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Gordy and Rangel Receive Black Press Award
Written by Joan H. Allen (NNPA Special Correspondent) 24 June 2010
 NNPA Convention Chair Cloves Campbell, Mistress of Ceremonies Michelle Miller; Motown icon, Berry Gordy receives Legacy of Excellence Award from NNPA Chairman Danny Bakewell. (Photo by Carole Geary.)Mistress ... read more >>
Is Healthcare back in the spotlight?
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 24 June 2010
Is Healthcare back in the spotlight? Ninety days after the signing of the Healthcare Bill, much of the nation is still in the dark as to its effects on their personal livesBy Yussuf J. SimmondsSentinel ... read more >>
Woman Assaulted at local Gas Station
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 23 June 2010
Woman Assaulted at local Gas StationA local activist is calling for justice after being attacked by to female suspects.By Brian W. CarterSentinel Staff WriterOn April 1, an assault took place at a Mobil ... read more >>
Residents Boycotting City Party to Plan Fight Against CPD Return
Written by Sentinel News Service 23 June 2010
Residents Boycotting City Party to Plan Fight Against CPD ReturnCalling the Compton City Council's recent vote to bring back the Compton Police Department an act of taxpayer disenfranchisement, a community ... read more >>
For Love of Liberty: The Story of America's Black Patriots
Written by Joy Childs (Contributing Writer) 23 June 2010
For Love of Liberty: The Story of America's Black PatriotsBy Joy ChildsSentinel Contributing Writer"Let it be said that the Negro soldier did his duty under the flag, whether that flag protected him or ... read more >>
Lee Statement on President's Address to the Nation on BP Oil Spill
Written by Sentinel News Service 23 June 2010
Lee Statement on President's Address to the Nation on BP Oil Spill  WASHINGTON, D.C. - Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA), Chairwoman of the Congressional Black Caucus, released the following statement today after ... read more >>
Ola Beatrice Carpenter Succumbs
Written by Sentinel News Service 17 June 2010
 Ola Beatrice CarpenterOla Beatrice Carpenter passed June 7, 2010. She would have been 91 years old in July. She was born Ola Beatrice Norris to the union of James Preston Norris and Sara Viola Norris ... read more >>
Fathers and Sons Together II
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 17 June 2010
 Judge David S. Cunningham IIIMaxcy FilerJudge Kelvin D. FilerDr. Walter R. Tucker, Jr.Walter R. Tucker III*** Legends ***Yussuf J. Simmonds"They shared elected offices with the family"A father's presence ... read more >>
And the Winner is…Holly Mitchell
Written by Sentinel News Service 17 June 2010
 Winner of the 47th Assembly district primary, Holly Mitchell, a single parent and head of the childcare advocacy nonprofit Crystal Stairs, surrounded by Congresswoman Diane Watson and Assemblyman Mike ... read more >>
The Impact of Sports on the Local Economy
Written by Sentinel News Service 17 June 2010
 (L to R) Assemblyman Charles Calderon, Chairman Make Davis, State Equalization Board Member Jerome HortonSentinel News ServiceLast Friday, Assemblymember Mike Davis (D-Los Angeles), chair of the State ... read more >>
I’m A Daddy 2010: Patrick Johnson
Written by Jasmyne A. Cannick (Special to the Sentinel) 17 June 2010
 Patrick Johnson with songs Elijah, age 6 and Jakob, age 4.Excellence in FatherhoodBy Jasmyne A. CannickSpecial to the SentinelTake a drive down Crenshaw Boulevard towards Leimert Park and if you're ... read more >>
How Haiti Survives
Written by Dr. Brenda Flanagan 17 June 2010
 Life in HaitiBy Dr. Brenda FlanaganMy niece's son, a soldier, has been in Iraq twice since the last war began. He will not talk to me or to any other relative about his experiences. Having been to ... read more >>
Burlington Coat Factory Comes to Compton
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 17 June 2010
