Brotherhood Crusade presents: A Scholastic Experience
Written by Sentinel News Service 03 April 2011
The Los Angeles Brotherhood Crusade is offering a unique anti-obesity and violence prevention soccer program to children and youth ages 6 - 17 years of age for free. The program will commence at the EXPO ... read more >>
Air Treatment Facilities will Reduce Odor Complaints in L.A. Sentinel Wire Service
Written by Sentinel News Service 03 April 2011
Two new Air Treatment Facilities (ATFs) were opened recently in Los Angeles, city council members announced. In full partnership with the Odor Advisory Board and other local community groups, the ATFs ... read more >>
Fitness Expert Continues Fights Against Obesity
Written by Jennifer Bihm (Contributing Writer) 17 March 2011
By Jennifer Bihm Sentinel Contributing writer"It starts at home," said Thomas Miles, aka Nephew Tommy of The Steve Harvey Morning Show fame. "Who's shopping and cooking for the kids when they're not at ... read more >>
Sprite Step Off is Back with $100,000 in Scholarships
Written by Sentinel News Service 17 March 2011
Six-City Tour Starts March 19 with Regionals in Charlotte; Chicago, New York, Atlanta, Los Angeles and Houston also Host Regionals; National Finals in Washington, D.C.Are you ready to be crowned the next ... read more >>
Mesereau Clinic Hosts Federal Judge Otis Wright
Written by Sentinel News Service 17 March 2011
U.S. District Court Judge Otis D. Wright II will discuss "Drug prosecutions: Federal vs. State Court" on Saturday, March 26th at 11 a.m., at the Mesereau Free Legal Clinic, located at 8722 Crenshaw Blvd. ... read more >>
20 Year GLAAACC Anniversary
Written by Sentinel News Service 17 March 2011
Bank of America, GLAAACC 2011 Dinner Chair Supports and Celebrates 20th Yr. GLAAACC AnniversaryThe Greater Los Angeles African American Chamber of Commerce (GLAAACC) will celebrate their 18th Annual Economic ... read more >>
Poetry Contest Winners Announced
Written by Sentinel Staff Report 11 March 2011
Poetry Contest Winners Announced The judges have selected the four winners of our LA Sentinel/LA Watts Times Black History Poetry Contest.  Winners are as follows:1ST Place Winner -Brunei Terrell (13 ... read more >>
Remember Me? (Poem)
Written by Hendrick J. 11 March 2011
Remember Me? The man who had to go through the back door of the restaurant, who made it possible for you to eat at “Red Lobster” in unbiased peace. I faced constant emotional and mental devastation, ... read more >>
Cal State Committed to Boost Black Graduation
Written by Chris Levister 11 March 2011
Officials spread gospel of higher education at Black churches across the state By Chris Levister Special to the NNPA from the Blackvoicenews.comAs church goers at Ecclesia Christian Fellowship lifted their ... read more >>
Obama to GOP: Don’t cut education spending
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 11 March 2011
President Barack Obama watches a student during his visit to classrooms at TechBoston Academy with Melinda Gates, center, in Boston, Tuesday, March, 8, 2011. Melinda Gates is the co-chair of the Bill and ... read more >>
Andrew Young Speaks at Spelman Program
Written by A. Scott Walton (Special to the NNPA from the Atlanta Voice) 11 March 2011
By A. Scott WaltonSpecial to the NNPA from The Atlanta VoiceATLANTA--Spelman College closed out Black History Month on a high note last week when a capacity crowd filled the school's Sisters Chapel for ... read more >>
AKA Sorority Inc., Theta Mu Omega Chapter 2011 Educational Advancement Scholarships
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 11 March 2011
Theta Mu Omega Chapter is committed to the excellence of academia. We are committed in assisting our youth to reach their goals through high education. Theta Mu Omega awards more than $10, 000 in scholarship ... read more >>
Jenesse Center, Inc.’s 2011 Silver Rose Honors “What A Little Love Can Do Project”
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 04 March 2011
Halle Berry and Design Team Celebrated for Re-Imagining Shelter Life for Families at Jenesse CenterJenesse Center, Inc. is proud to announce the "What A Little Love Can Do Project" as one of its distinguished ... read more >>
Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. Kappa Nu Sigma Chapter, Serving the Community with Klass!
