EXCLUSIVE: Meet Michelle Obama
Written by Christine Sabathia 25 October 2007
Empathy is just a small, seven-letter word but its significance is packed with such a strong influence that it could change an entire country, at least that’s the message the potential First (Black) ... read more >>
Community Helps Compton Teacher Replace Fire-Damaged Books
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 18 October 2007
When fifth-grade teacher Jacquie Hundley’s garage caught fire recently, she was distraught over the loss of 400 books she had stored there for students at Anderson Elementary School. “I ... read more >>
Police Chief Seabrooks Brings Historical Leadership to Inglewood
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 18 October 2007
It has been less than one month since Jacqueline Seabrooks assumed her new position as Chief of the City of Inglewood Police Department (IPD) and already she has made history as the first Black and first ... read more >>
Felix Sign Denied Historical Status
Written by Alice Walton 18 October 2007
  CNS - The Felix Chevrolet showroom and neon roof sign in downtown Los Angeles may be local landmarks, but the Los Angeles City Council has declined to designate the site as a historic ... read more >>
Death Penalty Opponents Gather Outside District Courthouse
Written by Super User 18 October 2007
(LA Sentinel Photo) Aqeela SherrillsTwo years ago, when Aqeela Sherrills’ oldest son Terrell was murdered in Ladera Heights, it would have been easy to want his son’s killer on Death Row.But instead ... read more >>
The Passing of an Icon
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 18 October 2007
– Sentinel File Photo This picture was taken on October 8, 2007 of Carl Dickerson (left), Sentinel President Danny J. Bakewell, Jr. (center), and Muhammad Nassardeen at Rev. Jesse ... read more >>
More Than 75,000 Celebrate Black Community Black Power and Love at "Taste of Soul"
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 18 October 2007
The innocence of a child recognizing the symbols of McDonalds, religions of Christianity merging with that of Islam, smoke scents of spicy barbeque clashing with that of healthy vegan foods, the bellowing ... read more >>
Worldly Flavors Featured at Taste of Soul
Written by Christine Sabathia 11 October 2007
A Taste of JamaicaAntoniette Gray and Delorse Dyer are bringing a mouth-watering taste of Jamaica’s flavorful dishes down to Crenshaw Blvd. when they set up their Wi Jammin Caribbean Restaurant ... read more >>
Gloria Jeff Appeals Termination
Written by By Alice Walton 11 October 2007
CNS—The Department of Transportation’s ousted general manager submitted a letter Oct. 5 asking the City Council to overturn her termination, claiming she was dismissed without any warning ... read more >>
Michael Baisden to Lead 'Taste of Soul'
Written by Super User 11 October 2007
The self-proclaimed “Bad Boy of Radio” is coming to Los Angeles, as national radio personality Michael Baisden will make a special guest appearance at this Saturday’s Taste of Soul held on historic ... read more >>
Black Woman Kidnapped, Raped, Tortured by White Clan
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 04 October 2007
Megan Williams is the 20-year-old Black woman from Charleston, West Virginia, the capital city of one of the nation’s most impoverished states disparagingly known as the ‘hillbillie’ ... read more >>
Obama: The Man and His Politics
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 04 October 2007
Barack Obama may be the junior senator from Illinois, but in thepresidential campaign polls, his progressive position on relevantissues seems to be resonating with the voters across the country. Senator ... read more >>
Mayor Villaraigosa's Firing of Jeff Raises Questions in City Hall
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 04 October 2007
It was another whirlwind day in the life of Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa this week as he began by ceremoniously reopening Homeboy Industries Bakery just west of Boyle Heights and north of his ... read more >>
Baisden Delivers
Written by Super User 27 September 2007
Talk Show Host Praised as Leading Voice in JenaIn the wake of the Jena Six rally down in Jena, Louisiana, one voice can take plenty of credit for being a guiding presence during the historic moment.Radio ... read more >>
Brotherhood Crusade Participates in County Campaign
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 27 September 2007
For 30 years, Los Angeles County Employees have supported the Brotherhood Crusade and thousands of organizations through payroll deduction and cash contributions. “The County’s Charitable ... read more >>
Vendors Taste Flavor of Soul
Written by Jennifer Bihm (Contributing Writer) 27 September 2007
A record 150 vendors will line Crenshaw Blvd for the second annual Taste of Soul October 13, where food lovers and aficionados can look forward to sampling everything from peach cobbler to seafood gumbo. ... read more >>
Recall Set in Motion
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 27 September 2007
At Los Angeles Sentinel press time an unofficial tally of the recall ballots indicated that the Yes votes carried the day. As a result of the voting results, Lynwood Mayor Louis Byrd, and council members ... read more >>
On The Road to Freedom
Written by Evan Barnes (Sports Editor) 27 September 2007
As I stepped on the bus waiting to leave the Sentinel offices, I thought about the scene I had just witnessed.I saw hundreds of people of all ages coming together to make a statement against the treatment ... read more >>
Mayor Villaraigosa Names African American Fire Captain as New Emergency Preparedness Director
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 27 September 2007
The new emergency preparedness chief will coordinate preparation for and response to natural and man-made disasters. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, joined by Council-members Jack Weiss and Tom LaBonge, ... read more >>
Pierce Awarded $1.4M But Still Feels Hurt
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 27 September 2007
Former Black Fireman Tennie Pierce Doesn’t Feel Like A Winner Growing up in South Central Los Angeles and attending Foshay Middle School and Crenshaw High School, Tennie Pierce always dreamed of ... read more >>
Young Black Americans Ignite Black Power in Jena
Written by Evan Barnes (Sports Editor) 27 September 2007
Baisden, Jackson, Sharpton Lead New Civil Rights Movement Jena, LA - The national Civil Rights Movement took on a bold new shape; a fresh new face far removed from the movement of the mid 1960s but ... read more >>
Lynwood Residents Accuse Willoughby of Malpractice and Misrepresentation
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 20 September 2007
Attorney Willoughby's appointment as the city attorney adds fuel to the recallThe residents of the city of Lynwood are up in arms over the recent appointment of tainted attorney Anthony Willoughby ... read more >>
O.J. Squeezed in Las Vegas
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 20 September 2007
From his days as a shifting running back where his legs carried him to the coveted Heisman Trophy at USC, to his record breaking runs in piles of snow on the field for the Buffalo Bills in the National ... read more >>
Mayor Provides Jobs in Construction for Blacks
Written by Super User 20 September 2007
Mayor Villaraigosa leads effort to provide more construction job opportunities An estimated 25,000 jobs in the Building Trades will open up in the next ten years as a whole generation of skilled workers ... read more >>
Does He Have the Magic Touch?
Written by Stephanie Frederic 20 September 2007
In an exclusive interview with the L.A.Sentinel, Magic explains why he chose Clinton over ObamaOnly hours before hosting a fundraiser at his Beverly Hills home, basketball great and Laker Champion Earvin ... read more >>

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