Mayor Responds to Community Report
Written by Jerilynn Johnson, Sentinel Intern 27 June 2007
Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa participated in the Urban Issues Breakfast Forum of Greater Los Angeles on Friday, June 22 at the California African American Museum to discuss the accomplishments and impediments ... read more >>
Jeans for Justice
Written by Christine Sabathia 27 June 2007
The Young Women’s Christian Association of Greater Los Angeles held it’s second annual Jeans for Justice fundraiser with a purpose to raise awareness and funds for its sexual assault program. ... read more >>
Black Mayor Heads National Organization
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 27 June 2007
The United States Conference of Mayors (USCM) held its 75th annual meeting last weekend in Los Angeles and according to some of the participants, it was very successful. Many African American mayors played ... read more >>
Laura Richardson Wins
Written by Evan Barnes, Sentinel Staff Writer 27 June 2007
The votes are in and Assemblywoman Laura Richardson won the majority vote in the primary for the 37th Congressional District on Tuesday June 26 behind a united coalition of Black elected officials, labor ... read more >>
Turning Point Urban Business Expo 2007
Written by Francis Taylor, Sentinel Staff Writer 22 June 2007
You may still have time to make plans, if you have not already made them, to participate in the final day of the African American Business Summit which features the legendary, Turning Point Urban Business ... read more >>
Sex Offenders Younger, More Violent, Study Says
Written by Associated Press 20 June 2007
AP—Courts have seen the number of sex offense cases involving juvenile offenders rise dramatically in recent years, an Associated Press review of national statistics found, and treatment professionals ... read more >>
Sixty-three-year-old Valedictorian Speaks of Educational Journey
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 20 June 2007
Whether they came to take just one course or enroll as a springboard to a four-year university, 337 individuals graduated from Los Angeles Southwest College June 5. The Class of 2007 included Gloria ... read more >>
Poor People's Campaign Candidate Panel Richardson Advances, McDonald No-Show
Written by Francis Taylor, Sentinel Staff Writer 20 June 2007
The Poor People’s Collaborative Partnership, a non-profit organization whose main purpose is the struggle for economic justice (in America), recently hosted hundreds of potential voters and supporters ... read more >>
Accreditation Questioned: Credibility Perhaps Lost
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 20 June 2007
What is going to happen to King-Harbor (formerly King Drew) hospital now that the crisis has reached epidemic proportions and it may shut its doors? The latest incident in a long line of tragic medical ... read more >>
Wesson New Vice-Chair of Expo Construction Authority
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 13 June 2007
Councilmember Herb J. Wesson, Jr. (CD 10) was elected Vice-Chair of the Exposition Metro Line Construction Authority at its meeting on Thursday, June 7. Council-member Jan Perry (CD 9), the former vice-chair, ... read more >>
Last Minute Appeal in Teen Sex Case Sparks Outrage
Written by Associated Press 13 June 2007
Jubilation turned to anger Monday after Georgia’s top prosecutor vowed he would fight a judge’s order that would have set free Genarlow Wilson, a Georgia man serving a 10-year prison sentence ... read more >>
Tabor Wins Popular Vote in Inglewood City Council Run-off
Written by Francis Taylor, Sentinel Staff Writer 13 June 2007
In the hotly-contested election for the District 1 Council Seat in the City of Inglewood, Danny Tabor won the popular vote by a slim margin of 34 votes with all twelve of the voting precincts reporting ... read more >>
City Council Approves $50,000 Reward for Gang Tipper
Written by City News Service 07 June 2007
CNS—The City Council’s Public Safety Committee has approved paying a $50,000 reward to the person who anonymously reported the whereabouts of Kody DeJohn Scott, designated one of the LAPD’s ... read more >>
Judge Declines to Dismiss Retaliation Claim in Firefighter's Lawsuit
Written by Bill Hetherman (CNS) 06 June 2007
 CNS—A retaliation claim can remain as part of a lawsuit filed by a Los Angeles firefighter who alleges he was fed dog food by his colleagues, a judge ruled June 4.Tennie Pierce sued the city ... read more >>
Tabor Poised to Earn Inglewood District 1 Council Seat
Written by Francis Taylor, Sentinel Staff Writer 06 June 2007
Following the recent candidate’s forum sponsored by the Residents for a Better Inglewood where City Council candidate Danny Tabor appeared to advance over his rival candidate, there has been much ... read more >>
Congressman Indicted on 16 Counts
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 06 June 2007
Representative William J. Jefferson, the ninth term congressman from Louisiana’s Second Congressional District, was indicted on 16 counts of bribery and corruption-related charges following a two-year ... read more >>
Black Women Take Fight to Interscope Records
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 31 May 2007
The growing contingent of African American women, which weeks ago established a nationwide “Respect Me” Coalition that also includes many of the most powerful Black leaders in America, took ... read more >>
Editorial Board Meeting: Perry Speaks Out
Written by Christine G. Sabathia, Sentinel Staff Writer 23 May 2007
Councilwoman Jan Perry, who represents the City of Los Angeles’ Council District 9, says she was quite shocked when she picked up the Los Angeles Sentinel last week and read an article entitled ... read more >>
100 Black Men LA Elects New President
Written by Francis Taylor, Sentinel Staff Writer 23 May 2007
100 Black Men of Los Angeles Inc. recently announced the election of bestselling author and award-winning columnist Dr. Anthony Asadullah Samad who will succeed outgoing president, Dr. Louis J. Murdock.The ... read more >>
More Black Students to Attend UCLA This Fall
Written by City News Service 23 May 2007
CNS - About twice as many Black students plan to become freshmen at UCLA this fall compared to last year, when the university was criticized for not accepting enough African-American students, the school ... read more >>
Kappa Alpha Psi honors Rhen Bass with prestigious Elder Watson Diggs Award
Written by Byron Smith 16 May 2007
Ventura resident CPA Rhen C. Bass, Sr. has been selected to receive the Elder Watson Diggs award, the second highest award that can be conferred to members of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Incorporated. ... read more >>
Wesson Will Not Run For Supervisor's Seat
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 16 May 2007
Councilman Herb Wesson has officially announced that he will not run to replace Supervisor Yvonne B. Burke when her term expires next year. This announcement comes at a time when the Black community ... read more >>
Yolanda King Dies
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 16 May 2007
The sudden and untimely passing of Yolanda King, sent shock waves throughout the entire country. She was the eldest child of the most revered human beings in America, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., the ... read more >>
Who Will Replace Supervisor Burke?
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 03 May 2007
Supervisor Yvonne Brathwaite Burke has been the second district supervisor for over 15 years and has had a long and sterling career as an outstanding elected official for most of her professional life. ... read more >>
Judge Rules Firefighter's Retaliation Claim Not Supported by Facts
Written by City News Service 03 May 2007
CNS - Lawyers for a Los Angeles firefighter who filed a discrimination lawsuit against the city, claiming he was fed dog food by his colleagues, cannot support their contention that he was the victim ... read more >>

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