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MORRIS TURNER, WEE PALS COMIC STRIP CREATOR, DIES
Written by Sentinel News Service 06 February 2014
Morris "Morrie" Turner, the creator of the "Wee Pals" comic strip Morris "Morrie" Turner, the creator of the "Wee Pals" comic strip and the first African American cartoonist to be syndicated nationally, ... read more >>
Civil Rights Groups Say 'Herbalife' is a Multi-Level Marketing Scheme
Written by Thandisizwe Chimurenga Sentinel Contributing Writer 06 February 2014
  The League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) is leading a national coalition that is calling for an investigation into whether 'Herbalife' - the ubiquitous nutrition products company - is ... read more >>
Boyd Funeral Home holds body for over 30 days
Written by Sentinel News Service 06 February 2014
The body of a 98 year old woman sat decomposing at Boyd’s Funeral Home for over 30 days as the family tried to gain control of the remains and the estate of the deceased from a court appointed conservator.  In ... read more >>
Ella Mae Earnest
Written by Sentinel News Service 06 February 2014
Ella Mae Earnest was born on August 23, 1931 in the small town of Laurel, Mississippi; the fourth of 15 children born to Ollie and Elma De Loach. Her life story exemplifies a truly American story of ... read more >>
Study Finds Opinions on Race in America Are Clearly Influenced by Race
Written by Sentinel News Service 06 February 2014
Americorps volunteer John Harris III, who helps to coordinate a jobs fair program, talks to job seekers in Washington, Wednesday, July 31, 2013. As the nation recognizes Martin Luther King Day and African-American ... read more >>
The Faith Based Community Plays a Critical Role in HBCUs Success
Written by Sentinel News Service 06 February 2014
Members of the Florida A&M Marching 100 Band perform during half-time of the game against Tennessee State at Bragg Memorial Stadium on Sept. 7, 2013 in Tallahassee, Florida. (AP Photo/Don Juan Moore) ... read more >>
McDonald’s Gospel Super Choir Breaks Record for Largest Gospel Choir
Written by Sentinel News Service 06 February 2014
Cissy Houston sings with the McDonald's Gospel Super Choir, breaking the GUINNESS World Record for Largest Gospel Choir History was made at the legendary Newark Symphony Hall with the McDonald’s ... read more >>
Macy’s Salutes Culture-Defining Eras of Black Style in Celebration of Black History Month 2014
Written by Sentinel News Service 06 February 2014
Style Guru Constance White Famed fashion editor and style expert Constance White will lead panel discussions surrounding Black style along with fashion icons including supermodel Beverly Johnson and ... read more >>
John and Felicia ‘The Poetess’ Morris Campaigning for Internet Studio
Written by Staff and Wire Report 06 February 2014
Felicia Morris aka “The Poetess” “New creative space will benefit aspiring radio enthusiasts, professional on-air personalities and celebrity hosts,” they said. Radio veterans Johnny Morris ... read more >>
Judge to Decide if Black Press will be Treated Fairly by Tobacco Firms
Written by George E. Curry NNPA Editor-in-Chief 06 February 2014
Cloves C Campbell A “concerned” U.S. District Judge Gladys Kessler is expected to rule next week on whether advertising she ordered major tobacco companies to purchase in order to correct their ... read more >>
Greenwood…Our Pride, Our Joy
Written by Sentinel Staff Report 06 February 2014
Even though it was burned to the ground, Greenwood did exist and was a testament to Black economic power. Despite the hate and racism that destroyed it, Greenwood remains a shining example of what Black ... read more >>
A Conversation with: Nolan Rollins, Los Angeles Urban League President
Written by Kenneth Miller Assistant Managing Editor & Sentinel Staff Writer Brian W. Carter 06 February 2014
Urban League Los Angeles President, Nolan Rollins The Sentinel recently had the opportunity to catch up with Urban League Los Angeles President, Nolan Rollins. Celebrating his one year anniversary as ... read more >>
Promise Zone Grant ‘Totally Disappoints’ Councilman Bernard Parks
Written by Kenneth D. Miller Assistant Managing Editor 06 February 2014
