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MITT ROMNEY THROWS HAT IN RING AGAINST EVANDER HOLYFIELD- THE BOXING RING, THAT IS
Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 15 May 2015
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- Former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney and five-time heavyweight boxing champion Evander Holyfield are set to square off at a charity fight night event in Salt Lake ... read more >>
Saying 'Thank You' to Honorees who Served Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science
Written by Isidra Person-Lynn, Special to the Sentinel 23 April 2015
Honoree Dr. Cornelius L. Hopper, Emeritus Vice President of the University of California Systems, and a member of the CDU Board of Trustees flanked by Dr. David M. Carlisle, President and CEO of CDU ... read more >>
Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science to Host the 3rd Annual Legacy Leaders Spring Gala
Written by Sentinel News Service 09 April 2015
Dr. Robert K. Ross Toni Guinyard On Thursday, April 9, 2015, Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science (CDU) Legacy Leaders Spring Gala, Honoring Legends -- Champions for Health and Education ... read more >>
Sit 'n Sleep and Tempur-Pedic help Jenesse Families to Rise and Shine with Generous Mattress Donation
Written by Sentinel News Service, newsroom@lasentinel.net 08 April 2015
  Jenesse Staff, Board, Donors and Friends Gathered at Shelter Location for  Mattress Installation Ceremony. Jenesse board, staff, supporters and friends recently gathered to celebrate a donation ... read more >>
Waters Leads 63 Members of Congress in Seeking a $200 Million Increase in NIH Alzheimer’s Research
Written by Sentinel News Service 02 April 2015
    Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43), Ranking Member of the Financial Services Committee and Co-Chair of the bipartisan Congressional Task Force on Alzheimer’s Disease, called ... read more >>
The History of Labor Unions
Written by Amen Oyiboke, Staff Writer 26 February 2015
Recognizing African Americans involvement in labor equality and union diversity  Ophelia McFadden started her labor activism in 1968 when she first joined SEIU Local 434. (File photo) Los Angeles’ ... read more >>
“Honoring Our Past, Celebrates Our Future”
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 13 November 2014
  Mama Teaching   At Sable Images, Inc. mobile exhibits, there is a hidden treasure trove, which shows a reflection of the past.  Sable Images is described as an organization devoted to discovering ... read more >>
2015 Rose Queen® Madison Elaine Triplett and the Royal Court
Written by Sentinel News Service 30 October 2014
     Tournament of Roses® President Richard L. Chinen crowns 2015 Rose Queen® Madison Elaine Triplett. \   Tournament of Roses® 2015 Rose Queen® Madison Elaine Triplett reacts to being ... read more >>
Black Children Have Highest Abuse Rates
Written by Jazelle Hunt 11 June 2014
                                                                                                        NNPA PHOTO WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Black children ... read more >>
‘Stand your ground’ laws survive debate one year after Trayvon Martin’s death
Written by Liz Goodwin, Yahoo! News 26 February 2013
  College student Jajuan Kelley covers his mouth with a Skittles wrapper as he rallies against   One year after 17-year-old Trayvon Martin was shot and killed by an armed neighborhood watchman, ... read more >>
Delta Sigma Theta Makes History with Tournament of Roses Parade® Float, Kicks-off the Sorority's Centennial Year with Star-Studded Gala
Written by Sentinel News Provider 10 January 2013
  Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. - Centennial Kick-Off Committee Photos By Haywood Galbreath and Nyema Vernon   Sheryl Lee Ralph and Thelma Day   Delta Torch Tour and STEM Event - Saturday, ... read more >>
Attorney General Kamala D. Harris Expresses Condolences Over the Death of California Highway Patrol Officer
Written by Sentinel Wire Service 02 October 2012
SAN FRANCSICO - Attorney General Kamala D. Harris expressed her condolences to the family of Officer Kenyon Youngstrom who died today.   “I extend my deepest condolences to the family, friends, and ... read more >>
First Annual African Diaspora Cultural Carnival
Written by Sentinel News Service 18 June 2012
Mother’s for Africa the Nana Sekyiaabea Foundation is pleased to announce the First Annual African Diaspora Cultural Carnival. On June 21, the organization will kick off the four-day event on Martin ... read more >>
Fashion Designers Improve on Style
Written by Cheryl Tillman Lee (Family Editor) 18 June 2012
The earliest history of fashion shows remains obscure. In the 1800s, "fashion parades" periodically took place in Paris couture salons. American retailers imported the concept of the fashion show in the ... read more >>
LA's Hot New Author. M.J. Duffy takes Romance to a Whole New Level
Written by Sentinel News Service 18 June 2012
Melba CarterLA's Hot New Author. M.J. Duffy takes Romance to a Whole New LevelARE YOU A ZANKLI?M.J. Duffy, Queen of the paranormal romance novel is turning up the heat with "Lost Love," the first book ... read more >>
Trilogy Entertainment Sheds Light On Nightlife
Written by Ashley Nash (Intern) 18 June 2012
Trilogy Entertainment Trilogy Entertainment Sheds Light On NightlifeBy Ashley Nash Sentinel InternTrilogy Entertainment sheds light on nightlife and provides young adults with an uncompromising alternative. ... read more >>
NAACP Los Angeles Youth Council Awards "Meritorious Women"
Written by Super User 30 March 2012
NAACP Los Angeles Youth Council's "2012 Meritorious Women" Awardees-(Seated left to right) Ida Mitchell Jones, Joyce E. Lockridge, Evelyn Freeman and Dr. Rosentene Bennet-Purnell. (Standing left to right) ... read more >>
NAUW South Central LA Hosts the 43rd Southwest Sectional Conference
Written by Cheryl Tillman Lee (Family Editor) 30 March 2012
NAUW Members of the Southwest Section at the 2012 Southwest Sectional Conference  Audery Jordan - NAUW SW Sectional Director Delisha Stanley - 2012 SW Sectional Chair Gwen White - President South Central ... read more >>
Week of Events in Solidarity with Nation’s Outrage Over Death of Trayvon Martin
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 March 2012
Black Los Angeles Kicks Off A Week of Events in Solidarity with Nation’s Outrage Over Death of Trayvon MartinKJLH-FM’s Front Page Show Continues Another Week of Full Coverage and Black Civil Rights ... read more >>
UAPB ALUMNI TO HOST UNIVERSITY CHOIR
Written by Super User 26 March 2012
UAPB ALUMNI TO HOST UNIVERSITY CHOIRThe Southern California Chapter of UAPB/AM&N Alumni Association is making final preparations to host the renowned Vesper Choir of the University of Arkansas at Pine ... read more >>
Celebrating the lives of women around the globe
Written by Cheryl Tillman Lee (Family Editor) 26 March 2012
Celebrating the lives of women around the globeBy Cheryl Tillman LeeFamily EditorAs part of the celebration of Women’s History Month, we salute the following displays of work and historical value of ... read more >>
President, Oklahoma's Governor, as well as Spencer Mayor Commend the Centenarian
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 March 2012
President, Oklahoma's Governor, as well as Spencer Mayor Commend the CentenarianBeulah Galbraith Warren Osborne, who celebrated her 100th birthday on January 7, 2012.A letter of congratulations from President ... read more >>
The Congressional Gold Medal
Written by Evelyn Johnson 09 March 2012
The Congressional Gold Medal By Evelyn JohnsonSpecial to the SentinelI would like to share with you the very special event that I attended on March 29, 2007 with my husband, Ray. He is one of the former ... read more >>
12th Annual Luncheon
Written by Sentinel News Service 09 March 2012
12th Annual LuncheonWomen After God's Own Heart, hosted by Co-Pastor, Debra Cook, will hold their 12th Annual Luncheon on March 17, 11:00 a.m. at the Doubletree by Hilton Hotel in Torrance/South Bay, located ... read more >>
The 10th Health Awareness Celebration of Life Festival
Written by Super User 18 November 2011
