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 >>
Supervisor vows to seek justice for Ujima Village
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 05 January 2012
SSupervisor Mark Ridley ThomasThe warning signWhat once was ...Supervisor vows to seek justice for Ujima VillageBefore Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas was elected to the 2nd district, contaminated soil was ... read more >>
Wesson Takes the Helm of L.A. City Council
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 05 January 2012
Herb Wesson takes charge as first Black president of the Los Angeles City CouncilWESSON TAKES HELM OF LA CITY COUNCILAs a political pioneer in the state legislature, as the second Black assembly speaker, ... read more >>
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 31 December 2011
Council-member Herb Wesson enjoy the holiday season with his grandson, P.J. City Council President-elect Herb Wesson’s annual Winter Wonderland was again a great hit this year for over 1,200 area residents ... read more >>
Reflections from 2011 and projections for 2012 in the 9th district
Written by Jan Perry 31 December 2011
Council-member Jan Perry Like most people, the end of the year for me marks the time to reflect and the time to look forward. In my case I have been blessed with a year of good health and promise for seeing ... read more >>
Life in the 8th district
Written by Sentinel News Service 31 December 2011
Councilman Bernard Parks In today’s economy, jobs (employment) is key to economic recovery.  When people are unemployed, nothing else seems to matter: homes are lost; families are torn apart; the quality ... read more >>
A/G settles multi-state suit
Written by Sentinel News Service 30 December 2011
Attorney General Kamala D. Harris Announces Half Billion Dollar Nationwide Settlement over Price-Fixing Scheme SAN FRANCISCO - Attorney General Kamala D. Harris recently announced that her office, along ... read more >>
Written by Danny J. Bakewell, Jr. (Contributing Editor) 30 December 2011
The long awaited La Tijera K-8 School is now open for business. On January 4, 2012, the children of La Tijera K-8 School will not only be celebrating a return from their holiday vacation, but they will ... read more >>
Obama ends war in Iraq!
Written by Pat Hendricks Munson Sentinel Contributing Writer 30 December 2011
“Please come home for Christmas. If not for Christmas by New Year’s night”… blues singer Charles BrownFamily and friends who’ve sat around listening to and singing this Christmas classic are ... read more >>
Drew Washington, 94th Tournament of Roses Queen
Written by Xavier Higgs Sentinel contributing writer 30 December 2011
Ms. Drew Washington, the 94th Tournament of Roses Queen She is a combination of beauty and brains; not only does excel in athletics, she is equally proficient academically Even while faced with a battery ... read more >>
The Senate says 'Yes'; the House: 'No'
Written by Associated Press 23 December 2011
It's a stalemate; the House GOP rejects 2-month payroll tax cut.WASHINGTON (AP) - The House Tuesday rejected legislation to extend a payroll tax cut and jobless benefits for two months, drawing a swift ... read more >>
Hill Harper - actor and author
Written by Jennifer Bihm (Contributing Writer) 23 December 2011
Harper, the author, autographing his best-selling book As a guest of the Los Angeles Sentinel Book Club, Harper spent some quality time autographing his books and interacting with the community "We ... read more >>
“The 45th Anniversary of Kwanzaa: A Cultural and Community Milestone”
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 23 December 2011
Kwanzaa (the kinara) One of the few remaining institutions created during the Black Power phase of the Black Freedom Movement of the 1960’s is Kwanzaa. This year marks the 45th Anniversary of Kwanzaa, ... read more >>
What’s Special About Christmas?
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 22 December 2011
We’ve all seen a Christmas tree, Santa and Frosty but what’s so special about this time of year.By Brian W. Carter, Sentinel Staff WriterIt’s that time of the year and the word for the season is ... read more >>