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Rep. Waters’ Mother Velma Lee Carr Moore Succumbs
Written by Sentinel Wire Services 29 May 2014
Velma Lee Carr Moore, known to everyone as "Madea,"transitioned peacefully on Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at Beauvais Manor Assistant Living, St.Louis, Mo. She was born on December 14, 1916 in Cottonplant, ... read more >>
California Science Center Presents 16th Annual Discovery Ball
Written by Sentinel News Service 29 May 2014
L.A. Sentinel Publisher Danny Bakewell Sr., Raul Anaya and their wives join Science Center State Board Chair Jeff Rudolph at the Science Center’s premiere of “Pompeii.” Amidst the Splendor and ... read more >>
A Grandmother’s Final Goodbye
Written by Nicole Williams, Princess Manasseh, Sentinel Staff Writers 29 May 2014
SELFLESS: Michael Myvett was a father-figure to his siblings, a therapist to autistic children in his occupation and a chaperone many high school students looked up to. (Photo Courtesy of Family) ‘Michael ... read more >>
Lupus Survivor Kimberly Williams to co-host Lupus Fundraiser June 7
Written by Kenneth D. Miller Assistant Managing Editor 29 May 2014
Lupus survivor Kimberly Williams didn’t think she would be alive, but she is and will be joining her friend Therese Green and the Lupus Foundation of Southern California at the African American Firefighters ... read more >>
Poet Maya Angelou dies
Written by Associated Press 28 May 2014
(AP photo)   WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) -- Author and poet Maya Angelou, who rose from poverty, segregation and violence to become a force on stage, screen and the printed page, has ... read more >>
A Big Day for Percy Pinkney
Written by Allison Arnold Sentinel Contributing Writer 22 May 2014
  (L to R): Councilwoman Myrtle Cole and Percy Pinkney Hundreds of people gathered recently to pay tribute to Percy Pinkney in a multi-city birthday and awards celebration recently. Pinkney, current ... read more >>
CAWS Convention ‘Voyage Into Recovery’ Kicks off in Long Beach
Written by Sentinel News Service 22 May 2014
The 30th annual Cocaine Anonymous World Service Convention will be held at the Hyatt Regency in Long Beach, CA from May 22 through May 26. The global, world and regional members of Cocaine Anonymous  ... read more >>
Bridge Proposal to Help Pedestrians Avoid Homeless Downtown
Written by City News Service 22 May 2014
The Los Angeles City Council unanimously backed a pedestrian bridge at the Da Vinci apartments in downtown Los Angeles May 16, that would allow its future dwellers to avoid nearby homeless encampments. ... read more >>
Sudanese woman sentenced to death for apostasy
Written by Mohamm ed Saeed and Hamza Hendawi Associated Press 22 May 2014
Outrage growing as doctor gets death sentence for violating Shariah law that forbids women from marrying non-Muslim men A pregnant Sudanese woman who married a Christian man was sentenced to death on ... read more >>
Obama hosts Brown v. Board families, lawyers
Written by Associated Press 22 May 2014
President Barack Obama on Friday, May 16, marked the 60th anniversary of the Supreme Court’s landmark Brown v. Board of Education school desegregation decision by recommitting to “the long struggle ... read more >>
Counterfeit Bill Overcomes Committee Hurdle
Written by Sentinel News Service 22 May 2014
California State Board of Equalization Chairman Jerome E. Horton issued the following statement upon passage of BOE-sponsored Assembly Bill 2681 (Dababneh) out of the Assembly Committee on Revenue and ... read more >>
Michael Jace, ‘The Shield’ actor, charged with murder in shooting death of wife
Written by Associated Press 22 May 2014
The 51-year-old actor could face 50 years to life in state prison if convicted. He is being held in lieu of $2 million bail. Prosecutors charged actor Michael Jace, who played a police officer in the ... read more >>
A Day to Remember
Written by Sentinel News Service 22 May 2014
