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Egypt authorizes police use of deadly force
Written by Associated Press 15 August 2013
  CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian authorities on Thursday authorized police to use deadly force to protect themselves and key state institutions from attacks, after supporters of the deposed Islamist president ... read more >>
Marcus Garvey and African Liberation: A New Light Dawning
Written by Dr. Maulana Karenga 15 August 2013
It was for Marcus Garvey at an early age an uplift vision of African liberation imagined, mapped out and foreseen as the dawning of a new light and life on earth and the initiation of a new history ... read more >>
RACISM IS AS REAL AND DEVASTATING AS EVER
Written by Larry Aubry 15 August 2013
           Apparently, serious conversations about racism, locally and nationally, even among   Blacks, are in vogue only after high-profile, blatantly unacceptable Incidents like Rodney ... read more >>
Letters to Judge Reveals the Private Struggle of Jesse Jackson, Jr.
Written by George E. Curry NNPA Editor-in-Chief 15 August 2013
When the story broke that Congressman Jesse L. Jackson, Jr. (D-Ill.) had used political donations as his own piggy bank, many people were surprised. Even though prosecutors said Jackson spent thousands ... read more >>
Forgiving For Living Host 2nd Annual Healthy Wealthy and Wise Conference
Written by sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 15 August 2013
  Forgiving for Living a local community non-profit dedicated to educating and providing a better quality of life for young women will host its second annual Healthy, Wealthy and Wise Conference for ... read more >>
Calif. governor signs transgender-student bill
Written by TOM VERDIN Associated Press 15 August 2013
California on Monday August 12 became the first state to enshrine certain rights for transgender K-12 students in state law, requiring public schools to allow those students access to whichever restroom ... read more >>
Bayard Rustin Will Receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom from President Obama for His Key Role in the Civil Rights Movement
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 15 August 2013
President Barak Obama has bestowed the Presidential Medal of Freedom upon Bayard Rustin, civil rights activist who worked alongside Martin Luther King Junior, and author of Time on Two Crosses (Cleis ... read more >>
Many Events Planned for March on Washington
Written by George E. Curry NNPA Editor-in-Chief 15 August 2013
  In addition to the long-planned March on Washington scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 24, the White House has announced that President Obama will speak at a commemorative service at the Lincoln Memorial ... read more >>
Lois Hill-Hale Home Going Celebration
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 15 August 2013
Lois Hill-Hale Home Going Celebration FAME 2270 S. Harvard Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90018 Tuesday August 20th, 2013 @ 10:00am Reverend Chip Murray presiding    read more >>
LAPD Slapped with 300,000 Verdict for Excessive Force
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 15 August 2013
On August 9,  a federal jury awarded Rodney Sawyer, a 33-year old African-American single father, $300,000.00 against Los Angeles Police Department Officers Navaro Alvarro and Luis Bonilla for an illegal ... read more >>
Sebastian Ridley-Thomas raises $230,000 in his campaign for 54th Assembly District, expresses gratitude to supporters
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 15 August 2013
Sebastian Ridley-Thomas recently announced he has raised $230,000 in the first two months of his campaign for state Assembly’s 54th District. On June 30 Ridley-Thomas officially reported having ... read more >>
Sheriff Baca Answers his Critics: Focused on fifth term and commitment to Blacks
Written by KENNETH MILLER Sentinel Managing Editor 15 August 2013
As the sun begins to set on his fourth term as Los Angeles County Sheriff, Lee Baca has heard the critics who have urged him to retire, but has dared to fight on and intensify his focus on supporting ... read more >>
The Final Goodbyes to A Promising Teen
Written by Kenneth Miller Assistant Managing Editor 15 August 2013
