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The State of Black America
Written by Jennifer Bihm (Contributing Writer) 28 February 2008
Thanking C-Span for airing the forum for nine years, talk show host and author Tavis Smiley presented the annual State of the Black Union beginning February 22 in New Orleans. Reclaiming our Democracy, ... read more >>
South LA Receives Tools for Community Transformation
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 21 February 2008
On Saturday, February 16 Time Warner Cable unveiled the newly built technology center at Community Coalition at 8101 S. Vermont Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90044. California State Assembly Majority Leader ... read more >>
BMOTOA Wins Three Awards for Excellence in Marketing and Communications
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 21 February 2008
Pictured (L-R): Anita I. Johnson-Patty, general manager, communications (The Americas), Bahamas Ministry of Tourism and Aviation; Tommy Thompson, deputy director general, Bahamas Ministry of Tourism and ... read more >>
Ports to Receive Funding to Increase Security
Written by City News Service 21 February 2008
CNS - The ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach will receive $18 million from the state to help increase security and enhance training programs for emergency personnel, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger has ... read more >>
A Celebration of Life and Legacy
Written by Christine Sabathia 21 February 2008
LAPD mortorcycle officers’ procession heads towards Holy Cross Cemetery. –Photo by Ian Foxx10,000 honor Officer Randal D. Simmons during day-long service Thousands of people paid their final ... read more >>
Parks Leads Team to Keep Trojans at Coliseum
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 21 February 2008
Councilman Parks Uses His Shrewd Negotiating Skills and Leads for a “Win-Win” for Community, USC and Football Fans. In his last act as Coliseum Commission President, Council-member ... read more >>
Will it All Come Down to Super Delegates?
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 21 February 2008
“Superdelegate:” it’s become the buzzword for 2008, raising some loaded questions. Is the average joe Democrat capable of choosing his presidential nominee or does he need the judgement ... read more >>
Presidential Hopeful Hillary Clinton Visits Inglewood
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 14 February 2008
Congresswoman Maxine Waters(left) joins aspiring democratic presidential nominee, Congresswoman Hillary Clinton (right), in the family room of Tony Wafford.Just before the election on Super Tuesday, Senator ... read more >>

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PTA's First Black National CEO to Retire
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 14 February 2008
After more than 35 years of taking action for children and leading the charge to build stronger family-school-community partnerships across the country, Warlene Gary plans to retire as the chief executive ... read more >>
L.A. City Council Honors Longtime Supervisor Yvonne B. Burke
Written by By Alice Walton, CNS 14 February 2008
As part of the city’s observance of African American Heritage Month, Councilmembers Herb Wesson, Bernard C. Parks and Jan Perry sponsored an exhibit on the Bridge Gallery honoring Los Angeles County ... read more >>
Burke Endorses Parks
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 14 February 2008
County Supervisor Yvonne Brathwaite Burke will endorse Bernard Parks as the next District 2 supervisor, she is set to announce today during a 1:00 press conference on the Hall of Administration steps ... read more >>
Isadore Hall Becomes Sheriff Reserve Officer
Written by Jennifer Bihm (Contributing Writer) 14 February 2008
Councilman Hall Presented with a Certificate of Completion: Sheriff Leroy D. Baca, Councilman Isadore Hall and Captain William M. Ryan-Compton Sheriff Station. Loud cheers and waves of pride filled ... read more >>
Black AIDS Institute: 'Heroes in the Struggle'
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 14 February 2008
Many in the Black community have now come to realize that HIV/AIDS is devastating the community and it has become a national epidemic that needs the immediate attention of the entire community/country. ... read more >>
Our Hero Lost
Written by Christine Sabathia 14 February 2008
It didn’t take long for our phone lines to be flooded with calls or the doors to be swung open with community members in mourning, all wanting to share what Officer Randal D. Simmons meant to them ... read more >>
LAPD Officer Killed in the Line of Duty
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 07 February 2008
LAPD Special Weapons and Tactics Officer Randal Simmons was killed in the line of duty on February 7, 2008.  Officer Simmons was a 27 year veteran of the Los Angeles Police Department and served ... read more >>
Obama Wins 14 States
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 07 February 2008
Senator Barack Obama, “This election is about the past versus the future; we are one nation, we are one people and the time for change has come.”  The results of Super Tuesday move a Democrat ... read more >>

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A Message to the Community From the Los Angeles Sentinel
Written by Danny J. Bakewell Jr. (Contributing Editor) 05 February 2008
 VOTE TODAY, FOR A BETTER TOMORROW Dear Sentinel Family: This is the day we have waited all of our lives for, our parents, grandparents and ancestors have been waiting for, and many of them ... read more >>
Second Supervisorial Debate '08
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 02 February 2008
Speak out and be heard!   read more >>
Obama Support Rally
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 02 February 2008
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT Brenda Marsh-Mitchell, 323/299-3800brenda@lasentinel.net Join thousands of African American Community Leaders, Elected officials and supporters in the historical “Obama-Get ... read more >>
Zimbabwe Sets March 29 for Elections
Written by Angus Shaw, Associated Press 31 January 2008
AP - President Robert Mugabe has set national elections for March 29, according to a proclamation issued Friday that angered the opposition, which had called for the vote to be put back until constitutional ... read more >>
Postmaster James Smith Sent Off with Stamp of Approval
Written by Christine Sabathia 31 January 2008
Michael L. Jones photo From left, Our Authors Study Club President Dr. Genevieve Shepherd, Artist Artis Lane, Los Angeles Postmaster James A. Smith and Academy Award-winning actor Forest Whitaker unveil ... read more >>
Super Tuesday Won't Decide Nominations
Written by Stephen Ohlemacher, Associated Press 31 January 2008
 AP Photo/Marcio Jose SanchezTwo women vote in the California primary at an early drop-in voting site in San Francisco, Friday, Jan. 18, 2008. Presidential candidates are turning cartwheels to lock ... read more >>
Poll Workers Needed in LA County
Written by City News Service 31 January 2008
CNS - Another 300 poll workers are still being sought to staff voting locations for the Feb. 5 presidential primary election, Los Angeles County election officials said. “Although more than 24,000 ... read more >>
Voters Weigh in on Casino Props at Town Hall
Written by Jennifer Bihm (Contributing Writer) 31 January 2008
A few dozen Californians braved last week’s winter storm to attend a voter education meeting in the city of Carson, where panelists clarified the pros and cons of props 94-97. Carson’s city ... read more >>

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Clinton and Obama: Super Tuesday
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 31 January 2008
Senator Barack Obama scored a decisive victory in South Carolina’s primary against Senator Hillary Clinton. Then he picked up endorsements from two members of the Kennedy family.   “Yes ... read more >>

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