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One is saved, temporarily; the other, executed
Written by Associated Press 22 September 2011
Troy Davis – Denied!    Duane Buck – Saved? US Supreme Court halts Texas execution; Georgia Parole Board, okays another. Huntsville, Texas — The U.S. Supreme Court halted the execution Thursday ... read more >>
Struggling Economy Delivers Record Thrift Store Sales
Written by Sentinel News Service 22 September 2011
David Fields St. Vincent de Paul Reports All-Time Record Sales at its Los Angeles and Long Beach storesHere’s “another sign of the times” story idea for you -- The Society of St. Vincent de Paul, ... read more >>
Psychology of Black Unemployment
Written by Cynthia E. Griffin, Special to the NNPA from Our Weekly 22 September 2011
Impact felt deep in the African American psyche As she watched President Barack Obama lay out his jobs plan for the nation and repeatedly challenge Congress to address the issue immediately, Madelyn Broadus ... read more >>
Obama’s tax plan
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 22 September 2011
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama set up another clash with Republicans on Monday by proposing $1.5 trillion in new taxes aimed primarily at the wealthy as part of a $3 trillion package to shrink ... read more >>
The Music Box Awards honors trailblazers in the community
Written by Sentinel News Service 22 September 2011
Mattie McFadden-Lawson will receive the “Service About Self” award. DEF JAM RECORDING ARTIST ABRAHAM MCDONALD SET TO HEADLINE THE MUSIC BOX AWARDS AT THE USC FISHER MUSUEM HONORING TRIALBLAZERS IN ... read more >>
Palestians bid for state hood
Written by Associated Press 22 September 2011
Palestinian president, Mahmoud Abbas Palestinian president, Mahmoud Abbas, to go ahead with bid for statehood at the U.N on Friday NEW YORK (AP)--With the future of the Middle East in the balance, the ... read more >>
A vision for education in Inglewood and beyond
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 22 September 2011
Bishop Johnny J. Young, Ph.D, president IUSD boardArnold Butler, IUSD school board member The Inglewood Unified School District believes that through its educational programs, it has the possible answer ... read more >>
Is Compton Community College out of control?
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 22 September 2011
Dr Genethis Hudley-Hayes According to Dr. Hayes, who was recently removed as special trustee of El Camino Compton Center (Compton Community College), "I began asking too many questions." On Friday, September ... read more >>
Taste of Soul welcomes Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas
Written by Sentinel News Service 22 September 2011
Supervisor Mark Ridley-ThomasSheryl Lee Ralph  Florence LaRue Taste of Soul is the largest street festival in his district and the Supervisor now joins the list of host chair-persons and celebrities to ... read more >>
Danny Glover’s Latest Activism
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 22 September 2011
Not only is he a renowned thespian, he is also an international human rights advocate who never hesitates to go where he is needed most. In 1969, when Angela Davis taught philosophy at UCLA, some of us ... read more >>
MAYWEATHER AFTERMATH: Victor Ortiz Got What He Deserved!