The Wellness Group will present their tenth Breast Health Awareness Celebration of Life Health Festival on Friday, Nov. 18, from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. The event aims to raise awareness of women's health ... read more >>
Alpha Gamma Omega Chapter 'Emerging Young Leaders'
Written by Super User 18 November 2011
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Alpha Gamma Omega Chapter launches the sorority's signature initiative for middle school girls, "Emerging Young Leaders" (EYL) on Saturday, September 24, 2011 at the AKA ... read more >>
2011 Komen Race for the Cure Brings Best Science
Written by Sentinel News Service 09 September 2011
Funds to be Raised for Life-Saving Mammograms, Breast Cancer Research For the 20th annual year, the Susan G. Komen Orange County Race for the Cure(r) will unite more than 30,000 breast cancer advocates ... read more >>
The Southeast Symphony Association, Inc. (SESA) will open the 64th
Written by Sentinel News Service 09 September 2011
Maestro Anthony R. Parnther  The Southeast Association, Inc. (SESA) will open the 64th symphonic season, featuring the Southeast Symphony Orchestra. The concert is scheduled for Sunday, October 2, 2011 ... read more >>
Saluting Community Excellence
Written by Cherly Tillman Lee (Family Editor) 09 September 2011
 August 21, 2011, represents the National Congress of Black Women's Los Angeles Chapter's second West Coast Anniversary and Awards Luncheon, held at the Hyatt Regency in Long Beach.The ladies of the Los ... read more >>
BURGER KING Restaurants in Los Angeles area get CRAZY on August 8th
Written by Sentinel News Service 04 August 2011
BURGER KING Restaurants in Los Angeles area get CRAZY on August 8thSelling WHOPPER Sandwiches for only 88¢ from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. MIAMI – August 4, 2011 – Participating BURGER KING® restaurants throughout ... read more >>
13th Annual Rose Variety Art Show
Written by Sentinel News Service 18 July 2011
The Rose Breast Cancer Society, a labor of love, founded in memory of Juanita Zara Espinosa Uddin, a multi-talented and devoted mother to Carmelita Pittman, founder of the charity has presented the 13th ... read more >>
Alpha Kappa Alpha's A Hot Pink Affair
Written by Sentinel News Service 07 July 2011
 Alpha Kappa Alpha’s Mu Lambda Omega Chapter will host their annual “A Hot Pink Affair,” this Sunday, July 10, at 12:30 pm at USC’s Town and Gown.Last year’s luncheon attracted over 300 guests, ... read more >>
WALMART FOUNDATION PROVIDES $50,000 GRANT TO SPECIAL NEEDS NETWORK FOR SUMMER CAMP PROGRAM
Written by Sentinel News Service 05 July 2011
WALMART FOUNDATION PROVIDES $50,000 GRANT TO SPECIAL NEEDS NETWORK FOR SUMMER CAMP PROGRAM Grant will help keep needed services for more than 200 children in underserved communities in South Los Angeles LOS ... read more >>
Compton grad receives scholarship award
Written by Sentinel News Service 30 June 2011
Tony Austin, scholarship recipientThe school year of 2010-2011 for some graduates has already ended and by the end of June many high school graduates will be looking forward to college. One very special ... read more >>
Panache Images
Written by Sentinel Staff Report 27 June 2011
It was May 8th, Mother's Day 2011 and business as usual for Panache Images Modeling Troupe.This date marked the 18th annual Mother's Day Fashion Drama performed by the troupe, and the theme, "Circus of ... read more >>
Christiane Roussell Selected as One of National Bar Assoc. Top 40 Under 40
Written by Sentinel Staff Report 27 June 2011
Christiane ("Chrissy") Roussell, Esq. has been selected by the National Bar Association as one of the top 40 lawyers under the age of 40 in the United States for 2011.  Founded in 1925, the NBA is the ... read more >>
Locke H.S. Graduate First 4 – Year Class Under Green Dot Operation
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 25 June 2011
Green Dot Public Schools announces graduation of 4 Locke High Schools on June 22 and 23: Animo Locke Tech, Animo Watts, Animo Locke 4 and Locke Launch to College Academies, including the first class of ... read more >>
Book Review: Surviving & Thriving 365 Facts in Black Economic History
Written by Sentinel News Service 25 June 2011
Book Review: Surviving & Thriving 365 Facts in Black Economic HistoryBy Julianne Malveaux & foreword by Cathy HughesBy Biko N. Poindexter-Hodge, Sentinel InternThe definition of the word surviving ... read more >>
Assemblyman Mike Davis Salutes South Los Angeles Academic
Written by Sentinel News Service 23 June 2011
Assemblyman Mike Davis (D-Los Angeles) paid tribute to South Los Angeles students who have achieved a 3.6 grade point average and above at the annual Academic Achievement Awards Reception. The Wallis ... read more >>
Spectacular: The Art Exhibition
Written by Sentinel News Service 23 June 2011
  Artwork by Al HornsbyArt is an expression of the soul and it speaks to everyone. Be sure to check out Spectacular: The Art Exhibition kicking of July 1 through Monday, July 4 at the Radisson Hotel ... read more >>
Kinecta Federal Credit Union, Nix Financial and MoneyGram International to Honor “Fathers of the Community”
Written by Sentinel News Service 17 June 2011
Kinecta Federal Credit Union, Nix Financial and MoneyGram International to Honor “Fathers of the Community” On June 18, the Fathers of the Community breakfast will pay tribute to local men for their ... read more >>
Leimert Park Village Book Fair Celebrates the Harlem Renaissance
Written by Sentinel News Service 17 June 2011
"A Great Day in Harlem" with a group portrait of 57 notable jazz musicians (photo credit-Art Kane)A Great Day in LALeimert Park Village Book Fair Celebrates the Harlem RenaissanceOn June 25th, thousands ... read more >>
Study: High-risk minority groups not being screened for diabetes
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 June 2011
Even for patients with insurance, screening is below desired levels Although people from certain ethnic groups are at high risk for getting diabetes and should be screened, a new study suggests that such ... read more >>
Firefighters Hit the Streets to Fill the Boot
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 June 2011
Los Angeles County Firefighters' to hold annual Fill the Boot campaign to help raise funds for neuromuscular diseases. On June 9th, 10th, and 11th Los Angeles County Firefighters will hold their annual ... read more >>
Prom Dreams Come True for High School Seniors
Written by Cherly Tillman Lee (Family Editor) 31 May 2011
Freshman, sophomore and junior proms occur, but are usually not considered as important as the senior promBy Cheryl Tillman LeeFamily EditorIt's prom season and a Prom Queen and Prom King is selected. ... read more >>
Alpha Kappa Alpha's Alpha Gamma Omega Chapter
Written by Sentinel News Service 31 May 2011
The Economic Development Committee of Alpha Gamma Omega Chapter held its signature project, AGO Annual Job Corp Day Presentations by conducting a series of workshops for more than 150 students at the Los ... read more >>
Escuela Plus: Dr. Sandra Roussell’s New Venture
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 31 May 2011
It was revealed at an International Montessori Society Board retreat on April 25, that Dr. Sandra Roussell and the International Montessori Society have formed a partnership.  Roussell was the founder ... read more >>
The Los Angeles NAACP Presents Career Awareness Day
Written by Sentinel News Service 31 May 2011
"Let us think of education as the means of developing our greatest abilities, because in each of us there is a private hope and dream which, fulfilled, can be translated into benefit for everyone and greater ... read more >>
Stovall Foundation to hold Annual Scholarship Awards Luncheon
Written by Cherly Tillman Lee (Family Editor) 31 May 2011
By Cheryl Tillman LeeFamily EditorThe Stovall Educational Uplift Foundation can be summed up in three words as being: informative entertaining and awesome. The foundation will hold its 13th Annual Scholarship ... read more >>
African Liberation Day
Written by Sentinel News Service 27 May 2011
Celebration & Commemoration"For the Liberation and Struggle of African Peoples Everywhere"The Organization Us will hold its 48th Annual African Liberation Day celebration Monday, May 30, 5-8 pm at ... read more >>
Bible Quiz-o-Rama Showed the Youth Approved!
