Shirley Clarke Franklin
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 28 August 2008
Mayor Shirley Clarke FranklinIn 2005, Mayor Shirley Clarke Franklin of Atlanta was named one of the top five best big-city mayors and one of the best leaders. She was the first woman ever to be elected ... read more >>
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 28 August 2008
DENVER – The Democratic National Convention Committee (DNCC) issued the following statement today on New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson’s speaking role during Thursday night’s Convention ... read more >>
Kamala Harris, Attorney General California or United States?
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 28 August 2008
The district attorney of San Francisco is a rising star in the world of progressive politics. Kamala Harris, the district attorney of San Francisco, was one of Senator Barack Obama’s elite team ... read more >>
Play Brings Legacy to New Generation
Written by Ra’Kenna Joseph, Sentinel Intern 28 August 2008
“Even though slavery was abolished in 1865, many southern African Americans remained in debt and servitude until the 1970s,” said Dr. Linda Bannister, producer and co-playwright of Turpentine ... read more >>
Like Husband Michelle Obama’s Message Resonates
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 28 August 2008
The passionate delivery, the rich emotion describing a life forged in Chicago, the strong conviction showing America the common threads in their stories. It was a familiar yet powerful message that ... read more >>
The Next President?
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 28 August 2008
“This will be the day when all of God’s children will be able to sing with new meaning, ‘My country,’tis of thee, sweet land of liberty, of thee I sing. Land where my fathers died, ... read more >>
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 27 August 2008
EMBARGOED UNTIL DELIVERY Denver, Colorado Wednesday, August 27, 2008 Barack Obama and I took very different journeys to this destination, but we share a common story. Mine began in Scranton, Pennsylvania, ... read more >>
Democrats Officially Nominate Barack Obama; Clinton joins in Acclamation
Written by DAVID ESPO, AP Correspondent 27 August 2008
DENVER (AP) -- Barack Obama, standing where no black has ever stood before, swept to the Democratic presidential nomination on Wednesday as thousands of national convention delegates cheered his improbable ... read more >>
2008 Democratic National Convention Podium Schedule Wednesday, August 27, 2008
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 27 August 2008
"SECURING AMERICA'S FUTURE" Time shown as local – Denver, Colorado MST Hour # 1   3:00 PM – 5:00 PM (LOCAL) Call to Order The Honorable Leticia Van de Putte State ... read more >>
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 27 August 2008
Republican Iraq War Veteran Michael Wilson, Senator Salazar (D-CO), Reps. Davis (D-AL) and Wasserman Schultz (D-FL) to speak on behalf of Barack Obama Three Clinton Delegates, Including Civil ... read more >>
Full Text of Hillary Clinton Speech
Written by From Federal News Service 27 August 2008
Hillary Clinton during Democratic Nomination Speech.   Image courtesy DemConvention at SEN. HILLARY CLINTON: Thank you. (Cheers, applause.) Thank you all. (Cheers, applause.) Thank ... read more >>
UNEQUIVOCAL: Senator Clinton Urges Democrats to fight for Obama
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 26 August 2008
DENVER - New York Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton delivered a breathtaking speech during the Democratic National Convention in Denver soliciting the support of her followers in electing Barack Obama, ... read more >>
Democrats Bicker Over how Hard to Hit McCain
Written by SCOTT LINDLAW, Associated Press 26 August 2008
DENVER (AP) -- Democrats bickered among themselves Tuesday about how hard to attack John McCain as the party's former dominant couple - Bill and Hillary Rodham Clinton - took center stage at Barack ... read more >>
Full Text of Michelle Obama's DNC Speech
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 25 August 2008
Michelle Obama during speech at the 2008 Democratic National ConventionThe following are prepared remarks by Michelle Obama, wife of Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama, for her address to ... read more >>
Obama Picks Joe Biden as Running Mate
Written by Jennifer Bihm (Contributing Writer) 23 August 2008
Barack Obama has chosen Delaware Senator Joseph Biden to be his running mate for the 2008 presidential election. Obama posted the official announcement on his website and sent out a text message around ... read more >>
Summer Soul Jam – Sun and Fun in Compton
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 21 August 2008
Rickey Minor brilliance elevates Compton concert to another orbitThe City of Compton shall return to normal this week after yet another stunningly spectacular showcase of the annual Summer Soul Jam concert ... read more >>
The Presidential “Veep-Stakes.”
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 20 August 2008
The Democratic Convention will take place next week in Denver Colorado and its historic significance is an internationally recognized moment in time. The talk of the town is the presidential “veep-stakes.” ... read more >>
Residents in Community of Historic Homes Opposed to New Developments
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 20 August 2008
Residents of the 600 block or E. 52nd Place are fighting developers to save the historic homes in their neighborhood. The Tifal Brothers built the craftsman homes on 52nd Place, between Avalon and McKinley, ... read more >>
Najee Ali gets 4 years in Prison
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 19 August 2008
Many people are saying that this time the criminal justice system has worked for the community Najee Ali received four years in state prison today for attempted bribery after he pleaded ‘no ... read more >>
Isaac Hayes
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 14 August 2008
  1942 - 2008Isaac Hayes was called the Black Moses, but he would always let it be known that he was the Moses of Music and nothing more. As one of the leading artists for Stax Records, Hayes ... read more >>
Paying for Paul and Patricia
Written by Ra’Kenna Joseph, LA Sentinel Intern 14 August 2008
LA County brings awareness during “child support awareness” month The Los Angeles County Child Support Services Department (CSSD) has created an array of community outreach programs during ... read more >>
VP Running Mate
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 14 August 2008
Choosing the vice presidential running mate is one of the most important decisions a candidate will make before becoming president. It is most significant for Senator Barack Obama in this election year ... read more >>
Marlton Square
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 14 August 2008
For years the Marlton Square Shopping Plaza has been an eyesore in the community. With a sale pending, residents hope  that the new owner(s) may be able to revitalize the area. On May 6, the ... read more >>
Benbow and CDD Traversing Through Budget Cuts
Written by Jennifer Bihm (Contributing Writer) 14 August 2008
“Where is the help needed most? How can we spend what has become precious few dollars in the best ways? That is a discussion we have everyday,” said Richard Benbow, general manager of Los Angeles’ ... read more >>
Bernie Mac Dead at Age 50
Written by F.N. D\'ALESSIO, Associated Press 09 August 2008
CHICAGO (AP) -- Bernie Mac, the actor and comedian who teamed up in the casino heist caper "Ocean's Eleven" and gained a prestigious Peabody Award for his sitcom "The Bernie Mac ... read more >>