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Health Insurance Website Stumbles on Launch
Written by Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent 31 October 2013
President Barack Obama, accompanied by Education Secretary Arne Duncan, right, visits a math classroom at Pathways in Technology Early College High School (P-TECH) in Brooklyn borough of New York, ... read more >>
Black Clergy Push 'Obamacare' Enrollment as Glitches Get Fixed
Written by Hazel Trice Edney 24 October 2013
  Rev. Al Sharpton, Rev. Dr. Barbara Williams-Skinner and Rev. Dr. C. T. Vivian are among 14 leading Black preachers who sent a letter to the President recently,  assuring they will organize and ... read more >>
Obama Designates Judge Patricia E. Campbell-Smith as Chief Judge of the U.S. Court of Federal Claims
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 24 October 2013
Judge Patricia E. Campbell-Smith Recently, President Obama announced that he has designated Judge Patricia E. Campbell-Smith to be the Chief Judge of the U.S. Court of Federal Claims. “I am proud ... read more >>
Caribbean Nations United for Reparations
Written by Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent 24 October 2013
Prime Minister Ralph Gonsalves Makes the case for reparations (NNPA Photo by Freddie Allen) In a move that has implications for Blacks throughout the U.S., more than a dozen Caribbean nations have ... read more >>
The California Wellness Foundation Recognizes 21st Annual California Peace Prize Honorees
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 24 October 2013
          Peace Promoters Each Receive $25,000     (Pictured from left to right) Sister, Taryn Simmons; Mother, Carol Morack; Honoree Tasha Williamson; Auntie, Deborah McGill; Daughter, ... read more >>
Former South Central LA High School Dropout is Featured Speaker at ‘Champions’ Gala
Written by Sentinel News Service 24 October 2013
Markel Kidd Two years ago Markel Kidd was a high school dropout. Growing up in Los Angeles’ South Central neighborhood, Markel says it was all too easy to get caught up in the gangs, violence and ... read more >>
Crenshaw/LAX Leadership Council Advocates for Crenshaw/Inglewood Community
Written by Sentinel News Service 24 October 2013
The Crenshaw/LAX Leadership Council (CLC) is composed of 25 community based activists with a history of advocacy and accomplishment in the area to be impacted by the new Crenshaw/LAX Transit Project. The ... read more >>
Local Leaders, Students, and Compton Residents Step Up For Breast Cancer
Written by Sentinel News Service 24 October 2013
Official Support — In an effort to raise breast cancer awareness, Compton residents put on their sneakers and hit the streets for the Second Annual “Walk For a Cure,” Saturday, October 19, in front ... read more >>
Taste of Soul Rocks Crenshaw from Beginning to End
Written by Kenneth D. Miller Assistant Managing Editor kenneth@lasentinel.net 24 October 2013
  Massive Cultural Community Celebration Satisfies All The official opening ceremony had yet to begin when tens of thousands started to flood Crenshaw Blvd. for the 8th annual Taste of Soul ‘Family ... read more >>
Black Farmers Finally Collect in $1.2 Billion in Discrimination Case
Written by Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent 24 October 2013
President Barack Obama signs the Claims Resolution Act of 2010, which settles long-standing lawsuits by African American farmers and Native Americans against the federal government, in the Eisenhower ... read more >>
Morris Day to Perform, Ridley Thomas to be Honored at Brotherhood’s 45th Anniversary Gala
Written by Staff and Wire Report generalinfo@lasentinel.net 24 October 2013
  Funk Icons, Morris Day and the Time, will headline the Brotherhood Crusade’s annual gala this year on November 1, which marks the organization’s 45th anniversary. This year Los Angeles County Board ... read more >>
Ivie, McNeill & Wyatt Seek Justice For Johnson Family
Written by Brian W. Carter Sentinel Staff Writer brian@lasentinel.net 24 October 2013
The Johnson family sits transfixed hearing the details of the death of their loved one, Raymond Johnson, after the press conference.  Law firm files wrongful death suit against Riverside law enforcement ... read more >>
Taste of Soul Exceeds Cultural Satisfaction ’13 Crowd over 300,000 to Eclipse Million Milestone
Written by Kenneth Miller Asst. Managing Editor 20 October 2013