Written by Kennith Miller (Sentinel Correspondent) 22 September 2011
Floyd Mayweather hits Victor Ortiz, right, during their WBC Welterweight bout in Las Vegas Saturday, Sept. 17, 2011. (AP Photo/Las Vegas Review-Journal, John Locher) Floyd 'Money' Mayweather will be ... read more >>
John Kennedy Appointed Senior Vice President of LA Urban League
Written by Sentinel News Service 16 September 2011
  Kennedy's plethora of experience will bring new and revitalized blood to an already successful organization. Blair H. Taylor, President & CEO, Los Angeles Urban League announced the appointment ... read more >>
District town hall meeting
Written by Sentinel News Service 16 September 2011
Crime Prevention Panelists from Left to Right:  Robert F. Green, LAPD Commander, Operations-South Bureau; Asst. Sheriff Cecil Rhambo, Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department; Assemblyman Davis; Ed Johnson, ... read more >>
Norm Bond Elected as Chairman, National Alliance of Market Developers
Written by Sentinel News Service 16 September 2011
PHILADELPHIA, PA –  The National Alliance of Market Developers, Inc. (NAMD) today announced that Norm Bond has been elected as Chairman of the Board of Directors for the organization.  Bond, an entrepreneur ... read more >>
IN THE SWING
Written by Pamela K. Johnson 16 September 2011
(l-r): Mykol Lewis, John Harris, Cedric the Entertainer, Charisse Bremond-Weaver, Danny J. Bakewell Sr., George Weaver and Eric Aguiar. Golf Event Raises Money for Education The Champions of Education ... read more >>
Gearing up for 'Taste of Soul'
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 15 September 2011
2008 Taste of Soul.  Photo by Jason LewisAs the largest street festival in California, anticipation for the sixth annual Taste of Soul is at a fever pitch as the countdown continues to October 15. This ... read more >>
Black woman crowned Miss Universe 2011
Written by Associated Press 15 September 2011
Leila Lopes, Miss Universe 2011              Lopes during the swimsuit portion of the contest Leila Lopes has placed her native country, Angola, Africa, in the spotlight and on the world ... read more >>
Straight Outta Compton
Written by Sentinel News Service 15 September 2011
Like the rest of the country, the children of Compton paid tribute to those who died during the attacks on 9/11/2001. (PHOTO CREDIT- MS. SHON D’ANGELO’S) read more >>
African-American Poverty Rates Highest In Four Years
Written by Sentinel News Service 15 September 2011
For a fourth year in a row, the African-American poverty rate more than doubled that of non-Hispanic white Americans, according to 2010 data released today by the U.S. Census Bureau. At 27.4 percent, the ... read more >>
Jobs! Jobs! Jobs! and the Economy
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 15 September 2011
President Obama speaking at a university in Richmond As an aggressive follow-up to his address to Congress on his jobs creation bill last week, President Obama is on the road, taking that message directly ... read more >>
Powell and Rice rebuffs Cheney
Written by AP Story 07 September 2011
General Colin PowellDr. Condoleezza Rice The first two Black Secretaries of State dismiss the former vice president's version of events in his book as "cheap shots" and misleading General Colin Powell, ... read more >>
9/11- Ten years later
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 07 September 2011
A tribute in lights signify where the towers were ... One of the daunting questions that is being asked by many Americans, 10 years later is: "Are we safer and/or more secure now?" As the anniversary of ... read more >>
White House Rejects Bid for Marcus Garvey Posthumous Pardon
Written by Tony Best Special to the NNPA from the New York Carib News 07 September 2011
The Honorable Marcus Garvey A bid to secure a posthumous presidential pardon for Marcus Mosiah Garvey, Jamaica's first national hero, has been rejected out of hand by the Barack Obama White House in Washington. ... read more >>
L.A.'s new Fire Chief
Written by Peter Brown, Sentinel contributing writer 07 September 2011
Brian L Cummings Mayor Villaraigosa Nominates Third Consecutive African American to Lead the Los Angeles Fire DepartmentLos Angeles, CA--In a historic and unprecedented move, Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa ... read more >>
Alpha Phi Alpha honors Martin Luther King, Jr.
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 06 September 2011
Members of Alpha Phi Alpha, along with the King family and other guests pose in front of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial. --Photo by Jason LewisMembers of Alpha Phi Alpha, who spear headed and were ... read more >>

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Sat May 30 9:00AM -
Afrikan Mental Liberation Weekend
Sat May 30 11:30AM -
Black Mother: Standing in the Gap
Sun May 31 9:00AM -
Afrikan Mental Liberation Weekend
Sat Jun 6 11:00AM - 5:00PM
21st Annual Gilmore Heritage Auto Show
Tue Jul 14 5:00PM - 9:00PM
Taste of Farmers Market
Sun Aug 2 12:00PM - 3:00PM
L.A. Parent 35th Birthday Bash