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 19 May 2011
(From Left To Right) Front: Nicole Tobin (Team Leader), Cecelee Sutherland, Shardel Hodge, Erica Tobin, Glen Samuel Shangari, Elder Lloyd Stoll;Back: Pastor Lawrence S. Dorsey, Sr., Veronique McMillian, ... read more >>
Brittiana’s Legacy Continues as Jill Scott Host BrittiCares 6th Annual ‘Smile for Life’ Run/Walk
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 19 May 2011
Jill Scott with her nephew, Amir.Getting ready to walkBy Elzena RankinsBrittiCares International hosted their 6th Annual "Smile for Life" 5k run/walk on Saturday May 14, 2011 at Kenneth Hahn Park. Founders ... read more >>
Title: Estelle for Humanity to Hold their 10th Annual Award Ceremony
Written by Sentinel News Service 17 May 2011
It will be an astounding evening of celebration and honor for the Honor Thy Father honorees who are the true pillars of family, businesses and community. The highly anticipated 10th Annual Honor Thy Father ... read more >>
‘Getting a Grip on Technology:’ Free Technology Seminar Puts You in Control
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 16 May 2011
South Los Angeles residents are invited to join AARP, Brotherhood Crusade, Los Angeles Recreation and Parks Department and the EXPO Center for a community seminar that shares about the latest technology, ... read more >>
The Rose Breast Cancer Society Set to Honor ‘Mother of the Year ‘
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 09 May 2011
The Rose Breast Cancer Society will hold its Art & Wellness Expo. on Sunday, May 22, 2011 at the newly remodeled Sportsmen's Lodge in Studio City.This year's honorees include Angel of the Year, Randal ... read more >>
Community Leaders
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 09 May 2011
On Saturday, March 26, 2011, the California Science Center's 13th annual Discovery Ball celebrated sustainable cuisine and culinary science by featuring the Golden State's top chefs and winemakers. Gala ... read more >>
Unprecedented Public Awareness Effort Set to Launch in May
Written by Sentinel News Service 01 May 2011
To assist families in the County most vulnerable to hungerThe County's Department of Public Social Services (DPSS) is putting the final touches on the May observance of "CalFresh Awareness Month," the ... read more >>
Mablean Ephriam Foundation’s Ninth Annual Father’s Day Awards
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 18 April 2011
Nominations Now Being Accepted for H.U.F. AwardsNominations are being accepted for the Mablean Ephriam Foundation's Ninth Annual Honoring Unsung Fathers (H.U.F.) Awards and Scholarship Brunch. Awards will ... read more >>
Black Business Month on the ‘Shaw: It’s A Mama’s House!
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 18 April 2011
Patrons at Mama's HouseBy Brian W. CarterSentinel Staff WriterMama's House opened on Crenshaw back in August of 2000 and has been thriving ever since. "Mama" Juanita Penland has continued to wow people ... read more >>
Couple Announce Engagement
Written by Cherly Tillman Lee (Family Editor) 18 April 2011
If your fiancé hasn't surprised you with the presentation of a ring he selected or a family heirloom that has been handed down through generations, then go shopping and decide together. Although this ... read more >>
Panache Images Modeling Troupe Presents a Circus of Fashion’ Slated for May 8
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 18 April 2011
Mother's Day Fashion Drama, and it is shaping up to be one of their best.This year's theme is, "A Circus of Fashion." The audience will be entertained as the troupe creates an "impressive" wardrobe, set ... read more >>
Resources and tips for the millions of Alzheimer’s caregivers
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 04 April 2011
Resources and tips for the millions of Alzheimer's caregivers, a group at risk of emotional, health, work and relationship issuesAlzheimer's takes a toll on more than just the 5 million Americans living ... read more >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>

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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 >>
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 >>
Paint It Forward: Art That Saves Lives and She Cares Foundation Honor Moms of the NBA
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 February 2011
Paint It Forward Art FoundationPAINT IT FORWARD - ART THAT SAVES LIVES!(tm) AND SHE CARES FOUNDATION HONOR MOMS OF THE NBA AT THE ART THAT SAVES LIVES! SPORTS ART EXHIBITION AND CHARITY AUCTION DURING ... read more >>
Daughters of the American Revolution Honor Dr. Slaton
Written by Sentinel News Service 08 February 2011
Daughters of the American Revolution honor the memory of one of its first African-American members on the West Coast, Dr. Nelle Becker Slaton, at cemetery dedication ceremony.In an historic gathering, ... read more >>
Resolve to Get Healthy
Written by Sentinel News Service 08 February 2011
It's no secret that counting calories and exercising keep us fit ... But those steps are just part of the equationPicking up enough proteins during the day can be just as important as doubling up with ... read more >>
Eunice Johnson and Ebony Fashion Fair
Written by Sentinel News Service 08 February 2011
A woman with a love of color and a passion for helping others, Eunice W. Johnson started Ebony Fashion Fair in 1956, as a fundraiser for a New Orleans hospital. Under her direction, the Ebony Fashion ... read more >>
Celebrate the New Year in California with 5 Free Crapemyrtles from the Arbor Day Foundation
Written by Sentinel News Service 06 January 2011
Residents of California can ring in the New Year by receiving 5 free crapemyrtle trees by joining the Arbor Day Foundation any time during January 2011."These small flowering trees will provide any landscape ... read more >>
Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. Honors Memories of Its Founders
Written by Sentinel News Service 06 January 2011
Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc., the international fraternal association, headquartered in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania will celebrate it's Centennial Anniversary on January 5th. Founded at Indiana University, ... read more >>
Our Authors Study Club, Inc. Celebrates 66 years of African American History in L.A.
