Jane Frances Morre Shropshire ‘Mama Shrop’ Succumbs
Written by SEntinel News Service 04 September 2010
 Mama ShropJane Frances Moore Shropshire passed away August 22, 2010 at her home after 85 eventful and adventurous years of life.Jane was born in Muskogee, Oklahoma on February 22, 1925 to Leroy G. and ... read more >>
Recall of Potentially Tainted Eggs Expanded
Written by Sentinel News Service 02 September 2010
Wright County Egg of Galt, Iowa expanded its recall of eggs that are potentially tainted with Salmonella enteritidis. The recall now applies to 10 additional states, bringing the total number of states ... read more >>
Emmett Till: The Boy Who Whistled at a Lady…
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 02 September 2010
 Emmett Louis "Bobo" TillBy Brian W. CarterSentinel Staff WriterHe was a young boy who saw a pretty lady. Today, a guy would've 'holla'd' at her and tried to get her number. This young boy whistled at ... read more >>
Congresswoman Watson and Councilwoman Perry Honored
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 02 September 2010
 Congresswoman Diane Watson (center) poses with members of Tau Tau Omega Chapter and scholarship recipients. (Photo by Jason Lewis)By Jason LewisSentinel Sports EditorThe ladies of Alpha Kappa Alpha, ... read more >>
Camp Wesson a Hit for Community At-Risk Youth
Written by Sentinel News Service 02 September 2010
CAMP WESSON: Over 100 at-risk youngsters were treated to a 3-day, 2-night summer camping trip to Camp Hollywoodland in Griffith Park hosted by Councilmember Herb Wesson and Project SAVE. read more >>
Richardson Announces $100K Grant for Youth Entrepreneur Training
Written by Sentinel News Service 02 September 2010
Congresswoman Laura Richardson Announces a $100,000 Grant for Entrepreneur Business Training for Youth in Watts, Willowbrook and ComptonCongresswoman Laura Richardson announced that Long Beach Community ... read more >>
Ridley-Thomas Calls for Independent Inspector General Plan
Written by Sentinel News Service 02 September 2010
Supervisor Ridley-Thomas calls on the Exposition Metro Line Construction Authority to develop a plan to create an independent inspector general Despite controlling hundreds of millions of dollars in public ... read more >>
Multicultural Communications Agency Celebrates 20th Anniversary
Written by Sentinel News Service 02 September 2010
  Kim L. HunterMulticultural Communications Agency Celebrates 20th Anniversary with Yearlong Community Service Projects in Los Angeles, Dallas and Princeton, N.J. LOS ANGELES, August 25, 2010 — LAGRANT ... read more >>
Rev. Jesse Jackson on Legacy and Learning of Dr. King
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 02 September 2010
 Martin Luther King, Jr.Dr. King's dream of a one big tent America where all are included and none are left behind is incomplete. Yet, the quest is irreversible. Dr. King marched, took the risks to transform ... read more >>
Rep. Meek gains ground for Senate primary
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 02 September 2010
 Rep. Kendrick Meek celebrates his victoryThroughout the nation's history, African Americans in the U.S. Senate have been few and far in-between. Will the next one be from the state of Florida?By Yussuf ... read more >>
Xernona Clayton Celebrates 80 with Festive Birthday Bash
Written by Joe C. Hopkins (Publisher, Pasadena SGV Journal News) 02 September 2010
 Xernona Clayton (Courtesy of Black Voice News, Riverside, Calif.)By Joe C. HopkinsPublisher, Pasadena SGV Journal NewsXernona Clayton, the founder of the Trumpet Awards and Civil Rights Walk of Fame ... read more >>
Inglewood’s Mayor: Danny Tabor
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 02 September 2010
 Tabor's victory celebration (Photo by Jasmyne Cannick)Councilmember Danny Tabor Was Elected Mayor of Inglewood in a Unanimous Victory — though he will be mayor for 62 days. By Francis TaylorSentinel ... read more >>
Remembering Trudy Anise Parks
Written by Sentinel News Service 02 September 2010