Veteran Councilmember Bernard C. Parks is serving his third term as a Los Angeles City Councilmember for the Eighth Council District, but recently he joined Councilmember Curren Price of the Ninth District ... read more >>
Black Spending Power Lacks Focus
Written by Princess Manasseh, Sentinel Contributing Writer 06 February 2014
African American shoppers turn out in large numbers on Black Friday, but Neilson study shows African Americans are big spenders year round PHOTO Associated Press As a group, African Americans spend ... read more >>
LAPD OFFICERS VIOLATED POLICY IN MANHUNT SHOOTING
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 06 February 2014
  Eight Los Angeles police officers violated department policy when they mistakenly riddled a pickup truck with bullets, injuring two women, during a manhunt last year for cop-turned-killer Christopher ... read more >>
Project 2 Inspire Parents Honored at CUSD Board Meeting
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 06 February 2014
Honorees  are ready to train others to navigate educational system.   Compton Unified School District (CUSD) believes in the power of parent involvement and its ability to strengthen efforts ... read more >>
Car Thieves on the Rise in South L.A.
Written by City News Service 06 February 2014
  Los Angeles police warned South Los Angeles residents to watch out for car thieves and burglars. Late model Hondas and Toyota appear to be the vehicle of choice. (AP  photo)   Los Angeles police ... read more >>
Murder Suspect Sought
Written by Sentinel Wire Services generalinfo@lasentinel.net 06 February 2014
  Sheriff's deputies searched the familiar haunts of a murder suspect today but made no arrests.    Oscar Bridges, 54, who is known to frequent Runyon Canyon Park and Griffith Park, is wanted in ... read more >>
Under Growing Pressure, Arizona State Bans Racially-Insensitive Fraternity
Written by Floyd Alvin Galloway Special to the NNPA from The Arizona Informant 06 February 2014
  Photos Courtesy of the Arizona Informant   PHOENIX – As most citizens across the country were celebrating the life and stellar accomplishments of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. over the federal ... read more >>
President Obama Announces More Key Administration Posts
Written by LA Sentinel Wire Services 04 February 2014
President Obama Announces More Key Administration Posts   WASHINGTON, DC – Today, President Barack Obama announced his intent to nominate the following individuals to key Administration posts:   ·       Miranda ... read more >>
45 Years After Two Killings, Students Stop to Remember
Written by Princess Manasseh 04 February 2014
CANDLELIGHT: UCLA student adds a light to the vigil in memory of slain students Alprentice “Bunchy” Carter and John J. Huggins Jr. PHOTO Courtesy of UCLA ASU UCLA students commemorate the life and ... read more >>
South Africa: Platinum miners reject 9% hike
Written by Associated Press 31 January 2014
Union leader Joseph Mathunjwa, center, sings and dances with mine workers outside the Lonmin's platinum mine in Marikana near Rustenburg, South Africa, Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014. One of South Africa's ... read more >>
Senators defect from Nigerian president's party
Written by Associated Press 31 January 2014
Goodluck Jonathan, the Nigerian president, is facing a Boko Haram insurgency and a crisis within his party. (Photograph: Sunday Alamba/AP) Nigeria's leading opposition coalition says it has won over ... read more >>
French struggle to stop C. African Republic mobs
Written by JEROME DELAY Associated Press 31 January 2014
Looters take down the metal roofs from the mosque at the Place de la Reconciliation in the Miskin district of Bangui, Central African Republic, Wednesday Jan. 29, 2014. Fighting between rival Muslim ... read more >>
Small Business Roundup in Wilmington
Written by Sentinel News Service 30 January 2014
Board of Equalization Chairman, Jerome E. Horton (Courtesy Photo) Board of Equalization Chairman, Jerome E. Horton recently held the second of two small business seminars a month. Horton wants to ... read more >>

 

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