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Mothers
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 23 May 2012
Mothers  “They were Mothers to us all”CORETTA SCOTT KING:  When Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was felled just before he was to lead a protest march, in Memphis in 1968, his wife Coretta Scott King, ... read more >>
3 Women who have changed society
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 10 May 2012
aption:Dr. Niara SudarkasaZora Neale HurstonMarian Anderson*** Legends ***By Yussuf J. Simmonds“3 Women who have changed society”Dr. Niara SudarkasaAnthropologist, Scholar, University PresidentShe ... read more >>
Two Men who understood money
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 04 May 2012
Don H. BardenDr. Andrew F. Brimmer Brimmer being sworn in as President Lyndon Johnson looks on*** Legends *** Two Men who understood money“They blazed a trail in finance for others to follow and learn ... read more >>
“The Sentinel turns 79”
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 26 April 2012
Colonel Leon Washington, founder and first publisher COLONEL LEON H. WASHINGTON JR. Colonel Leon H. Washington Jr. founded the Sentinel newspaper in 1933 and served as its publisher until 1974.  The ... read more >>
TWO BLACK WOMEN WHO PAVED THE WAY
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 18 April 2012
Maggie Lena Walker EDITH SPURLOCK SAMPSON*** Legends ***by Yussuf J. SimmondsTWO BLACK WOMEN WHO PAVED THE WAY“They set the tone and blazed the trail for all professional women”MAGGIE LENA WALKER ... read more >>
Legendary Black Business Men
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 12 April 2012
Comer Cottrell Cottrell’s Proline products COMER COTTRELL“A businessman who made a difference” The name “Pro Line” is synonymous with black hair care products.  When it’s mentioned immediately ... read more >>
African American Women Appeal Court Justices
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 29 March 2012
CULMINATING WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH “LEGENDS” AGAIN PRESENT“African American Women Appeal Court Justices”JUSTICE ARLEIGH M. WOODS was the first Black woman to be appointed to the California Second ... read more >>
Two Black Judges - pioneers who paved the way for women
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 22 March 2012
Sr. Judge Constance Baker Motley Judge Motley Judge Jane Bolin Atty. Jane BolinLegends By Yussuf J. SimmondsManaging Editor Two Black Judges - pioneers who paved the way for women Judge Constance Baker ... read more >>
SHIRLEY CHISHOLM and CAROL MOSELEY BRAUN
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 09 March 2012
SHIRLEY CHISHOLM and CAROL MOSELEY BRAUN"The first Black women in the US Congress: in the House and the Senate" Rep. Shirley Chisholm "Unbought and Unbossed," that described and defined the Honorable ... read more >>
Bobby Rush
Written by Super User 05 January 2012
Congressman Bobby RushRush at a press conferenceRush at a hearing¥¥¥ Legends ¥¥¥ By Yussuf J. SimmondsBobby Rush "The only man to beat Barack Obama in an election" It is sometimes said that had ... read more >>
Athletes in the Struggle
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 20 December 2011
Tommie Smith  John Carlos Recognition years later Tommie and John, today *** Legends  *** by Yussuf J. SimmondsManaging Editor Athletes in the StruggleTommie Smith & John Carlos(Dr. Harry Edwards)          ... read more >>
MEDICAL DOCTORS
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 18 November 2011
Dr. Benjamin CarsonCuba Gooding as Dr. Carson and the real Dr. Ben Carson Dr. Keith L. Black Sidney Poitier, Dr. Black and Quincy Jones*** Legends *** By Yussuf J. SimmondsManaging Editor MEDICAL DOCTORSSociety ... read more >>
Diane E. Watson
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 10 November 2011
 Congresswoman Diane Watson making a point Watson passing the torch to Bass  The Honorable Diane E. Watson *** Legends ***Diane E. WatsonLA School Board Member, State Senator, Ambassador, Congresswoman ... read more >>
Dr. Benjamin F. Payton
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) and Tasia Smith (Intern) 02 September 2011
Dr. Benjamin F. Payton Dr. Payton's final speech as presidentDr. Payton presenting an award to a former studentThe Benjamin F. Payton HallLEGENDSBy Yussuf J. Simmonds and Tasia SmithDr. Benjamin F. Payton"Visionary ... read more >>
Independence
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 16 July 2011
Toussaint L'OuvertureJean Jacques Dessalines*** LEGENDS***By Yussuf J. SimmondsSentinel Managing EditorIndependenceBlack men and women of independence movements Part One -- HaitiINTRODUCTIONIn the United ... read more >>
Lionel Hampton and Quincy Jones
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 08 July 2011
Lionel Hampton Quincy JonesLegends by Yussuf J. Simmonds Some Big Band LeadersLIONEL HAMPTON and QUINCY JONES (the Lion and 'Q')Part Two LIONEL HAMPTON "Hamp, the Lion of Jazz"When the history of jazz ... read more >>
Historic Big Band Leaders
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 02 July 2011
Edward K. "Duke" EllingtonWilliam "Count" Basie*** Legends ***by Yussuf J. SimmondsSome Big Band LeadersDuke Ellington and Count Basie..."(A Duke and a Count)Part OneDUKE ELLINGTON"A Musical Genius of ... read more >>
Same Men of Song and Music
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 25 June 2011
Nat "King " Cole James Brown and Michael JacksonStevie WonderLegendsBy Yussuf J. SimmondsSome men of song and music"Nat King Cole, James Brown, Michael Jackson & Stevie Wonder"NAT KING COLE"His voice ... read more >>
Honor Thy Father
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 18 June 2011
*** Legends ***By Yussuf J. SimmondsHONOR THY FATHER"Fathers led the way; daughters followed"MUHAMMAD ALI/LAILA ALIHe was a three-time world heavyweight boxing champion, a social and religious activist ... read more >>
Don Barden
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 31 May 2011
Don Barden“He parlayed a sure bet into a mega casino business”          Don Barden does not go to Las Vegas to roll the dice or play the slots; he goes there to ante up millions to buy the ... read more >>
Celebrating Memorial Day in Honor of Those Who Lead the Troops
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 30 May 2011
General Colin L. PowellBrigadier Benjamin O. Davis, Sr.General Benjamin O. Davis, Jr.General Daniel "Chappie" JamesBrigadier General Hazel Johnson-BrownAdmiral Michelle J. HowardLt. General Frank E. Petersen ... read more >>
The Scottsboro Boys
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 19 May 2011
The Scottsboro Nine with their attorney The Nine minus one in Birmingham Jail The Jackson County marker erected in their honor *** Legends ***By Yussuf J. SimmondsThe Scottsboro Boys "They became the 'poster ... read more >>
Jennifer Carroll
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 16 May 2011
Lt. Gov. Jennifer CarrollCarroll delivering a messageCarroll with a winning smileThe Carroll family*** Legends ***By Yussuf J. SimmondsJennifer Carroll"The first Black woman elected as lieutenant governor ... read more >>
Mothers from the Motherland
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 05 May 2011
"They led the way and bore the pain for an entire continent"IN HONOR OF ALL THE MOTHERS, THE LOS ANGELES SENTINEL IS PLEASED TO PRESENT MOTHERS FROM THE MOTHERLAND WHERE THE HUMAN FAMILY ORIGINATED.WINNIE ... read more >>
Black Business Month: Broadway Federal Bank
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 30 April 2011
The beginning as Broadway Federal Savings & LoanDr. H. Claude Hudson, [founder, 1st generation] Elbert T. Hudson (right), [2nd generation] Paul Hudson, [3rd generation, chairman] LegendsBy Yussuf J. ... read more >>



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