Memorial Day was started by former slaves on May, 1, 1865 in Charleston, SC to honor 257 dead Union Soldiers who had been buried in a mass grave in a Confederate prison camp. They dug up the bodies and ... read more >>
New Hampshire Police Commissioner Resigns after Obama Slur Backlash
Written by Staff and Wire Report 22 May 2014
Robert Copeland, the New Hampshire police commissioner who used the N-word to identify President Barack Obama decided to resign this week, after intense pressure from his community to do so. A Wolfeboro, ... read more >>
McKenna Is In Familiar Territory
Written by Sentinel Staff Report 22 May 2014
There is no doubt that there are overwhelming issues facing the students of District 1 and several qualified candidates have stood up to champion the task. However, George McKenna is by far the best ... read more >>
College-Educated Blacks Have Harder Times than Whites
Written by Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent 22 May 2014
Happy college ending but uncertain future (NNPA Photo by Freddie Allen)   WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Blacks with college degrees continue to fare worse than college-educated Whites ... read more >>
Attorney General Kamala D. Harris Announces Los Angeles Recidivism Reduction Pilot Program
Written by Sentinel News Service 16 May 2014
Harris says: “We must reject the false choice of being ‘tough’ or ‘soft’ on crime.” Attorney General Kamala D. Harris today announced the creation of a recidivism reduction pilot program ... read more >>
DAMON DUNN: Black Real Estate Investor Vies to Become Mayor
Written by Kenneth D. Miller Assistant Managing Editor 15 May 2014
PRIMED AND READY: Successful real estate investor Damon Dunn poured $600,00 into his mayoral campaign and raised an additional $350,000 and is on the cusp of becoming the first Black mayor in the city ... read more >>
It’s Time for Donald Sterling to Go! No Apology Necessary
Written by Danny Bakewell Jr Sentinel Executive Editor 15 May 2014
Have you ever sat back and watched a violent car crash? Well Donald Sterling’s tirade on CNN’s AC 360 with Anderson Cooper was the equivalent of watching a drunk driver speed down the street out ... read more >>
The Rise of Autumn Burke
Written by Kenneth D. Miller Assistant Managing Editor 14 May 2014
62nd Assembly candidacy is fueled by passion Autumn Burke, the 40-year old daughter of the first Black California member of Congress Yvonne B. Burke and powerful business and political advocate Dr. ... read more >>
LOCAL LEADERS MOVE INTO POSITION OF PRESIDENCY IN NAACP BRANCH
Written by Sentinel News Wire Service 09 May 2014
The NAACP welcomes Minnie Hadley-Hempstead and Steven T. Webb to the Presidency of the Los Angeles and Sacramento branches.
   Minnie Hadley-Hempstead is the new president of the Los Angeles NAACP. ... read more >>
Graduation Rates at LA’s Promise Supported Schools Continue to Rise
Written by Sentinel News Service 08 May 2014
Manual Arts High students - According to figures released by the California Department of Education, Manual Arts Senior High School and West Adams Preparatory High School have once again surpassed the ... read more >>
L.A. NAACP Interim President Wants to Return Sterling Donations
Written by City News Service 08 May 2014
NAACP Los Angeles Chapter’s Interim President Lorraine Miller, in a message addressed to ``civil rights activists,'' vowed that changes would be made in the operation of the chapter. The chapter's ... read more >>
Jacquie Jones Steps Down at NBPC
Written by Sentinel News Service 08 May 2014
Jacquie Jones Leslie Fields Cruz National Black Programming Consortium executive director resigns; Leslie Fields-Cruz is appointed interim executive director of the media arts nonprofit  Jacquie ... read more >>
Banking with a Purpose
Written by Princess Manasseh Sentinel Contributing Writer 08 May 2014
  Bank of America Executive Felix Whittaker Specializes in 501c3 lending Growing up, Felix Whittaker was part of a tight knit family.  The child of two hard working parents Whittaker learned the value ... read more >>

 

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