Hotel program helps struggling people get a foothold on life
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 20 May 2010
 Faith Thomas and Rev. D.L. Wilson, Pastor BTH of Trueway Missionary Baptist ChurchHospitality Boot Camp is designed to help people learn skills to work in the hotel industry.By Brian W. CarterSentinel ... read more >>
Compton’s Series of Town Hall Meetings
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 20 May 2010
 Alita Godwin, City Clerk The city is moving ahead at full speed in an effort to get its citizens involved in whether or not to bring back the Compton Police Department.By Francis TaylorSentinel Contributing ... read more >>
2010 Strategy Session during Delta Day in Los Angeles
Written by Sentinel News Service 20 May 2010
 Delta Sigma Theta Soros from throughout Los Angeles gather on steps of City Hall with Councilwoman & Council President Pro Tempore Jan Perry and Councilman Bernard Parks during the 2010 Delta Day ... read more >>
Celebrating Our Black Prince: Malcolm X
Written by Evan Barnes (Sports Editor) 20 May 2010
 Malcolm XHAPPY BIRTHDAY, MALCOLM XWith his 85th birthday celebration this week, his message resonates as boldly as they did 50 years agoBy Evan Barnes, Sentinel Sports Editorand Nicholas P. Quarles, ... read more >>
Kwame Kilpatrick: Former Detroit mayor tells his story to the Black Press
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 20 May 2010
 Kwame KilpatrickSENTINEL EXCLUSIVEBrian W. CarterSentinel Staff WriterOn Kwame Kilpatrick's website, the following statement was written by one of his previous constituents: "May God bless you and ... read more >>
'Obama threw me under the bus'
Written by Associated Press 20 May 2010
 President ObamaRev. Jeremiah WrightPresident's former pastor complains he is being ignored by the White HouseNEW YORK--The Rev. Jeremiah Wright, Barack Obama's controversial former pastor, said in ... read more >>
Early Learning Teachers Challenge Congress to Help Infants Toddlers
Written by Sentinel News Service 20 May 2010
Early Learning Teachers Challenge Congress to Help Infants Toddlers, Ease the Child Care Crisis for Parents Last week on Capitol Hill, family child care providers, Head Start teachers, family support and ... read more >>
National Service Agency's first Black CEO visits L.A. for City Year Summit
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 20 May 2010
National Service Agency's first Black CEO visits L.A. for City Year Summit Patrick Corvington will give keynote address on public service in Los Angeles.By Brian W. CarterSentinel Staff WriterPatrick ... read more >>
CalWORKs' Deadly Blow to the Black Community
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 20 May 2010
CalWORKs' Deadly Blow to the Black CommunityThe budgetary axe always falls on those least able to resist--African Americans and the poor--whenever there is a fiscal crisis.Yussuf J. SimmondsSentinel Managing ... read more >>
Father and Son Legislators
Written by Sentinel News Service 13 May 2010
They shared elected offices within the familyLegacies are very important when traditions are handed down from parents to children. In the history of Black elected officials, that legacy is a rare phenomenon. ... read more >>
WESSON, CHP & LA SENTINEL: “CHILD SAFETY FIRST”
Written by Francis Taylor (Staff Writer) 13 May 2010
Councilmember Herb J. Wesson, Jr., far right, and CHP Sergeant Lee E. Martin, observe the CHP car Seat Technician inspect the car seat belonging to Jaisha Laurent.By Francis TaylorSentinel Staff WriterWESSON, ... read more >>
The passing of a political icon
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds 13 May 2010
William "Bill" ElkinsWilliam "Bill" Elkins was Mayor Tom Bradley's political shadow, his chief assistant, his confidante and his go-to guy.By Yussuf J. SimmondsSentinel Managing EditorWhen the city of ... read more >>
Obama's Next Justice?
