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Derek Strong: ‘Straight Outta Compton’
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 26 August 2010
 Derek StrongDerek Strong, former basketball star Former NBA star, Derek Strong is the successful owner of his own diversified Stock Car Racing team, 'Strong Racing' which he uses to give back to the ... read more >>
Crisis in Education in the Black Community
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor), Niele Anderson (Religion Editor) & Dr. Firpo Carr (Contrib) 26 August 2010
 Tina Flournoy, Office of the President, and Randi Weingarten, president of AFT (Photo by Brian Carter)Over 50 years since the landmark Supreme Court Decision, "Brown v Board of Education" and the Black ... read more >>
Inglewood School Board Showcases New School Construction
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 26 August 2010
 Inglewood School Board President, Arnold ButlerConstruction teamHosting an open house, the school board introduces the construction team that is building the New La Tijera School with input from the ... read more >>
Katrina: August 29, 2005 – a Natural Disaster
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 26 August 2010
Living in the Superdome“Car Pools”Still WaitingOil Glove Five years ago, Black residents of New Orleans died from the ravages of a natural disaster and the disregard by a callous federal government; ... read more >>
Aminata Moseka (Abbey Lincoln)
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 21 August 2010
  Aminata Moseka in BraidsAminata in ActionAminata in a Pensive MoodAminata Young and VibrantAminata in Style  *** Legends ***"Legendary Jazz Singer, Songwriter and Actress."By Yussuf J. SimmondsSentinel ... read more >>
Student is the Master Teacher
Written by Janet Alston Jackson (Contributing Writer) 21 August 2010
 Eric Jerome DickeyEXCLUSIVE TO THE L.A. SENTINELBy Janet Alston JacksonSentinel Contributing writerIf you have reached the top of your game, why would you want to study hard, voraciously dissecting your ... read more >>
Baldwin Hills Seniors Get Cell-Phone Savvy
Written by Sentinel News Service 21 August 2010
 AT&T volunteer LaTasha Coleman (right) teaches Los Angeles resident Ruby Cooksey (left) the fundamentals of how to use her cell during the AT&T and OASIS one-on-one cell phone training class. ... read more >>
Henry Bernard Dotson, Jr. Succumbs
Written by Sentinel News Service 21 August 2010
 Henry Bernard Dotson, Jr.Sunrise - June 7, 1932 Sunset - August 3, 2010The Early YearsHenry Bernard Dotson, Jr. was born in Vicksburg, Mississippi on June 7, 1932, to Verlena and Henry Bernard Dotson, ... read more >>
Racism Flourishes Online
Written by Denzel Codrington (Sentinel Intern) 19 August 2010
The Internet allows for discussion on various issues but also allows open doors for hate speechBy Denzel CodringtonSentinel InternThe Internet has opened a portal for discussions on various matters. People ... read more >>
Councilmember Parks Addresses Lack of Dining Options in South L.A.
Written by Sentinel News Service 19 August 2010
 Councilmember Parks answers a question from the audience at Thursday's meeting.Councilmember Parks Addresses Lack of Dining Options in South LA, As Ban on New Fast Food Restaurants Set to ExpireCouncilmember ... read more >>
The Spirit of Abbey
Written by Linden Beckford Jr. 19 August 2010
By Linden Beckford Jr.Abbey Lincoln was truly a legend among us. Although I never had the honor/privilage of meeting her, I feel as though I knew her. I can remember hearing my mother speak highly of Lincoln ... read more >>
Compton and its City Departments
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 19 August 2010
By Francis TaylorSentinel Contributing WriterThe departments in the City of Compton operate to make the city function to fulfill the needs of its citizens. According to its website, the departments are: ... read more >>
Haiti: Seven Months After the Earthquake
Written by Sentinel News Service 19 August 2010
 Present-Day HaitiDeath and destruction are still unprecedented in Haiti seven months after the earthquake even though billions have been donated. That raises the question, why? Thousands of relief and ... read more >>
Mitrice! Now the real investigation begins
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 19 August 2010
 Mitrice RichardsonBoth mother and father of Mitrice Richardson have filed separate lawsuits based on Civil Rights Violations regarding her disappearance which ultimately led to her death.By Yussuf J. ... read more >>
Obama Gets It Right!
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 19 August 2010
 The Proposed Mosque Site: Park Place, New YorkPresident Barack ObamaNew York Governor David PatersonNew York City Mayor Michael BloombergProposed Project Director Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf"Congress shall ... read more >>
Thinkfinity Bowl is Here!
Written by Sentinel News Service 14 August 2010
Verizon and the Los Angeles Lakers Youth Foundation to kick off the Brotherhood Crusade Jim Cleamons Books and Basketball Camp at the Expo Center with a slam dunk (Los Angeles, CA) Concerned about the ... read more >>
Bernice Lewis Scott
Written by Sentinel News Service 14 August 2010
Berenice Lewis Scott — Born in New Orleans, LA, December 17, 1916, died July 25, 2010, in Los Angeles, CA. She attended Xavier University and majored in English and French and joined Delta Sigma Theta ... read more >>
Celebrating the life of Douglas Mac Arthur “Boo Boo” Ealy
Written by Biko N. Poindexter-Hodge 14 August 2010
 Douglas Mac Arthur “Boo Boo” EalyBy Biko N. Poindexter-HodgeSentinel InternNo one exactly knows the exact hour or day of when his or her time has come to an end, or when God calls either his son ... read more >>
Louis “Satchmo” Armstrong
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 14 August 2010
 “Satchmo” in action“Satchmo” The ManLouis “Satchmo” Armstrong   A Jazz Trumpeter who put the 'J' in Jazz and the 'T' in Trumpet by Yussuf J. SimmondsComing of age in the jazz capital of ... read more >>
Despite ethics charges, Congresswoman Waters remains strong
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor), Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) & Kaylee Davis (Intern) 12 August 2010
Details revealed, but her support is unwavering. Despite charges by the ethics committee, Congresswoman Maxine Waters remains strong in the community in general and in her district in particular.By Yussuf ... read more >>
What’s In a Name? An Entire Culture
Written by Khadijah McCaskill (Intern) 12 August 2010
The history and persecution of Black "ghetto" namesBy Khadijah McCaskillSentinel InternIn some cultures in Africa, the naming of a child is a very important and sacred ceremony. The child is usually given ... read more >>
Boys and Skinnies (Skinny Jeans): To Wear or Not to Wear
Written by Biko N. Poindexter-Hodge 12 August 2010
By Biko N. Poindexter-HodgeSentinel InternFashion comes and goes. The times are changing and so does the clothes. Shorts are popularly worn in the spring and summer, while long pants are mostly worn in ... read more >>
Blair Taylor: 2010 Top 50 Executive and Thinker
Written by Sentinel News Service 12 August 2010
 Blair H. TaylorLos Angeles Urban League President Blair H. Taylor, named for second year to prestigious list of talented nonprofit executives, is one of only two leaders from Southern California Los ... read more >>
Brotherhood Crusade Program Recognized as Best Juvenile Justice Program
Written by Sentinel News Service 12 August 2010
 Charise Bremond, Brotherhood Crusade CEO Brotherhood Crusade Gryd Program Model recognized as best juvenile justice program in the Western United StatesThe Los Angeles Brotherhood Crusade and the African ... read more >>
Mitrice Richardson found?
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor), Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) & Kaylee Davis (Intern) 12 August 2010
 Mitrice RichardsonLatice Sutton, her mother (Photo by Derek Haskell)Michael Richardson, her father (Photo by Derek Haskell)Skeletal remains found in the Malibu area are believed to be those of Ms. ... read more >>

 

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