Congresswoman Richardson Announces $1 Million in Appropriations Shoemaker Bridge in Long Beach
Written by Sentinel News Service 23 July 2009
Congresswoman Richardson Announces $1 Million in Appropriations Shoemaker Bridge in Long BeachCongresswoman Richardson announced today that the City of Long Beach will be awarded $1 million in federal ... read more >>
LaBonge, Parks and Johnson Join In Commemorating 25th Anniversary of L.A. Games
Written by Sentinel News Service 23 July 2009
LaBonge, Parks and Johnson Join In Commemorating 25th Anniversary of L.A. GamesCouncilmembers Tom LaBonge and Bernard C. Parks as well as Olympic gold- and silver-medalist Rafer Johnson commemorated the ... read more >>
Jury Gets Case Against Man Charged in Off-Duty Police Captain's Slaying
Written by Sentinel News Service 23 July 2009
Jury Gets Case Against Man Charged in Off-Duty Police Captain's SlayingCNS-- A prosecutor urged jurors today to convict a man of first-degree murder for the shooting death of an off-duty Los Angeles County ... read more >>
Sheriff Baca Comments on State Budget
Written by Sentinel News Service 23 July 2009
CNS--Sheriff Lee Baca joined other Los Angeles County politicians in condemning a tentative state budget today, saying he would downsize or eliminate anti-gang programs to make up for reduced funding."The ... read more >>
Mayor Villaraigosa, Chief Bratton Hail Court Ruling to Terminate LAPD Consent Decree
Written by Sentinel News Service 23 July 2009
Mayor Villaraigosa, Chief Bratton Hail Court Ruling to Terminate LAPD Consent DecreeUnder new leadership, the LAPD has dramatically improved community relations--fostering a partnership of community policing ... read more >>
Firefighter Speaks Out About Michael Jackson's Scalp Burn
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 23 July 2009
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Pullman Porters
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 23 July 2009
A. Philip RandolphRandolph - Black Heritage StampRandolph at the March-on-WashingtonLegendsBy Yussuf J. SimmondsPullman Porters"A Philip Randolph and the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters"At the dawn ... read more >>
Black Reporters Roundtable on Air Force One
Written by Herb Boyd (Special to NNPA from the Amsterdam News) 23 July 2009
(L-R) Kevin Chappell, Cynthia Gordy, Herb Boyd, Pamela Gentry, Derek Dingle, April Ryan and Roland Martin. Black Reporters Roundtable on Air Force OneBy Herb BoydSpecial to the NNPA from the Amsterdam ... read more >>
AARP's First Black CEO Aims to Take Organization to New Level in Black Community and Nation
Written by Pharoh Martin (NNPA National Correspondent) 23 July 2009
Dr. A. Barry Rand, pictured here with President Barack Obama, aims to lead AARP to a new level in the Black community and the national stage. AARP's First Black CEO AIMS to Take Organization to New ... read more >>
Former Obama Law Student Announces Challenge for California Congressional Seat
Written by Sentinel News Service 23 July 2009
Felton Newell Former Obama Law Student Announces Challenge to Diane Watson for California Congressional SeatLos Angeles Deputy City Attorney Felton Newell Launches Congressional Campaign for California's ... read more >>
RBD Honors the 'Masters of Finance' at the 15 Annual Masters Series Awards Luncheon
Written by Bobby Glanton Smith (Special to the Sentinel) 23 July 2009
Recycling Black Dollars (RBD) 15th Annual Masters of Finance Award Honorees. Left to right Ellis Gordon Jr. (Gordon/Barash Assoc.) Mr. Leon Garr (Co-founder Founders Bank/Garr Construction), Linda Smith ... read more >>
Taxpayer Costs for Jackson Memorial Tribute
Written by Sentinel News Service 23 July 2009
Internal Investigation Uncover Improprieties CNS--An internal investigation into the taxpayer costs stemming from the Michael Jackson memorial tribute at Staples Center has uncovered possible criminal ... read more >>
'The Peoples Company' Petro America Trading Resumed After SEC Probe
Written by Sentinel News Service 23 July 2009
'The People's Company' Petro America, the revolutionary company which has garnered wide spread attention for opening opportunities for citizens from main street to Wall Street has resumed trading amid ... read more >>

