Trina Williams Vindicated of All Charges Successfully
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 21 April 2011
Trina Williams"I always knew that she would be vindicated; she is one of the few politicians who leads with honesty and integrity, and would always do the right thing for the children and the people of ... read more >>
Same City, Different Rules
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 21 April 2011
Baldwin Hills/Inglewood Oilfield--an environmental nightmare, our communityBeverly Hills Oilfield--an environmental dreamBalwin Hills/Inglewod Oil Field - wretchedly exposed  Los Angeles (Pico near Robertson) ... read more >>
Fire Inspector: Michael Bernard Nealy
Written by Brian Carter (Staff Writer) 18 April 2011
By Brian W. CarterSentinel Staff Writer,Biko Poindexter-Hodge, Sentinel Contributing WriterJoy ChildsSentinel Contributing WriterThe Sentinel got up close and personal with Los Angeles City Fire Inspector, ... read more >>
Carlisle Chosen as Sole Finalist for CDU President
Written by Sentinel News Service 17 April 2011
 Six months after launching a national search, a sole finalist was selected for president of Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science, the board's chairman said Tuesday. At their monthly meeting, ... read more >>
Racial Discrimination in the Inland Empire
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 17 April 2011
Like a throwback to the past, Black officers have alleged racism in the Banning Police Department, which may trigger legal action.By Yussuf J. SimmondsSentinel Managing EditorWhere is Banning, Calif.? ... read more >>
Congresswoman Waters Leads Community Meeting
Written by Sentinel News Service 17 April 2011
The crowd listened intently to the speakers.Children, they are the future. Photos by Malcolm Ali The theme centered on the potential devastating impact of Federal Budget Cuts on the community--specifically ... read more >>
Power in Action
Written by Cyril Josh Barker (Special to NNPA) 17 April 2011
Rev. Al Sharpton and President Barack Obama President Barack Obama addresses National Action Network confabBy Cyril Josh BarkerSpecial to the NNPA President Barack Obama went to New York last week with ... read more >>
Compton College: On the Road to Recovery!
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 17 April 2011
Dr. Genethia Hudley-Hayes addresses the audience; (L to R) Camille Johnson, Associated Student Body Treasurer ECCC; Chancellor Dr. Jack Scott; Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas; Rev. Norman Johnson; Dr. Ramon ... read more >>
Brad Pye to Leave County After 24 Years
Written by Cora Jackson – Fossett (Religion Editor) 14 April 2011
Brad Pye Jr. and Mayor Antonio R. Villaraigosa By Cora Jackson-FossettSentinel Religion EditorLos Angeles sports writer and broadcaster Brad Pye Jr. will retire from the County of Los Angeles after 24 ... read more >>
Marcus Garvey School
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 14 April 2011
"An educational institution for Black children like no other"Education is a power and a force ... it is the surest way for a people to rise and overcome traditional and historic barriers ... without a ... read more >>
Ivory Coast President Says He Won’t Step Down
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 07 April 2011
Why aren't we here for 'humanitarian reasons'?BY MARCO CHOWN OVED & RUKMINI CALLIMACHIAssociated PressIvory Coast's strongman Laurent Gbagbo tried to hang on to power for one more day Wednesday from ... read more >>
Massive Community Rally Scheduled
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 07 April 2011
Elected officials, Community Leaders, the Clergy and Organized Labor will join the community on Saturday at Jesse Owens Park to stop the massive cuts in the federal budget threatens its very existence ... read more >>
Haiti Pins its hopes on a popstar president
Written by Trenton Daniel (Associated Press) 07 April 2011
Haitians express joy about the election By TRENTON DANIEL, Associated Press Haiti's pop-star-turned-president-elect donned a conservative gray suit Tuesday for his first news conference since his upset ... read more >>
Almena Lomax Succumbs
Written by Sentinel News Service 07 April 2011
Almena Lomax, longtime civil rights activist, journalist and former editor of the Los Angeles Tribune, died Friday, March 25, 2011, in Pasadena after a short illness. She was 95, and is survived by four ... read more >>
Romeo continues to inspire local students
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 07 April 2011
Romeo talks to Audubon students Photo by Brian W. Carter Father and son duo visit local middle/high school to uplift and promote education.By Brian W. Carter, Sentinel Staff WriterMulti-talented artist, ... read more >>
Tribute to Dr. Manning Marable (1950 – 2011): The Importance of Black Historians
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 07 April 2011
 By Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr. NNPA ColumnistProfessor William Manning Marable's contributions to African American history remind all of us of how important it is to get the best possible education and ... read more >>
American Airlines Launches New Destination Flights
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 07 April 2011
Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa presents certificate to American Airlines photo by Brian W. CarterRibbon Cutting photo by David Starkopf(From Left to Right): Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, Los Angeles Urban League ... read more >>
Obama launches bid for a second term
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Assistant Managing Editor) 07 April 2011
President Obama fired upThe president speaking to the CBC executive committee Energetic and upbeat, President Obama dashed the hopes of those naysayers who claimed that he is a one-term chief executive. ... read more >>
Kaiser Comes to South Los Angeles
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 07 April 2011
 Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa Councilmembers Bernard Parks and Jan Perry Supervisor Mark Ridley-ThomasDr. Tumani Leatherwood, physician in charge Photos by Jason LewisThe opening of a new medical facility ... read more >>
SPRITE STEP OFF RETURNS TO LOS ANGELES
Written by Sentinel News Service 06 April 2011
Brothers of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc, compete in the Sprite Step Off.SPRITE STEP OFF RETURNS TO LOS ANGELES FOR A SECOND YEAR OF DYNAMIC DANCE, MUSIC AND COMMUNITY SERVICESprite Step Off, a tournament-style ... read more >>
Inglewood Mayor James T. Butts, Jr. Gives State of the City Address
Written by Sentinel News Service 03 April 2011
 Inglewood Mayor James T. Butts, Jr. addressed a packed audience of Inglewood residents and members of the local business community during presentation of his first State of the City speech. Butts' practical ... read more >>
Women Poets
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 03 April 2011
By Yussuf J. Simmonds This is the final week of Women's month and students are about to return from their Easter break. Those who have accepted the responsibility as poets/educators--past and present--have ... read more >>
Dr. John Cashin, Legendary Black Civic and Political Leader Passes
Written by William Reed (Special to NNPA) 03 April 2011
By William ReedSpecial to the NNPAWashington, D.C. (NNPA) - Dr. John L. Cashin, Jr. a Black dentist and Alabama civil rights leader who once ran for governor against George C. Wallace, died in a Washington, ... read more >>
Bernice Beverly Arbor
Written by Sentinel News Service 03 April 2011
Our beloved matriarch, affectionately known as "Bo", passed away peacefully on March 16, 2011 at the age of 94. What a life she led. She was born October 5, 1916 in Corpus Christi, Texas, the youngest ... read more >>
San Fernando Links to Honor Danny Bakewell
Written by Associated Press 01 April 2011
On Saturday, April 30th, The San Fernando Valley Chapter of The Links, Inc. will honor businessman and humanitarian, Danny Bakewell. This celebration will take place at the Sheraton Universal Hotel with ... read more >>

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