“We Wish you a Happy Birthday”
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 04 September 2010
 LEGENDSThe Sentinel extends birthday greetings to those who have given of themselves for humanityby Yussuf J. SimmondsSentinel Managing EditorChief Mangosuthu Buthelezi — August 27Chief Mangosuthu ... read more >>
No Wedding, No Womb!
Written by Christelyn D. Karazin 04 September 2010
 Christelyn D. KarazinJanice Rhoshalle Littlejohn By Christelyn D. KarazinLast week, I caught wind of an NFL football player who had so many kids by so many different women that when asked, had trouble ... read more >>
Islam and Race: Black Muslims Left out of National Conversation on Islam
Written by Stephon Johnson and Orobosa Igbinedio 04 September 2010
By Stephon Johnson and Orobosa IgbinedioSpecial to the NNPA from the Amsterdam News(NNPA) - "We have to be able to decode what's happening and realize that this is religious intolerance on one hand, and ... read more >>
Rep. Waters Follow-up with Banks
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 04 September 2010
As promised, the Congresswoman re-convened another town-hall style meeting with lenders pressing the case for access and inclusion of Black realtors in the lending process.By Yussuf J. SimmondsSentinel ... read more >>
Demetrius D. Shelton Sworn in as 68th President of Nat’l Bar Assoc
Written by Sentinel News Service 04 September 2010
 Demetrius D. Shelton (center) is sworn in as the 68th President of the National Bar Association on August 12, 2010, by Judge Horace Wheatley (right), as his mother, Virginia Gulley Shelton, looks on. ... read more >>
CBP Finds 200 Lbs of Fresh Dates on Passenger
Written by Sentinel News Service 04 September 2010
Dates can carry diseases and insects potentially catastrophic to U.S. agricultureU.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agriculture specialists assigned to the Tom Bradley International Terminal at the ... read more >>
Jane Frances Morre Shropshire ‘Mama Shrop’ Succumbs
Written by SEntinel News Service 04 September 2010
 Mama ShropJane Frances Moore Shropshire passed away August 22, 2010 at her home after 85 eventful and adventurous years of life.Jane was born in Muskogee, Oklahoma on February 22, 1925 to Leroy G. and ... read more >>
Recall of Potentially Tainted Eggs Expanded
Written by Sentinel News Service 02 September 2010
Wright County Egg of Galt, Iowa expanded its recall of eggs that are potentially tainted with Salmonella enteritidis. The recall now applies to 10 additional states, bringing the total number of states ... read more >>
Emmett Till: The Boy Who Whistled at a Lady…
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 02 September 2010
 Emmett Louis "Bobo" TillBy Brian W. CarterSentinel Staff WriterHe was a young boy who saw a pretty lady. Today, a guy would've 'holla'd' at her and tried to get her number. This young boy whistled at ... read more >>
Congresswoman Watson and Councilwoman Perry Honored
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 02 September 2010
 Congresswoman Diane Watson (center) poses with members of Tau Tau Omega Chapter and scholarship recipients. (Photo by Jason Lewis)By Jason LewisSentinel Sports EditorThe ladies of Alpha Kappa Alpha, ... read more >>
Camp Wesson a Hit for Community At-Risk Youth
Written by Sentinel News Service 02 September 2010
CAMP WESSON: Over 100 at-risk youngsters were treated to a 3-day, 2-night summer camping trip to Camp Hollywoodland in Griffith Park hosted by Councilmember Herb Wesson and Project SAVE. read more >>
Richardson Announces $100K Grant for Youth Entrepreneur Training
Written by Sentinel News Service 02 September 2010
Congresswoman Laura Richardson Announces a $100,000 Grant for Entrepreneur Business Training for Youth in Watts, Willowbrook and ComptonCongresswoman Laura Richardson announced that Long Beach Community ... read more >>
Ridley-Thomas Calls for Independent Inspector General Plan
Written by Sentinel News Service 02 September 2010
Supervisor Ridley-Thomas calls on the Exposition Metro Line Construction Authority to develop a plan to create an independent inspector general Despite controlling hundreds of millions of dollars in public ... read more >>
