Assemblymember Isadore Hall Announces Endorsements from Local Elected Leaders
Written by Super User 18 July 2011
Assemblymember Isadore Hall Announces Endorsements from Local Elected Leaders Compton, California – California State Assemblymember Isadore Hall announced a wide range of endorsements today for his campaign ... read more >>
Boxer Praises Assistance for Homeless Veterans
Written by Sentinel News Service 18 July 2011
BOXER PRAISES $10.5 MILLION IN HOUSING ASSISTANCE FOR HOMELESS VETERANS IN CALIFORNIANew Grants Will Help Veterans Access Affordable Housing, Job Training, Education and Other ServicesWashington, D.C. ... read more >>
Kids Walk Across America
Written by Sentinel News Service 16 July 2011
Kids Walk Across America teams with EXPO Center & Los Angeles Brotherhood Crusade to launch "FIT WEDNESDAYS" youth fitness walks for South Los Angeles youth The EXPO Center and Los Angeles Brotherhood ... read more >>
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 16 July 2011
Toussaint L'OuvertureJean Jacques Dessalines*** LEGENDS***By Yussuf J. SimmondsSentinel Managing EditorIndependenceBlack men and women of independence movements Part One -- HaitiINTRODUCTIONIn the United ... read more >>
A Company of Women Converges in Anaheim
Written by Joy Childs 16 July 2011
(L-R) Gwen Copeland and Kgopotso R. John and Linda Wallace. Photo by Joy Childs for Sentinel Dr. Eva Seobi Photo by Joy Childs for Sentinel By Joy ChildsContributing Writer It wasn't a convention or a ... read more >>
NAACP comes to Los Angeles
Written by Leon Jenkins (President Los Angeles NAACP) 16 July 2011
The nation's oldest civil rights organization will hold its 102nd national convention from July 23-28, 2011 By Leon Jenkins, President Los Angeles NAACPThe NAACP 2011 National Convention will be the first ... read more >>
New SCLC Leader, Howard Creecy
Written by Stan Washington (Special to the NNPA from The Atlanta Voice) 16 July 2011
Former Fulton County Chaplin Howard Creecy Jr., newly elected president of SCLC. (PHOTO CREDIT: STAN WASHINGTON) By Stan Washington Special to the NNPA from The Atlanta Voice ATLANTA--It seemed for a time ... read more >>
Incest and the Journey to Forgiveness
Written by Joy Childs (Assistant Editor for L.A. Watts Times Newspaper) 15 July 2011
Wendy Gladney photo by Brian Carter for WattsWendy with her book "The Preacher's Daughter" Wendy as she gears up for KJLH Front Page (L - R) Iyanla Vanzant and Wendy Gladney Incest and the Journey to ForgivenessBy ... read more >>
George Beaubian Passes
Written by Sentinel News Service 15 July 2011
On November 10, 1937, George Henri Beaubian, Jr. was born in Hempstead, New York. He was the only child of George H. Beaubian, Sr. and Essie Mason. George Sr. was the first African American deputy district ... read more >>
Judge in Casey Anthony’s trial
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 15 July 2011
Judge Belvin PerryWill he be the next 'Judge Mathis'? Throughout the media circus that surrounded the murder trial of Casey Anthony, Judge Belvin Perry is the one person that many claim brought dignity ... read more >>
California Attorney General Supports the President
Written by Sentinel News Service 15 July 2011
Attorney General Kamala D. Harris Joins Amicus Brief in Support of Health Care Reform Law SACRAMENTO--Attorney General Kamala D. Harris has signed a friend-of-the court brief in the United States Court ... read more >>
Mayor Villaraigosa Announces Brian Cummings as Interim Fire Chief
Written by Sentinel News Service 15 July 2011
Fire Chief Brian Cummings Last week, Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa issued the following statement regarding the appointment of Brian Cummings as Interim Chief of the Los Angeles Fire Department. "Today, I ... read more >>
“Thinkfinity” Bowl Team Academic Challenge Championship
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 15 July 2011
Left- Gene M. Eng of Verizon; 2nd from the right- Charisse Bremond-Weaver, Brotherhood Crusade with teams of debatersWilliam Allen Young (center) with debating team Family and friends enjoy the event while ... read more >>
Is Redistricting a Step Backwards for Blacks?
