Friday, May 29, 2015
Local ladies celebrate 99th and 101st birthdays
Written by Sentinel News Service 25 June 2009
Minnie Lucille Brewer has been blessed with nearly 99 years in this world. June 27, she will celebrate her another year with family and friends. Brewer was born in New Wavely, Texas, in 1910. She moved ... read more >>
U.S. Senate Apologizes for Slavery
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 25 June 2009
After years of skirting the issue, the Senate, in a surprising move, unanimously passed a resolution apologizing for slavery and sent it to the House of Representatives.What's next? Do reparations follow? ... read more >>
Congresswoman Waters Introduces Resolution to Increase Access to Credit
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 24 June 2009
To fight the tightening of credit that has left many families and businesses without the means to pay their bills, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA) introduced H. Res. 553 today. The resolution calls ... read more >>
Grown Man Cries Tears Of Joy!
Written by Charles McNeil (Contributing Writer) 18 June 2009
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Same-Sex Marriage on the Minds of Many at Pride Parade
Written by Sentinel News Service 18 June 2009
The battle over same-sex marriage was on the minds of many who attended the 39th annual Pride Parade in West Hollywood, which celebrated the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender communities. Los Angeles ... read more >>
New Addition to Expo Line Art Mural Fence
Written by Sentinel News Service 18 June 2009
                                    Local talent from Foshay Learning Center and Trinity Baptist ... read more >>
Request to End Consent Decree
Written by Sentinel News Service 18 June 2009
CNS--Attorneys for the Los Angeles Police Department will ask a federal judge today to end the consent decree under which the department has been operating since 2001 after the Rampart corruption scandal ... read more >>
Living and Loving with Prostate Cancer
Written by Sentinel News Service 18 June 2009
A man is supposed to be physically healthy and emotionally strong. So where does he turn to when a disease such as prostate cancer comes along, which threatens this? An international call to action has ... read more >>
NAACP Celebrates 100 Years
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 18 June 2009
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Tabor, Butler Scored Big Victories
Written by Francis Taylor (Staff Writer) & Yussuf Simmonds (Asst. Managing Editor) 18 June 2009
The results of the Inglewood run-off election return incumbents Tabor and Butler to powerOn Tuesday, June 16, the City of Inglewood held its run-off elections for one of four City Council Seats and three ... read more >>
The Impact of a Father
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 18 June 2009
Being a father is one of the greatest, if not the greatest, experiences that a man can have. It is a role that takes total commitment. It's shaping young people's lives. Young people's wellbeing is at ... read more >>
Bradford Steps Out to Replace Price
Written by Sentinel News Service 18 June 2009
Steve Bradford Gardena City Councilmember Steve Bradford announced the official launch of his campaign to represent the people of the 51st Assembly District. Councilmember Bradford seeks to succeed state ... read more >>
Amber Ready
Written by By Lauren Perkins (Sentinel Intern) 18 June 2009
When a child is abducted, the first few hours are the most vital. Statistics show that 73% to 99% of all violent crimes occur within the first three to four hours of the abduction. African Americans make ... read more >>
Black Women Poets
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 17 June 2009
 Phillis WheatleyGwendolyn E. BrooksMaya AngelouNikki GiovanniSonia SanchezLegendsBy Yussuf J. SimmondsBLACK WOMEN POETSPHILLIS WHEATLEY was born a free spirit in Gambia, West Africa around 1753, but ... read more >>
Crenshaw Holding the Line on Exit Exam
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 11 June 2009
These Crenshaw High School students did not meet the criteria for the CAHSEE and will not be permitted to participate in graduation ceremonies. Jason Lewis for Sentinel Crenshaw Holding The Line on Exit ... read more >>
Corporate Procurement Workshop
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 June 2009
The Black Business Association in conjunction with the African American Supplier Engagement Collaboration, National Black Business Council and the Small Business Administration is presenting a two part ... read more >>
Congresswoman Waters Reminds Residents to Prepare for June 12th Digital Television Transition
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 June 2009
Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-35) is working to ensure that residents of her district have the most up-to-date information regarding the June 12th transition of all television programming in the United ... read more >>
Senator-elect Price to take Oath
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 June 2009
Senator-elect Curren Price, the Democratic Party winner in the May 19, 2009 Special Election runoff, will take his oath of office in the State Senate Chambers on Monday, June 8 and assume his official ... read more >>
Congresswoman Richardson Announces That California Will Receive $12 Million in Grant Funding
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 June 2009
Congresswoman Laura Richardson today announced that California will be the recipient of nearly $12 million in federal grant funding to enhance cooperation and coordination between federal, state and local ... read more >>
Lean Times in Leimert Park
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 11 June 2009
Leimert Park has seen busier days. Take a stroll down Degnan Blvd and you will run into a lot less people than when our country was in better economic times. You will not have to wait very long to receive ... read more >>
City Employee Arrested for Fuel Theft
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 June 2009
City of Los Angeles employee Raymond Mark, 44, was arrested and booked for grand theft relating to charges of stealing fuel at Los Angeles City maintenance facilities last week. At least 50,000 gallons ... read more >>
AB 1121 Instant Runoff Voting Bill Passes
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 June 2009
A measure that aims to dramatically reduce election costs, increase voter participation, and save hard earned taxpayer's money passed the Assembly Monday. AB 1121, which is authored by Assemblyman Mike ... read more >>
Ridley-Thomas takes steps to implement Compton Creek Ecosystem Restoration Study
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 June 2009
Acting on a motion by Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas, the Board of Supervisors today urged the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to initiate a Compton Creek Ecosystem Restoration study.Home to more than 700,000 ... read more >>
Inglewood Close to decision on Hollywood Park
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 June 2009
Inglewood, CA -Public hearings were concluded after lengthy discussions Monday as Inglewood's City Council continued to receive comments and address matters concerning a proposed 238 acre Hollywood Park ... read more >>
Carter G Woodson
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 11 June 2009
Dr. Carter G. WoodsonWoodson Roadside Marker, West VirginiaBronze Statue of Woodson, West VirginiaWoodson, The ScholarLegends By Yussuf J. SimmondsCarter G. Woodson"Historian, author, journalist and the ... read more >>

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Events Calendar

Sat May 30 9:00AM -
Afrikan Mental Liberation Weekend
Sat May 30 11:30AM -
Black Mother: Standing in the Gap
Sun May 31 9:00AM -
Afrikan Mental Liberation Weekend
Sat Jun 6 11:00AM - 5:00PM
21st Annual Gilmore Heritage Auto Show
Tue Jul 14 5:00PM - 9:00PM
Taste of Farmers Market
Sun Aug 2 12:00PM - 3:00PM
L.A. Parent 35th Birthday Bash