Multicultural Communications Agency Celebrates 20th Anniversary
Written by Sentinel News Service 02 September 2010
  Kim L. HunterMulticultural Communications Agency Celebrates 20th Anniversary with Yearlong Community Service Projects in Los Angeles, Dallas and Princeton, N.J. LOS ANGELES, August 25, 2010 — LAGRANT ... read more >>
Rev. Jesse Jackson on Legacy and Learning of Dr. King
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 02 September 2010
 Martin Luther King, Jr.Dr. King's dream of a one big tent America where all are included and none are left behind is incomplete. Yet, the quest is irreversible. Dr. King marched, took the risks to transform ... read more >>
Rep. Meek gains ground for Senate primary
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 02 September 2010
 Rep. Kendrick Meek celebrates his victoryThroughout the nation's history, African Americans in the U.S. Senate have been few and far in-between. Will the next one be from the state of Florida?By Yussuf ... read more >>
Xernona Clayton Celebrates 80 with Festive Birthday Bash
Written by Joe C. Hopkins (Publisher, Pasadena SGV Journal News) 02 September 2010
 Xernona Clayton (Courtesy of Black Voice News, Riverside, Calif.)By Joe C. HopkinsPublisher, Pasadena SGV Journal NewsXernona Clayton, the founder of the Trumpet Awards and Civil Rights Walk of Fame ... read more >>
Inglewood’s Mayor: Danny Tabor
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 02 September 2010
 Tabor's victory celebration (Photo by Jasmyne Cannick)Councilmember Danny Tabor Was Elected Mayor of Inglewood in a Unanimous Victory — though he will be mayor for 62 days. By Francis TaylorSentinel ... read more >>
Remembering Trudy Anise Parks
Written by Sentinel News Service 02 September 2010
 Trudy Anise ParksTrudy Anise Parks, born August 2, 1964, in Los Angeles, California to Bernard C. Parks and Carolyn Fuqua. She graduated from Saint Mary's Academy High School and Summa Cum Laude from ... read more >>
Re-enacting Dr. King’s Dream
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 02 September 2010
 In Washington D.C.Reclaim the Dream RallyDr. King: His Spirit Lives On!On the 47th anniversary of Dr. King's "March on Washington," many believe that the conservatives' rally was reactionary and counter-productiveBy ... read more >>
Rebuild America: Jobs Justice, Peace
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 02 September 2010
 In DetroitRebuild AmericaProgram from Dr. King's march in 1963Using Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr's blueprint as a model, Rev. Jesse Jackson led thousands to commemorate the meaning of the dreamBy Yussuf ... read more >>
Sister and Brother
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 28 August 2010
"Born of the same parents, some went separate ways" Grace Jones and Bishop Noel Jones are sister and brother. GRACE JONES/NOEL JONESGrace Jones, born in Jamaica on May 19, 1948, is a well-known actress, ... read more >>
Sup. Ridley-Thomas Honors ‘Living Legends’ of the 2nd District
Written by Sentinel News Service 28 August 2010
 Julia Lee and Supervisor Mark Ridley-ThomasSupervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas led the Board of Supervisors in recognizing three Second District Living Legends: Rosa Contreras, 110, Lee Gibson, 100 and Julia ... read more >>
LABSC Meets an Actor and He’s a Gentleman...
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 28 August 2010
 Elizabeth "Betty" Johnson Chairperson of LASBC, actor and author Lou Gossett Jr., Brenda Marsh-Mitchell president/founder of Mothers In Action, Berlinda Fontenot-Jamerson Director of MAAALA.LASBC joined ... read more >>
Thousands of Compton children receive school supplies
Written by Jason Lewis (Staff Writer) 26 August 2010
 Thousands of Compton students received backpacks, pens, pencils, scissors, notebooks and binders at the back to school event. (Photo by Jason Lewis)Project IMPACT and World Vision fill a need to ensure ... read more >>

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