L.A. Sentinel Endorses Steve Bradford
Written by Sentinel Staff Report 30 July 2009
Life long resident of Gardena. Currently serving 12th year on Gardena City Council. Distinction of being the 1st African American elected for that position in 1997. Also more importantly the city of Gardena ... read more >>
The National Urban League Sets the Stage to Celebrate 100 Years of Service
Written by Sentinel News Service 30 July 2009
In 2009, a visionary leader stepped forth with a message of hope onto the world stage of history. As the nation was on the brink of dissolution and despair, millions of Americans and freedom-loving people ... read more >>
One-on-One with San Francisco Mayor
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 30 July 2009
Mayor Gavin NewsomOne-on-One with San Francisco Mayor According to Gavin Newsom, being the mayor of the city and county of San Francisco is the ideal training to become the next Governor of CaliforniaBy ... read more >>
Sammy Davis Jr.
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 30 July 2009
Vintage Sammy Davis Jr.Cool Sammy Davis Jr. Sammy and Altovise SAMMY DAVIS, JR."He acted on stage and screen; he was a singer, dancer, author, comedian, impressionist and musician: Mr. Bojangles"He was ... read more >>
In Memoriam: Inola Henry
Written by Bob Mulholland (CDP Campaign Adviser 30 July 2009
Inola Henry In Memoriam: Inola HenryBy Bob MulhollandCDP Campaign Advisor, DNC MemberThe California Democratic Party has lost one of its most valuable members.Inola Henry passed away at home several days ... read more >>
John H. Holoman Succumbs
Written by Sentinel News Service 30 July 2009
John H. Holoman John H. Holoman Obituary John Henry Holoman beloved husband, father, grandfather brother, uncle, cousin and friend was called home at the age of 70 on July 24, 2009 in Los Angeles, California. ... read more >>
LAUSD Attorney Appointed L.A. County Superior Court Judgeship
Written by Sentinel News Service 30 July 2009
Stephanie M. Bowick LAUSD Attorney Appointed L.A. County Superior Court Judgeship Stephanie M. Bowick, an Assistant General Counsel for the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD), has accepted a ... read more >>
Cerdan Smith, Artist
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 30 July 2009
Cerdan Smith poses next to his latest work “King of Pop: Michael Jackson, This is It” on display at the Los Angeles Sentinel.Photo Credit: Jason Lewis for SentinelArtist Cerdan SmithBy Jason ... read more >>
Contract Expiration Approaches for Successful Intervention Program
Written by Evan Barnes 30 July 2009
Unity T.W.O. director Mustafa Fletcher (center) and others appealed for public support for his organization’s contract termination to be repealed by the City of Los Angeles.  The organization ... read more >>
UCLA’s Black Alumni Increase Enrollment of Black Studies
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 29 July 2009
Dr. Winston Doby (left) along with fellow UCLA alumni Judge Joe Brown addresses a group of UCLA’s Black Alumni Association.Photo by Jason Lewis for SentinelDr. Winston Doby (left) along with fellow ... read more >>
Rae Lewis-Thornton: The Face of AIDS
Written by George E. Curry (NNPA Special Correspondent) 29 July 2009
Rae Lewis-Thornton has been living with HIV/AIDs more than half of her life. Photo by George E. Curry / NNPARae Lewis-Thornton: The Face of AIDSBy George E CurryNNPA Special ContributorCHICAGO (NNPA) -- ... read more >>
The President, the Professor - ‘Racial Profiling’
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 29 July 2009
President Barack ObamaProfessor Charles OgletreeProfessor Henry Louis GatesIs Racial Profiling Dead or Alive?A White police officer arresting a Black man is no big deal--it happens every day--but when ... read more >>
Horton Named to Historic Post
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 23 July 2009
Jerome HortonJerome Horton Appointed to Tax BoardThe Governor has appointed former assembly member Jerome Horton as the first African American to the powerful board.By Yussuf J. SimmondsSentinel Assistant ... read more >>