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 15 July 2011
Proposed district map When the law was passed mandating that redistricting was to be done by the voters instead of the legislators, it seemed like a great thing, but now .....By Yussuf J. SimmondsSentinel ... read more >>
Clara Ann Stevenson Dies
Written by Sentinel News Service 08 July 2011
Portrait of the late Clara Ann Steverson, native Californian and descendant of African-American Gold Rush pioneers. Steverson passed away on June 19, 2011. Clara Ann Steverson, 91, descendant of three ... read more >>
NAACP Legal Defense Fund Celebrates 70th Anniversary
Written by Special to the NNPA 08 July 2011
Eugene Robinson, Congressman Bobby Scott, Elaine Jones, and John Payton during the NAACP LDF's 70th Anniversay celebration in Washington, D.C.NAACP Legal Defense Fund Celebrates 70th AnniversaryWith Reception ... read more >>
Hearing set against Compton College
Written by Sentinel News Service 08 July 2011
A hearing on whether to issue a preliminary injunction against Compton Community College concerning its pending election on November 6, has been set for July 7, 2011 at Compton Superior Court.On July 5, ... read more >>
Lionel Hampton and Quincy Jones
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 08 July 2011
Lionel Hampton Quincy JonesLegends by Yussuf J. Simmonds Some Big Band LeadersLIONEL HAMPTON and QUINCY JONES (the Lion and 'Q')Part Two LIONEL HAMPTON "Hamp, the Lion of Jazz"When the history of jazz ... read more >>
Dr. Willie O. Jones Sworn in
Written by Sentinel News Service 08 July 2011
July 5, 2011-4th District Councilman Dr. Willie O. Jones was sworn in today to his first four year term. Councilman Jones was sworn in approximately 2 1/2 years prior upon winning a special election to ... read more >>
Kilpatrick Has His Say
Written by Zenobia Jefferies (Special to the NNPA from The Michigan Citizen) 08 July 2011
Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick meets with the media in his office on Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2005. Voters gave Kilpatrick the second chance he asked for in a come-from-behind victory, although he said he recognized ... read more >>
New Book Compiles Mandela’s Inspirational Thoughts and Reflections
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 07 July 2011
A new book that filters Nelson Mandela's thoughts into 2,200 quotes on everything from his stint in Robben Island, his presidency, the reconciliation process, and even his grief over the loss of his own ... read more >>
Rep. Barbara Lee, Congresswoman and Activist
Written by Nick Chiles (Special to the NNPA) 07 July 2011
 Since her election in 1998 from Oakland, Calif.'s 9th Congressional District--the first woman ever elected to represent that community--Barbara Lee has been one of the most courageous and principled ... read more >>
US appeals court upholds Obama health care law
Written by Associated Press 07 July 2011
In the first ruling by a federal appeals court on President Barack Obama's health care overhaul, a panel in Cincinnati affirmed Wednesday that Congress can require Americans to have minimum insurance coverage.A ... read more >>
Edna Aliewine, a giant has fallen
Written by Sentinel News Service 07 July 2011
A volunteer, proprietor, community activist, mother and much more...Edna Aliewine, a pillar of the South Los Angeles community, died last Tuesday evening. A native and life-long resident of Los Angeles, ... read more >>
California Redistricting Commission Considers Gutting African – American Political Stronghold
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 07 July 2011
Visualization of proposed district map The Fourth of July holiday weekend, when Americans were taking the time to celebrate democracy, the California Redistricting Commission (CRC) was considering a move ... read more >>