Thursday, August 21, 2014
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Actor Michael Jace Pleads Not Guilty to Wife's Shooting Death
Written by City News Service 21 August 2014
April Jace, 40 was reportedly shot by husband, actor Michale Jace around 8:30 p.m. May 19. Michael Jace, best known for portraying a Los Angeles police officer on the television drama ``The Shield,'' ... read more >>
One Man’s Vision of Haiti and Education
Written by Amen Oyiboke Contributing Writer 21 August 2014
Local Photographer Christopher Michael makes a documentary about Haiti’s history while doing humanitarian work   Photographer Christopher Michael recently made a trip to Haiti to donate his ... read more >>
Blacks Suffer Because Shortage of Organ Donors
Written by Jazelle Hunt Washington Correspondent 14 August 2014
Everett Lee (right) with his wife and daughters in 2012. Lee’s leukemia has been in remission 12 years, thanks to a bone marrow transplant. Photo courtesy Everett Lee.  At the start of 2002, Everett ... read more >>
Black Unemployment Rate Increases
Written by Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent 14 August 2014
Valerie Wilson sees good news (NNPA File Photo by Freddie Allen).  The Black unemployment rate climbed from 10.7 percent in June to 11.4 percent in July, an increased attributed to more African Americans ... read more >>
Harlem Street Renamed After Literary Icon James Baldwin
Written by Roberto Alejandro Special to the NNPA from the Afro-American Newspaper 14 August 2014
The Harlem high school James Baldwin attended now sits at 22 East James Baldwin Place after a section of 128th Street in New York City was renamed in honor of the literary icon. The renaming ceremony ... read more >>
American Lung Association Helps Students with Asthma Return to School
Written by Sentinel News Service 14 August 2014
Lung Association Recognizes Asthma-Friendly Schools and Offers Back-to-School Checklist for Students with Asthma As summer winds down, families across the nation are beginning to prepare for the new ... read more >>
Single Mom Planet Looks Out For Mothers
Written by Maya Humes Sentinel Intern 14 August 2014
Single Mother Neferteri Shepherd founds non-profit to empower fellow single mothers  Today, there are 12 million single parent families in the United States. Single mothers head more than 80% of those ... read more >>
LAPD Alleged to be Downplaying Violent Assaults
Written by City News Service 14 August 2014
The Los Angeles police Department misclassified nearly 1,200 violent crimes during a one-year span ending in September 2013, including hundreds of stabbings, beatings and robberies, forestalling the ... read more >>
Los Angeles Coliseum to Expect Huge Improvements
Written by City News Service 14 August 2014
Huge improvements at the aging Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum will be in place when the USC Trojans host Fresno State Aug. 30. USC Athletic Director Pat Haden said this year's changes, aimed at a unique ... read more >>
For The Love of Dance
Written by Maya Humes Sentinel Intern 14 August 2014
Dance instructor Ja’Vonda Jones makes fitness her business to teach Ja’Vonda Jones is not your average 25-year-old woman. Nor was she your average 24-year-old when a little over a year ago, she ... read more >>
The Long beach Jazz Festival Stands Strong
Written by Troy Tieuel Sentinel Contributing Writer 14 August 2014
LALAH HATHAWAY closes the sets on Sunday.  In a constantly changing musical environment, few things have remained a consistent.  Musical styles come and go, legends rise and fall.  Events gain popularity ... read more >>
The Final Farewell to Brenda Marsh-Mitchell
Written by Amen Oyiboke Sentinel Contributing Writer 14 August 2014
  Hundreds of family and friends packed First AME Church for her service Clear blue skies, a slight breeze to the east and the sun beamed down on Friday, August 8th at the home going services for Brenda ... read more >>
This Week In Black History
Written by compiled by Amen Oyiboke, Contributing Writer 14 August 2014
                                         Irving "Magic" Johnson/AP August 14 1862-President Lincoln received first group of Blacks to confer with a U.S. president ... read more >>
MCKENNA WINS ! ! !
Written by Kenneth D. Miller Assistant Managing Editor 13 August 2014
  People Power Elects McKenna, Big Money for Johnson comes up short  No amount of money and political mudslinging could deter the voters in the special election for the Los Angeles Unified School Board ... read more >>
VIDEO: Brandy Norwood Sings at Brenda Marsh-Mitchell Home Going
Written by Sentinel News Service 12 August 2014
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WATCH LIVE: Brenda Marsh-Mitchell Home Going Service
Written by Sentinel News Service 08 August 2014
    To watch the LIVE home going service held for Brenda Marsh-Mitchell on Friday, August 8, 2014 at 11:00am held at the First African Methodist Episcopal Church, click the link below.   Brenda ... read more >>
Dems, GOP looking for black, minority turnout
Written by JESSE J. HOLLAND Associated Press 07 August 2014
With control of the House and Senate up for grabs, Democrats are looking to minority voters — especially black voters who heavily supported President Barack Obama — to turn out and help them forestall ... read more >>
Official: Police chokehold caused NYC man's death
Written by JAKE PEARSON Associated Press 07 August 2014
In this undated family file photo provided by the National Action Network, Saturday, July 19, 2014, Eric Garner is shown. Garner’s death was ruled a homicide by the New York City medical examiner after ... read more >>
Bass addresses West Africa Ebola outbreak
Written by Sentinel News Service 07 August 2014
House Subcommittee on Africa to Host Emergency Hearing on Ebola Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-Calif.), the Ranking Member of the House Subcommittee on Africa, introduced legislation along with 57 of her ... read more >>
Southern California Water Committee Launches Conservation Campaign
Written by City News Service 07 August 2014
The Los Angeles Aqueduct in the Owens Valley (photo courtesy of WikiCommons) With the state mired in drought, a public-awareness campaign was unveiled today that will feature digital billboard displays ... read more >>
Oakland Man Convicted of Sex Trafficking Involving 16-Year-Old Girl
Written by City News Service 07 August 2014
Four men convicted of soliciting prostitutes in Oakland, Cali., had their photos blurred on a billboard in 2005 as part of a “shaming web wall of pimps”. The most recent arrest was of 37-year-old ... read more >>
Convicted Serial Killer Sentenced to Death for Four More Murders
Written by TERRI VERMEULEN KEITH City News Service 07 August 2014
In this Nov. 1, 2005 file photo, Chester D. Turner listens during a preliminary hearing at the Los Angeles Superior Court in downtown Los Angeles. A jury has recommended another death sentence for Turner, ... read more >>
Mayor Aja Brown appointed to California Delta Stewardship
Written by Sentinel News Service 07 August 2014
Compton Mayor Aja Brown announced on August 1 that she has been appointed by California Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins to serve on the seven-member California Delta Stewardship Council. “At a time when ... read more >>
Actor Michael Jace Waives Preliminary Hearing in Wife's Shooting Death
Written by City News Service 07 August 2014
The body of April Jace is removed from the couple's home in the Hyde Park area of Los Angeles on May 20. (photo DWIGHT FLOWERS/AP) Actor Michael Jace, best known for portraying a Los Angeles police ... read more >>
Brotherhood Crusade Youth Meet President Barack Obama
Written by Sentinel News Service 07 August 2014
President Obama and young men from Los Angeles, including Brotherhood Crusade youth Armando Reyes Jr., Anthony Escobar, Kevin Escobar, and Semaj Clark. (photo Courtesy of Liberty Hill Foundation) If ... read more >>

 

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