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A Decade in review...
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 06 January 2011
President Barack ObamaColumbia Space Shuttle astronaut, Michael Anderson Michael JacksonKasubi Tombs By Brian W. Carter, Sentinel Staff Writer"Hell on wheels," "awesome," "challenging," "momentous," and ... read more >>
House Republicans Reward Corporate Interests
Written by Sentinel News Service 06 January 2011
GOP's first serious leadership act ignores America's grave economic problemsWashington--House Republicans have announced that a vote on repealing the recently passed health care reform law will occur on ... read more >>
Former NY Governor Paterson Reflects on His Tenure
Written by Cyrus Josh Baker 06 January 2011
Written by CYRUS JOSH BAKERSpecial to the NNPA from the New York Amsterdam NewsAs the final days of the historic New York Governor David Paterson administration come to a close, the outgoing governor sat ... read more >>
Honor, Integrity and DNA freed Black man in Texas
Written by Jeff Carlton (AP Story) 06 January 2011
Cornelius Dupree Jr., center, smiles while attorney Barry Scheck, right, speaks in Dallas last Tuesday, Jan. 4. (Photo Credit: Mike Fuentes) After 30 years in prison for rape and robbery Cornelius was ... read more >>
Sentinel Endorses Danny Tabor of Inglewood
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 06 January 2011
Mayor Daniel K. "Danny" Tabor of InglewoodAs the mayor of Inglewood and a former city councilman, Tabor has been working on behalf of the residents of Inglewood for decades, and he will continue to do ... read more >>
Democrats Take Charge
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 06 January 2011
Attorney General Kamala HarrisGovernor Jerry Brown Bucking the national trend and following their decisive victories in the last midterm elections, Governor Jerry Brown and Attorney General Kamala Harris, ... read more >>
Racism at CBS Television, Sony Entertainment and Bell Dramatic for 37 Years
Written by Brandon I. Brooks & Samuel Richard (Sentinel Contributing Editors) 06 January 2011
Victoria Rowell at the 39th NAACP Image Awards in 2008, where she received the award. (Photo Credit: Tammie Arroyo) Actress Victoria Rowell and other Black industry insiders are denied equal opportunity ... read more >>
In Memory of Frederic Douglas Ellis aka ‘Good Fred’
Written by Sentinel News Service 05 January 2011
On Dec. 25, Frederic Douglas Ellis passed away after leaving a life full of love, accomplishments and notoriety.Ellis was born in Detroit, Michigan on April 21, 1936. Born to Henry and Marie Ellis, he ... read more >>
Janet Timmons Succumbs
Written by Sentinel News Service 05 January 2011
Janet Timmons was born December 22, 1913 in Atlanta, Georgia to George and Mary H. Sessions, and passed to her final rest on December 20, 2010. Janet lived in Los Angeles since 1963 when she located here ... read more >>
NAACP Commends Governor Paterson’s Courageous Decision to Commute Sentence of John White
Written by Sentinel News Service 31 December 2010
NAACP Commends Governor Paterson’s Courageous Decision to Commute Sentence of John White Governor David Paterson   African American father received two to four years after defending family and home ... read more >>
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 30 December 2010
The Bradley family celebrating his 1973 mayoral victory (L to R) daughters-Phyllis and Lorraine; wife-Ethel; and Tom BradleyLegendsBy Yussuf J. SimmondsRemembering MAYOR THOMAS "TOM" BRADLEYDecember 29, ... read more >>
A Phi A and AKA host Christmas party for children with sickle cell anemia at Dorsey HS
Written by Jason Lewis 30 December 2010
Members of Alpha Phi Alpha and Alpha Kappa Alpha look on as a child affected by sickle cell anemia receives a Christmas present.Photo by Jason LewisBy Jason LewisOne in every 400 African Americans has ... read more >>
Christmas German Style
Written by Earl Flanagan (Special Foreign Contributing Writer) 30 December 2010
By Earl Flanagan Special Foreign Contributing Writer Santa Claus or 'Christmas Man' as he's known, was a marketing creation of the Coca-Cola Company and didn't arrive in Germany until after the Second ... read more >>
