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Michigan Chronicle publisher Samuel Logan Jr. dies
Written by Associated Press 05 January 2012
Sam Logan - APMichigan Chronicle publisher Samuel Logan Jr. dies(AP Story) - Samuel Logan Jr., the publisher of the prominent African-American newspaper the Michigan Chronicle who was known for his dedication ... read more >>
Supervisor vows to seek justice for Ujima Village
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 05 January 2012
SSupervisor Mark Ridley ThomasThe warning signWhat once was ...Supervisor vows to seek justice for Ujima VillageBefore Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas was elected to the 2nd district, contaminated soil was ... read more >>
Wesson Takes the Helm of L.A. City Council
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 05 January 2012
Herb Wesson takes charge as first Black president of the Los Angeles City CouncilWESSON TAKES HELM OF LA CITY COUNCILAs a political pioneer in the state legislature, as the second Black assembly speaker, ... read more >>
WESSON’S WINTER WONDERLAND THRILLS KIDS
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 31 December 2011
Council-member Herb Wesson enjoy the holiday season with his grandson, P.J. City Council President-elect Herb Wesson’s annual Winter Wonderland was again a great hit this year for over 1,200 area residents ... read more >>
Reflections from 2011 and projections for 2012 in the 9th district
Written by Jan Perry 31 December 2011
Council-member Jan Perry Like most people, the end of the year for me marks the time to reflect and the time to look forward. In my case I have been blessed with a year of good health and promise for seeing ... read more >>
Life in the 8th district
Written by Sentinel News Service 31 December 2011
Councilman Bernard Parks In today’s economy, jobs (employment) is key to economic recovery.  When people are unemployed, nothing else seems to matter: homes are lost; families are torn apart; the quality ... read more >>
A/G settles multi-state suit
Written by Sentinel News Service 30 December 2011
Attorney General Kamala D. Harris Announces Half Billion Dollar Nationwide Settlement over Price-Fixing Scheme SAN FRANCISCO - Attorney General Kamala D. Harris recently announced that her office, along ... read more >>
INGLEWOOD UNIFIED OPENS NEW SCHOOL
Written by Danny J. Bakewell, Jr. (Contributing Editor) 30 December 2011
The long awaited La Tijera K-8 School is now open for business. On January 4, 2012, the children of La Tijera K-8 School will not only be celebrating a return from their holiday vacation, but they will ... read more >>
Obama ends war in Iraq!
Written by Pat Hendricks Munson Sentinel Contributing Writer 30 December 2011
“Please come home for Christmas. If not for Christmas by New Year’s night”… blues singer Charles BrownFamily and friends who’ve sat around listening to and singing this Christmas classic are ... read more >>
Drew Washington, 94th Tournament of Roses Queen
Written by Xavier Higgs Sentinel contributing writer 30 December 2011
Ms. Drew Washington, the 94th Tournament of Roses Queen She is a combination of beauty and brains; not only does excel in athletics, she is equally proficient academically Even while faced with a battery ... read more >>
The Senate says 'Yes'; the House: 'No'
Written by Associated Press 23 December 2011
It's a stalemate; the House GOP rejects 2-month payroll tax cut.WASHINGTON (AP) - The House Tuesday rejected legislation to extend a payroll tax cut and jobless benefits for two months, drawing a swift ... read more >>
Hill Harper - actor and author
Written by Jennifer Bihm (Contributing Writer) 23 December 2011
Harper, the author, autographing his best-selling book As a guest of the Los Angeles Sentinel Book Club, Harper spent some quality time autographing his books and interacting with the community "We ... read more >>
“The 45th Anniversary of Kwanzaa: A Cultural and Community Milestone”
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 23 December 2011
Kwanzaa (the kinara) One of the few remaining institutions created during the Black Power phase of the Black Freedom Movement of the 1960’s is Kwanzaa. This year marks the 45th Anniversary of Kwanzaa, ... read more >>
What’s Special About Christmas?
