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John Hope Franklin Dies
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 27 March 2009
  A Preeminent Scholar, University Professor, Author, Chairman of the President’s Commission on Race and Historian depicting the Black Experience in America. John Hope Franklin regained ... read more >>
House Passes Congresswoman Waters Legislation
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 March 2009
The U.S. House of Representatives passed the Stop AIDS in Prison Act (H.R. 1429), legislation introduced by Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), a longtime leader of Congressional efforts to confront ... read more >>
NAACP Legal Defense Fund Files Brief in Landmark Voting Rights Supreme Court Case
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 March 2009
The NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. (LDF), joined by the Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund (MALDEF), Texas Rio Grande Legal Aid, and People for the American Way, filed ... read more >>
Affordable Home Developments and Jobs Rest in Hands of Pooled Money Investment Board
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 March 2009
Statewide, 50,071 Affordable Rental and For-Sale Homes and 93,400 Jobs at-Risk The fate of hundreds of affordable home developments and units in Southern California rest in the hands of the state's ... read more >>
The Community Resource Connection
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 March 2009
On Saturday, March 28, www.HelpIsOnTheWayLA.org in community collaboration with www.GirlfriendsInChrist.org cordially invites you to attend the next Community Resource Connection meeting to be held ... read more >>
Watson Volunteers Needed
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 March 2009
The 2009 Los Angeles Marathon is seeking volunteers to help with the event on Memorial Day May 25. Congresswoman Diane Watson (D-California) is urging citizens to sign-up by visiting  www.lamarathon.com ... read more >>
Peace Walk Set
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 March 2009
Friends of slain Cal State Northridge student Clifton Hibbert Jr. has organized a Peace Walk for Sunday March 29 beginning at 10:30 a.m. near 4270 So. Figueroa Street in Los Angeles the location ... read more >>
Assemblymember Mike Davis Names Inola F. Henry as Woman of the Year
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 March 2009
Recognized in Assembly Chambers In a ceremony held on March 16 at the State Capitol, Assemblymember Mike Davis (48th District) honored Inola F.Henry as the 48th Assembly District's Woman of ... read more >>
Harbor Freeway (SR-110) Closure Schedule
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 March 2009
Due to the construction of the Exposition Light Rail Transit Project, being managed and performed by the design-build contractor FCI/Fluor/Parsons (FFP, a Joint Venture) and its subcontractors, the ... read more >>

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Sentinel’s Art Gallery
Written by Sentinel Staff Report 26 March 2009
L.A. Sentinel Art Gallery Available for ViewingPhoto by Jason Lewis for the SentinelThe Sentinel art gallery has seen some new pieces as of late. Artist Walk Walker, Mohammed Mubarak, and Nijel Binn are ... read more >>
Expo Park/USC Stop is Only the Start for Parks; Expo Line
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 March 2009
  With the pouring of cement at what will be the Expo Park / USC Station along the long-awaited Exposition Light Rail Line, the entire South Los Angeles community moved even closer to having ... read more >>
Canadian Governor General Michaelle Jean
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 March 2009
GOVERNOR GENERAL MICHAELLE JEAN Women's History MonthCanadian Governor General Michaelle JeanMicha‘lle Jean is the first Black Governor General of Canada, serving from September 27, 2005 ... read more >>

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Sentinel Founders Honored in Hall of Fame
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 26 March 2009
MRS. RUTH AND COLONEL LEON WASHINGTONColonel Washington and staff view copy of a Sentinel issue just off the press.Sentinel Pioneers Enshrined by NNPAColonel Leon and Ruth Washington were enshrined at ... read more >>
Black Women and the Academy Awards-Winners & Nominees
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 26 March 2009
"Their Stars still shined as bright as anyone else's" At the dawn of the 21st century in 2001, Halle Berry received an Academy Award as the best actress in "Monster's Ball." ... read more >>

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President Obama Hosts Black Press
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 26 March 2009
SPEAKING TO HIS PEOPLE: President Barack Obama is seen here in the White House speaking to African American newspaper publishers who came to honor the President recently after his first visit to Southern ... read more >>
41st & Central: The Untold Story of the L.A. Black Panthers
Written by Jasmyne A. Cannick (Columnist) 26 March 2009
 Pictured L to R: Jeffrey Everett, Filmmaker Gregory Everett, Wayne Pharr, Kathleen Cleaver, Roland Freeman, and Long John Washington 41st & Central: The Untold Story of the L.A. Black ... read more >>
Inner City Baltimore Youth Learn How to Succeed in Troubled Economy
Written by Sentinel News Service 19 March 2009
At a time when the unemployment rate for African American youth is more than 4 times higher (33%) than the national unemployment rate (7.6%), what does an inner city young person need to do to 'Make ... read more >>
Black Women in the Struggle
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 19 March 2009
They Lived "Til Death Do Us Part" In honor of Women's History Month, "Legends" is pleased to re-publish "BLACK WOMEN IN THE STRUGGLE" as a tribute to all Black women ... read more >>
Senator Wright to Serve on L.A. Memorial Coliseum Commission
Written by Sentinel News Service 19 March 2009
Senate President pro Tem Darrell Steinberg and the Senate Rules Committee have announced their appointment of Senator Roderick D. Wright (D - Inglewood) to the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum Commission.Wright ... read more >>
Police Shooting in Pasadena
Written by Sentinel News Service 19 March 2009
Black residents in Pasadena are furious with the Pasadena Police Department after the shooting death of Leroy Barnes, 38. Adena Cole, a friend of Barnes' family, is fearful for members of her community. ... read more >>
Congresswoman Waters Answers Her Critics
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 19 March 2009
About her advocacy of African American owned OneUnited Bank  By Kenneth Miller Sentinel Managing Editor Answering her critics in a carefully worded three page letter, Congresswoman  ... read more >>
Hotly Contested 26 Senate Seat Down to the Wire
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 19 March 2009
 Low voter turn out expected for March 24 election By Kenneth Miller Sentinel Managing Editor Four African American candidates vying for the California 26th District Senate Seat vacated ... read more >>
Mae Jemison: First African American Woman to Travel in Space
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 19 March 2009
Mae Jemison  Mae Jemison: First African American Woman to Travel in SpaceBy Jason LewisSentinel Staff Writer Mae Carol Jemison, a native of Decatur, Alabama, set her sights for the stars as a ... read more >>
President Barack Obama Visits Southland
Written by Errica Dotson (Sentinel News Writer) 19 March 2009
In his first visit to the Southland after being sworn in as the 44th President of the United States, President Barack Obama is in the midst of a two-day tour, which concludes Thursday March 19 with a town ... read more >>
Accused Dominguez Coach Speaks Out
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 19 March 2009
For the first time since arrest Otis talks This was supposed to be another banner year for former Compton Dominguez high school basketball coach Russell Otis and his storied Dons program, but for ... read more >>

 

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