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Vote Your Voice May 19th
Written by Danny J. Bakewell Jr. (Contributing Editor) 14 May 2009
Since we came out in record numbers to elect our first Black President Barack Obama, we have not continued such momentum in elections that are equally as significant and close to home.Tuesday, May 19, ... read more >>
Mother's Day
Written by Danny J. Bakewell Jr. (Contributing Editor) 07 May 2009
From the day I was born I have always had an affinity, a compassion and a biasness for the strength and love of Black women in our community. My own mother, Aline Bakewell has always been first and foremost ... read more >>
Vote on May 19th!!
Written by Danny J. Bakewell Jr. (Contributing Editor) 30 April 2009
Election Day is very near. Yes people, another election. I know many of you are feeling burnt out on elections, but this is not the time to dream or drift, faulter or fall by the way side. These are major ... read more >>
History Counts for Something
Written by Danny J. Bakewell Jr. (Contributing Editor) 23 April 2009
Naming or renaming the NEW police administration building after the old racist Chief of Police, William H. Parker is just straight up, plain old, flat out WRONG! Would anyone recommend that we name a building ... read more >>
THANK YOU!!
Written by Danny J. Bakewell Jr. (Contributing Editor) 16 April 2009
This was an incredible week. So much has been going on, between Barack Obama and the pirate shooting, the economy is always an issue. The Lakers are in the playoffs, Tiger Woods struggled and then made ... read more >>
The Stimulus Is Coming....
Written by Danny J. Bakewell Jr. (Contributing Editor) 09 April 2009
As President Barack Obama's stimulus money begins to trickle in, African Americans have a responsibility to discover where the money is going and how each of us can benefit from it.There will be flows ... read more >>
Votes are in and the winner is....
Written by Danny J. Bakewell Jr. (Contributing Editor) 26 March 2009
Well the voters have spoken and it will be Assemblyman Curren Price who will in all likelihood replace Supervisor Mark Ridley Thomas on May 19. Each of the candidates, Assemblyman Mike Davis, Robert ... read more >>
Donate Blood May 18, 2009
Written by Danny J. Bakewell Jr. (Contributing Editor) 19 March 2009
Words cannot express the thankfulness I felt in my heart to all of you who came out to The Sentinel on Friday March 13th to support our blood drive. In conducting this blood drive 149 people attempted ... read more >>
Donate Blood and Make a Difference
Written by Danny J. Bakewell Jr. (Contributing Editor) 05 March 2009
Next week the time shall come when we MUST do our part to save the lives of Black children  whose mere survival depends on your blood donation on March 13 at our offices on Crenshaw Blvd. In ... read more >>
An Open Letter....
Written by Danny J. Bakewell Jr. (Contributing Editor) 26 February 2009
AN OPEN LETTER TO ALL LOS ANGELES SENTINEL READERS   Dear Loyal, Prideful and Committed Members of the Sentinel Family: As a man who professes to be a person dedicated to the betterment of ... read more >>
Sickle Cell is a Community Issue
Written by Danny J. Bakewell Jr. (Contributing Editor) 19 February 2009
There will always come a moment in each of our lives when we are so emotionally touched by something that our shortcomings become secondary. Such was the case for me when I sat in a meeting recently ... read more >>
The Rev. Eric Lee should lead SCLC
Written by Danny J. Bakewell Jr. (Contributing Editor) 05 February 2009
This could turn out to be an incredible year of change for African Americans on not just the political front, but the national civil rights front as well. President Barack Obama brought about much ... read more >>
Its Our Time to Help
Written by Danny J. Bakewell Jr. (Contributing Editor) 29 January 2009
Whew! It's hard to exhale after last week's historical inauguration ceremony where Barack Obama was sworn in as America's first Black President, but that we must, and now as he rolls ups ... read more >>
We Got Black President, Ya'll
Written by Danny J. Bakewell Jr. (Contributing Editor) 22 January 2009
Do you think it is a coincidence or is it an anointing when you look at the parallels of history tied to the election of PRESIDENT Barack Obama? First, remember that President Obama was not the favored ... read more >>
His Dream is Being Realized!
Written by Danny J. Bakewell Jr. (Contributing Editor) 15 January 2009
Never in the history of America will we as African Americans have as much to celebrate in the next two weeks as we will have this year. It began with the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the ... read more >>
Happy 2009
Written by Danny J. Bakewell Jr. (Contributing Editor) 08 January 2009
Is everyone ready for the New Year? Whether 2008 was good for you or bad for you, it is now gone. We must move forward with the plans, dreams and execution of these plans and dreams as we begin this ... read more >>
Hope is alive and well in 2009
Written by Danny J. Bakewell Jr. (Contributing Editor) 01 January 2009
2008 has been a year of tremendous highs and incredible lows. We saw the election of the first African American woman to serve as Speaker of the California Legislature (Karen Bass), Mark Ridley-Thomas ... read more >>
What Is All The Fuss About?
Written by Danny J. Bakewell Jr. (Contributing Editor) 25 December 2008
I was all ready to write the normal hope all of you have a blessed Christmas and a Happy Kwanzaa Talk to Danny when out of nowhere came this Rick Warren doing the invocation at the Obama Inauguration ... read more >>
The True Meaning of Christmas
Written by Danny J. Bakewell Jr. (Contributing Editor) 18 December 2008
We find ourselves in some of the most difficult economic times in history. While I was not around during the great depression, from everything I have heard and/or read this certainly looks like very ... read more >>
Proposition 8
Written by Brandon Bowlin (Blogger) 11 December 2008
PROPOSITION 8 WARNING: SINCE SOME VOICES FELT THE NEED TO TARGET A SMALL GROUP WITH HATE LEGISLATION AND OTHERS DECIDED TO BLINDLY LEGALIZE SAID LEGISLATION AND THE TARGETS OF THE LEGISLATION NOW BLAME ... read more >>
In Power to Empower!
Written by Danny J. Bakewell Jr. (Contributing Editor) 11 December 2008
People are placed IN POWER so that they can EMPOWER our community. This is not meant to be a sermon, but today for several reasons I am feeling like our community leaders sometimes gets confused between ... read more >>
Are You Ready for CHANGE?
Written by Danny J. Bakewell Jr. (Contributing Editor) 04 December 2008
CHANGE: The dictionary defines it as: to make a different or to replace with another. President-elect Barack Obama was elected on the concept of change, and at one point even his opponent John McCain ... read more >>
We Have Much To Be Thankful For
Written by Danny J. Bakewell Jr. (Contributing Editor) 27 November 2008
Thanksgiving is a time of the year for reflection for all of the good we have. Even during a moment of historical transition in our country where we are celebrating our first Black President-elect ... read more >>
The Struggle Continues
Written by Danny J. Bakewell Jr. (Contributing Editor) 20 November 2008
The election of Barack Obama was a defining moment in the history of America. But, more importantly it was a defining moment in history for me. This was the bench mark for real change in America, when ... read more >>
BREATHE …SLOWLY
Written by Brandon Bowlin (Blogger) 13 November 2008
BREATHE …SLOWLY Believe me I was excited. But I was even more curious at the euphoria of us. Street running and car cruising. Hanging out of building orifices of all sizes and screaming at the ... read more >>



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