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 22 December 2011
We’ve all seen a Christmas tree, Santa and Frosty but what’s so special about this time of year.By Brian W. Carter, Sentinel Staff WriterIt’s that time of the year and the word for the season is ... read more >>
Athletes in the Struggle
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 20 December 2011
Tommie Smith  John Carlos Recognition years later Tommie and John, today *** Legends  *** by Yussuf J. SimmondsManaging Editor Athletes in the StruggleTommie Smith & John Carlos(Dr. Harry Edwards)          ... read more >>
City of Compton Celebrates Ground Breaking
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 17 December 2011
Compton city council members and other officials at the ground-breaking ceremony for the Senior Activity Center (PHOTO BY FRANCIS TAYLOR) On Wednesday, last week, the City of Compton hosted a gala Ground ... read more >>
Verizon Awards $24,900 Grant to Educate Boys About Abuse
Written by Sentinel News Service 17 December 2011
Asia Powell, director of Strategic Programs for Verizon, presents a check for $24,900 to Fire Captain Brent Burton, founder of Junior Firefighter Youth Foundation, and Firefighters Derwin Pitts and Cliff ... read more >>
JACKSON VOTES IN FAVOR OF THE OMNIBUS BILL
Written by Sentinel News Service 17 December 2011
JACKSON VOTES IN FAVOR OF THE OMNIBUS BILL Today Congressman Jesse L. Jackson, Jr. (D-IL-2) voted "For" the Omnibus Appropriations bill.  The Bill passed with a vote of 296-to-121 with Democrats casting ... read more >>
Southern California Edison Confirms Shooting at Irwindale Facility
Written by Sentinel News Service 17 December 2011
Southern California Edison Confirms Shooting at Irwindale Facility  ROSEMEAD, Calif., Dec. 16, 2011 – Southern California Edison (SCE) confirms that there has been a shooting at our Rivergrade facility ... read more >>
BOXER STATEMENT ON PAYROLL TAX CUT AND BUDGET VOTES
Written by Sentinel News Service 17 December 2011
BOXER STATEMENT ON PAYROLL TAX CUT AND BUDGET VOTESWashington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA), Chairman of the Environment and Public Works Committee, today issued the following statement after ... read more >>
Obama requests return of American spy plane
Written by Associated Press 16 December 2011
A machine like the one at the center of the storm (AP PHOTO) Iran says 'No' to President Obama's calls to give back downed US unmanned drone WASHINGTON (AP)-- The Obama administration has delivered a formal ... read more >>
The Tale of Two Candidates
Written by Art Blackwell National syndicated writer 16 December 2011
Herman Cain, an African-American, was one of the candidates (AP PHOTO BY DAVID TULIS) It was the best of times, and the worst of times... It was the best of times for Republican presidential candidate ... read more >>
Three women Nobel Peace Prize winners
Written by Associated Press 16 December 2011
(l to r) Tawakkol Karman of Yemen, Liberian peace activist Leymah Gbowee, and Liberian president Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf display their diplomas and medals at City Hall in Oslo. (AP Photo) The peace prize ... read more >>
Community stands unified against Prop. 209
Written by Jasmyne A. Cannick (Special to Sentinel) 16 December 2011
Leon Jenkins of the NAACP leading the charge against Prop. 209 (PHOTO CREDITS: MALCOLM ALI) NAACP leads new campaign to overturn ban on affirmative action as the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals is scheduled ... read more >>
Local Businesses To Give Families a “Christmas Wonderland”
Written by Sentinel Staff Report 09 December 2011
 *Update*On Sunday, December 18, from 1pm-5pm, local businesses will come together to give back to the community by providing a “Christmas Wonderland” to struggling families from the inner city.10 ... read more >>

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Sat May 30 9:00AM -
Afrikan Mental Liberation Weekend
Sat May 30 11:30AM -
Black Mother: Standing in the Gap
Sun May 31 9:00AM -
Afrikan Mental Liberation Weekend
Sat Jun 6 11:00AM - 5:00PM
21st Annual Gilmore Heritage Auto Show
Tue Jul 14 5:00PM - 9:00PM
Taste of Farmers Market
Sun Aug 2 12:00PM - 3:00PM
L.A. Parent 35th Birthday Bash