 Trudy Anise ParksTrudy Anise Parks, born August 2, 1964, in Los Angeles, California to Bernard C. Parks and Carolyn Fuqua. She graduated from Saint Mary's Academy High School and Summa Cum Laude from ... read more >>
Re-enacting Dr. King’s Dream
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 02 September 2010
 In Washington D.C.Reclaim the Dream RallyDr. King: His Spirit Lives On!On the 47th anniversary of Dr. King's "March on Washington," many believe that the conservatives' rally was reactionary and counter-productiveBy ... read more >>
Rebuild America: Jobs Justice, Peace
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 02 September 2010
 In DetroitRebuild AmericaProgram from Dr. King's march in 1963Using Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr's blueprint as a model, Rev. Jesse Jackson led thousands to commemorate the meaning of the dreamBy Yussuf ... read more >>
Sister and Brother
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 28 August 2010
"Born of the same parents, some went separate ways" Grace Jones and Bishop Noel Jones are sister and brother. GRACE JONES/NOEL JONESGrace Jones, born in Jamaica on May 19, 1948, is a well-known actress, ... read more >>
Sup. Ridley-Thomas Honors ‘Living Legends’ of the 2nd District
Written by Sentinel News Service 28 August 2010
 Julia Lee and Supervisor Mark Ridley-ThomasSupervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas led the Board of Supervisors in recognizing three Second District Living Legends: Rosa Contreras, 110, Lee Gibson, 100 and Julia ... read more >>
LABSC Meets an Actor and He’s a Gentleman...
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 28 August 2010
 Elizabeth "Betty" Johnson Chairperson of LASBC, actor and author Lou Gossett Jr., Brenda Marsh-Mitchell president/founder of Mothers In Action, Berlinda Fontenot-Jamerson Director of MAAALA.LASBC joined ... read more >>
Thousands of Compton children receive school supplies
Written by Jason Lewis (Staff Writer) 26 August 2010
 Thousands of Compton students received backpacks, pens, pencils, scissors, notebooks and binders at the back to school event. (Photo by Jason Lewis)Project IMPACT and World Vision fill a need to ensure ... read more >>
Funeral Announcement - Ms. Delores C. Smith
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 August 2010
 Ms. Delores C. SmithThe family regretfully announces the death of Ms. Delores C. Smith; the sad and untimely event occurred on Saturday, August 21, 2010; at Kindred Hospital in West Covina, CA. Ms. Smith ... read more >>
Louise James Ashley
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 August 2010
 Louise James AshleyMrs. Louise James Ashley, mother of Sun-Reporter Publishing Company Publisher Amelia Ashley-Ward, died August 13, 2010 in South San Francisco, after a lengthy illness. She was 70.Mrs. ... read more >>
Sherrod says No!
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 August 2010
 Shirley SherrodFired USDA official declines new job offer from her former department.After being forced to resigned and then maligned publicly, Shirley Sherrod has refused to return to the U.S. Department ... read more >>
Rep. Watson Responsible for $10,000 in Scholarships
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 August 2010
 Ms. Ameerah Abdullah and Mr. Quintin Daniels are two of twelve CBC scholarship recipients selected by Rep. Watson.Rep. Watson recently selected twelve college students to receive a Congressional Black ... read more >>
Harris’ Program to Keep Kids in School a Model for the State
Written by By L.A. Watts Times News Service 26 August 2010
 Kamala HarrisBy L.A. Watts Times News ServiceSan Francisco District Attorney Kamala Harris has made a clear connection between the San Francisco dropout and murder rates: truancy.  According to recent ... read more >>
Dr. Price Wins Major Victory in Defamation Lawsuit
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 August 2010
Dr. Frederick K.C. Price, Founder of Crenshaw Christian Center, Wins Major Victory in Defamation Lawsuit Against ABC News, John StosselA federal judicial panel ruled today that the question of whether ... read more >>