 MY BELOVED BROTHER: Ea Shoushtari and slain brother Bijan Shoushtari at his senior high prom gathering.  Photo Courtesy of Shoushtari Family ONE LOVE: Bijan Michael Shoushtari, who was shot ... read more >>
White House condemns violence in Egypt
Written by NEDRA PICKLER, Associated Press 14 August 2013
  EDGARTOWN, Mass. (AP) — The White House on Wednesday condemned the violence sweeping across Egypt, as well as the resumption of emergency law there, warning Egypt's military-backed interim government ... read more >>
Metro: OCTA enforcing 20-hr closure of I-405 this weekend
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 14 August 2013
  Metro would like to make sure you are aware of OCTA’s planned 20-hour closure of theI-405 between I-605 and SR-22 this weekend (9 pm Saturday, 8/17 – 5 pm Sunday, 8/18). ... read more >>
Cop cams ordered to help fix NYC stop-and-frisk
Written by COLLEEN LONG, Associated Press 14 August 2013
    AP Photo   NEW YORK (AP) — In the years of debate over New York City's stop-and-frisk tactic, the idea of putting tiny cameras on police officers to record their interaction with the ... read more >>
Agents: 44 gunned down in Nigeria mosque
Written by HARUNA UMAR and MICHELLE FAUL 13 August 2013
  MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Suspected Islamic militants wearing army fatigues gunned down 44 people praying at a mosque in northeast Nigeria, while another 12 civilians died in an apparently simultaneous ... read more >>
Port of Los Angeles Announces Pilot Community Investment Sponsorship Program
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 09 August 2013
$50,000 in Grants Will Fund Efforts to Promote Port Community and LA Waterfront; Applications Due Sept. 20 The Port of Los Angeles has introduced a pilot Community Investment Sponsorship Program that ... read more >>
Jimmy Hutt celebrates 50th Birthday
Written by Courtesy of Hutt Family 09 August 2013
  Los Angeles resident Jimmy Hutt celebrated his 50th Birthday at home with a host of friends, family and well -wishers.   Courtesy of Hutt Family     read more >>
Hue Spencer Hollins Sr.
Written by Sentinel Wire Service 09 August 2013
Retired NBA Referee and Navy Veteran, Hue Spencer Hollins, Sr. died July 4, 2013 in Pomona. He was born November 28, 1940 in Waco, Texas, and worked as an NBA referee from 1975 - 2003. He refereed 19 ... read more >>
Celebration of Life: Dorothy Vivian Patterson-Bennett
Written by Sentinel Wire Service 09 August 2013
Dorothy Patterson-Bennett was one of ten children born to Rayfield and Martha Johnson on May 8, 1945 in Los Angeles, CA. She had five brothers and four sisters. Five of her siblings and both parents ... read more >>
Bishop Clarence Charles Lewis, Sr. Passes
Written by Sentinel Wire Service 09 August 2013
Bishop Clarence C. Lewis , Senior made his transition on Monday evening ,  July29 in Los Angeles. He was born September 9, 1916  in New Orleans.  In 1934 he married his childhood sweetheart Anna Bell ... read more >>
Congressional Black Caucus Nominates Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee to Head Up Department of Homeland Security
Written by Jeffrey L. Boney Special to the NNPA from the Houston Forward Times 09 August 2013
Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee, D-Texas (AP Photo/Harry Hamburg) U.S. Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee of Houston received a huge boost to her resume, as the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) gave their official ... read more >>
Inscription Removed from MLK Memorial
Written by Dorothy Rowley Special to the NNPA from The Washington Informer 09 August 2013
A controversial inscription on the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial on the National Mall has been removed by its sculptor. The removal was launched after many people voiced concern about the inscription ... read more >>
Dream Defenders’ Continue Sit-in in Florida’s Governor’s Office
Written by James Harper Special to the NNPA from the Florida Courier 08 August 2013
American singer, songwriter, actor and social activist Harry Belafonte, Jr., center, reacts as Dream Defenders Executive Director Phillip Agnew, bottom left, leads a chant Friday, July 26, 2013 in the ... read more >>

 

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