Written by Sentinel News Service 06 January 2011
Our Authors Study Club, Inc., recently announced their Honorary Chair for 2011, Mr. Kenneth Bentley, Vice President of Nestle USA, Inc. In his position he is responsible for community affairs, educational ... read more >>
Census Results Reveal Blacks Leaving Large Cities
Written by Dorothy Rowley (Special to NNPA from the AFRO-American Newspapers) 30 December 2010
Flight Could Dilute and Shift Black Political PowerBy Dorothy RowleySpecial to the NNPA from the AFRO-American Newspapers Black residents are increasingly departing large U.S. cities - a shift that could ... read more >>
Assemblyman Davis Collects Toys for Underserved Children
Written by Sentinel News Service 23 December 2010
The Assemblyman doing a duetAssemblyman Davis Hosts 2010 Holiday Celebration and Toy DriveAssemblyman Mike Davis hosted the 2010 Holiday Celebration & Toy Drive at the magnificent Natural History Museum, ... read more >>
Rain Fails to Dampen Wesson’s Winter Wonderland
Written by Sentinel News Service 22 December 2010
Despite a steady down-pour of rain this past Saturday, the spirits of over 1,200 area residents were high as they braved the elements to enjoy Councilmember Herb Wesson's annual Winter Wonderland for ... read more >>
Recycled Clothing Finds a New Home Inside Next Generation Ford Focus
Written by Sentinel News Service 17 December 2010
Ford is using recycled cottons in the interior of the new 2012 Focus as part of carpet backing and sound absorption materialCotton from post-consumer, recycled blue jeans is an example of the material ... read more >>
Soul Cups Wins Spot on Food Network’s Cupcake Wars: Season Two
Written by Sentinel News Service 17 December 2010
Soul Cups Cupcake owner Celeste Alleyne was hand-picked from thousands of applicants to join the second season of the successful Food Network Show: Cupcake Wars. The show episode, entitled Walk of Fame, ... read more >>
Lost Love the Zankli Chronicle Book One
Written by M.J Duffy 17 December 2010
By. M.J Duffy"The story sizzles as Zankli descendant and soldier of fortune, Andre Dunn, and cosmetics heiress, Tyler Mueller, find love. Their passion for each other is ignited in a high- rise conference ... read more >>
Compton Holds Lighting of Holiday Tree of Hope
Written by Sentinel News Service 17 December 2010
 Mark Ridley-Thomas, 2nd District Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors member, was joined by Governor Arnold Schwarznegger and other elected officials and community residents at the lighting of the ... read more >>
BJASC Awards Scholarships to Future Journalists
Written by Sentinel News Service 17 December 2010
Black Journalist Association of Southern California continues it tradition of supporting promising journalist by awarding scholarships to nine college students. For more than 30 years the BJASC has annually ... read more >>
Billie Ward Frierson was selected as the National Association of University Women's - Woman of the Year
Written by Sentinel News Service 10 December 2010
Billie Ward Frierson was selected as the National Association of University Women's - Woman of the Year at the Capitol Hyatt in Washington D.C.  Frierson stated: "It's an honor to receive the National ... read more >>
Traditional Medicine
Written by Dr. Valinda Gueye 10 December 2010
Traditional Medicine By Dr. Valinda Gueye The times when allopathic medical care is actually needed, should be thought of by the patient as the times where time is not of the essence, and the disease ... read more >>
Afternoon Expressions
Written by Sentinel News Service 10 December 2010
Afternoon Expressions  It was a day of empowerment, motivation, and creativity, at the Ebell Club. "Traditionally, we have kicked off the Torch Awards with our program focused on fun and fashion. However, ... read more >>
Trinity Baptist Church holds Third Annual Blanket Drive
Written by Sentinel News Service 10 December 2010
Trinity Baptist Church holds Third Annual Blanket Drive with Brian Ferguson leading the way.It's that time of year again when the weather turns cold and sometimes rainy and wet. To help take the chill ... read more >>
Book Signing at Holman
Written by Evelyn Allen Johnson 03 December 2010
Evelyn Allen Johnson, award winning author for her novel, "My Neighbor's Island," will be signing her latest two books, "Pillar of Salt" and "Get The Show On The Road" at Holman Methodist Church on December ... read more >>
Mothers in Action brings Thanksgiving to over a 1000 families!
Written by Brian Carter (Staff Writer) 02 December 2010
Brenda Marsh-Mitchell, president of Mothers in Action, confer with volunteers including Councilman Bernard Parks and Assemblyman Isadore Hall. Photo by Jason Lewis The Sentinel, Watts Times and Mothers ... read more >>
The Brotherhood Crusade Honored Nancy Wilson
Written by Biko N. Poindexter Hodge (Intern) 15 November 2010
Charisse Bremond, Nancy Wilson, Danny J. Bakewell, Sr.Nancy Wilson and Berry Gordy Photos by Malcolm Ali A Legend of the past, present and still going strong, Ms Wilson has been entertaining the world ... read more >>
Brother's BBQ is on Today's Menu!!
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 28 October 2010
Brother's BBQ is a long time vendor of Taste of Soul and continues to satisfy barbecue connoisseursBy Brian W. Carter, Sentinel Staff WriterThere are times when you have a certain taste in mind when it ... read more >>
Top Teens of American L.A. Chapter
Written by Sentinel News Service 21 August 2010
 (Seated left to right), teen Lauren Robinson, Sarah Cover (Hub City), Candace Robinson and Kia Pierce.  (Standing left to right), Teens DaQuan Robinson, Nailah Middleton, Yma Winton, Duke Wright, Top ... read more >>
Challengers Boys & Girls Club
Written by Brian Grant (Sentinel Intern) 19 August 2010
The Boys and Girls club helps young kids to develop confidence, character and seek out a brighter future.Brian GrantSentinel InternIt all started in 1968, with a pick up truck and a man with a dream. Lou ... read more >>
Back 2 School Kicks Off Next Month!!
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) & Kaylee Davis (Intern) 19 August 2010
The 12th Annual Health & Family Festival continues to give health checks, school supplies and lots of fun for the family.By Brian W. CarterSentinel Staff WriterIt's August and that means it's time ... read more >>
Alpha Kappa Alpha tees off for scholarships
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 14 August 2010
 Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Tau Tau Omega Chapter (Santa Monica)By Jason LewisA leisurely day of golf, some of the most intelligent black women in Los Angeles, all pretty in pink and green, makes ... read more >>
Affordable Fun in the Sun
Written by Fehintola Opanubi (Intern) 12 August 2010
 There shouldn't be a price tag or limits to what can be experienced this summer, especially when there are numerous FREE activities to engage in doing.By Fehintola OpanubiSentinel InternWith today's ... read more >>
Ralphs ‘Signature’ Store Opens
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 12 August 2010
 The New and Improved RalphsAmidst a live music band and an outside grill, the supermarket giant debuts a new and improved kind of super-store based on customer input.By Yussuf J. SimmondsSentinel Managing ... read more >>
More than 20 World Debuts Planned for 2010 Auto Show
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 August 2010
A Total of 40 Vehicle Debuts Already Anticipated at the Nov. 17 and 18 Press DaysThe Los Angeles Auto Show announced that more than 20 World Debuts are confirmed for the 2010 Press Days, Nov. 17 and 18. ... read more >>
