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Congresswoman Waters Highlights 46th Anniversary of the Voting Rights Act of 1965
Written by Sentinel News Service 12 August 2011
Waters condemns Republicans’ Nationwide Voter Suppression Efforts Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) announced that August 6, marked the 46th anniversary of the day that the Voting Rights Act was ... read more >>
WESSON HONORS “PIONEER WOMAN OF THE YEAR” Claudia Bayard Represents 10th Council District
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 12 August 2011
Claudia Bayard, Pioneer Woman of the Year and 10th District Councilman Herb Wesson Los Angeles—Claudia Bayard has been chosen by Councilmember Herb J. Wesson, Jr., to represent the 10th Council District’s ... read more >>
Two of L.A.P.D.’s finest officers
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 12 August 2011
Sergeant Emada Tingirides and Officer Kathy Bell In acknowledging the work of the women and men of the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD), it is necessary not only to showcase their work assignments, ... read more >>
Is criticism of President Obama by Blacks a betrayal?
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 11 August 2011
Tavis Smiley and Professor Cornel West Professor Cornel West and talk show host Tavis Smiley do seem to think so; they have embarked on a nationwide tour to showcase what they see as Obama not doing enough ... read more >>
Meda Chamberlain, a warrior passes on
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 August 2011
Dr. Meda H. Chamberlain, former Executive Director of the National Council of Negro Women Inc. passed away on August 5, 2011 at age 95.  Born on July 11, 1916, Dr. Chamberlain was one of the founding ... read more >>
Hall goes to Washington
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 August 2011
Congressional candidate Isadore Hall and Congressman James Clyburn (D-SC) In viewing Assemblymember Isadore Hall’s website, it beckons his constituents to call if they have a problem.  So it is no wonder ... read more >>
County Redistricting ...
Written by Sentinel News Service 10 August 2011
While all eyes were on the state redistricting, the county was ‘doing its own thing’ … the same thing … redistrictingAccording to the county, when the population count is ascertained, there has ... read more >>
Bishop Young-A New Vision of Leadership at Inglewood Unified School District
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 10 August 2011
Bishop Johnny J. Young, Ph.D. He is a man of unwavering faith, a community advocate, a businessman, a political leader and he is determined to provide for the children of Inglewood the best education ... read more >>
Marlton Square ... finally on the move!
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds and Brian Carter 10 August 2011
Rep. Waters, Council-members Perry and Parks, CDD Mgr. Benbow, Bobbie Parks, city officials and the community witnessed the final demolition of Marlton Square The demolition  An aerial view Marlton Square ... read more >>
New Compton WorkSource Center Held Grand Opening
Written by Sentinel News Service 05 August 2011
Offers Free Training and Job Placement Services Compton, California – On Thursday, July 28th, Community Career Development, Inc., the nonprofit operator of the new Compton WorkSource Center and its ... read more >>
Mayoral Election Committee raises funds
Written by Sentinel News Service 05 August 2011
 The Jan Perry Mayoral Election Committee has reached the $660,000 mark with eligible matching funds."I am honored to have found such great support for my candidacy. My record of delivering on key services ... read more >>
Compton residents take Friday Night Flights
Written by Sentinel News Service 05 August 2011
Instructor with student pilots Tomorrow's Aeronautical Museum (TAM) kicked off their first Friday Night Flights last Friday, July 29, 2011 and provided close to 100 children and adults free helicopter ... read more >>
Boxer Statement on Agreement to End FAA Shutdown and Put 74,000 Americans Back to Work
Written by Sentinel News Service 04 August 2011
Boxer Statement on Agreement to End FAA Shutdown and Put 74,000 Americans Back to Work  Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA) today made the following statement after an agreement was ... read more >>
Boxer, Roybal – Allard Introduce Communities of Color Teenage Pregnancy Prevention Act
Written by Sentinel News Service 04 August 2011
 Boxer, Roybal – Allard Introduce Communities of Color Teenage Pregnancy Prevention Act  Senate and House Legislation Seeks to Combat Rise in Teenage Pregnancy in Minority Communities Washington, ... read more >>
Mother Lillian Mobley laid to rest
Written by Biko N. Poindexter-Hodge, Sentinel Intern 04 August 2011
Mother Lillian MobleyTaking the final look Thousands packed Ward AME Church, to bid farewell and to celebration the life of a true community treasure The community lost one of its most precious matriarchs ... read more >>
Budget D-Day avoided
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 04 August 2011
President Obama signing the debt deal into law last TuesdayThe 111th Congress Despite the nay-sayers, the 'tea-partyers,' the hardliners, and the 'one-termers,' the Congress (both houses) passed a debt ... read more >>
Harry Roselmack, first Black primetime news anchor in France, visits the Sentinel
Written by Tasia Smith (Intern) 04 August 2011
Harry Roselmack, French television anchor. --Photo By Brian W. Carter Roselmack explores American diversity, media and politics on a State Department international leadership program Harry Roselmack, ... read more >>
The Man behind the King Monument: HARRY E. JOHNSON, SR.
