Congresswoman Watson Retires
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 10 February 2010
Congresswoman Diane Watson   Congresswoman Watson retires ...A Career Well Spent, Ends Gracefully By Yussuf J. SimmondsSentinel Managing Editor For almost four decades, Congresswoman Diane ... read more >>
Assemblymember Isadore Hall, III Named Legislator of the Year
Written by Sentinel News Service 05 February 2010
Assemblymember Isadore Hall, IIIAssemblymember Isadore Hall, III Named Legislator of the Year by the California State Sheriff's Association Assistant Speaker pro Tempore Isadore Hall, III (D - Compton) ... read more >>
Rep. Donald M. Payne elected board chair of CBCF, Inc.
Written by Sentinel News Service 05 February 2010
Rep. Donald M. Payne  REP. DONALD M. PAYNE ELECTED BOARD CHAIR OF CBCF, INC. New Slate of Officers and Rep. Andre Carson as Board Member Also AnnouncedWASHINGTON - The Congressional Black Caucus ... read more >>
Over $130,000 raised for Salvation Army at Civic Center Haiti Earthquake Relief Drive
Written by Sentinel News Service 05 February 2010
Councilwoman Jan PerryCouncilman Bernard Parks    OVER $130,000 RAISED FOR SALVATION ARMY ATCIVIC CENTER HAITI EARTHQUAKE RELIEF DRIVE Councilmembers Perry and Parks Thank Media Partners ... read more >>
Watts Towers Art Center and the Charles Mingus Youth Arts Center Exhibition
Written by Super User 05 February 2010
Varnette P. HoneywoodSankofa: Go Back to Fetch ItMonoprint, 35" x 43" (c) Varnette P Honeywood, 2006 Photo Credit of the artist Varnette P. HoneywoodPhoto: La Keeta ƒ. Howard Watts Towers Arts Center ... read more >>
Milestone achieved with canopy installation at Western Station of Expo Line
Written by Sentinel News Service 05 February 2010
Expo Light Rail station copy MILESTONE ACHIEVED WITH CANOPY INSTALLATION AT THE WESTERN STATION OF THE EXPO LINE PROJECTProgress continues on the Expo Light Rail Line with the installation of decorative ... read more >>
In Memory of Willie Clifford Robinson
Written by Super User 05 February 2010
Willie Clifford Robinson, Sunrise: February 20, 1938, Sunset: January 14, 2010  OBITUARY WILLIE CLIFFORD ROBINSON In remembering and celebrating the beloved Willie Clifford Robinson, we are ... read more >>
Toussaint L’Ouverture
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 05 February 2010
 Toussaint L’Ouverture  In honor of the current events in Haiti, "Legends" will carry the stories of the men who fought the French and won its independence at the end of the 18th century--beginning ... read more >>
Haiti…The hate and the quake
Written by Sir Hilary Beckles (Special to the Sentinel) 05 February 2010
Sir Hilary Beckles of the University of the West IndiesHAITI.....The hate and the quake  BY SIR HILARY BECKLESTHE UNIVERSITY OF THE WEST INDIES is in the process of conceiving how best to deliver a ... read more >>
Congresswoman Watson Inducted into International Civil Rights Walk of Fame
Written by Sentinel News Service 05 February 2010
Congresswoman Diane E. Watson Congresswoman Diane E. Watson was inducted into the 2010 international Civil Rights Walk of Fame Congresswoman Diane E. Watson was inducted into the International Civil ... read more >>
Crenshaw Chamber Hosts First 47th Assembly District Candidates
Written by Sentinel News Service 05 February 2010
Photo by Ian Foxx-Foxx PhotographyCRENSHAW CHAMBER HOSTS FIRST 47TH ASSEMBLY DISTRICT CANDIDATES FORUM Being presented certificates of appreciation from the Crenshaw Chamber of Commerce, candidates to ... read more >>
Hiawatha Mitchell, Sr.
