Senator Wright Honors 25th Senate District ‘Women of Distinction'
Written by Sentinel News Service 17 March 2010
Senator Wright Honors 25th Senate District ‘Women of Distinction”Twenty-five women from local communities honored for their hard work and contributions to their communities Senator Roderick ... read more >>
L.A. Superior Court Cuts
Written by Sentinel News Service 17 March 2010
L.A. Superior Court CutsCNS--The presiding judge of the Los Angeles Superior Court announced Tuesday, the layoffs of 330 employees, along with plans to shutter courtrooms to help cope with a $79 million ... read more >>
The Census and our communities
Written by Sentinel News Service 17 March 2010
The Census and our communitiesBy Brian W. CarterSentinel Staff WriterThe Census is an important process for our Black communities as it serves as a road map for our progress. It allows us to take a snapshot ... read more >>
Sheriff Baca's money saving plan
Written by Sentinel News Service 17 March 2010
Sheriff Baca's money saving planBy Fred ShusterCity News ServiceAs part of an effort to save $58 million in overtime by deputies, Sheriff Lee Baca will go on uniformed patrol in East Los Angeles on Friday ... read more >>
NNPA Celebrates Black Press Week
Written by Sentinel News Service 17 March 2010
NNPA Celebrates Black Press WeekFollowing a nearly two-centuries-old tradition, Black Press Week forum will be hosted in the nation's capital to address issues and concerns of Black newspapersBy Yussuf ... read more >>
Legend: Myrlie Evers-Williams
Written by Super User 14 March 2010
Myrlie Evers-WilliamsA Display of Grace Under PressureAt Medgar Evers' funeral3 Women of Distinction: Dr. Betty Shabazz, Coretta Scott King, Myrlie Evers-WilliamsLegendsby Yussuf J. SimmondsMyrlie Evers-Williams'The ... read more >>
Free Concert and Open Community Event
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 March 2010
Crystal Rene’ Crawford  - FREE CONCERT & OPEN COMMUNITY EVENT -STOP THE VIOLENCE, START THE HEALING!On Sunday, March 14th, 2010, from 5 p.m. until approximately 9 p.m. the family of Crystal ... read more >>
John R. Dominick III
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 March 2010
John R Dominick III, Worshipful Grand Master Marcus Garvey #323 United Grand Lodge, passed away on March 7, 2010 . All schedule of services, held at the Simpson Family Mortuary, 3443 W Manchester Blvd, ... read more >>
Will Obama Deliver on Healthcare
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 11 March 2010
Like a blast from the past, President Barack Obama back in "campaign mode," on the trail of Healthcare ReformWill Obama Deliver on Healthcare?As the battle rages on throughout the country, President Obama ... read more >>
Freedom's Sisters of Southern California
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 11 March 2010
Standing (L to R) Pat Harvey, Loretta Devine, Miriam Scott Long, Artis Lane, Miss Della Reese, Sheryl Lee Ralph, Mother Lillian Mobley, "Sweet" Alice Harris, d'Lisa Davies, Natalie Cole.Sitting (L to R) ... read more >>
Compton is Still on the Move
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 11 March 2010
WELCOME TO COMPTON: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. monumentCompton is Still on the MoveSince winning a third term, the Mayor, along with the City Council and other officials, has taken the lead in the rebirth ... read more >>
Rep. Clay and CBC Colleagues Challenge Census about Black Advertising
Written by Super User 11 March 2010
Rep. Lacy Clay (D-MO.)Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA9) and NNPA Chairman Danny Bakewell, Sr.Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA35)Rep. Sheila Jackson-LeeRep. Clay and CBC Colleagues Challenge Census about Black AdvertisingBy ... read more >>
Legislation Introduced by Congresswoman Waters to Cancel Haiti's Debt Advances
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 March 2010
