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Augustus 'Gus' Hawkins Dies
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 15 November 2007
A centenarian of immense popularity, Hawkins was a political icon and a legislative pioneer who paved the way in the United States Congress and the California State Assembly for the current generation ... read more >>
‘Respect Me’ Honored at Jackson Birthday Bash
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 15 November 2007
Surrounded by a group of women from “Respect Me” Coalition, Brenda Marsh-Mitchell receives RainbowPUSH Advocate Award on behalf of the coalition from Rev. Jesse Jackson, as Danny J. Bakewell ... read more >>
City Bans N-word
Written by Super User 15 November 2007
Motion to Ban Racial Slur Unanimously Passed In the latest response to elected officials and citizens debating the use of the “N-word,” the Los Angeles City Council officially passed a resolution to ... read more >>
Md. Court Rejects Sniper's Appeal
Written by By Kristen Wyatt 08 November 2007
AP - Washington-area sniper John Allen Muhammad does not deserve a new trial in Maryland, a state appeals court ruled Monday (Nov. 5) in a sharply worded unanimous decision that compared Muhammad to ... read more >>
O.J. and Fred Goldman Face Lawsuit
Written by City News Service 08 November 2007
CNS - O.J. Simpson and Fred Goldman were united as defendants November 6 by a Los Angeles County man whose federal lawsuit claims they stole his ideas to create Simpson’s book “If I Did ... read more >>
Noose Creates Racial Tension for City Employees
Written by Marian Hubbard Jefferson 08 November 2007
NNPA - According to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commis-sion the number of race-based discrimination cases in America has increased dramatically since 1980, when no such cases regarding nooses had ... read more >>
Woman to Testify on Pregnant Mom's Death
Written by Joe Milicia 08 November 2007
A high school classmate of a suspended police officer who is accused of killing his pregnant girlfriend pleaded guilty Monday (Nov. 5) to helping dispose of the body and agreed to testify against him. ... read more >>
Black Head of Merrill Lynch Forced to Resign
Written by Tao Leigh Goffe 08 November 2007
NNPA - E. Stanley O’Neal, the African-American chairman and CEO of the world’s largest brokerage firm, Merrill Lynch, was forced to resign last week after his company, which had invested ... read more >>
Jordan Downs Residents Have Mixed Emotions About Pending Redevelopment
Written by Jennifer Bihm (Contributing Writer) 08 November 2007
Residents of the Jordan Downs housing project in Watts seemed both concerned and excited about the pending redevelopment of their complex Saturday, as they gathered for “a day of dialog” ... read more >>
Gang Member's Conviction Upheld in Teen’s Killing
Written by City News Service 08 November 2007
CNS - A state appellate court panel today upheld a gang member’s conviction for the shooting death of a 14-year-old boy outside a neighborhood carnival in Jefferson Park nearly two years ago. ... read more >>
Orange County Police Called on Racial Profiling
Written by Jennifer Bihm (Contributing Writer) 08 November 2007
“Tell us how to talk to our children so they won’t be wrongly accused,” said Mark Whitlock, pastor of Orange County’s Christ Our Redeemer AME Church to Orange County law enforcement. ... read more >>
Study Finds L.A. Motorists Exposed to Air Pollutants
Written by City News Service 08 November 2007
CNS - As if road rage and traffic accidents aren’t bad enough, add harmful air pollutants to the list of hazards Los Angeles motorists face on Southland roads. A new study by USC and the California ... read more >>
Hospitals Could Face $25,000 Fine For Dumping Homeless Patients
Written by By Alice Walton 08 November 2007
CNS - Hospitals that leave homeless patients on the streets of Los Angeles without their consent would face a $25,000 fine under an ordinance proposed Oct. 31 by city leaders. Councilwoman Jan Perry ... read more >>
Obama for America Taps Political Veteran Robert Cole to Serve as California Director of African American Outreach
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 08 November 2007
 Robert Cole and Senator Barack ObamaThe Obama for America campaign has tapped longtime community leader Robert Cole to serve as Director of African American outreach in California. Cole brings ... read more >>
Pasadena Appoints Melekian Interim City Manager
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 08 November 2007
Armenian Police Chief made public stand against ‘historical injustice’ It’s trite to compare the atrocity of slavery in America to our nation’s police departments’ treatment ... read more >>
Black Community at Risk From Expo Line
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 08 November 2007
Evan Barnes Sentinel Staff Writer Francis Taylor Sentinel Staff Writer  Route of the Expo Line Though it appears to be a done deal, trouble is brewing with the Expo Line and how it will ... read more >>
Rainbow/PUSH Coalition Celebrates Rev. Jackson's Birthday
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 08 November 2007
Human Rights Activist Harry Belafonte and Television Judge Greg Mathis will be among the honorees at the 10th Annual Awards Dinner. The gala event will ostensibly be to celebrate the 66th birthday of ... read more >>
Georgia Court Frees Man in Teen Sex Case
Written by Daniel Yee, Associated Press 01 November 2007
AP - A former high school football star given 10 years in prison for having consensual oral sex with another teenager was freed Friday (Oct. 26) by Georgia’s highest court, which ruled that his ... read more >>
Shades of Watergate Cloud Obama Break-in
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 01 November 2007
Presidential candidate’s L.A. office reportedly burglarizedFor the second time in less than three months a campaign office for Sen. Barack Obama was burglarized, according to reliable sources close ... read more >>
Jordan Downs Residents Prepare to Meet on Rebuilding Housing Projects
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 01 November 2007
New homes with help from the Poor People’s Campaign and SCLC Hundreds of residents from the Jordan Downs Projects have confirmed their attendance for the first informational meeting on improving ... read more >>
Calif. Residents Face Weeks of Hardships
Written by Gillian Flaccus, Associated Press 01 November 2007
AP - With the worst of the wildfires dying down, many Southern Californians lucky enough to find their homes still standing could nevertheless face hardships for weeks to come, including polluted air, ... read more >>
Former Lynwood City Council Members Poised for Re-election Bid
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 01 November 2007
Four City Council members who were recently recalled are getting ready to run to recapture their old jobs. The election is set for November 6.Four former City Council members, including the former mayor ... read more >>
The 'BEST BUY' is Now in Compton
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 01 November 2007
The City of Compton, California continues on the move with the recent grand opening of BEST BUY, one of the nation’s largest electronics retail stores, at the Gateway Town Center just off of the ... read more >>
Pioneer Achievement Award Honors Media Giant Hughes
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 01 November 2007
The Brotherhood Crusade will honor Cathy Hughes, the founder andchairwoman of Radio/TV-One with the annual Walter Bremond Pioneer ofAfrican American Achievement award For almost four decades, the Brotherhood ... read more >>
NAACP Convenes in Manhattan Beach
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 25 October 2007
The NAACP California State Conference began it’s 20th annual convention today reviewing the past year’s activities and planning for the next, with delegates gathering at the Manhattan Beach ... read more >>

 

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