Zeta Rho Foundation Salutes Community Leaders and Award Scholarships
Written by Sentinel News Service 29 July 2010
 SCHOLARSHIP: Front row L-R: Tony Gray, Sterling Wilkins, Malek Sims, Brandon Owens, Michael Verner, Darryl Williams, Alan Noel, Johnathan Brown, and Caleb Farmer.  Back Row L-R: James Breedlove, Foundation ... read more >>
Choosing a Gift for the Bride to Be
Written by Super User 23 July 2010
  Bride and groom are all smiles, looking towards a new future. (Photo by Getty Images)With another round of newlyweds just around the corner it's important for everyone involved, from the bride down ... read more >>
GBBB to Host ‘State of the Black Child Symposium’
Written by Sentinel News Service 23 July 2010
 “State of the Black Child Symposium” set for July 23, 2010During a time when the health and well being of a Black child seems to be of little concern to the masses, Great Beginnings for Black Babies, ... read more >>
Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority on Fire to Serve
Written by Sentinel News Service 15 July 2010
  ALL SMILES: Phaebra Croft, International Boule Hostess and Shari-lyn Gordon-Jackson, Local Boule Hostess. SIGMA GAMMA RHO ICON: Dr. Gensa B. Scott honoring the children’s Chair at Grant A.M.E. during ... read more >>
New Book Shares How to Overcome Suffering from Discrimination
Written by Janet Alston Jackson (Contributing Writer) 15 July 2010
 Sister JewelZen Master Influenced Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.By Janet Alston JacksonContributing writerDriving up the steep mountain in Escondido, California, I didn't know what to expect. I had read ... read more >>
Southeast Symphony to hold concert featuring local youth
Written by Sentinel News Service 15 July 2010
 Nicholas KingThe Southeast Symphony (SESA) will close its 2009-2010 Season with another spectacular concert at the Walt Disney Concert Hall at 3 p.m. on Sunday, July 18, 2010 (the third Sunday in July).This ... read more >>
African American Circus Ringmaster
Written by Janet Alston Jackson (Contributing Writer) 08 July 2010
 Johnathan Lee IversonEXCLUSIVE TO THE SENTINELAfrican American circus ringmaster is having a great time making history.By Janet Alston JacksonContributing Writer for the Sentinel"Ladieeeeees and gentlemen, ... read more >>
LAABP Youth Scholars — City Executives
Written by Sentinel News Service 02 July 2010
LAABP Officers - (from left) Cora J. Fossett, David Jackson, Mignon Washington, DeMarlo Sims, Amber Johnson, Henry Chisom, Sharon Loudd, and Adriene Murphy.  Not pictured are Terrence Montgomery, ... read more >>
Gov. Paterson, Macy's Welcome NNPA With Reminder of Noble History
Written by Hazel Trice Edney (NNPA Editor-in-Chief) 24 June 2010
 Macy's represenatives and Gov. David Paterson welcome NNPA to New York. they are from left, Bill Hawthorne, Macy's senior Vice president, Diversity Strategies & Legal Affairs; Peter Sachse, chief ... read more >>
Southeast Symphony Announces Season Ending Concert
Written by Sentinel News Service 17 June 2010
 Southwest Symphony and Chorus at Walt Disney Concert HallTickets on Sale NowThe Southeast Symphony (SESA) will close its 2009-2010 Season with another spectacular concert at the Walt Disney Concert ... read more >>
The Father of Project Fatherhood
Written by Janet Alston Jackson (Contributing Writer) 17 June 2010
 Dr. Hershel Swinger, Senior Vice President Children's Institute, Inc. and Founder of Project Fatherhood. 3rd Annual "Fatherhood Solution" Conference June 18th By Janet Alston JacksonContributing ... read more >>
The Untold Story of Black Fathers
Written by Kaylee Davis (Intern) 17 June 2010
 President Barack Obama sharing a moment with daughters Maila and SashaBy Kaylee DavisSentinel InternDr. Michael Connor, a psychologist and a father, has researched the subject of Black fathers extensively. ... read more >>
Like Father, Like Daughter
Written by Joy Childs (Contributing Writer) 17 June 2010
 Like father, like daughterJoy ChildsSentinel Contributing WriterThe other day I was buying graduation cards for my two nephews, and I passed by the Father's Day card rack. I winced when I realized ... read more >>
Nat. Assoc. of Negro Musicians Announces Scholarship Winners
Written by Sentinel News Service 10 June 2010
First place winner: David Burton(Left to right) Justin Lewis (second place), David Burton (first place), and Jordan Busa (third place).Sentinel News ServiceThe Georgia Laster Branch of the National Association ... read more >>
The Traditional Prom
Written by Cheryl Tillman Lee (Family Editor) 27 May 2010
 Announcement of the prom king and queen.Freshman, sophomore and junior proms occur, but are usually not considered as important as the senior promSentinel News ServiceProms are like parties, but they ... read more >>
Willowbrook Senior Center Celebrates 31 years of Service
Written by Sentinel News Service 27 May 2010
 Larry Littleton, former director, Willowbrook Senior CenterOn May 21st the Willowbrook Senior Center (WSC) celebrated its 31st anniversary — the theme was"Celebrating the Past, Embracing the ... read more >>
Kirk Franklin Speaks Out Loud and Clear in The Blueprint
Written by Janet Alston Jackson (Contributing Writer) 27 May 2010
 Kirk Franklin's book, The BlueprintBy Janet Alston JacksonContributing WriterTalking with Kirk Franklin, you can't help but to be swept up in his passion and enthusiasm for life. The energy of his ... read more >>
Making a Difference in the Lives of Others
Written by Cheryl Tillman Lee 13 May 2010
Michelle Moore BellMaking a difference in the lives of others while giving back to the communityThe integrity and determination of Michelle Moore Bell has made tremendous strides and achievements in the ... read more >>
Panache Images Modeling Troupe
Written by Cheryl Tillman Lee (Family Editor) 10 May 2010
PANACHE IMAGES MODELING TROUPE: (L-R) Marty McNeel, Triana Hill, Pat Johnson, Yolanda Taylor. Joyce Ferguson, EJ Lindsey, Beverly Nelson, Donna Hill, Doretta Quarles, Luanna Lawrence, Nichelle Norris and ... read more >>
Delta Kappa’s Xinos and Kudos Take All
Written by Sentinel News Service 10 May 2010
ALL SMILES: (l-r) Antwanette Williams – Treasurer, DaVonna Moore - Secretary, Monyia Singleton – President, and Kendra Singleton – Vice President. Delta Kappa’s Xinos and Kudos ... read more >>
Mother’s Day Recognized
Written by Cheryl Tillman Lee 10 May 2010
Young girls giving hugs to their mom. Mother’s Day Recognized The 2nd Sunday in May is Mother's Day, a time when the Lady of the house gets unusual attention and is queen for a day.In most countries, ... read more >>
Fred Lee Frazier, Sr. Celebrating 100 Years
Written by Sentinel News Service 02 May 2010
Fred Lee Frazier, Sr. Fred Lee Frazier, Sr. Celebrating 100 Years Fred Lee Frazier Sr., a resident of Terrell, Texas celebrates his 100th birthday. Fred was born May 10, 1910 in a small community known ... read more >>
L.A. Autism Walk Raises 1.14 Million
Written by Sentinel News Service 02 May 2010
Celebrity Apprentice star and Actress Holly Robinson Peete signs copies of her book "Not My Boy" Saturday 4/24/2010 at the LA Autism Walk. Photos by Andrew Bernstein L.A. Autism Walk Raises 1.14 MillionWalk ... read more >>
Legacy Ladies Honors Legends at Sixth Annual Torch Awards
Written by Sentinel News Service 09 April 2010
Ladies Pamela WilyLady Patricia Gibson, Chairperson(L-R) Legacy Ladies Jacqueline Castillo, Sharon Johnson,Linda Fuller, Rhonda Cotton, Patricia Gibson and Pamela Wiley-Wells(L-R) Lessie McKerson, Dr. ... read more >>
Snow Bound!