Written by Sentinel News Service 05 February 2010
Hiawatha Mitchell, Sr. Sunrise: June 22, 1932 – Sunset: January 29, 2010 Hiawatha Mitchell, Sr. June 22, 1932 - January 29,2010 Hiawatha Mitchell Sr. was born in Montgomery, Alabama. He gracefully ... read more >>
Community rallies to support wounded intervention worker
Written by Jasmyne A. Cannick (Contributing Writer) 05 February 2010
Calvin HodgesDominique DiPrimaCommunity Rallies to Support Wounded Intervention WorkerCommunity to Gather on Feb. 5 to Support Paralyzed Gang Intervention Worker Calvin Hodges, KJLH's Dominique DiPrima ... read more >>
Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza unveils future development
Written by Sentinel News Service 05 February 2010
Rendering of future development for Crenshaw Plaza.   BALDWIN HILLS CRENSAW PLAZA UNVEILS FUTURE REDEVELOPMENT PLANSCommunity outreach effort garners tremendous response from local community at ... read more >>
Arceneaux and Calhoun Providing Exceptional Leadership
Written by Francis Taylor (Staff Writer) 04 February 2010
Councilwoman Yvonne ArceneauxCouncilwoman Barbara J. CalhounArceneaux and Calhoun Providing Exceptional LeadershipBy Francis TaylorSentinel Staff Writer The City of Compton's Councilmembers, Yvonne ... read more >>
African American Heritage Month Kick-off at City Hall
Written by Jason Lewis (Staff Writer) 04 February 2010
(L – R) Jamie Foxx, Tavis Smiley, Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, Chaka Khan, Johnny Gill.African American Heritage Month kicked off at City Hall Mayor honors influential African Americans By Jason ... read more >>
National Urban League Visits Beijing, China on Historic Trip
Written by By Jasmyne A. Cannick, NNPA, Foreign Correspondent 01 February 2010
 National Urban League Visits Beijing, China on Historic Trip  to Improve Chinese-African American Relations Delegation of 46 includes NUL President Marc H. Morial, Los Angeles Urban League ... read more >>
Urban League Host Leaders on Historic Trade & Cultural Mission to China
Written by Sentinel News Service 28 January 2010
National Urban League and Los Angeles Urban League Host African-American Leaders on Historic Trade & Cultural Mission to China While sight-seeing and experiencing Chinese culture are indeed part of ... read more >>
Strangled by Low Credit Scores? Finally, there is help
Written by Sentinel News Service 28 January 2010
  Strangled by Low Credit Scores? Finally, there is helpWhen I first met Shawn Silver, he was on the phone helping a customer to start on the path of improving his credit score. The way he laid out ... read more >>
Larry E. Grant: Founder of The Kingdom Parade
Written by Tabia Shawel (Sentinel Intern) 14 January 2010
Larry E. Grant: Founder of The Kingdom ParadeLarry E. GrantBy Tabia ShawelLA Sentinel Intern The Kingdom Day Parade is a commemoration of the life of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and is celebrated ... read more >>
Many Casualties Expected After Big Quake In Haiti
Written by Sentinel News Service 14 January 2010
MANY CASUALTIES EXPECTED AFTER BIG QUAKE IN HAITIThe largest earthquake ever recorded in the area rocked Haiti on Tuesday, collapsing a hospital where people screamed for help and damaging other buildings. ... read more >>
Dr. Mark Dean
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 14 January 2010
LegendsDR. MARK DEANDr. Dean, the ScholarDr. Dean, IBM's Man Dr. Mark Dean "The dean of Black Inventors referred to as America's high-tech Invisible Man" In the book, Invisible Man, the main character ... read more >>
Broadway Federal Bank and DaVita Announce $1 Million Investment
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 14 January 2010
Broadway Federal Bank and DaVita Announce $1 Million Investment to Support Underserved CommunitiesBrian Parker, DaVita VP Special Projects and Paul Hudson, President and CEO of Broadway Federal BankBy ... read more >>

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One-on-One with Hill Harper
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 14 January 2010
Sentinel ExclusiveOne-on-One with Hill HarperHill Harper He is referred to as actor, author and activist, but Hill Harper is also an attorney and a motivational speaker who frequently connects with audiences ... read more >>
US Department of Justice Findings
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 14 January 2010
US Department of Justice FindingsChief Jacqueline Seabrooks IPD Use of Force Policies FlawedBy Francis TaylorSentinel Staff Writer The long and eagerly-anticipated findings of the United States Department ... read more >>

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