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Community Coalition Targets Governor at Airport Demonstration
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 23 July 2009
Coalition demonstrators march in front of the Santa Monica Airport. Sign on display depicting governor's lack of concern for the elderly, disabled, and students of California. Photo Credit: Francis Taylor ... read more >>
Bank of America Hits Grand Slam with Brotherhood Crusade
Written by Sentinel News Service 23 July 2009
Brotherhood Crusade program participants at Dodgers Stadium.Bank of America Hits Grand Slam with Brotherhood CrusadeProvides Opportunities for Youth Development Program ParticipantsOpportunity-- a word ... read more >>
Councilmember Wesson Introduces "Invest in a Green LA" Initiative
Written by Sentinel News Service 23 July 2009
Councilmember Herb J. Wesson Jr. holds press conference to introduce the "Invest in a Green LA" Initiative.WESSON INTRODUCES "INVEST IN A GREEN LA" INITIATIVE Package Gains Early SupportFollowing up on ... read more >>
President Obama Hits on All Cylinders in Passionate NAACP Anniversary Speech
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 23 July 2009
President Barack Obama paid passionate tribute to Black civil rights trailblazers on the centennial of the NAACP, but said a "new mindset" was necessary to achieve a post-racial America.President Obama ... read more >>
Reginald Byron Jones-Sawyer First to Serve Third Term in CDP
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 23 July 2009
Reginald Byron Jones-SawyerBy Jason LewisSentinel Staff WriterReginald Byron Jones-Sawyer was born into a political family, and he has turned out to be a chip off the old block. His uncle was one of the ... read more >>
Shooting Victim Stinson Brown Remembered
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 22 July 2009
Vilena Brown, sister (center) and mother Denise Hamilton (far right) attend candlelight vigil held Monday night in honor of Stinson Brown who was slain in Baldwin Hills July 17.Photo Credit: Jason Lewis ... read more >>
Attorney General Visits the Southland
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 16 July 2009
Attorney General Eric Holder Attorney General Eric Holder pictured with an energetic student from the Challengers Boys & Girls Club.(L-R) Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, Attorney General Eric ... read more >>
Jones Recipient of Montague W. Cobb Award
Written by Sentinel News Service 16 July 2009
The NAACP National Board of Director, its National Health Committee and the NAACP at large, has chosen Los Angeles's Healthy African American Families II, Director, Ms. Loretta Jones, as the recipient ... read more >>
Congresswoman Waters Introduces Legislation to Extend Flood Insurance Program
Written by Sentinel News Service 16 July 2009
She and Chairman Barney Frank Will Also Draft Updated Legislation with Important Reforms Financial Services Housing Subcommittee Chairwoman Maxine Waters (D-CA) and Committee Chairman Barney Frank (D-MA) ... read more >>
ACLU And Other Privacy Groups Ask Lawmakers To Oppose "Pass ID Act"
Written by Sentinel News Service 16 July 2009
Bill Would Replicate Many Problems Of Real ID  In a letter to key lawmakers, the American Civil Liberties Union today joined 17 other civil liberties groups to oppose the Pass ID Act, a bill that ... read more >>
Front-line Food Service Workers Take fight to Capitol
Written by Sentinel News Service 16 July 2009
For the first time in the 63-year history of our nation's School Lunch Program, front-line food service workers are on Capitol Hill last week to petition their government to strengthen the program that ... read more >>
Commission Approves New "Use of Force" Rules
Written by Sentinel News Service 16 July 2009
A new set of rules governing the use force by Los Angeles Police Department officers was unanimously approved today by the Police Commission.Cmdr. Richard Webb, who heads the Internal Affairs Group, said ... read more >>

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