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 >>
Inglewood Councilmember Danny Tabor Kicks Off Campaign for Mayor
Written by Sentinel News Service 10 May 2010
Inglewood Councilmember Tabor with his wife Krishna and family at his mayoral kick off Saturday, May 1. Inglewood Councilmember Danny Tabor Kicks Off Campaign For MayorInglewood Special Election Will be ... read more >>
Professor Harry Edwards at UCLA
Written by Sentinel News Service 10 May 2010
Professor Harry Edwards Professor Harry Edwards at UCLAHe is the foremost authority on the Black athlete - then and nowBy Xavier HiggsSentinel Contributing WriterRenowned sociologist and sports consultant, ... read more >>
Black Farmers Continue Fight for Civil Rights
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 07 May 2010
Black Farmer tending to the crops Thomas Burrell speaks at a protest Black Farmers Continue To Fight For Civil RightsBlack farmers have endured centuries long discrimination yet they continue to seek justice.By ... read more >>
Compton Residents Want Police Department Back
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 07 May 2010
Compton Police Department Compton Residents Want Police Dept. BackNot too long ago, Compton had its own police department of which the residents were proud. They are calling for it to be returned.Francis ... read more >>
Katrina II! Oil Slick Devastates New Orleans Coast
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 07 May 2010
The explosion where it all began Some collateral damage Rapidly approaching the Big Easy Katrina II! Oil Slick Devastates New Orleans CoastEveryone is worried about the birds, the wildlife and the environment, ... read more >>
African American Speakers of the California
Written by Sentinel News Service 29 April 2010
Karen Bass Herb J. Wesson, Jr. Willie L. Brown, Jr. Office of the Speaker African American Speakers of the California LegendsBy Yussuf J. SimmondsAfrican American Speakers of the California AssemblyEven ... read more >>
Dr. Dorothy Height’s Final Interview
Written by Sentinel News Service 29 April 2010
NNPA Editor-in-Chief Hazel Trice Edney and Freshmen Annenberg honor students from Howard University, interviewed Dr. Dorothy Height March 9 at the headquarters of the National Council of Negro Women. Pictured ... read more >>
Ridley-Thomas Joins Business and Civic Leaders to Save Sports
Written by Sentinel News Service 29 April 2010
Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas Ridley-Thomas Joins Business and Civic Leaders to Save Sports Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas joined Dodgers owner Frank McCourt, Olympian Anita DeFrantz, and several philanthropic ... read more >>
Local attorney shares how to be an autism ‘Advocate’
Written by Evan Barnes (Sports Editor) & Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 29 April 2010
Attorney Areva Martin with her son Local attorney shares how to be an autism 'Advocate'Areva Martin offers advice, personal experience on raising an autistic childBy Evan BarnesSentinel Sports EditorBrian ... read more >>
Jordan Howard: Black Student Goes Green
Written by Sentinel News Service 29 April 2010
Environmental Charter High School Jordan Howard, Senior at Environmental Jordan Howard: Black Student Goes Green By Brian W. CarterSentinel Staff WriterWhat school offers exceptional education, bright ... read more >>
Mayor Villaraigosa Reappoints John Mack to Police Commission
Written by Sentinel News Service 29 April 2010
John Mack (CUT OFF THE MAYOR IN THE PIC) MAYOR VILLARAIGOSA REAPPOINTS JOHN MACK TO POLICE COMMISSION Mr. Mack is a highly respected advocate for equal opportunities in education, law enforcement and ... read more >>
Racial Profiling Masquerading as Immigration Law
Written by Niele Anderson (Religion Editor) 29 April 2010
A fact of life for many Black Americans The fence installed along the U.S.-Mexican border (OPTIONAL-FRONT or JUMP) Racial Profiling Masquerading as Immigration LawThe latest Immigration Reform controversy ... read more >>
Mother Lila Dunning Young
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 April 2010
Mother Lila Dunning Young Mother Lila Dunning Young Reflections of a Celebrated LifeAfter ninety-five years, Lila Dunning Young departed this life on March 11, 2010. Born November 22, 1914 in Marengo ... read more >>
Bishop Kenneth Lamarr Green, Sr. Ph.D.
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 April 2010
Bishop Kenneth Lamarr Green, Sr. Ph.D. Bishop Kenneth Lamarr Green, Sr. Ph.D.In Loving Memory ofBishop Kenneth Lamarr Green, Sr. Ph.D.Sunrise: August 30, 1946Sunset: April 28, 2009Beloved Pastor, Teach ... read more >>

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