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Congresswoman Richardson Applauds Awarding of a Federal Highway Administration Grant to CALTRANS
Written by Sentinel News Service 04 March 2010
Congresswoman Richardson Applauds Awarding of a Federal Highway Administration Grant to CALTRANS for Support of Minority and Women Owned BusinessesCongresswoman Laura Richardson announced the awarding ... read more >>
Bruce Karatz, in the eye of the storm, continues to do good
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 04 March 2010
Bruce Karatz, in the eye of the storm, continues to do goodAs a 30-year veteran of KB Homes, Karatz's work in the community has always benefited and paralleled his success in business. By Yussuf J. SimmondsSentinel ... read more >>
Jazz Icon: Gerald Wilson
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 18 February 2010
Gerald Wilson  Jazz Icon: Gerald Wilson A musical pioneer who has helped plant the seeds of jazz throughout history by Brian W. Carter, Staff Writer American Jazz trumpeter…big band bandleader…composer/arranger… ... read more >>
Bill Clinton’s Extension to Help Haiti
Written by Elzena Rankins (Intern) 18 February 2010
Bill ClintonBill Clinton's Extension to Help HaitiBy: Elzena RankinsSentinel InternLong before the devastating 7.0 earthquake hit Port-au-Prince, Haiti and destroyed thousands of lives, Haiti itself as ... read more >>
Percy Pinkney Meets with Steven Segal and Manny Pacquiao
Written by Sentinel News Service 18 February 2010
From the left—Steven Seagal, Percy Pinkney, Manny Pacquiao, Mike Koncz, and Franklin Gacal.Percy Pinkney Meets with Steven Seagal and Manny PacquiaoPercy Pinkney, Senior State Field Representative ... read more >>
Congresswoman Diane Watson Says Goodbye
Written by Brian Carter (Staff Writer) 18 February 2010
Congresswoman Diane WatsonCongresswoman Watson Says Goodbye Friends and colleagues gathered to support Watson’s announcement for retirement. By Brian W. Carter, Staff Writer School board member, ... read more >>
Henri Christophe
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 18 February 2010
General Henri ChristopheKing ChristopheThe CitadelIn Memory of the KingLegendsBy Yussuf J. SimmondsHENRI CHRISTOPHE"One of the architects of the Haitian Revolution"Henri Christophe (pronounced "Or-ree/Ah-ree ... read more >>
Farewell to Charmette Bonpua
Written by Sentinel News Service 18 February 2010
Charmette BonpuaFAREWELL TO CHARMETTE BONPUACharmette Bonpua was the chief of staff for Los Angeles City Councilman Herb J. Wesson, Jr. and served as special counselor to Wesson when he was Assembly Speaker ... read more >>
Mable Ephriam Succumbs
Written by Sentinel News Service 18 February 2010
Mable Ephriam ObituaryMother Mable Ephriam was born Mable Bernice Strong on September 29, 1911 to Tom Strong and Laura Rawls of Crystal Springs, Mississippi.She accepted the Lord as a child in the Methodist ... read more >>
‘Sun City’: The Artwork of Troy L. Johnson
Written by Brian Carter (Staff Writer) 18 February 2010
 Sun City By Brian W. CarterSentinel Staff Writer  The sound of the saxophone, the snapping of fingers and the melody coming from the ivories can be heard in Sun City. Painted by the Sentinel's ... read more >>
Aviation hero inspires Los Angeles students
Written by Sentinel News Service 18 February 2010
Barrington IrvingAviation Hero Inspires Los Angeles StudentsBarrington Irving's 'Dream & Soar: Youth in Aviation' program in partnership with Mitsubishi Heavy Industries America motivates youth to ... read more >>
Mervyn Dymally to be honored
Written by Sentinel News Service 18 February 2010
Mervyn DymallyMervyn Dymally to be HonoredThe California Friends of the African American Caucus is awarding one of its first Lifetime Achievement Awards to Mervyn M. Dymally, the state's first African ... read more >>
Compton Keeps Rising
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 18 February 2010
Craig J. Cornwell, City AttorneyCharles Evans, City ManagerCompton Keeps RisingAs the second decade of the new century begins, the city of Compton continues to display signs of progress in all areasBy ... read more >>
Will Magic Johnson Buy Ebony, Jet Magazines?