Written by Sentinel News Service 09 April 2010
Snow Bound!Thanks to Project SAVE and Community Build, Inc., over 150 at-risk kids from South Los Angeles recently had the opportunity to have a "Snow Day" at Mountain High Ski Resort in Wrightwood. Project ... read more >>
Sisters Awaiting Adoption
Written by Cheryl Tillman Lee (Family Editor) 08 April 2010
SISTERS Salena and Breyanna are all smiles. Sisters Awaiting Adoption Each year thousands of children are adopted through adoption agencies By Cheryl Tillman Lee Family Editor Requirements for ... read more >>
L.A. Schools and Teachers are in crisis too
Written by Sentinel News Service 08 April 2010
L.A. Schools and Teachers are in crisis too Lawyers for the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) prevailed in Los Angeles Superior Court today when a judge denied United Teachers Los Angeles' (UTLA) ... read more >>
Community Leaders Celebrate
Written by Sentinel News Service 06 April 2010
Science Center Trustee Delores Kerr and Ben Kerr with their granddaughter Jade enjoy “Island Zone” experience in the “Extreme Cocktails” reception at the Opening Gala. Los Angeles ... read more >>
Audrey Collins, the Chief Judge
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 02 April 2010
Chief Judge Audrey Collins "She is the face of the U. S. District Court for the Central District of California As the chief judge of the nation's largest federal judiciary, Judge Audrey Collins is ... read more >>
Record-A-Thon to be held for the Blind and Dyslexic
Written by Sentinel News Service 01 April 2010
Record-A-Thon to be held for the Blind and Dyslexic Record-A-Thon Harnesses Remarkable Volunteer Power, Bringing Books to Life for Students With Print DisabilitiesThroughout the week of April 19 at RFB&D's ... read more >>
Congresswoman Richardson Announces Two Department of Transportation Grants
Written by Sentinel News Service 24 March 2010
Congresswoman Richardson Announces Two Department of Transportation Grants Designed to Create Jobs in the 37th DistrictWashington, DC - Today, Congresswoman Laura Richardson announced the 37th District ... read more >>
Jenesse Salutes Husband and Wife Team
Written by Sentinel News Service 18 March 2010
Supervisor Mark Ridley – Thomas and Avid Ridley – Thomas Jenesse Salutes Husband and Wife Team, Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas and Avis Ridley-Thomas as 2010 Silver Rose HonoreesJenesse ... read more >>
Review of Juvenile Probation Department
Written by Sentinel News Service 04 March 2010
Review of Juvenile Probation Department CNS--The Board of Supervisors Tuesday asked the Office of Independent Review to help the Probation Department address issues related to internal affairs and child ... read more >>
Foster Youth Transition
Written by Sentinel News Service 04 March 2010
Foster Youth TransitionCNS--Between 1,200 and 1,500 foster children in Los Angeles County reach the age of 18 annually without a plan for a successful transition to adulthood, Supervisor Mike Antonovich ... read more >>
Rosemary Children’s Services
Written by Sentinel News Service 22 October 2009
Rosemary Children’s Services  The agency, which has helped abused, abandoned and neglected children throughout Southern California for over 80 years - is now seeking additional support from ... read more >>
Rae Jones Takes the Helm of Great Beginnings for Black Babies
Written by Sentinel News Service 22 October 2009
Rae Jones Takes the Helm of Great Beginnings for Black Babies  Veteran communications strategist and public relations practitioner Rae Jones has been tapped to take the helm as executive director ... read more >>
L.A. Care Wins National Award for Innovative Program
Written by Sentinel News Service 22 October 2009
L.A. Care Wins National Award for Innovative Program  South Los Angeles Resident Contributes to award winning health disparities project L.A. Care Health Plan, the nation's largest public health ... read more >>
Got Milk? Partners with CA Dietetic Association to Keep Kids from Going into Sugar Overload
Written by Sentinel News Service 22 October 2009
Got Milk? Partners with CA Dietetic Association to Keep Kids from Going into Sugar Overload  Halloween is a holiday usually associated with candy. According to a San Francisco Chronicle article entitled ... read more >>
September 2009 Annual Breakfast
Written by Cheryl Tillman Lee (Family Editor) 22 October 2009
September 2009 Annual Breakfast  "As we begin a new Chapter Year, Sorors of the Los Angeles Alumnae Chapter gathered to prepare and re-energize their hearts and minds for the public service initiatives ... read more >>
Southeast Symphony Holds Season Opening Concert
Written by Cheryl Tillman Lee (Family Editor) 14 October 2009
Southeast Symphony Holds Season Opening ConcertBradley Baker By Cheryl Tillman LeeSentinel Family EditorThe professional musician, the students, and the serious music lovers all appreciated the lively ... read more >>
Jestine Hurst and the Allensworth Adventure
Written by Sentinel News Service 17 September 2009
Jestine Hurst and the Allensworth Adventure In the early  70's Jestine Hurst undertook a project that has proven to be beneficial to the community, the Luther Mae E. Adams Cancer Fund, I.B.P.O.E.  ... read more >>
Museum of Tolerance Offers Customized Programs to Students
Written by Cheryl Tillman Lee (Family Editor) 17 September 2009
Museum of Tolerance Offers Customized Programs to Students The Museum of Tolerance showcasing, "Finding Our Families, Finding Ourselves," within the personal history of several noted Americans. The museum ... read more >>
Tasteful Sit Down Dinner Reception Adds Creative Ideas
Written by Cheryl Tillman Lee (Family Editor) 13 August 2009
This is a party where the guests are served at the table. It usually, but not always has a more formal feeling, and most of the time is preceded by a cocktail hour so the guests can mingle.A sit-down reception ... read more >>
An Old Fairy Tale
Written by Cheryl Tillman Lee (Family Editor) 13 August 2009
A modern day fairy tale unfolded for foster participants at this year's annual rites of passage held Sunday, July 19, at the Nate Holden Performing Arts Center. The HerShe Foundation honored seven debutants ... read more >>
Children’s Vision Skills Changed through Learning
Written by Sentinel News Service 13 August 2009
"You just aren't trying hard enough" is the criticism uttered by generations of parents to their seemingly bright children who have trouble reading, with schoolwork or playing sports. But effort or attitude ... read more >>
Celebrating 41 Years of Outstanding Service
Written by Sentinel News Service 13 August 2009
Dr. LeAndrea Fields-Robinson is a native of Texarkana, Texas. She is the fourth child born into a family of 18 brothers and sisters. She was educated in the public schools of Texarkana and graduated from ... read more >>
Help your teen put their best smile forward
Written by Sentinel News Service 30 July 2009
New 21st century orthodontic solutions For the 21st century teen, a great smile isn't just for school photos, it's an everyday accessory that's seen on their Facebook and MySpace pages, during IM sessions, ... read more >>
“Just Be Ready” and Win a MacBook Laptop
Written by Sentinel News Service 30 July 2009
Art Contest Encourages Kids & Teens to Express How to Best Prepare for an Emergency LOS ANGELES - Could kids and teens survive an emergency if their life suddenly became unplugged from laptops, cell ... read more >>
L.A. Marathon Day Changes Back to Sunday
Written by Sentinel News Service 23 July 2009
L.A. Marathon Day Changes Back to SundayCNS--The City Council agreed today to move the Los Angeles Marathon back to a Sunday in March beginning next year, siding with runners who said holding the race ... read more >>
Mayor Villaraigosa Launches Summer Youth Program
Written by Sentinel News Service 16 July 2009
MAYOR VILLARAIGOSA LAUNCHES SUMMER YOUTH JOBS PROGRAM AT LOS ANGELES COMMUNITY COLLEGESThe program provides opportunities for summer youth employment and job skills training while students continue their ... read more >>
Jazz, Food, and Summer Fun Set for Central Avenue
Written by Sentinel News Service 16 July 2009
Councilwoman Perry Announces Line-up for the 14th Annual Central Avenue Jazz Festival Scheduled for July 25 and 26This year the Central Avenue Jazz Festival celebrates its 14th Anniversary here in the ... read more >>
Lee and Culbreath Celebrate Birthdays
Written by Cora Jackson - Fossett (Contributing Writer) 16 July 2009
(From left) Keisha Stewart, Faye Culbreath, Reginald Jone-Sawyer, Charisse Bremond and Rev. Eric Lee.Scores of well-wishers turned out on July 11 to celebrate the birthdays of Faith Culbreath and Rev. ... read more >>
AACCFE to Feature Living Black History Presentation with Ivan J. Houston
Written by Sentinel News Service 09 July 2009
"Black Warriors: The Buffalo Soldiers of World War II" Author Chronicles His Experience in WWII's First Black Infantry Combat UnitOn Sunday, July 12 at 5 pm, the African American Catholic Center for Evangelization ... read more >>
Michael Jackson and the Media’s Madness
Written by Dr. Firpo W. Carr (Columnist) 02 July 2009
Crucified then; canonized now On June 3, 2005, about a week before the jury returned with verdicts on the multiple charges against Michael Jackson in his child molestation case, conservative MSNBC host ... read more >>