Congresswoman Richardson Announces $1 Million in Appropriations Shoemaker Bridge in Long Beach
Written by Sentinel News Service 23 July 2009
Congresswoman Richardson Announces $1 Million in Appropriations Shoemaker Bridge in Long BeachCongresswoman Richardson announced today that the City of Long Beach will be awarded $1 million in federal ... read more >>
LaBonge, Parks and Johnson Join In Commemorating 25th Anniversary of L.A. Games
Written by Sentinel News Service 23 July 2009
LaBonge, Parks and Johnson Join In Commemorating 25th Anniversary of L.A. GamesCouncilmembers Tom LaBonge and Bernard C. Parks as well as Olympic gold- and silver-medalist Rafer Johnson commemorated the ... read more >>
Jury Gets Case Against Man Charged in Off-Duty Police Captain's Slaying
Written by Sentinel News Service 23 July 2009
Jury Gets Case Against Man Charged in Off-Duty Police Captain's SlayingCNS-- A prosecutor urged jurors today to convict a man of first-degree murder for the shooting death of an off-duty Los Angeles County ... read more >>
Sheriff Baca Comments on State Budget
Written by Sentinel News Service 23 July 2009
CNS--Sheriff Lee Baca joined other Los Angeles County politicians in condemning a tentative state budget today, saying he would downsize or eliminate anti-gang programs to make up for reduced funding."The ... read more >>
Mayor Villaraigosa, Chief Bratton Hail Court Ruling to Terminate LAPD Consent Decree
Written by Sentinel News Service 23 July 2009
Mayor Villaraigosa, Chief Bratton Hail Court Ruling to Terminate LAPD Consent DecreeUnder new leadership, the LAPD has dramatically improved community relations--fostering a partnership of community policing ... read more >>
Firefighter Speaks Out About Michael Jackson's Scalp Burn
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 23 July 2009
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Pullman Porters
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 23 July 2009
A. Philip RandolphRandolph - Black Heritage StampRandolph at the March-on-WashingtonLegendsBy Yussuf J. SimmondsPullman Porters"A Philip Randolph and the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters"At the dawn ... read more >>
Black Reporters Roundtable on Air Force One
Written by Herb Boyd (Special to NNPA from the Amsterdam News) 23 July 2009
(L-R) Kevin Chappell, Cynthia Gordy, Herb Boyd, Pamela Gentry, Derek Dingle, April Ryan and Roland Martin. Black Reporters Roundtable on Air Force OneBy Herb BoydSpecial to the NNPA from the Amsterdam ... read more >>
AARP's First Black CEO Aims to Take Organization to New Level in Black Community and Nation
Written by Pharoh Martin (NNPA National Correspondent) 23 July 2009
Dr. A. Barry Rand, pictured here with President Barack Obama, aims to lead AARP to a new level in the Black community and the national stage. AARP's First Black CEO AIMS to Take Organization to New ... read more >>
Former Obama Law Student Announces Challenge for California Congressional Seat
Written by Sentinel News Service 23 July 2009
Felton Newell Former Obama Law Student Announces Challenge to Diane Watson for California Congressional SeatLos Angeles Deputy City Attorney Felton Newell Launches Congressional Campaign for California's ... read more >>
RBD Honors the 'Masters of Finance' at the 15 Annual Masters Series Awards Luncheon
Written by Bobby Glanton Smith (Special to the Sentinel) 23 July 2009
Recycling Black Dollars (RBD) 15th Annual Masters of Finance Award Honorees. Left to right Ellis Gordon Jr. (Gordon/Barash Assoc.) Mr. Leon Garr (Co-founder Founders Bank/Garr Construction), Linda Smith ... read more >>
Taxpayer Costs for Jackson Memorial Tribute
Written by Sentinel News Service 23 July 2009
Internal Investigation Uncover Improprieties CNS--An internal investigation into the taxpayer costs stemming from the Michael Jackson memorial tribute at Staples Center has uncovered possible criminal ... read more >>

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