Report Card on School Dropouts: Progress Made; Challenges Ahead
Written by Special to NNPA from TheDefendersOnline.Com 30 December 2010
Special to the NNPA from TheDefendersOneline.comIn the last decade, a coalition of public school educators, parents and civic activists across the country have charted substantial progress in deterring ... read more >>
Former New York Congressman Rev. Flake Speaks to California Pastors
Written by Sentinel News Service 30 December 2010
By Cheryl Brown Special to the NNPA from Rev. Dr. Floyd H. Flake, well known for his passion, his tenacity, and his ability to turn around a community and take it from the bottom to ... read more >>
Congresswoman Waters: FCC Net Neutrality Rules Don’t Go Far Enough, Could Harm Many American Consumers of Color
Written by Sentinel News Service 30 December 2010
Washington, DC--Congresswoman Maxine Waters issued the following statement after the Federal Communications Commission's ruling on net neutrality regulations:While I commend the FCC for approving network ... read more >>
Malcolm X’s grandson comes to town
Written by Sentinel News Service 30 December 2010
El Hajj Malcolm Shabazz El Hajj Malcolm Shabazz will be coming to Los Angeles, to give a community report-back about his recent Hajj to Mecca. He will be speaking in Los Angeles on Sunday, January 2, at ... read more >>
Senator Price Calls for Delay of Proposed Sale of Exposition Park Property to USC
Written by Sentinel News Service 30 December 2010
Wants negotiations to be transparent and to include stakeholdersSenator Curren D. Price, Jr., speaking at a packed meeting of the Board of Directors for Exposition Park and the California Science Center, ... read more >>
The American Legion Auxiliary Jackie Robinson Unit 252
Written by Sentinel News Service 30 December 2010
A Veterans Christmas Celebration "Gives the Gift of Love"It was a day of joy, laughter as the Ladies of the American Legion Auxiliary hosted their 27th Annual Christmas Party to honor local community ... read more >>
Alpha Kappa Alpha’s Theta Mu Omega Chapter: The Progressive Ladies of Inglewood
Written by Jason Lewis 30 December 2010
(L-R) Natalia Nagthall (President), Alma Davis (outgoing President), Katessa Charles Davis (International Parliamentarian), Coretta Harris (outgoing Vice President), and Cameron Brown (Vice President).By ... read more >>
Charlie’s Angels Motorcycle Club and Lil Eazy – E Provide Christmas for Families in Need
Written by Sentinel News Service 30 December 2010
Charlie's Angels Motorcycle & Social Club along with Lil Eazy-E, the son of late rap legend Eric Eazy-E Wright hosted the 1st Annual Charlie's Angels Christmas Toy Giveaway, Tuesday, December 21 in ... read more >>
Kevon Gulley is ‘Just Like Compton’
Written by Jasmyne A. Cannick (Special to Sentinel) 30 December 2010
After Bouncing from California Foster Care System to the Correctional System, One Compton Native is Doing Things DifferentlySpecial to Sentinel by Jasmyne A. Cannick It's been eight months since Kevon ... read more >>
2011 Donate Life Rose Parade Float Urges Viewers to Seize the Day!
Written by Sentinel News Service 30 December 2010
Herbert Lewis, father of organ donor Devron Lewis works on his son's floragraph in preparation for the Rose Parade.  Devron's floragraph, will among those featured on Donate Life's entry ""Seize the Day." ... read more >>
Young Mother Killed on Christmas Day
Written by Sentinel News Service 30 December 2010
Christopher Jackson holds his and Kashmier James' daughter Neveah, 3, at a press conference on Tuesday. James' daughter, Neveah, witnessed the shooting from inside her mother's car and told reporters, ... read more >>
Blacks Support of President Obama Still Steady
Written by Eric Mayes (Special from the NNPA) 30 December 2010
Despite Tax Deal, Blacks Favor President Almost Twice the Rate of WhitesBy Eric Mayes Special from the NNPA President Barack Obama approaches the second anniversary of his inauguration with the overwhelming ... read more >>

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Events Calendar

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