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NAACP Congratulates Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor
Written by Sentinel News Service 13 August 2009
NAACP Congratulates Supreme Court Justice Sonia SotomayorApplauds U.S. Senate for Confirming the Nation's First Latina Justice and Balancing the Supreme CourtThe NAACP issued the following statement on ... read more >>
Young Women Gain Global Business Leadership Experience
Written by Sentinel News Service 13 August 2009
Young Women Gain Global Business Leadership Experience Visit South Africa as Ann Fudge Scholars Five female collegiate scholars selected to join members of The Executive Leadership Council(r) in a once-in-a-lifetime ... read more >>
U. S. Commission on Civil Rights Must Be Replaced, Rights Leaders Say
Written by Sentinel News Service 13 August 2009
U. S. Commission on Civil Rights Must Be Replaced, Rights Leaders SayBy Hazel Trice EdneyNNPA Editor-in-ChiefThe 52-year-old U. S. Commission on Civil Rights, historically a leading force for overturning ... read more >>
Clunkers Bill gets $2 Billion More in Funding
Written by Dorothy Rowley (Special to the NNPA) 13 August 2009
Clunkers Bill gets $2 Billion More in FundingBy Dorothy RowleySpecial to the NNPA from the Afro-American NewspapersCongress has been praised for its recent passage of the Cash for Clunkers bill. This legislation ... read more >>
Congresswoman Watson introduces Gang Violence Reduction Legislation
Written by Sentinel News Service 13 August 2009
Rep. Diane E. Watson (D-33) announced a historic federal bill that she authored to improve gang intervention programs and prevent wasteful spending in the City of Los Angeles and across L.A. County.  ... read more >>
Congresswoman Waters Honored by Lawyers' Committee
Written by Sentinel News Service 13 August 2009
Congresswoman Waters Honored by Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law Award Recognizes Her Accomplishments as Distinguished Civil Rights Advocate Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA) received the ... read more >>
Sen. Wright to Honor Teen Pilot
Written by Sentinel News Service 13 August 2009
Sen. Wright to Honor Teen PilotTwo pioneering African American teenage pilots from Compton, who learned how to fly at a Los Angeles inner city aeronautical program, will fly to Sacramento on Monday, August ... read more >>
Independent Investigation of Child Deaths Pending
Written by Sentinel News Service 13 August 2009
CNS--A county supervisor previewed his proposal for an independent investigation into the deaths of three children, each apparently the subject of reports to the Department of Children and Family Services."The ... read more >>
Michael Jackson Autopsy Completed
Written by Sentinel News Service 13 August 2009
CNS--The Los Angeles County Department of Coroner announced today that it has completed its investigation into Michael Jackson's death, but no details will be released at the behest of the Los Angeles ... read more >>
Bratton Replacement Process Underway
Written by Sentinel News Service 13 August 2009
CNS--The head of the city Personnel Department met privately Tuesday with some members of the Los Angeles Police Commission, officially beginning the process of finding a replacement for resigning Chief ... read more >>
Los Angeles Awarded $118 Million in Prop 1C Funds
Written by Sentinel News Service 13 August 2009
Infrastructure improvements, transit-oriented developments receive allocations While the California State Legislature passed its budget by raiding funds from local governments and redevelopment agencies, ... read more >>
Alpha Kappa Alpha Tees Off for Scholarships
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 13 August 2009
Rasheeda Garner of Alpha Kappa Alpha’s Tau Tau Chapter hit the greens to help the 20 Pearls Heritage Foundation raise scholarship money. Alpha Kappa Alpha tees off for scholarshipsBy Jason LewisSentinel ... read more >>