My Michael Jackson Encounters
Written by Janet Alston Jackson 02 July 2009
His Passing is Our Message For many years I have worked with celebrities when I was a publicist for CBS and ABC Television Networks. But none I have met made me “star struck” like Michael ... read more >>
The Jackson Family
Written by Cheryl Tillman Lee (Family Editor) 02 July 2009
The family group made music history when their first four singles shot to Number one in 1970  Michael Jackson was one of the most gifted, and most of all popular recording artists of all time. Dominating ... read more >>
Summer Youth Swimming Program to Kick-Off
Written by Sentinel News Service 25 June 2009
6,000 participants at 36 pools to gain access to healthy activity, learn water safety, and gain job training through Kaiser Permanente's $1.7 million program Kaiser Permanente and the City of Los Angeles ... read more >>
Children's Institute's Annual Fatherhood Conference
Written by Sentinel News Service 25 June 2009
Focused on the Impact of Father Presence/Absence Professionals in the fields of health, juvenile justice, education and social work, come together to discuss fatherhood related issues and hear about innovative ... read more >>
LA CARES to Host Mentors and Parents Reception
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 June 2009
The Los Angeles CARES Mentoring Movement will hold a free Mentors & Partners Reception on Thursday, June 18, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm, The Expo Center, 3980 S. Menlo Ave., Los Angeles. The theme for the event ... read more >>
SHIELDS for Families Receives Recognition
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 June 2009
SHIELDS for Families' co-founder Kathryn Icehower at the 2009 James Irvine Foundation Leadership Awards. Recipients receive $125,000 and additional support from the Foundation.Icehower, a social worker ... read more >>
Sunday Spring Concerts in Inglewood
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 June 2009
The City of Inglewood will host free concerts on Sundays during the month of June in the new Grevillea Art Park, located at 231 S. Grevillea Ave. The concerts will be held on Sunday June 14, 21, and 28, ... read more >>
Local Sorority to Host High Tea Fundraiser
Written by Sentinel News Service 14 May 2009
Annual Fundraiser to Honor Scholarship Recipients from Local High SchoolsThe Foothill Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. announced today, they will honor their 2008-2009 Scholarship Recipients ... read more >>
So Cal Alpha Kappa Alpha Chapters host 80th Far Western Regional Conference
Written by Sentinel News Service 14 May 2009
Palm Springs, CA - Themed: "Going Green: Energizing Sorors' Potential in the New Millennium", Southern California area Chapters of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated will host the 80th Annual Far ... read more >>
Junior Gents Honored
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 07 May 2009
Brother Joseph Gambrell helps one of the Alpha Gents tie a neck tie.  Photo Credit - Jason Lewis for Sentinel  The program, which is a part of the Chapter's Project Alpha program, is geared towards ... read more >>
138,000 in Scholarships
Written by Super User 23 April 2009
ALUMNI ACHIEVERS attending 2009 Affair of HonorPhoto by Valerie GoodloeMothers cried. Fathers beamed.  Sisters clapped and grandmothers said "Hallelujah!"The object of all this excitement? It was the ... read more >>
Los Angeles Children's Chorus Hosts Open House
Written by Sentinel News Service 16 April 2009
Los Angeles Children's Chorus (LACC) hosts a free open house to introduce families to its highly regarded choirs and acclaimed choral training program for youths on Saturday, April 18, 2009, from 2 p.m. ... read more >>
Thirteenth Annual Parent Summit Expecting 5,000
Written by Sentinel News Service 09 April 2009
Parents are empowering parents with information and resources for the Los Angeles Unified School District's "Thirteenth Annual Parent Summit," Saturday April 25, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., at the Los Angeles ... read more >>
Jenesse Salutes Chef G. Garvin as 2009 Silver Rose Honoree
Written by Sentinel News Service 09 April 2009
Jenesse is proud to salute Chef G. Garvin as one of the 2009 Silver Rose Honorees. Garvin will be recognized at the Silver Rose Awards Gala and Auction, Sunday, April 19 at the Beverly Hills Hotel and ... read more >>
Marrying at Sea, a Deciding Factor
Written by Cheryl Tillman Lee (Family Editor) 09 April 2009
Spring is here, which means one thing, it's wedding season.In order to insure a well-planned wedding, you will have to determine a place and a budget. Ever thought about tying the knot or renewing your ... read more >>
GCC Takes Screening to a Higher Level
Written by Cheryl Tillman Lee (Family Editor) 09 April 2009
Global Cardio Care clinic is the largest free standing medical and wellness clinic in the world managing deliverance of FDA approved enhanced external counter pulsation known as (EECP).Simply put, EECP ... read more >>
APADS Celebrate Women's History
Written by Sentinel News Service 09 April 2009
The APADS ladies stepped through the portals of the AKA Sorority House in their high heels and high fashion dresses. Accompanying them were the APADS gentlemen and their many guests.What better way to ... read more >>
Urban League's Neighborhood At Work Initiative With CHP Proving Effective
Written by Errica Dotson (Sentinel News Writer) 02 April 2009
Launched in 2007, The Neighborhoods at Work Initiative is a five year comprehensive plan to revitalize the Park Mesa Heights and Crenshaw community.Neighborhood safety is one very important part of this ... read more >>
Spelman Alumni Association of Los Angeles Host Gala Luncheon
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 March 2009
On Sunday, March 8, The National Association of Spelman College-Los Angeles Chapter hosted their fifteenth annual gala luncheon honoring two local Spelman College heroes, Avis Ridley-Thomas and  ... read more >>
Egyptian Court No. 5 Daughters of Isis Plans Gala 100 B-Day Celebration
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 March 2009
You are cordially invited to join Egyptian Court No. 5, Daughters of Isis as they embark on celebrating 100 years of charitable and community service.  Egyptian Court was organized April 20, ... read more >>
California Science Center's Discovery Ball Gala Successfully Attracts
Written by Cheryl Tillman Lee (Family Editor) 26 March 2009
On Saturday, March 7, what happened at the California Science Center stayed at the Science Center at least for that evening. Since then however, the event has generated quite a buzz. The California ... read more >>
H.U.F. Awards and Scholarship Brunch To Take Place June 21
Written by Sentinel News Service 19 March 2009
A call for nominations is currently underway for The Mablean Ephriam Foundation's Honoring Unsung Fathers (H.U.F.) Awards and Scholarship Brunch to be held on June 21. The Seventh Father's ... read more >>
The Community Resource Connection
Written by Sentinel News Service 19 March 2009
On Saturday, March 28, www.HelpIsOnTheWayLA.org in community collaboration with www.GirlfriendsInChrist.org cordially invites you to attend the next Community Resource Connection meeting to be held ... read more >>
Third Annual Culinary Experience Gala
Written by Sentinel News Service 19 March 2009
Flavors of Los Angeles Benefit's The American Liver Foundation The Greater Los Angeles Division of the American Liver Foundation (ALF) will hold its third annual Flavors of Los Angeles event ... read more >>
Lakers to hold 10th Annual Youth Basketball camp
Written by Sentinel News Service 12 March 2009
The Los Angeles Lakers will conduct "Camp Lakers", presented by dazadi.com, a youth basketball camp for boys ages 9-18, this July in two sessions, it was announced by the team. The camps ... read more >>
Susan G. Komen for the Cure Presents An Evening with Xernona
Written by Sentinel News Service 12 March 2009
Susan G. Komen for the Cure(r)'s Circle of Promise has partnered with civil rights icon, television pioneer and national ambassador of Circle of Promise, Ms. Xernona Clayton to engage, educate ... read more >>
City Of L.A. Inaugural Women's Fest to Feature Free Tennis Clinic
Written by Sentinel News Service 05 March 2009
Venus and Serena Williams Tennis Academy's Le George Mauldin to Host with Local Journalist   The L.A. City Commission on the Status of Women will host their inaugural Women's Festival ... read more >>
City of L.A. to Host Inaugural Women's Festival
Written by Sentinel News Service 05 March 2009
 The L.A. City Commission on the Status of Women will host their inaugural Women's Festival Saturday, March 7, at Jim Gilliam Park (4000 South La Brea Avenue Los Angeles). Themed, "Women ... read more >>
"Mentoring to Save A Generation"
Written by Torrence Brannon-Reese 05 March 2009
The 15th Annual Male Youth Conference, "Strategies for the Development of the African American Manchild" convened this past Saturday at Los Angeles Southwest Community College. The conference ... read more >>
In The Cut Barber Salon Community Announcement
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 February 2009
