Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Tabor Poised to Earn Inglewood District 1 Council Seat
Written by Francis Taylor, Sentinel Staff Writer 06 June 2007
Following the recent candidate’s forum sponsored by the Residents for a Better Inglewood where City Council candidate Danny Tabor appeared to advance over his rival candidate, there has been much ... read more >>
Congressman Indicted on 16 Counts
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 06 June 2007
Representative William J. Jefferson, the ninth term congressman from Louisiana’s Second Congressional District, was indicted on 16 counts of bribery and corruption-related charges following a two-year ... read more >>
Black Women Take Fight to Interscope Records
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 31 May 2007
The growing contingent of African American women, which weeks ago established a nationwide “Respect Me” Coalition that also includes many of the most powerful Black leaders in America, took ... read more >>
Editorial Board Meeting: Perry Speaks Out
Written by Christine G. Sabathia, Sentinel Staff Writer 23 May 2007
Councilwoman Jan Perry, who represents the City of Los Angeles’ Council District 9, says she was quite shocked when she picked up the Los Angeles Sentinel last week and read an article entitled ... read more >>
100 Black Men LA Elects New President
Written by Francis Taylor, Sentinel Staff Writer 23 May 2007
100 Black Men of Los Angeles Inc. recently announced the election of bestselling author and award-winning columnist Dr. Anthony Asadullah Samad who will succeed outgoing president, Dr. Louis J. Murdock.The ... read more >>
More Black Students to Attend UCLA This Fall
Written by City News Service 23 May 2007
CNS - About twice as many Black students plan to become freshmen at UCLA this fall compared to last year, when the university was criticized for not accepting enough African-American students, the school ... read more >>
Kappa Alpha Psi honors Rhen Bass with prestigious Elder Watson Diggs Award
Written by Byron Smith 16 May 2007
Ventura resident CPA Rhen C. Bass, Sr. has been selected to receive the Elder Watson Diggs award, the second highest award that can be conferred to members of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Incorporated. ... read more >>
Wesson Will Not Run For Supervisor's Seat
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 16 May 2007
Councilman Herb Wesson has officially announced that he will not run to replace Supervisor Yvonne B. Burke when her term expires next year. This announcement comes at a time when the Black community ... read more >>
Yolanda King Dies
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 16 May 2007
The sudden and untimely passing of Yolanda King, sent shock waves throughout the entire country. She was the eldest child of the most revered human beings in America, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., the ... read more >>
Who Will Replace Supervisor Burke?
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 03 May 2007
Supervisor Yvonne Brathwaite Burke has been the second district supervisor for over 15 years and has had a long and sterling career as an outstanding elected official for most of her professional life. ... read more >>
Judge Rules Firefighter's Retaliation Claim Not Supported by Facts
Written by City News Service 03 May 2007
CNS - Lawyers for a Los Angeles firefighter who filed a discrimination lawsuit against the city, claiming he was fed dog food by his colleagues, cannot support their contention that he was the victim ... read more >>
New Prison Reform Bill Falls Short on Rehabilitation
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 03 May 2007
Despite its claims of improvement on rehabilitation, the prison reform bill passed by the state legislature April 26 fails to address key issues that have been highlighted by AFSCME Local 2620, which ... read more >>
Whistleblower Seeks Justice for Himself, Others
Written by Jennifer Bihm (Contributing Writer) 02 May 2007
A former Los Angeles County employee said he would not back down from fighting for justice despite the fact that they continue to abuse him for exposing fraud at one of their hospitals. Patrick Porch ... read more >>
'Respect Me' Commission hosts Town Hall Meeting
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 27 April 2007
Local business and community organizations representing the "Respect Me Commission" will be hosting a town hall meeting tomorrow in Los Angeles for an open forum which aims to discuss the social ... read more >>
Don Imus' Sidekick-Producer Also Fired Over Remarks
Written by Larry McShane (AP) 25 April 2007
AP - The longtime producer for Don Imus' syndicated radio show joined his boss on the unemployment line one week after the disgraced broadcaster was booted from the airwaves for racist and sexist ... read more >>
A New Era of Black Political Leaders
Written by Steve LeBlanc (AP) 25 April 2007
AP--Early in Deval Patrick's run for governor, when few Massachusetts voters had heard of the maverick candidate with the odd first name, U.S. Sen. Barack Obama stopped by Cambridge for a class ... read more >>
Drew University Sues Los Angeles County For $125 Million
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 25 April 2007
CNS - The Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science filed a $125 million lawsuit against Los Angeles County, accusing officials of mishandling operations at King-Drew Medical Center.The lawsuit, ... read more >>
Congresswoman Millender McDonald Dies
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 23 April 2007
Congresswoman Juanita Millender McDonald died on Sunday after taking a leave of absence from her congressional duties to look after her failing health and to spend some quality time with her family.  ... read more >>
'Respect Me' Movement
Written by Christine G. Sabathia 19 April 2007
"If the first woman God ever made was strong enough to turn the world upside down all alone, these women together ought to be able to turn it back, and get it right side up again!" - 'Ain't ... read more >>
Black Student Among 33 Dead at Virginia Tech Massacre
Written by Evan Barnes 18 April 2007
As reactions grow and more information is uncovered from the Virginia Tech massacre on Monday, the names of the 33 victims who were killed are slowly being released to the public. One of the first victims ... read more >>
LA Urban League Launches 'Neighborhoods at Work'
Written by By Christine G. Sabathia, Sentinel Staff Writer 18 April 2007
The Los Angeles Urban League has high hopes of transforming urban communities throughout the state of California, by doing so one community at a time. Starting with a 70-block area around Crenshaw High ... read more >>
They Run to Keep Compton Rolling
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 11 April 2007
Councilmembers Isadore Hall and Barbara Calhoun are working tirelesslyso that the residents and citizens of Compton will have a safe, cleancity and a quality of life second to none.Councilmembers Isadore ... read more >>
Dymally Celebrates Mother Lee Omia Broadus Clegg As 'Woman of the Year'
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 28 March 2007
Assemblymember Mervyn M. Dymally (D-Compton) with his selection of Compton'sown Mother Lee Omia Broadus Clegg as the 2007 "Woman of the Year" forthe 52nd Assembly District which includes ... read more >>
LAPD Call Together African Americans for Community Forum
Written by Christine G. Sabathia, Sentinel Staff Writer 28 March 2007
The Los Angeles Police Department gathered together members of the African Americancommunity during a recent forum held to discuss the state of the department.Chief William Bratton and Assistant Chief ... read more >>
Perry Files Motion to Offer $100,000 Reward in the Senseless Shooting Death of Toddler
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 28 March 2007
As a swirling wind howled over the soft stuffed teddy bears left in the memoryof an 18-month old toddler who was shot dead just the day before, a gatheringof roughly 30 people participated in a candle ... read more >>



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