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds 13 May 2010
 (Left to right) Vice President Joseph Biden, President Barack Obama, Solicitor General (nominee) Elena Kagan.The Supreme Court is one of the president's most lasting legacies and in his second year, ... read more >>
In Loving Memory of Olean Tate
Written by Sentinel News Service 13 May 2010
 Olean TateIn Loving Memory of a Life Well Lived: Olean TateOlean Tate was born November 23, 1929 in Duck Hill, Mississippi to Earlene and Parrie Miller. In 1945, she moved with her family to Pasadena, ... read more >>
Barbara (Bryson) Bell
Written by Sentinel News Service 13 May 2010
 Barbara (Bryson) BellBarbara Jean (Bryson) BellSeptember 14, 1934 - May 7, 2010.Barbara Jean (Bryson) Bell was born in Wichita Falls, Texas. In 1952, at the age of 18, Barbara had a beautiful baby ... read more >>
Billy Duane Thomas
Written by Sentinel News Service 13 May 2010
 Bill ThomasBilly Duane Thomas affectionately known as, "Bill" was born September 15, 1950, in Ypsilanti, Michigan. He was the youngest son of six children born to Robert and Evelyn Thomas. His parents ... read more >>
Actress makes a difference in local youths' lives
Written by Brian W. Carter, Sentinel Staff Writer 13 May 2010
Nakia Burrise, actress and founder of A Day In The Life Nakia Burrise runs non-profit organization to empower and edify inner city kids Nakia Burrise is a multi-talented, actress who has made numerous ... read more >>
Tavis Smiley establishes scholarship fund
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 13 May 2010
 Sheryl FlowersCiting the occasion as the need to carry on exemplary work, the popular talk show host presented the first check for Sheryl Flowers scholarship fund to Clark Atlanta University in honor ... read more >>
Waters, Parks, Bakewell and Gourly Endorse Jones-Sawyer
Written by Sentinel News Service 13 May 2010
 (l to r) Los Angeles Councilmember Bernard Parks Sr., Los Angeles Sentinel Publisher Danny Bakewell Sr., 47th Assembly District Candidate Reggie Jones-Sawyer, Congresswoman Maxine Waters, and Culver ... read more >>
Lena Horne: A Legend, Gone at 92
Written by Joy Childs 13 May 2010
Lena HorneThe epitome of Black Beauty, a Great Musical Icon, an Actress and Civil Rights ActivistBy Joy ChildsSentinel Contributing WriterLena Horne was there long before Dorothy Dandridge and Halle Berry ... read more >>
A Mother's Plea: Stop the Killings, Please
Written by Pat Hendricks Munson (Contributing Writer) 13 May 2010
Pat Munson and son, DwayneBy Pat Hendricks MunsonSentinel Contributing WriterMy beloved son, Dwayne Nathan Hendricks II, 31, was shot to death early Saturday morning May 1, forcing my undivided attention ... read more >>
Dr. Height’s work honored by President Obama
Written by Sentinel News Service 10 May 2010
Dorothy I. Height received the congressional gold medal in 2004 in honor of a lifetime of work helping people exercise their civil rights; in addition, she also received the Citizens Medal Award in 1989 ... read more >>
Willie Gary joins panel discussion with world renowned litigators
Written by Sentinel News Service 10 May 2010
Attorney Willie Gary Willie Gary Joins Panel Discussion with World Renown Litigators during ABA's Annual CLE Conference Trial attorney Willie Gary recently participated in a panel discussion with some ... read more >>
Assemblyman Mike Davis honored by USC Black Alumni
Written by Sentinel News Service 10 May 2010
USC Black Alumni Association's Rev. Jini Kilgore Cockroft presents Assemblyman Mike Davis with the 2010 Kilgore Service Award Assemblyman Mike Davis received the USC Black Alumni Association2010 Kilgore ... read more >>
Farrakhan in L.A.
Written by Sentinel News Service 10 May 2010
The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan Farrakhan in L.A. The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan, Nation of Islam and world leader, addressed the relentless acquisition of God's knowledge and the need ... read more >>

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