Compton Spirit Shines on Gospel Concert
Written by Niele Anderson 12 September 2007
 Mayor Eric Perrodin honors gospel great J Moss It was a knee slapping, toe tapping, hand clapping and tambourine snapping good time in the city of Compton on Saturday September ... read more >>
Community Supports Security Officers
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 12 September 2007
 Their positions are prominent at banks, convenience stores and grocery chains, but their entitlement is obscure, something that Security Officers United in Los Angeles (SOULA) President Faith Culbreath ... read more >>
Birthing A New: Compton's 2007 Gospel Concert Flyer
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 06 September 2007
The City of Compton is hosting the 2007 Gospel Concert this Saturday featuring J Moss, The Williams Brothers, Dorinda Clarke Cole, Norman Hutchins, The Starlights, and Comedian Broderic Rice, and Aundrae ... read more >>
Funding Secured for Leimert Park Theater
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 06 September 2007
As a member of the Cultural Historical Endowment Board, Majority Leader Karen Bass (Assembly District 47) was able to help secure more than $2.4 million in funding for the Vision Theatre, which was the ... read more >>
Case Against Pasadena Fire Dept. Headed for Trial
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 06 September 2007
A recent mediation hearing to settle a multi-million lawsuit brought by 18-year veteran, Pasadena Firefighter Carter Stephens in which he claims race discrimination and harassment, forced unjustified ... read more >>
Hall Campaign Advances Two Giant Steps
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 05 September 2007
Isadore Hall III’s campaign today announced the endorsement of State Controller John Chiang and that they have raised over $135,000 by the June 30th filing deadline. According to official reports ... read more >>
Racism Deep-Rooted in 'Jena 6' Tragedy
Written by Evan Barnes (Sports Editor) 05 September 2007
THE ROOT OF IT ALL: This is allegedly the “white tree” outside Jena High School where three nooses hung after a Black student sat underneath it in September 2006. The tree has since been cut down. As ... read more >>
Brotherhood Crusade and Microsoft Help Bridge Digital Divide in South L.A. Through Workforce Development Training
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 30 August 2007
The career landscape nationwide is rapidly changing. By 2010, more than 77 percent of all jobs in the United States will require some ICT ability. Additionally, the forecasted top 10 in-demand jobs for ... read more >>
Innocence Overlooked in Plea Bargaining
Written by Jennifer Bihm (Contributing Writer) 29 August 2007
“I’m not just fighting for my baby, I’m fighting for all the other mothers who have to go through this,” said Ella Thomas mother of a 16-year-old accused of sexual assault and ... read more >>
LAPD Hosts Traffic Safety Fair
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 29 August 2007
The Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) will host a Traffic Safety Fair for residents of Southern Los Angeles on September 15 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., at Audubon Middle School, located at 4120 ... read more >>
Parolee Charged With 16-Year-Old Girl's Slaying
Written by City News Service 29 August 2007
CNS - A 19-year-old parolee was charged this week with murder in the Aug. 17 shooting death of a 16-year-old girl outside a party in Pasadena. Johnl Dvon Reynolds was arraigned the afternoon of August ... read more >>
Man Slain, Police Asking for Information
Written by City News Service 29 August 2007
CNS - Authorities this week sought public help in tracking down anyone involved in the fatal shooting of a 25-year-old man in South Los Angeles. Los Angeles resident Eligah Rhaburn was driving his vehicle ... read more >>
Proposed Lynwood Development Draws Support and Criticism
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 29 August 2007
The City of Lynwood, California, already embroiled in political controversy with the pending trial of the mayor and one city council member for alleged misuse of public funds, the pending recall of the ... read more >>
Celebrate Labor Day and Support Black Lawyers
Written by Super User 29 August 2007
In honor of Labor Day, it is time to honor those Black professionals who wake up every day, clock in and do their civic duty making a living. And in Black history, few professionals made as great impact ... read more >>
"Don't Spend Where You Can't Work"
Written by Jennifer Bihm (Contributing Writer) 29 August 2007
L.A. Woman Says She was Denied Employment Because of RaceA Los Angeles woman said she faced blatant discrimination when she went to apply for a job at a Korean-owned fashion boutique on Western Avenue ... read more >>
Augustus Hawkins Oldest Living Congressman / Political Legend Turns 100
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 29 August 2007
Augustus “Gus” Freeman Hawkins was born August 31, 1907 to Nyanza and Hattie Hawkins in Shreveport Louisiana. Nyanza Hawkins, a pharmacist, was the son of a British explorer who traveled ... read more >>
New Orleans: Two Years Later
Written by Christine Sabathia 29 August 2007
Two years... 24 months... 730 days, whichever way you want to count, a second “anniversary” has passed since Hurricane Katrina forever changed the lives of New Orleans’ 400,000 residents. ... read more >>
It's Been a Labor of Love for African American Union Leaders
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 29 August 2007
African Americans have always struggled for parity in the workplace. In addition to racial tensions, cutbacks in the public and private sectors have undermined the standard of living for those affected. ... read more >>
Firefighter Allowed to Keep Retaliation Claim in Suit Against City
Written by Alice Walton, (CNS) 23 August 2007
CNS - A Los Angeles firefighter who sued the city, claiming colleagues fed him dog food as part of a racially-motivated prank, will be allowed to pursue a retaliation claim as part of his litigation, ... read more >>
The 100 Black Men of Los Angeles, Inc. Announces Partnership to Promote HBCUs
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 23 August 2007
The 100 Black Men of Los Angeles, Inc. announced that it has formed a five year partnership with Black Education Events, LLC. to celebrate the history and prominence of Historically Black Colleges and ... read more >>
Parks Sets Sights on County Seat
Written by Sentinel Wire Service 23 August 2007
Eighth District City Councilmem-ber Bernard Parks took his first step towards the Los Angeles County 2nd District seat to be vacated by Yvonne Burke at the end of her term, he said. His recently formed ... read more >>
L.A. Councilmembers Host Reparations Town Hall Meeting
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 23 August 2007
Los Angeles councilmembers Bernard Parks, Jan Perry and Herb Wesson recently hosted “A Different Kind of Reparations Town Hall Meeting” at the California African American Museum in Exposition ... read more >>
Lynwood Voters Denounce Willoughby
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 23 August 2007
The city of Lynwood recently hired attorney Anthony Willoughby as its city attorney, apparently without a thorough review of his past as a practicing attorney or ignoring his questionable practices relative ... read more >>
It's Now Congresswoman Richardson
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 23 August 2007
After the June primary, Richardson seemed unbeatable. She was the only viable candidate left in the race from either sideWhen Laura Richardson ran for the vacant seat in 37th Congressional district, there ... read more >>
Activist Hayes Harassed Outside Sentinel Offices
Written by Super User 15 August 2007
The anti-illegal immigration supporter was spit on and verbally harassed by two members of the Black Riders.What started out as a press conference where activist Ted Hayes and others gathered to protest ... read more >>