Obama goes to Roscoe's
Written by Sentinel News Service 27 October 2011
President Barack Obama greets patrons during a stop at Roscoe's House of Chicken and Waffles. Rep. Karen Bass, D-Calif., is at right. (Photo by Chuck Kennedy) The President made an off-the-record stop ... read more >>
NBA Lockout
Written by Tamara Latta Sentinel Contributing Writer 27 October 2011
Will there be a (basketball) season? Last week, the owners and players met for over thirty hours but were unable to come up with a solution that would end the NBA lockout. After labor talks broke down ... read more >>
Dr. King Would Have Occupied Wall Street
Written by Cameron Turner 20 October 2011
“The problem of racism, the problem of economic exploitation, and the problem of war are all tied together. These are the triple evils that are interrelated.” – Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.As the ... read more >>
The economic impact of Taste of Soul
Written by Pat Hendricks Munson Sentinel Contributing Writer 20 October 2011
It Benefits Entire Community via sales, jobs and other ventures. Not a stone was left unturned as hundreds of thousands gathered along Crenshaw Blvd Saturday for the Los Angeles Sentinels 6th Annual Taste ... read more >>
Raising Cain
Written by Associated Press 20 October 2011
Herman CainSome polls have Republican contender leading the pack, but is that lead sustainable?LAS VEGAS (AP) - Republican presidential contenders attacked upstart Herman Cain's economic plan forcefully ... read more >>
Quarter of a million "taste" the soul
Written by Jasmyne A. Cannick (Special to Sentinel) 20 October 2011
A view from the North The 6th annual Taste of Soul was the biggest yet; they all came out to celebrate community pride and all things soulful. LOS ANGELES - They came from as far north as Oakland, and ... read more >>
The loss of two civil rights pioneers
Written by Marc H. Morial, President and CEO, National Urban League 14 October 2011
Rev. Fred Shuttlesworth Professor Derrick BellShuttlesworth, Bell and Jobs Changed the Course of History "Destiny is not a matter of chance, but of choice. Not something to wish for, but to attain." William ... read more >>
Harry E. Johnson: from CBC to MLK
Written by Rebecca S. Rivas,St. Louis American Special to the NNPA from The St. Louis American 14 October 2011
Harry E. Johnson He was the driving force behind the King monument on the National Mall On October 16, many will gather on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. to honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin ... read more >>
Iranian plot foiled
Written by Associated Press 14 October 2011
Attorney General Eric Holder At a news conference, Atty. Gen'l Eric Holder declared: "Iran responsible..." as federal officials link Iran to plot to assassinate Saudi diplomat in the U.S. WASHINGTON (AP)-The ... read more >>
The President versus the Senate
Written by Sentinel News Service 14 October 2011
Senate Republicans voted to kill President Obama's jobs bill thereby denying millions of Americans the chance of meaningful employment. At a rally in Pennsylvania, President Obama said, "Now, this is a ... read more >>
Taste of Special: Dj Jiji Sweet
Written by Brian Carter (Staff Writer) 06 October 2011
DJ Jiji Sweet will be on the one’s and two’s at Taste of Soul. Radio dj and personality, DJ Jiji Sweet will be rockin’ the turntables at this year’s Taste of Soul. Sweet will have her own booth ... read more >>
Dr. Kari Enge leaves USC for Pepperdine
Written by Danny J. Bakewell, Jr. (Contributing Editor) 06 October 2011
Dr. Kari Enge leaving USC Office of Black Alumni and will be the new Director of Intercultural Affairs at Pepperdine University It is with great sadness, and at the same time tremendous pride that the ... read more >>
Attorney Rickey Ivie successfully defends L.A. Sheriff’s deputies
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 06 October 2011
Attorney Rickey IvieIn a civil case, the jury exonerates the deputies in 2009 deputy-involved shooting caseLast Tuesday, a civil jury returned a verdict of “No Liability” for the defense (Los Angeles ... read more >>
Smiley and West host local town hall
Written by Sentinel News Service 05 October 2011
They intend to share with the public the findings of their recent 18-city bus tour designed to place the spotlight on America’s poor.Media giant, Tavis Smiley, and Princeton Professor Cornel West will ... read more >>
The California Legislative Black Caucus Conference
Written by Sentinel News Service 05 October 2011
At the conference: (L to R) Assemblyman Steve Bradford, Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, Sen. Curren Price, and Assemblyman Mike Davis. Founded in 1967 as a legislative advocacy group for Black Americans, ... read more >>
AG Kamala Harris attacks mortgage fraud settlement
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 05 October 2011
California Attorney General Kamala Harris She pulls out of multi-state talks along with several other AGs because she believes that California homeowners were not getting the level of relief they deserve. ... read more >>
Former County Supervisor, Yvonne Burke, Endorses Jan Perry for Mayor of Los Angeles
Written by Sentinel News Service 03 October 2011
Former County Supervisor, Yvonne BurkeCouncilmember Jan PerryFormer County Supervisor, Yvonne Burke, Endorses Jan Perry for Mayor of Los AngelesJan Perry today received the endorsement of former County ... read more >>
TASTE OF SOUL ~Let's Move LA Flashmob
Written by Sentinel Staff Report 03 October 2011
Assemblymember Isadore Hall among hundreds to honor recipients of the 1st Music Box Awards
Written by Sentinel News Service 30 September 2011
(l-r) Assemblyman Isadore Hall (D-Compton), Mattie McFadden-Lawson, Daphna Edwards Ziman, Abraham McDonald, Joyce Rushing, and GiGi Bolden.  Photo by Kelvin FieldsLOS ANGELES (September 23, 2011) – ... read more >>
Mabel’s Gourmet Pralines
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 30 September 2011
The tasty candy will be available for the third time at this year’s Taste of Soul. We all love candy because it’s something that reminds us of our childhood or a pleasant memory. One particular candy ... read more >>
Radio Free KJLH
Written by Brian Carter (Staff Writer) 30 September 2011
KJLH has managed to stay on top as the community’s #1 radio-free station and a proud partner of Taste of Soul. Always bringing the best in R&B, gospel, funk, jazz and all-around talk shows like the ... read more >>
African-Americans Wield Considerable Consumer Power
Written by Sentinel News Service 29 September 2011
Danny J. Bakewell, Sr. (NNPA chairman emeritus); Emanuel Cleaver (CBC chairman); Cloves Campbell (NNPA incoming chairman)Cheryl Pearson-McNeil (the senior vice president of Public Affairs and Government ... read more >>
The James A. Smith Postmaster Scholarship Foundation
Written by Sentinel News Service 29 September 2011
James Smith, the man behind the foundationA potential scholarship recipient, now starting the race. Photo by Jason Lewis Annual fundraiser supports higher education initiatives in underserved communitiesThe ... read more >>
USC Plans to Hijack Coliseum From Community
Written by Sentinel News Service 29 September 2011
The Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum Community leaders meet to voice their concerns and to discuss plans for the community to attend the next commission meeting Last Tuesday a group of community leaders met ... read more >>
South Gate & Lynwood Leaders Rally Behind Isadore Hall Congress
Written by Sentinel News Service 23 September 2011
Compton, CA:  Assemblymember Isadore Hall announced the endorsement of South Gate Mayor Maria Davila today.  Mayor Davila joins a growing list of supporters from the Gateway Cities that includes former ... read more >>