Davis’ Bill AB 17 Emerging Investments Passes Appropriations
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 26 January 2012
Assemblyman Mike Davis (D-Los Angeles), was successful in moving AB 17 Emerging Investments through Assembly Appropriations with a 12-5 vote. “I am pleased that this measure will go to the Floor for ... read more >>
City Redistricting
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 January 2012
The Los Angeles City Council Redistricting Commission embarked on a journey on December 5th to get input and public comment from residents, business owners and community activists at Public Hearings at ... read more >>
Libby Clark, tireless Sentinel Reporter
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 January 2012
Libby Clark, one-of-a-kind reporter. At 94, she came to the Sentinel last October and said, "I want my press pass for 'Taste of Soul,'" according to Brenda Marsh-Mitchell What one's friends and associates ... read more >>
Rep. Waters, right for the House Financial Services Committee
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 26 January 2012
Rep. Maxine Waters, senior member on the House Banking Committee As the senior Democrat on the committee, Rep. Maxine Waters has the seniority, knowledge and experience to succeed the retiring Rep. Barney ... read more >>
The State of the Union 2012
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 January 2012
PRESIDENT OBAMA AT THE STATE-OF-THE -UNION The President laid out a "Blueprint for an America built to last." Despite the apparent confusion among the GOP, he is pushing forward.  Last Tuesday, President ... read more >>
The Empowerment Congress
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 18 January 2012
Rev. Al Sharpton and Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas at the Empowerment Congress Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas marked the 20th annual Empowerment Congress and laid out its accomplishments, goals and objectives ... read more >>
Children of Haiti Visit
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 18 January 2012
The children of Miracle Choir with U.S. Attorney Andre Birotte, Jr. Photo by FRANCIS TAYLOR They came to the Southland, during the Martin Luther King weekend, visited USC, the Korean community and participated ... read more >>
Karen Bass kicked off re-election campaign
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Assistant Managing Editor) 18 January 2012
Rep. Karen Bass As re-districting has re-drawn her district, Bass is now gearing up to run for the new 37th Congressional district Rep. Karen Bass has just kicked off her re-election campaign. Now in the ... read more >>
Councilman Parks hosted a successful Gospel-fest as part of Kingdom Day Parade
Written by Brian W. Carter Sentinel Staff Writer and Jennifer Bihm, Sentinel Contributing Writer 18 January 2012
The first family of the Eight District, (l to r) Bobbie and Bernard Parks, and Bernard Parks Jr. photo by Brian W. CarterAs the parade reached Leimert Park, another festival was happening: an array of ... read more >>
Grammy Chairman Portnow invites Bakewell and Black Press to work out issues
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 18 January 2012
Danny J. Bakewell, Sr. executive publisher of the Los Angeles Sentinel, the L.A. Watts Times and member of the Black Press of AmericaChairman of the Grammys Neil Portnow Denying credentials to the Los ... read more >>
The Green Dot Formula: For Better or Worse?
Written by Kennith Miller (Sentinel Correspondent) 15 January 2012
Animo Watts Under Scrutiny by Parents and Teachers Since 1999 when Steve Barr established Green Dot Schools, a non-profit organization, as an alternative to substandard and failing schools under the Los ... read more >>
Brotherhood Crusade gets unexpected gift
Written by Sentinel News Service 15 January 2012
Warren Jackson, an attorney for DirecTV, arranged Brotherhood Crusade to receive unclaimed funds. Last week, Charisse Bremond Weaver, the president and CEO of Brotherhood Crusade, listened to a phone message. ... read more >>
National Program Looking For A Donor
Written by Brian Carter (Staff Writer) 12 January 2012
Camilla Gonzalez A bone marrow donor program is searching for a match for a young patient. The “Be The Match” Bone Marrow Donor Program (BTM) is asking for the community’s help on behalf of a very ... read more >>
Community Promise Fulfilled!
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 11 January 2012
Representing IUSD at the opening of the new La Tijera K-8 School (L to R):Glenston Thompson, IUSD chief operating officer; Trina Williams, vice president of Inglewood School Board (ISB); Dr Johnny J. Young, ... read more >>
The race for the White House continues
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 January 2012
The White House, the place where the candidates are trying to move into. Moving onto New Hampshire and beyond President Barack Obama just launched his 2012 campaign, and folks in New Hampshire are already ... read more >>
27th Annual Kingdom Day Parade
Written by Brian Carter (Staff Writer) 11 January 2012
Founder, Chairman & President/CEO of Martin Luther King Parade, Larry E. Grant with Kingdom Day Parade Queen, Destiny M. Walker. The annual parade in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. celebrates ... read more >>
Locked out of the Grammys
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Assistant Managing Editor) 11 January 2012
Grammys denies Black press credentials ... AGAIN! The inference here is that Black folks can entertain (sing and dance) but they are not allowed to report For the last 53 years, the Grammys have ... read more >>
What Would King Say?
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 11 January 2012
What WOULD Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. say, were he still among us to observe that – despite naming schools, streets and boulevards … and erecting statues, and monuments in his honor – the country, ... read more >>
Judge: Black church rightful owner of KKK store
Written by Associated Press 10 January 2012
Rev. David Kennedy of New Beginnings Baptist Church (AP PHOTO) COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — After a lengthy legal battle between a black South Carolina church and members of the Ku Klux Klan, a judge has ruled ... read more >>
Anti-Apartheid Activist Steve Biko Recalled
Written by Brooke Smith Special to the NNPA from the Global Information Network 09 January 2012
Steve Biko South African anti-apartheid activist Steve Biko might have cheered the movement of Occupiers now multiplying across the United States and abroad with the goal to obtain rights for the “99 ... read more >>
Emmy Lu’s art
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 09 January 2012
Emmy Lu’s ‘Late date’ Internationally Acclaimed Artist stages a major Holiday Season Art Exhibit at the Sentinel The Sentinel is once again showcasing Emmy Lu's colorful and mind challenging artistic ... read more >>
The Presidential Race Is On!
Written by Associated Press 05 January 2012
Though it's the GOP's primary, all eyes are still on President Obama ... they're fighting for his job ... and he's gearing up to fight back Last Tuesday night, after a year of politicking and see-saw ... read more >>
Soledad O'Brien becomes a new anchor for CNN
Written by Brian Carter (Staff Writer) 05 January 2012
One of the top Black news reporters has her own program, which will address various news and issues. On Jan. 2, Soledad O'Brien's new program aired on CNN entitled, "Starting Point." Her new show fills ... read more >>
Bobby Rush
Written by Super User 05 January 2012
Congressman Bobby RushRush at a press conferenceRush at a hearing¥¥¥ Legends ¥¥¥ By Yussuf J. SimmondsBobby Rush "The only man to beat Barack Obama in an election" It is sometimes said that had ... read more >>
Michigan Chronicle publisher Samuel Logan Jr. dies
Written by Associated Press 05 January 2012
Sam Logan - APMichigan Chronicle publisher Samuel Logan Jr. dies(AP Story) - Samuel Logan Jr., the publisher of the prominent African-American newspaper the Michigan Chronicle who was known for his dedication ... read more >>