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Donna Brazile
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 13 August 2009
Donna BrazileBrazile takes chargeBrazile's MemoirsBrazile at workLegendsBy Yussuf J. SimmondsAssistant Managing Editor DONNA BRAZILE"The first African American woman to become campaign manager of a major ... read more >>
Daniel Julius Nash
Written by Sentinel News Service 13 August 2009
Daniel Julius NashDaniel Julius NashSunrise: November 2, 1915Sunset: July 28, 2009Daniel Julius Nash, born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana on November 2, 1915 passed away on July 28, 2009 following a brief illness. ... read more >>
In Loving Memory of Milner Rodriguez Fabre
Written by Sentinel News Service 13 August 2009
Milner Fabian Rodriguez FabreIn Loving Memory of Milner Rodriguez FabreMilner Fabian Rodriguez Fabre was born on January 27th, 1924 to the late Sindalous and Adelia Rodriguez. She was called to rest on ... read more >>
Pauline Doris Threats
Written by Sentinel News Service 13 August 2009
Willis D. CollierIn Loving Memory of Pauline Doris ThreatsJanuary 5, 1934 - July 28, 2009Pauline Doris Threats was the second of two children born to Leroy and Maggie Tate on January 5th, 1934, in Memphis, ... read more >>
Willis D. Collier Passes Away
Written by Sentinel News Service 13 August 2009
Willis D. CollierWillis D. CollierManagement consultant to L.A. Sentinel for many yearsThe Los Angeles Community lost one of its bright stars with the passing of Willis D. Collier. Mr. Collier passed away ... read more >>
James Wilson McKnight Succumbs
Written by Sentinel News Service 13 August 2009
James Wilson McKnightJames Wilson McKnight SuccumbsJames Wilson McKnight, affectionately known as "Ol' J.W." and "Mac", was born on April 22, 1925, in Franklington, North Carolina to Francis G. McKnight ... read more >>
Decathlon Gold Medalist Rafer Johnson Honored With Coliseum Plaque
Written by Sentinel News Service 13 August 2009
Councilmember Bernard Parks and Rafer JohnsonDecathlon Gold Medalist Rafer Johnson Honored With Coliseum Plaque CNS--A bronze plaque honoring 1960 Olympic decathlon gold medalist Rafer Johnson was unveiled ... read more >>
Marlton Square Still a Puzzling
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 12 August 2009
STILL PUZZLING NIGHTMARE: Marlton Square still has community and city leaders bewildered about a development project riddled with unfulfilled promises and burdened with debt. Photos by Jason LewisMarlton ... read more >>
Choosing the Next LAPD Chief
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 12 August 2009
John Mack, Vice President of L.A. Police Commission William Bratton, Chief of the LAPDAndre Birotte, Inspector General, LAPDPhotos by Jason LewisChoosing the Next Chief The good news is that Chief William ... read more >>
The Fight for Health Care
Written by Evan Barnes (Staff Writer) & Jason Lewis (Staff Writer) 12 August 2009
EYE ON THE PRIZE: Parents brought their children out in droves to the Forum in Inglewood for the Remote Area Medical event – a no cost health extravaganza that will be held until August 18.  ... read more >>
Medal of Freedom Recipients
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 06 August 2009
Sidney PoitierRev. Joseph LoweryArchbishop Desmond TutuMedal of Freedom RecipientsThey are lauded as agents of change who lived to share some of the changes they helped to bring about.By Yussuf J. SimmondsSentinel ... read more >>
Gulf Coast Leaders Share Post-Katrina Census Concerns with Congress
Written by Special to the NNPA from the Louisiana Weekly 06 August 2009
NEW ORLEANS (NNPA)--Four years after Hurricane Katrina devastated communities along the Gulf Coast, elected officials and community leaders are still struggling to rebuild and upgrade those communities. ... read more >>
As Congress Leaves for August Recess, CBC Keeps Health Care on the Front Burner
Written by Pharoh Martin (NNPA National Correspondent) 06 August 2009
WASHINGTON (NNPA)--As members of Congress begin August recess, temporarily setting aside intense negotiations for a passable health care reform bill, the Congressional Black Caucus has vowed to continue ... read more >>

 

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