Civil Rights group sign ground breaking agreement with Comcast, NBC Universal
Written by Special to the NNPA from the Afro-American Newspaper 24 December 2010
Special to the NNPA from the AFRO-American Newspaper The NAACP, National Urban League, and National Action Network announced an agreement with Comcast and NBC Universal to expand current diversity initiatives ... read more >>
International Civil Rights Walk of Fame Announces 2011 Inductees
Written by Sentinel News Service 24 December 2010
Bishop Barbara KingMarc H. Morial   Footsteps of Civil Rights Leaders Placed in Historic Site During Annual Trumpet AwardsAtlanta, GA--Footsteps of ten new revered civil rights icons will be added to ... read more >>
Attention: Help Us Get Ready For Work!!!
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 23 December 2010
By Brian W. Carter, Sentinel Staff WriterThe U.S. unemployment rate has risen to 9.8% since November. The unemployment rate for California alone was 12.4% in November and is up 1% from year ago, according ... read more >>
There's a new spot in town...
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 23 December 2010
Tyrei "DJ Tee" Lacy with Senator Rod Wright, 26th District. Photo by Arnold Turner and Cazzie Burns. Public and elected officials, board members and Tyrei "DJ Tee" Lacy w/family cut the ribbon at the ... read more >>
C.L.R. James
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 23 December 2010
Young C.L.R. Depicting the Haitian Revolution in the Black Jacobins*** Legends ***  by Yussuf J. Simmonds C.L.R. James"A historian, journalist, author and social theorist, who was influential in the United ... read more >>
Ex-Drug Dealer Ricky Ross Pushing Indie Film About His Life
Written by By Maya Pope-Chappell 23 December 2010
By Maya Pope-ChappellAfter shopping his story to major movie houses in Hollywood, "Freeway" Ricky Ross has decided to go independent."I've met with almost everyone in Hollywood," said Ross, who was a mastermind ... read more >>
SBA Announces New Initiatives Aimed at Increasing Lending in Underserved Communities
Written by Sentinel News Service 23 December 2010
Mills names Hughes to chair new council to advise agency on expanding opportunities for entrepreneurs in underserved communities WASHINGTON--With small business owners and entrepreneurs in traditionally ... read more >>
Gloria D. Gray Elected V.P. of MWD Board of Directors
Written by Super User 23 December 2010
Gloria D. Gray, West Basin Board President Elected Vice President of Metropolitan Water District Board of Directors Gloria Gray West Basin Municipal Water District (West Basin) Board President Gloria D. ... read more >>
Boxer Statement on Republicans Blocking Vote on California Judicial Nominees
Written by Super User 23 December 2010
Boxer Statement on Republicans Blocking Vote on California Judicial Nominees  Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA) today expressed her disappointment about Senate Republicans blocking ... read more >>
Who will the Mayor appoint to replace Rev. Leonard Jackson?
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 22 December 2010
By Yussuf J. SimmondsAs the senior advisor to Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, Rev. Leonard Jackson was in fact one of the deputy mayors. And since Rev. Jackson went to city hall from the religious community, ... read more >>

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LAUSD honors Quincy Jones with a school in the music producer’s name
Written by Jason Lewis 22 December 2010
Quincy Jones and Supervisor Mark Ridley-ThomasBy Jason LewisAward-winning composer and music producer Quincy Jones was surrounded by students, teachers, parents, and community members for a special ribbon-cutting ... read more >>
CBC Chairman – elect, Rep. Emanuel Cleaver
Written by Sentinel Staff Report 22 December 2010
Chairman-elect Emanuel Cleaver, (MO-5)Incoming Congressional Black Caucus Leadership Faces Challenges in the Upcoming Republican-Led HouseSentinel Staff ReportAs Democrats look ahead to the 2012 elections, ... read more >>
Christmas means “serving/service to others”
Written by Marian Wright Edelman 22 December 2010
Christmas, as a "holyday", is a time of service; it is a time when families come together to celebrate, and enjoy each other and the good things that are abundant among them. Though many people use the ... read more >>
Celebrating Kwanzaa in a meaningful way
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 22 December 2010
To celebrate Kwanzaa in a meaningful way, the community is very fortunate to have Dr. Maulana Karenga present to convey its meaning clearly, correctly and concisely. By Yussuf J. Simmonds May the wisdom ... read more >>
STATE’S LATEST TOBACCO ADS DEBUT
Written by Sentinel News Service 21 December 2010
STATE’S LATEST TOBACCO ADS DEBUT LOS ANGELES – California Health and Human Services Agency (CHHS) Secretary Kimberly Belshé and California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Director Dr. Mark Horton ... read more >>
City of Inglewood Applies for a Los Angeles Urban Land Institute “Technical Assistance Panel”
Written by Sentinel News Service 17 December 2010
The City of Inglewood Applies for a Los Angeles Urban Land Institute “Technical Assistance Panel” Inglewood, CA (December 15, 2010) The City of Inglewood submitted  two applications for Technical ... read more >>
Compton Author to Hold First Book Signing
Written by Sentinel News Service 17 December 2010
Author Kevon GulleysJust Like Compton in Stores NowJust Like Compton author Kevon Gulley, 34, will hold his first book signing on Saturday, December 18 at 3 p.m. at Smiley’s Bookstore in Carson (20220 ... read more >>
Black Memorabilia Makes History Come Alive
Written by Sentinel News Service 17 December 2010
Reminiscence Of The Past Can Inspire A Family's Present and Future! Gail Deculus-Johnson has been championing the cause of equality for over two decades. She is a Black memorabilia enthusiast, collector ... read more >>
Seussical Sells Out the Nate Holden Performing Arts Center
Written by Jason Lewis 17 December 2010
Photo by Kelvin FieldsAmazing Grace Conservatory's production of Seussical sells out the Nate Holden Performing Arts CenterBy Jason Lewis The Nate Holden Performing Arts Center was packed this past Saturday ... read more >>
Ernest Carl Smith Passes
Written by Sentinel News Service 17 December 2010
December 14,1929  November 18,2010Ernest Carl Smith (Ernie), father, brother, husband, grandfather, educator, organizer, political activist and role model- passed away on November 18,2010. Ernest Carl ... read more >>
The Leimert Park Village Eye Speak Photo Project
Written by Jason Lewis 17 December 2010
By Jason Lewis The California Artist Coalition of Los Angeles (CACLA) in collaboration with KAOS Network recently held the Eye Speak: The Leimert Park Community Youth Art Project Walking Tour. The walking ... read more >>
Rep. Watson Holds Final Year End Legislative Event
Written by Sentinel News Service 17 December 2010
Congresswoman Diane E. Watson (D-33) held her final annual Year End Legislative Review at the California African American Museum on Saturday, December 11, 2010. In addition to thanking her constituents ... read more >>
The President and the General
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 17 December 2010
President Barack Obama recently met with General Colin Powell, and that occasioned a friendly African American summit between two Brothers.By Yussuf J. SimmondsSentinel Managing EditorIn 2008, when candidate ... read more >>
One Year Later: Compton Ladies are Bus Operators
Written by Sentinel News Service 17 December 2010
In January 2010, the new Compton WorkSource Center launched its first training program for bus operators with the Metro Pre-Bridge Bus Operator Training Academy, a customized training program offered in ... read more >>
A Black Christmas in 2010
Written by Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr. 16 December 2010
By Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr.NNPA Columnist As we approach the Christmas season this year, it is important for African Americans and others to stress the necessity for freedom, justice, equality. and ... read more >>

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