Mae Jemison  Mae Jemison: First African American Woman to Travel in SpaceBy Jason LewisSentinel Staff Writer Mae Carol Jemison, a native of Decatur, Alabama, set her sights for the stars as a ... read more >>
President Barack Obama Visits Southland
Written by Errica Dotson (Sentinel News Writer) 19 March 2009
In his first visit to the Southland after being sworn in as the 44th President of the United States, President Barack Obama is in the midst of a two-day tour, which concludes Thursday March 19 with a town ... read more >>
Accused Dominguez Coach Speaks Out
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 19 March 2009
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Gary Visits West Charlotte High School
Written by Sentinel News Service 12 March 2009
Prominent Trial Attorney, Willie Gary Shares Words of Encouragement and Challenges Students to Strive for Academic Excellence   Willie E. Gary, prominent trial attorney and philanthropist addressed ... read more >>
Black owned company provides hope for a way out of Recession
Written by Claudia Maxwell (Contributing Writer) 12 March 2009
Things are bad. People are losing their jobs and homes. Middle class families are becoming the "noveau-poor". Mr. Roosevelt Roby, Founder and President of the World Business Exchange Network ... read more >>
Obama to Unveil Education Plan
Written by Sentinel News Service 12 March 2009
President Barack Obama is promoting tighter standards for teachers and a reduced dropout rate for students as part of an education plan that, at least for now, lacks any new legislative component. ... read more >>
Supervisor Ridley-Thomas Leads Pastors on Tour of South L.A.
Written by Sentinel News Service 12 March 2009
Faith-Based Economic Development Projects Building on his accomplishments during his first 100 days in office, Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas this week lead a group of 50 Korean and African-American ... read more >>
James Stevens: The 18 Million Dollar Man
Written by Sentinel News Service 12 March 2009
The Story Behind His Fight for a Big Jury Verdict When James Stevens filed a sexual harassment lawsuit against Vons Companies, Inc. in late 2004, he had no idea the toll it would take on his life. ... read more >>
9-Year-Old Girl Shot in Front of Her Home
Written by Sentinel News Service 12 March 2009
Los Angeles: A suspect fired at undercover narcotic officers which resulted in an officer-involved shooting. On March 8, 2009 at about 6:50 p.m., Olympic Area Narcotic Enforcement Detail (NED) Officers ... read more >>
Prop 8 Debate Friday
Written by Sentinel News Service 12 March 2009
Radio Free KJLH 102.3FM's Front Page show will host a debate on Proposition 8 between journalist and commentator Jasmyne Cannick and controversial Muslim author Shahrazad Ali (The Blackman's ... read more >>
Compton City Attorney Goes After City Funds
Written by Sentinel News Service 12 March 2009
Compton City Attorney Craig J. Cornwell is going after unscrupulous vendors cheating his City. Barely six months on the job, Cornwell has launched a large-scale effort to recover millions of dollars ... read more >>
Sprint to the 26th Senate District
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 12 March 2009
With a vacant Senate seat in tow, the race is on and the candidates are pulling out all the stops to get their message to the people. The race for state's 26th Senatorial district is shaping ... read more >>
President Obama Brings Message Directly to African American Media
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 12 March 2009
Two of the top cabinet aides on President Barack Obama’s  historic team conduced an exclusive forty-five minute exclusive interview with the African American media, including the Los Angeles ... read more >>
Hall Leads Efforts to Reopen King Hospital
Written by Sentinel News Service 12 March 2009
 The Assembly Higher Education Committee approved ACR 2 by Assemblymember Isadore Hall, III (D- Compton). ACR 2 calls upon the University of California to expedite negotiations with the Los ... read more >>
Garner's Life Celebrated
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 12 March 2009
Garner Remembered as Passionate Gentle Giant. His life was a legacy of putting others before him Veteran Los Angeles Police Department Deputy Chief Kenneth O. Garner was remembered by family members, ... read more >>
Sayles Joins USC as VP of Government and Community Relations
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 12 March 2009
Thomas Sayles joins USC Administration as the new Vice President for Government and Community Relations. Sayles, who was born and raised in the University Park area, has extensive experience in business, ... read more >>
Obama overturns Bush policy on stem cells
Written by Associated Press 09 March 2009
WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama on Monday cleared the way for a significant increase in federal dollars for embryonic stem cell research and promised no scientific data will be "distorted ... read more >>

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