Honor Roll Students, In appreciation for all your good efforts and achievements in school this semester, In The Cut barber salon want to show our gratitude to you. To Our Honor Roll and straight ... read more >>
The 2009 Spirit of Peace Awards
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 26 February 2009
Though the event honored three outstanding American heroes, who are African Americans, the true beneficiaries of the event were the young persons who were in attendance. The Spirit of Peace Awards ... read more >>
Tour of WLCAC
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 26 February 2009
The Watts Labor Community Action Committee (WLCAC) open their doors to 150 very special guest for a tour of the facilities and for a screening of the Oscar nominated short documentary THE WITNESS - ... read more >>
Alpha Phi Alpha Miss Black & Gold Pageant
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 February 2009
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., Alpha Delta Chapter will hold their annual Miss Black and Gold Scholarship Pageant at USC on Sunday, March 1. The scholarship pageant is a national program under ... read more >>
Don't Touch My Tummy
Written by Loretta Jones 19 February 2009
When you are pregnant you are a target for some of the most strange and odd myths. Even before you begin to show people start to determine the sex of the baby. One of my best friends announced that ... read more >>
MEV legal clinic discusses child custody/support issues
Written by Sentinel News Service 19 February 2009
Attorney Thanayi Lindsey, Attorney Renee Sanders and Community Reginald Brass will discuss family law on Saturday, February 21, at 11 a.m., at the Mesereau-Ephriam-Villaraigosa (MEV) Free Legal Clinic, ... read more >>
Brotherhood Crusade Brings the Village Together for the Benefit of South L.A. Youth
Written by Sentinel News Service 19 February 2009
"This training has changed my life in so many positive ways!" "Thank you for providing such a wonderful training session!" "Awesome conference! I left rejuvenated, better equipped, ... read more >>
Family of Slain SWAT Officer to Hold Anniversary Celebration
Written by Sentinel News Service 05 February 2009
Proceeds will go to the Randal D. Simmons Outreach Foundation. February 7, 2009, marks the one year anniversary of LAPD SWAT Officer Randy Simmons death.  The Family of Officer Randal "Randy" ... read more >>
Sweet Savvy: Tips for a Sweet and Smart Holiday
Written by Sentinel News Service 18 December 2008
Today's kids may not have old-fashioned 'visions of sugar plums' dancing in their heads, but they do have plenty of contemporary holiday sweets on their minds. The food-focused holidays ... read more >>
City Officials Announce Child Abuse Campaign
Written by Sentinel News Service 18 December 2008
City of Los Angeles officials announced a campaign aimed at preventing child sexual exploitation and promoting Internet safety last week. "As the city's chief prosecutor, I am constantly ... read more >>
Art for Young Minds
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 December 2008
The annual ART Walk "Art for Young Minds" at Westchester High School is scheduled for Wednesday, December 17. from 9:00-2:00 P.M. The public is invited. Exhibits will be displayed on the ... read more >>
Last Minute Holiday Help
Written by Sentinel News Service 04 December 2008
Top Tips for Dashing Through the Snow Toward the Holiday Finish Line  While it seems that the Thanksgiving leftovers were just finished, the holiday season is here and that has many a yuletide ... read more >>
South L.A.'s "Peace & Unity Tree"
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 04 December 2008
Councilmember Bernard C. Parks of the 8th District, along with the Department of Recreation and Parks, Department of Water and Power, Leimert Park Business Improvement District and the Leimert Park ... read more >>
Brotherhood Crusade Tech Students Win Microsoft/Oscar de la Hoya Teen Challenge
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 04 December 2008
The Los Angeles Brotherhood Crusade, with its long and historical record of providing a broad range of leading-edge education and training, health related information and screening, recreation, and ... read more >>
‘Hands Around Crenshaw’ Interfaith Celebration
Written by Sentinel News Service 06 November 2008
On the eve of America’s most historic presidential race, youth and adults, Black and Brown, Christians and Muslims all gathered together in a show of unity and solidarity.   In partnership ... read more >>
Alpha Phi Alpha Casino Night
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 06 November 2008
The Distinguished Brothers of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated, Beta Psi Lambda Alumni Chapter, request your presence this Friday night, November 7, at their casino night scholarship fundraiser, ... read more >>
LA’s Leaders Bring Summer Jobs to Area Youth
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 31 July 2008
Colgate-Palmolive and Ralphs Grocery Company join speaker Karen Bass, Deputy Mayor Larry Frank, and Councilmember Janice Hahn in supporting youth employment and training School is out and thousands of ... read more >>
Free Lectures and Art Adventures for Families Held Daily
Written by Cheryl Tillman Lee (Family Editor) 31 July 2008
The museum presents programming and examines conservation issues from around the world Performances and Film The rich performance and film schedule includes dance, music, film, video, and spoken word. ... read more >>
Junior Fire Cadet Program a Success
Written by Cheryl Tillman Lee (Family Editor) 24 July 2008
As our youth face the unpredictable future, they do so with the help of those who have gone on before them. Whatever they do to prepare for their future, it is helpful for them to be able to hear, see ... read more >>
50 Year High School Reunion Set
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 24 July 2008
John C. Fremont classes of Winter/Summer 1958 will celebrate their 50th Class Reunion on Saturday, July 26, at the Los Angeles Airport Sheraton Gateway Hotel. The Continentals and Elitians classes ... read more >>
Family Reunion Season
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 24 July 2008
This family reunion season address your family’s kidney health kidney disease and the African American community Family reunions are filled with joy, laughter and lots of family fun. It’s ... read more >>
Wanted: Single or Married Adults
Written by Ra’Kenna Joseph, Sentinel Intern 10 July 2008
 Foster mother Mollie Jelks with children, Kendra, 12, Amy 10, Tyler, 9, and Sean, 6.Children’s Bureau hosts upcoming Foster Care and Adoption Orientation “My heart jumped for ... read more >>
It’s All About ‘Healing’
Written by Lady Phelencia 03 July 2008
On Saturday, June 28, at the Wilshire Ebell Theatre in Los Angeles, California, The Horton Theatre Group presented a thought-provoking, heart-wrenching, soul-stirring production entitled, “I’m ... read more >>
Wedding Dress Become Keepsake if Cared For
Written by Cheryl Tillman Lee (Family Editor) 26 June 2008
Preserving the wedding dress and bouquet can give the bride nostalgic pleasure in future years, especially if they are cared for right after the nuptials. The Wedding Dress. Get the gown to the dry ... read more >>
NAACP Youth Council Holds Successful Event
Written by Cheryl Tillman Lee (Family Editor) 19 June 2008
In keeping up with their reputation of class, culture and dignity, The Los Angeles NAACP Youth Council held their 2008 Men of Valor Awards Luncheon at the Torrance Marriott Hotel on Saturday, June 14. ... read more >>
Links Achievers Pass the Baton
Written by Shirlee Taylor Haizlip 19 June 2008
More than 122,450 was awarded in scholarships at this year’s event The message that the Angel City Links has constructed has been received and passed on to those to whom much has been given, ... read more >>
Preschool Program to Help Foster Kids
Written by City News Service 19 June 2008
CNS - Free preschool will be offered to children living in foster and relatives’ homes in Los Angeles County, said Los Angeles Universal Preschool officials. LAUP will offer the free service ... read more >>
Fathers Day Still Difficult But Son’s Legacy Helps Him Cope
Written by Jennifer Bihm (Contributing Writer) 12 June 2008
It’s still hard for Herbert Lewis to find solace five years after his son was murdered. Fathers Day is the hardest, he said. The only thing that gives him some comfort is the fact that Devron helped ... read more >>
Father’s Day in the Obama Household
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 12 June 2008
As Father’s Day approaches, one can imagine what the day will mean in the household of Senator Barack Obama, his wife Michelle and daughters Malia and Natasha (“Sasha”). To millions ... read more >>
USC Black Alumni Holds 30th Gala
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 01 May 2008
On April 19, the USC Black Alumni Association (BAA) held their 30th annual Alumni Awards and Scholarship Benefit Gala at the Beverly Hills Hotel. It was a sold out affair where outstanding alumni were ... read more >>

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Mon May 25 11:00AM -
67th Annual Memorial Day Service
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