 A Typical Burlington Coat Factory StoreThe retail giant's debut in Compton is another boost in the city upward mobility and economic thrust.By Yussuf J. SimmondsSentinel Managing EditorThe arrival ... read more >>
Roles
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 10 June 2010
*** Legends ***by Yussuf J. SimmondsSometimes the media (print, electronic, film, etc.) depict art imitating life and/or sometimes they depict life imitating art. Very often, art and life intersect blurring ... read more >>
Inglewood Councilmember Danny Tabor to Head into Run Off for Mayor’s Seat
Written by Sentinel News Service 10 June 2010
 (Left to right) Councilmember Danny Tabor, Los Angeles County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas, Assemblymember Steve Bradford, and Carson Councilmember Mike Gipson at Tabor's Election Night Victory Party ... read more >>
Stay in School Program succeeds in encouraging the youth
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 10 June 2010
 (Left to Right) Officer Adam Moore w/ LAPD officers, Renee Smith President of SSEYTADO, Ron Hasson Branch President and SW Area Director of Beverly Hills/Hollywood NAACP, Steven McKeever Hidden Beach ... read more >>
Jo Ann Milton Chappell
Written by Sentinel News Service 10 June 2010
Jo Ann Milton ChappellJanuary 31, 1936 - May 28, 2010Jo Ann Milton Chappell retired from L.A. County DMH. She was an alumni of Willowbrook Jr. High School Class of 1951 and JeffersonHigh School Class of ... read more >>
Margaret Black Succumbs
Written by Sentinel News Service 10 June 2010
Margaret Black Succumbs December 8, 1924-May 31, 2010Margaret Cathryn Whitfield Black, known by family and friends as "M.C.", graduated from Fargo Agricultural High School in Fargo, AR, where she was valedictorian ... read more >>
Burlington Coat Factory Brings New Jobs to Compton in 2010
Written by Sentinel News Service 10 June 2010
Burlington Coat Factory Brings New Jobs to Compton in 2010Off-Price Retailer to Open New Location in the Compton Renaissance Plaza this Fall In conjunction with the Compton Commercial Development Renaissance ... read more >>
2010 Consumer scorecard
Written by Charlene Crowell 10 June 2010
2010 Consumer scorecard: Payday Lending Still Nation's Most Abusive Small LoanBy Charlene CrowellNNPA Financial Writer(NNPA) - As Congress considers how best to reconcile differences in financial reform ... read more >>
Congresswoman Laura Richardson Announces $294,000 Grant
Written by Sentinel News Service 10 June 2010
Congresswoman Laura Richardson Announces $294,000 GrantFor Construction of the Wattstar Theatre Today, Congresswoman Laura Richardson announced that a $294,000 U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development ... read more >>
LAPD and LAFD Tip off Summer Activities
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 10 June 2010
LAPD and LAFD Tip off Summer ActivitiesBoth departments are coming out to educate and party with the public as summer vacation beginsBy Brian W. CarterSentinel Staff WriterOn Saturday, June 12, come out ... read more >>
Black L.A.
Written by Joy Childs (Contributing Writer) 10 June 2010
Black L.A. By Joy ChildsSentinel Contributing WriterIn what he described as an eight-year labor of love, Dr. Darnell Hunt announced the completion of "Black Los Angeles: American Dreams and Racial Realities" ... read more >>
Compton Gets ‘New’ Police Department
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 09 June 2010
Compton's Badge of HonorThe vote is in: there will be a new Compton Police Department. It will be better and more efficiently run than the previous department, according to those in the know.By Yussuf ... read more >>
U.S. Congressional Hearing Blasts Comcast
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 09 June 2010
(Left to right) Rep. Steve Cohen, Rep Maxine Waters, Chairman John Conyers, a staff assistant, Rep. Louie Gohmert and Rep. Judy Chu The Committee on the Judiciary conducted a four-hour hearing to hear ... read more >>



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