Brotherhood Crusade Program Recognized as Best Juvenile Justice Program
Written by Sentinel News Service 12 August 2010
 Charise Bremond, Brotherhood Crusade CEO Brotherhood Crusade Gryd Program Model recognized as best juvenile justice program in the Western United StatesThe Los Angeles Brotherhood Crusade and the African ... read more >>
Mitrice Richardson found?
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor), Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) & Kaylee Davis (Intern) 12 August 2010
 Mitrice RichardsonLatice Sutton, her mother (Photo by Derek Haskell)Michael Richardson, her father (Photo by Derek Haskell)Skeletal remains found in the Malibu area are believed to be those of Ms. ... read more >>
Congresswoman Richardson Speaks...
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor), Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) & Kaylee Davis (Intern) 12 August 2010
 Congresswoman Laura RichardsonAs the representative of a diverse district, Congresswoman Richardson has to understand the core meaning of diversity in order to readily serve a clash of various cultures.By ... read more >>
Carl Bean: I Was Born This Way
Written by Jasmyne A. Cannick (Special to the Sentinel) 12 August 2010
 Bishop Carl BeanFormer Motown Recording Artist, Noted AIDS Activist, and Openly Gay Black Preacher Celebrates A New Book and 28 Years of Preaching God is Love, and Love is For Everyone at Unity Fellowship ... read more >>
Russian Milestone: 1st Black Elected to Public Office
Written by Kristina Narizhnaya (Associated Press) 11 August 2010
 Jean Gregoire SagboBy Kristina NarizhnayaAssociated Press WriterNovozavidovo, Russia — People in this Russian town used to stare at Jean Gregoire Sagbo because they had never seen a black man. Now ... read more >>
Hampton Student Walks it Out in New York
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) & Kaylee Davis (Intern) 11 August 2010
 Summer Wheaton modeling in New YorkMarketing major, Summer Wheaton is looking to own the runway in the future.By Brian W. CarterSentinel Staff WriterSummer Wheaton is college student taking New York ... read more >>
Rep. AG Nominee Cooley Vows to Sue for Repeal of Obama’s Health Care Reform Law
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 August 2010
Cooley, the Los Angeles District Attorney, vows in media interviews and campaign announcements to join 13 Republican AGs who are suing to overturn the historic reform law passed earlier this yearLos Angeles ... read more >>
Dr. Jones Honored
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 11 August 2010
 Councilman Dr. Willie O. Jones Compton City Councilman Dr. Willie O. Jones was the recipient of the 2010 National Women's Political Caucus - South Bay "Good Guy Award."By Francis TaylorSentinel Contributing ... read more >>
CPUC Approves At-Grade Crossing at Farmdale Avenue
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 August 2010
Action Greenlights Expo Line Farmdale Station The California Public Utilities Commission issued its final decision today unanimously approving the settlement agreement between the Exposition Construction ... read more >>
The Congressional Black Caucus (Update)
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 06 August 2010
 Barbara Lee (CA-9), ChairwomanMaxine Waters (CA-35), senior memberCharles Rangel (NY-15), co-founding memberJohn Conyers (MI-14), co-founding member*** Legends ***by Yussuf J. Simmonds"They are still ... read more >>
Carson City Councilmember Mike Gipson Takes Voluntary Salary Reduction
Written by Mike Gipson 06 August 2010
 Carson City Councilmember Mike GipsonCouncilmember Posts His Salary on City WebsiteCity of Carson Councilmember Mike A. Gipson, in an effort to promote more transparency among elected officials and stand ... read more >>
Being On Dialysis: What happened to me on the job?
Written by Rhonda Snoddy 06 August 2010
Personal Story ProfileBy Rhonda SnoddyWhen I first returned to work from being on dialysis, I was excited to return back to work after being on disability; I missed my co-workers. I knew I looked different, ... read more >>
Obama appoints Gene Hale to Presidents Export Council
Written by Sentinel News Service 06 August 2010
 Gene HalePresident Obama has appointed Gene Hale to the prestigious President's Export Council. The President's Export Council (PEC) is the principal national advisory committee on international trade. ... read more >>
In Memory of Andora Mitchell
Written by Sentinel News Service 06 August 2010
 Andora MitchellAndora Ferrell Mitchell, the first of 14 children born to Lloyd Ferrell and Izora Coleman Ferrell was born on November 23, 1924 in Coolidge, Texas (Sandy Community). She received her Bachelor ... read more >>
Bound for the Supreme Court
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 06 August 2010
The Obama administration lawyers must have used the Thurgood Marshall's constitutional law handbook to prepare their Arizona case.By Yussuf J. SimmondsSentinel Managing EditorIn reviewing the case that ... read more >>
City of Los Angles to Host NAACP 2011 Conference
Written by Sentinel News Service 06 August 2010
Four-Day Gathering Expected to Generate $11.4 Million Economic Impact CitywideThe NAACP, the nation's oldest and largest civil rights organization, selected Los Angeles as the site of its annual conference, ... read more >>
Charles Ogletree: A visiting professor
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 06 August 2010
 Professor Charles OgletreeSENTINEL EXCLUSIVEProfessor Charles Ogletree is a legend throughout the country in the legal community and is an advisor, and former law professor, to President Barack and Michelle ... read more >>
What to Do After a Loved One Dies
Written by Sentinel News Service 06 August 2010
 Attorney Caprice L. CollinsClients often have uncertainty regarding the process after death. The article looks at the typical roles, such as trustee and executor, and explains their duties. The article ... read more >>
NCBW – First West Coast Anniversary Installation
Written by Sentinel News Service 06 August 2010
 Artis LaneMarguerite LaMotteCongresswoman Laura RichardsonDr. Antronette K. Yancy, M.D., M.P.H.The Los Angeles Chapter of the National Congress of Black Women, Inc., will be honoring a stellar lineup ... read more >>
Angela Reddock Named Among California’s Top Employment Lawyers
Written by Sentinel News Service 06 August 2010
 Angela ReddockReddock, Wells & Griggs, LLP announced today that managing partner Angela Reddock was named one of the Daily Journal's Top Labor and Employment Lawyers for 2010. The legal newspaper ... read more >>
Swim — or Sink
Written by Joy Childs (Contributing Writer) 06 August 2010
 The families grieveTeens' deaths become a tragedy of mass proportion in an area where there's immense sufferingBy Joy ChildsSentinel Contributing WriterIn the wake of the drownings of six Black teens ... read more >>
Cocaine Sentencing Disparities
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 06 August 2010
 Attorney General Eric HolderU.S. District Court Judge Terry Hatter, Jr.It had been established sometime ago that federal sentencing guidelines (a misnomer) has been used to incarcerate people of color ... read more >>
100 Years of Life: Dorothy Elizabeth Watson
Written by Sentinel News Service 06 August 2010
 Dorothy Elizabeth WatsonDorothy Elizabeth Watson was born January 4, 1910 in Chicago, Illinois to Belle and James Lyle O'Neal. She was the third of eight children, all of whom preceded her in death. ... read more >>
Racial Profiling in Congress?
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 06 August 2010
 Congresswoman Maxine WatersCongressman Charles RangelThere are 42 members of the Congressional Black Caucus and at least eight of them have been investigated in the last year for alleged ethics violations. ... read more >>
A Responsive City Clerk
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 29 July 2010
 Alita Godwin, City ClerkWhen seeking information from the elected officials of Compton, the City Clerk exemplifies responsiveness to constituents.By Yussuf J. SimmondsThe city's website proclaims, "Welcome ... read more >>