Haitian, a Resilient PeopleLegislation Introduced by Congresswoman Waters to Cancel Haiti's Debt AdvancesWashington--Legislation introduced by Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA) to cancel all debt owed ... read more >>
Pamela M. Ruffins Eulogized
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 March 2010
 Pamela Marstel RuffinsPamela M. Ruffins SuccumbsPamela Marstel Ruffins was eulogized on Feb. 19, by her sister, Lana Michelle Ruffins, at the Holy Cross Mortuary Chapel. She was the daughter of the ... read more >>
Harriet Tubman
Written by Super User 05 March 2010
Harriet TubmanThe "Underground Railroad"Slaves on the runLEGENDSBy Yussuf J. Simmonds HARRIET TUBMAN"Called the Black Moses, she moved slaves through the Underground Railroad"I'll meet you in the morningSafe ... read more >>
Percy Pinkney with the Bishops at his Birthday Bash
Written by Sentinel News Service 05 March 2010
(L-R) Bishop H. Harford Brookins (ret.), Percy Pinkney and Bishop T. Larry Kirkland read more >>
Congresswoman Richardson Questions DOT Official
Written by Sentinel News Service 05 March 2010
Congresswoman Laura RichardsonCongresswoman Laura Richardson Questions Departmentof Transportation Official on Lack of TIGER Grant Fundingfor Ports of Long Beach and Los AngelesCongresswoman Laura Richardson ... read more >>
Hundreds attend City Hall tribute for Charmette Bonpua
Written by Sentinel News Service 05 March 2010
Councilman Herb Wesson eulogizing Charmette Bonpua, his late chief of staff.HUNDREDS ATTEND CITY HALL TRIBUTE FOR CHARMETTE BONPUAHundreds of her City of Los Angeles colleagues, friends and community residents ... read more >>
President Obama nominates Professor Goodwin Liu
Written by Sentinel News Service 05 March 2010
Professor Goodwin H. Liu President Obama Nominates Goodwin Liu for the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit WASHINGTON, DC – President Obama nominated Goodwin Liu for the United ... read more >>
Local young lady competes for the Miss Jr. Teen Los Angeles Title
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Entertainment Editor) 05 March 2010
Jameela SimmondsLocal Young Lady Competes for the Miss Jr. Teen Los Angeles TitleBy Brandon BrooksSentinel Entertainment EditorJameela Simmonds of Los Angeles, a student at Marcus Garvey School, was recently ... read more >>
Ex-marine is making a difference within the community
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 05 March 2010
Ed Roche's first crop of students received their certification Ex-Marine is Making a Difference Within The CommunityEd Roche is taking gang members off the street and giving them a new start on life.By ... read more >>
Haiti rebounds even as needs grow for rainy season
Written by Herb Boyd (NNPA Special Correspondent) 05 March 2010
Life in Haiti is a Real StrugglePHOTO CREDIT-RICHARD MUHAMMADHaiti Rebounds Even as Needs Grows for Rainy SeasonBy Herb BoydNNPA Special Correspondent PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti-Hurricane-ravaged Port-au-Prince ... read more >>
Disagree without becoming disagreeable!
Written by Evan Barnes (Sports Editor) 05 March 2010
Rev. Al Sharpton and Tavis SmileyDisagree without becoming disagreeable!Rev. Al Sharpton, Tavis Smiley air out grievances in civil fashionBy Evan BarnesSentinel Sports EditorTavis Smiley and Rev. Al Sharpton ... read more >>
The Passing of the NAACP Torch
Written by Niele Anderson (Religion Editor) 05 March 2010
Roslyn Brock, Incoming National Chair of NAACPThe Passing of the NAACP Leadership TorchRoslyn Brock made history late last month when she became the youngest ever and fourth woman to serve as Chairman ... read more >>
A Noose Found in UCSD Library
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 05 March 2010
\\A Noose Is No JokeA Noose found in UC San Diego LibraryRacial "attacks" continue at UC San Diego causing uproars and an investigationBy Brian W. CarterSentinel Staff WriterThe University of California ... read more >>

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