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Assistant Managing Editor) 04 August 2011
Harry E. Johnson, Sr. the man behind the monument. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. played a significant role in moving America, and indeed the world, towards the equality of all men, and in memorializing the ... read more >>
Open Letter to House Speaker John Boehner
Written by Blair H. Taylor 30 July 2011
Blair H. TaylorJuly 25, 2011Dear Mr. Boehner:I listened intently to your speech and the speech of  the President tonight.  I must say, I am saddened and even stunned by the approaches you are pursuing ... read more >>
Neurosurgeon Keith L. Black Honored
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 29 July 2011
Keith L. Black, MDThe prestigious award will be presented to the decorated doctor for his work in medicine and the community. By Brian W. Carter, Sentinel Staff WriterOn Saturday, July 30, renowned neurosurgeon ... read more >>
LAAAWPPI Announces Appointment of New Executive Director
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 29 July 2011
Political Consultant Joy Atkinson becomes first to move into top executive positionLos Angeles African American Women's Public Policy Institute (LAAAWPPI), a non-partisan, non-profit public policy and ... read more >>
Neurosurgeon Keith L. Black Honored by National Urban League
Written by Sentinel News Service 29 July 2011
COMMUNITY CORNERComptonOn July 19, Tuesday, Compton Mayor Eric Perrodin and city council members met to discuss a budget that would avoid a government shutdown. Unfortunately the result is a $1.2 million ... read more >>
City of LA Hosts NAACP Reception
Written by Cora Jackson – Fossett (Religion Editor) 29 July 2011
Among those attending the NAACP Reception were Assemblyman Steve Bradford, NAACP California State President Alice Hoffman, Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, Councilwoman Jan Perry, Wells Fargo Sr. Vice President ... read more >>
Los Angeles Citizens Group Challenges City on Proposed Downtown Stadium
Written by Sentinel News Service 29 July 2011
Seeks minimum annual revenue guarantee earmarked for neighborhood improvements as condition for stadium development deal LA Neighbors United, a Los Angeles community group founded by a former CB Richard ... read more >>
PORTS OF LOS ANGELES AND LONG BEACH ANNOUNCE CLEAN AIR AWARD WINNERS
Written by Sentinel News Service 29 July 2011
Local Companies Recognized for Going Beyond Requirements to Reduce Emissions The Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach have selected seven local maritime and cargo companies as this year’s recipients of ... read more >>

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Events Calendar

Mon May 25 11:00AM -
67th Annual Memorial Day Service
Sat May 30 9:00AM -
Afrikan Mental Liberation Weekend
Sat May 30 11:30AM -
Black Mother: Standing in the Gap
Sun May 31 9:00AM -
Afrikan Mental Liberation Weekend
Sat Jun 6 11:00AM - 5:00PM
21st Annual Gilmore Heritage Auto Show
Tue Jul 14 5:00PM - 9:00PM
Taste of Farmers Market
Sun Aug 2 12:00PM - 3:00PM
L.A. Parent 35th Birthday Bash