Written by Jason Lewis 03 March 2011
KNS is "Going for the G.O.L.D!" (Growing, Outstanding, through Leadership, Development.)By Jason Lewis Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc, Kappa Nu Sigma Chapter, is one of the youngest Greek chapters in the ... read more >>
Rev. Jesse L. Jackson Touts the High Value of Career Schools
Written by Sentinel News Service 03 March 2011
BIRMINGHAM, AL--In a commencement address at Virginia College, Rev. Jesse L. Jackson espoused the value of postsecondary education, applauding 387 graduates of the career school that specializes in preparing ... read more >>

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Brandiva & Sir Jerk’s Works!
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 03 March 2011
Beverly O'Bryant & Karl Thomas AKA Brandiva & Sir JerkThe Caribbean & Soul Gourmet Catering Service serves some of the best soul and Jamaican food around.By Brian W. Carter. Sentinel Staff ... read more >>
First African American Teacher in Los Angeles
Written by Cherly Tillman Lee (Family Editor) 03 March 2011
By Cheryl Tillman LeeFamily EditorBessie Bruington Burke, Educator, 1891 - 1968. Burke was born in Los Angeles, a distinguished humanitarian, in addition she became a noted administrative educator.Mrs. ... read more >>
Coffee Klatch and Principal for a Day at Johnnie L. Cochran Middle School
Written by Sentinel News Service 03 March 2011
On Friday, February 25th, Cochran Middle School hosted two outstanding events: First, Principal Scott M. Schmerelson's monthly "Coffee Klatch" (breakfast) where parents and guests were updated on current ... read more >>
Verbum Dei High School Annual Mardi Gras Awards Dinner
Written by Sentinel News Service 03 March 2011
Verbum Dei High School will be having its Annual Mardi Gras Awards Dinner to celebrate and support Scholarships for students on Thursday, March10, 2011, at 6:00 P.M., at the California Club in Downtown ... read more >>
Marguerite P. LaMotte, the Teachers’ Choice
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 03 March 2011
(L to R): Dr. Todd Ullah, principal of Washington Preparatory High School; Marguerite P. LaMotte, LAUSD school board member; and California State Senator Roderick Wright. The on-campus sports complex will ... read more >>
Tamoxifen: A Cancer Treatment Drug
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 27 February 2011
Tamoxifen is a drug taken as a pill that decreases the activity of estrogen, a female hormone. Estrogen can cause some forms of breast cancer cells to grow. Tamoxifen is used when breast cancer has been ... read more >>
National Children’s Study Spanning First 21 Years of Child’s Life Rolls Out in L.A. County
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 27 February 2011
Largest study of children's health ever done in the Unites Statesgathers data on how genetics and environment affects developmental healthCreated to better understand the causes of important childhood ... read more >>
AECOM donates computers to local community outreach organizations
Written by Sentinel News Service 17 February 2011
With the children on the computers are (L to R) Pastor John Hunter (FAME Church); Charisse Bremond-Weaver (Brotherhood Crusade); Pamela Bakewell (L.A. Urban League); and Kerman Maddox (Dakota Communications). ... read more >>
Blacks History Art Contest Calls for Entries
Written by Sentinel News Service 17 February 2011
In Tribute to Black History Month, area Jr. and Sr. High School students are invited to compete in a drawing contest on Saturday, February 26, 2011 at the "Art Walk In The Plaza" Baldwin Hills Crenshaw ... read more >>
Bank of America Executives Join Moutoussamy-Ashe at CAAM for Presentation on Daufuski Island
Written by Sentinel News Service 17 February 2011
(L-R) Bank of America Senior Vice President and Market Executive Keith A. Drake, Jeanne Moutoussamy-Ashe, and California African American Museum Executive Director Charmaine Jefferson.-Photo by Earl Dotson ... read more >>