  The official opening ceremony had yet to begin when tens of thousands began to flood Crenshaw Blvd. for the 8th annual Taste of Soul ‘Family Festival which again exceeded its expectations of attracting ... read more >>
Opponents of Dutch 'Black Pete' speak out
Written by Toby Sterling Associated Press 17 October 2013
The "Black Pete" tradition in the Netherlands is under fire from opponents who believe the figure is a racist caricature and who asked Amsterdam officials on Thursday October 17 to revoke the permit ... read more >>
Egypt: Relations with United States in 'turmoil'
Written by Barbara Surk Associated Press 17 October 2013
Egyptians chat in front of a poster criticizing U.S President Barak Obama with Arabic that reads, "from the Egyptian people to Obama," in Cairo, Egypt, Monday, Aug. 5, 2013. More than a month after ... read more >>
Vendor Spotlight: Magic Fingers-Eat’em Up to Present Chicken and Gumbo at the 8th Annual Taste of Soul
Written by Shonassee Shaver Sentinel Contributing Writer 17 October 2013
Chicken is a staple in African American food. Owner Delbert Gordon certainly knows this, which is why he has produced some of the best chicken you may ever taste in the Los Angeles County, located ... read more >>
ALTAMED PARTICIPATES IN THE 8TH ANNUAL TASTE OF SOUL
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 17 October 2013
AltaMed Will Offer Free Health Screenings for Diabetes and Hypertension, and Enrollment Opportunities for Senior Care Services AltaMed will be participating for the first time in the annual Taste of Soul ... read more >>
Music 4 The Soul is a Concert with a Cause
Written by Princess Manasseh Sentinel Contributing Writer 17 October 2013
Rose Royce Benefit Concert Comes to L.A. Live Greater Educational Milestones (GEMS) has brought together hit groups from the ‘70s to headline their benefit concert, “Music 4 The Soul.” Cameo, ... read more >>
Bethune-Cookman Gets a New President – and his Wife
Written by James Harper Special to the NNPA from The Florida Courier 17 October 2013
Bethune-Cookman University President Edison and Mrs. Jackson. (Courtesy Photo) Florence Jackson has no problem with being known as the woman who stands by her man. The new first lady of Bethune-Cookman ... read more >>
Chosen By God Arts’ Teens Showcased in ‘Why We Sing’
Written by Troy Tieuel Sentinel Contributing Writer troy@lasentinel.net 17 October 2013
Why We Sing Captivates all with Religious Messages ‘Why We Sing’ is a musical presented by acclaimed youth director Brandon Rainey founder of the Chosen By God Arts, at the Lynwood Performing Arts ... read more >>
Best Start South LA/Broadwa-Manchester helps parents get kids ready for school
Written by Barbara MooreSentinel Contributing Writer 17 October 2013
On September 18 the Best Start South Los Angeles/Broadway-Manchester community partnership presented a Kindergarten Readiness Workshop at the Mark Twain Public Library. The kindergarten workshop was developed ... read more >>
Rev. Floyd Patterson Passes Away
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 17 October 2013
Rev. Floyd Patterson The Rev. Floyd Patterson, an associate minister at First A.M.E. Church in Los Angeles for more than 15 years, passed away unexpectantly on October 9.  His Celebration of Life ... read more >>
Metro Business Summit to feature Beverly White, Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas
Written by Sentinel News Service 17 October 2013
On Monday, October 28, Metro will host the first ever Metro to Crenshaw/LAX Business Opportunities Summit in South Los Angeles.  The Business Summit will highlight the broad range of business and ... read more >>
Gates Unlocked: Dr. Henry Louis Gates, Jr. The “The African Americans” Interview
Written by Kam Williams Sentinel Contributing Writer 17 October 2013
Harvard University Professor Henry "Skip" Gates, Jr., during a book signing moments before the screening of a segment of the Spike Lee documentary called "When the Levees Broke: A Requiem in Four Acts," ... read more >>
The Second District Steps into the Fight Towards a Cure for Triple Negative Breast Cancer
Written by Sentinel News Servicegeneralinfo@lasentinel.net 17 October 2013
Major support for the event was provided by Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors Chairman Mark Ridley-Thomas.  Cancer activist and star of Emmy award-winning show “Felicity” and “Tyler Perry’s ... read more >>

 

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