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 18 February 2010
Earvin “Magic” JohnsonLinda Johnson-RiceWill Magic Johnson Buy Ebony, Jet Magazines?These two magazines have been part of the staples that has showcased Blacks in a positive light ever since ... read more >>
Birotte Confirmed as U.S. Attorney
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 18 February 2010
Andre Birotte, U.S. Attorney, DesignateSenator Dianne Feinstein, Chair of the Senate Select Committee on IntelligenceBirotte Confirmed as U.S. AttorneySelected by Senator Dianne Feinstein and nominated ... read more >>
A Gathering of Powerful and Influential Friends
Written by Pat Hendricks Munson (Contributing Writer) 18 February 2010
Seated (Left to Right) - Robert Farrell, Clarence Avant, Maxcy Filer, Nate Holden, Mervyn Dymally. Standing (Left to Right) - Dr. Willie Jones, Robert McNeill, Jr, George Dotson, Rickey Ivie, Isadore ... read more >>
‘God is with us’, says Haitian minister of tourism
Written by Hazel Trice Edney (NNPA Editor-in-Chief) 18 February 2010
Life in HaitiLiving in HaitiHaiti's Minister of Tourism Patrick Delatour'God is With Us', Says Haitian Minister of Tourism as the Rainy Season ApproachesDelatour--Leader of the Reconstruction--Sees Hope, ... read more >>
OASC Celebrates African American History
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 February 2010
Charisse Bremond-WeaverFaith D. CulbreathHill Harper Dr. Dolores S. Nehemiah (She's in the middle) Wendy Raquel RobinsonOur Authors Study Club, Inc. Celebrates 65 Years of African American HistoryOur Authors ... read more >>
Congresswoman Richardson Chair of Homeland Security
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 February 2010
Congresswoman Laura RichardsonCONGRESSWOMAN LAURA RICHARDSON SOARS UPWARD AS CHAIR OF HOMELAND SECURITY SUBCOMMITTEE ON EMERGENCY COMMUNICATIONS, PREPAREDNESS, AND RESPONSE, AFTER LESS THAN THREE YEARS ... read more >>
Swearing-in of General Kight
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 February 2010
Brig. General Mary J. KightStatement by Speaker Bass on Swearing-in of General Kight as First African American Female National Guard Adjutant GeneralSACRAMENTO--Assembly Speaker Karen Bass (D-Los Angeles) ... read more >>
Navy names ship for Dr. Charles R. Drew
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 February 2010
USNS Charles Drew Navy Names Ship For Dr. Charles R. DrewDrew was a Surgeon and Pioneer in Blood PreservationThe USNS Charles R. Drew will be christened on Feb. 27The U.S. Navy will christen a ship later ... read more >>
Jean Jacques Dessalines
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 11 February 2010
Jean Jacques DessalinesEmperor DessalinesIn Memory of DessalinesLegendsBy Yussuf J. SimmondsJean Jacques Dessalines"One of the triumvirate that ran the French out of Haiti"After the Haitians defeated the ... read more >>
Congresswoman Laura Richardson on Haiti
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 10 February 2010
The Need Is GreatCongresswoman Richardson on HaitiThe tragic events in Haiti have energized Black elected officials like no other tragedy since Hurricane Katrina - including L.A.'s Congresswoman Laura ... read more >>
Compton continues its upward mobility
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) & Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 10 February 2010
Lillie DobsonAlita McGreggor-Godwin Compton Continues its Upward MobilityThe city is showcasing its development potential by inviting all residents interested in the construction field to come out to ... read more >>
Congresswoman Watson Retires
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 10 February 2010
Congresswoman Diane Watson   Congresswoman Watson retires ...A Career Well Spent, Ends Gracefully By Yussuf J. SimmondsSentinel Managing Editor For almost four decades, Congresswoman Diane ... read more >>

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