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
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 >>
Assemblymember Isadore Hall, III Named Legislator of the Year
Written by Sentinel News Service 05 February 2010
Assemblymember Isadore Hall, IIIAssemblymember Isadore Hall, III Named Legislator of the Year by the California State Sheriff's Association Assistant Speaker pro Tempore Isadore Hall, III (D - Compton) ... read more >>
Rep. Donald M. Payne elected board chair of CBCF, Inc.
Written by Sentinel News Service 05 February 2010
Rep. Donald M. Payne  REP. DONALD M. PAYNE ELECTED BOARD CHAIR OF CBCF, INC. New Slate of Officers and Rep. Andre Carson as Board Member Also AnnouncedWASHINGTON - The Congressional Black Caucus ... read more >>
Over $130,000 raised for Salvation Army at Civic Center Haiti Earthquake Relief Drive
Written by Sentinel News Service 05 February 2010
Councilwoman Jan PerryCouncilman Bernard Parks    OVER $130,000 RAISED FOR SALVATION ARMY ATCIVIC CENTER HAITI EARTHQUAKE RELIEF DRIVE Councilmembers Perry and Parks Thank Media Partners ... read more >>
Watts Towers Art Center and the Charles Mingus Youth Arts Center Exhibition
Written by Super User 05 February 2010
Varnette P. HoneywoodSankofa: Go Back to Fetch ItMonoprint, 35" x 43" (c) Varnette P Honeywood, 2006 Photo Credit of the artist Varnette P. HoneywoodPhoto: La Keeta ƒ. Howard Watts Towers Arts Center ... read more >>
Milestone achieved with canopy installation at Western Station of Expo Line
Written by Sentinel News Service 05 February 2010
Expo Light Rail station copy MILESTONE ACHIEVED WITH CANOPY INSTALLATION AT THE WESTERN STATION OF THE EXPO LINE PROJECTProgress continues on the Expo Light Rail Line with the installation of decorative ... read more >>
In Memory of Willie Clifford Robinson
Written by Super User 05 February 2010
Willie Clifford Robinson, Sunrise: February 20, 1938, Sunset: January 14, 2010  OBITUARY WILLIE CLIFFORD ROBINSON In remembering and celebrating the beloved Willie Clifford Robinson, we are ... read more >>
Toussaint L’Ouverture
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 05 February 2010
 Toussaint L’Ouverture  In honor of the current events in Haiti, "Legends" will carry the stories of the men who fought the French and won its independence at the end of the 18th century--beginning ... read more >>
Haiti…The hate and the quake
Written by Sir Hilary Beckles (Special to the Sentinel) 05 February 2010
Sir Hilary Beckles of the University of the West IndiesHAITI.....The hate and the quake  BY SIR HILARY BECKLESTHE UNIVERSITY OF THE WEST INDIES is in the process of conceiving how best to deliver a ... read more >>