Hurricane Irene
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 01 September 2011
Hurricane Irene's devastationThough the scope of the damage was devastating, lessons learned from the past were able to mitigate major loss of human life.  This time the administration was prepared.Despite ... read more >>
Remembering Katrina: Six Years Later
Written by Jesse Muhammad, the Final Call 01 September 2011
The landfall wrath of Hurricane Katrina coupled with the breaching of the levees on August 29, 2005 caused hundreds of thousands to be displaced throughout the country and claimed the lives of over 1,400 ... read more >>
Motown's Esther Gordy Edwards succumbs
Written by Larry Buford 01 September 2011
Esther Gordy EdwardsEsther Gordy Smokey Robinson and Esther Gordy Barry Gordy and Esther Gordy  Before Motown, it was Hitsville and her vision created the Hitsville Museum, now a Detroit landmarkThe ... read more >>
Back to School
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) & Ann Marie Garten 01 September 2011
The Barbershop Once a year for the past 13 years, Mothers In Action has been holding a ‘Back to School’ What started as a gentle breeze has evolved into a whirlwind of activities for the children ... read more >>
In Memory of Richard Stewart
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 August 2011
Richard Stewart Richard Stewart was born December 17, 1917 in Chandler, OK. He graduated from Douglas High School in 1938. Richard enlisted in the army and served over 5 years and is a veteran of WWII. ... read more >>
Earthquake Rocks Washington, D.C. Area
Written by Associated Press 26 August 2011
Earthquake Rocks Washington, D.C. Area No, it's not the West Coast, this time it's the East CoastAP StoryWASHINGTON - A 5.9 magnitude earthquake centered northwest of Richmond, Va., shook much of Washington, ... read more >>
A soldier has passed on
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 August 2011
Brother Abdul Wali MuhammadA soldier has passed onBrother Abdul Wali Muhammad was laid to rest in Phoenix, Arizona on Tuesday, August 23, 2011. Those who knew Brother Wali soldiered with him and worked ... read more >>
"Fields of Vision" Series Features 20th-Century Photographers
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 August 2011
"Fields of Vision" Series Features 20th-Century Photographers Three New Volumes Feature the work of Gordon Parks, Arthur Rothstein, Carl Mydans The more than 172,000 black-and-white and 1,600 color images ... read more >>
Dems Clyburn and Becerra Only Minorities on Debt Committee
Written by Special from the AFRO-American Newspapers 26 August 2011
Rep. James Clyburn (D-S.C.) Rep. Xavier Becerra (D-Calif)Dems Clyburn and Becerra Only Minorities on Debt Committee Republicans Have No Minority or Woman Appointees-All White Males Special from the AFRO-American ... read more >>
Libya...
Written by Associated Press 26 August 2011
Libyan rebels entering TripoliLibya...Iraq, Afghanistan, Tunisia, Egypt, now Libya, which middle-eastern country is next, and will regime change equal western-style democracy?AP StoryWASHINGTON (AP)--The ... read more >>
The race is on for L.A. city council district seat 15!
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) & Tasia Smith (Intern) 26 August 2011
Assemblyman Warren FurutaniRobert "Bob" Farrell Justin Brimmer (4) CD-15 Map (FOR THE JUMP, IF SPACE PERMITS)The race is on for L.A. city council district seat 15!With the port of San Pedro as a magnet ... read more >>
CBC Stands up for jobs in the Black community nationally
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 26 August 2011
CBC Stands up for jobs in the Black community nationallyChairman of the CBC, Emanuel Cleaver Rep. Maxine Waters (CA-35) Chair of Jobs Initiative Rep. Laura Richardson (CA-37) Rep. Karen Bass (CA - 33) ... read more >>
WESSON BREAKS GROUND ON PARK IMPROVEMENTS
Written by Sentinel News Service 20 August 2011
Councilman Herb Wesson with his constituents at the Memorial Park Annex ground-breaking LOS ANGELES—Councilmember Herb J. Wesson, Jr., was joined by neighborhood leaders and community residents at the ... read more >>
U.S. Rep. Karen Bass Holds Health Care Reform Town Hall at USC
Written by Sentinel News Service 20 August 2011
Rep. Karen Bass at USC town hall speaking on healthcare issues. —Photo: All rights reserved by Rep. Karen Bass On Sunday, August 14th, U.S. Rep. Karen Bass held a Health Care Reform Town Hall examining ... read more >>
MIKE DAVIS RECEIVES THE TOM BRADLEY EQUAL OPPORTUNITY AWARD
Written by Sentinel News Service 20 August 2011
Assemblyman Mike Davis (A-48) in front of a portrait of the late Mayor Tom Bradley The Southern California Chapter of the American Society for Public Administration (ASPA) presented Assemblyman Mike Davis ... read more >>
Carson City Councilmember Mike Gipson Announces Campaign for State Assembly
Written by Sentinel News Service 20 August 2011
Councilmember Mike Gipson, Candidate for the 64th Assembly District Carson, CA – Carson City Councilmember Mike Gipson announced his campaign for State Assembly today.  Gipson will run in the new 64th ... read more >>
GM, the leading sponsor of the King memorial
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 20 August 2011
 GM, the leading sponsor of the King memorialMuch significance can be attributed to the unveiling of the Dr. King National Memorial on the 48th anniversary of his historic March on Washington; but one ... read more >>
RESPONSE TO SALE RUMORS
Written by Paul C. Hudson 18 August 2011
Paul C. Hudson, Chairman and CEO, Broadway Federal Bank In response to rumors that Broadway Federal Bank has been sold, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Paul C. Hudson emphatically stated, “Broadway ... read more >>
A Conversation with President George C. Wright
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 18 August 2011
Dr. George and Valerie Wright, President of Prairie View A & M Univ.  L to R: Lonnie & Charlene Bunkley; Valerie & George Wright (ALL PHOTO CREDITS: MALCOLM ALI) As president of Prairie View ... read more >>
Obama criticizes GOP presidential field
Written by Associated Press 18 August 2011
President Obama in campaign mode After taking a lot of heat from both sides, the President is revving up into campaign made to strike back President Barack Obama launched a rare direct attack Monday on ... read more >>
UNCF: An Evening of Stars
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 18 August 2011
Dr. Michael Lomax and Debra Lee with representatives of the Divine Nine fraternities and sororities. Tatyana Ali Brian White Debra Lee Dawnn Lewis Estelle Jill Marie Jones Keke Palmer Lance Gross Marsha ... read more >>
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 >>

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