Tuesday, September 16, 2014
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 >>
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 >>
Brotherhood Crusade Youth Watch the Kings Game with 'The Game'
Written by Sentinel News Service 17 October 2013
Event Puts the Crowning Touch on the Sons & Brothers Campaign Launch Wednesday, October 9, 2013 will forever live in infamy in the hearts and minds of 15 youth and young adults who were anointed ... read more >>
All Trains lead to Taste of Soul!
Written by Sentinel News Service 17 October 2013
Planes, trains and automobiles, whatever your preferred mode of transportation is, this weekend they are all headed to the 8th Annual Taste of Soul Festival on Crenshaw Boulevard. People will be coming ... read more >>
NAACP Pushes for Education Equality
Written by Princess Manasseh Sentinel Contributing Writer 17 October 2013
Los Angeles NAACP President Leon Jenkins joined with civil rights leaders at the Sentinel on Tuesday, October 15 to address the Supreme Court on Proposal 2 and Proposition 209. (Photo by Rajaee Jackson) Civil ... read more >>
Taste of Soul is BACK!
Written by Kenneth Miller Assistant Managing Editor kenneth@lasentinel.net 16 October 2013
‘Greater at Eight!’ The No. 1 Family Festival Oct. 19 The economic engine that continued to fuel business during the recession and swells by the hundreds of thousands with each growing year, Taste ... read more >>
VIDEO: 2013 StarQuest and StarQuest for Kids Auditions!
Written by Super User II 13 October 2013
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Splitting Hairs Bradley Beats Marquez to Retain Title
Written by KENNETH MILLER SPORTS EDITOR 13 October 2013
LAS VEGAS—One month removed from the mega millions bout between Floyd ‘Money’ Mayweather and Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez and another Mexican versus Black fighter theme played out at the Thomas & ... read more >>
Former SEIU Leader Tyrone Freeman to Serve 3 Years in Prison, Is it enough?
Written by Shonassee Shaver Sentinel Contributing Writer 12 October 2013
Tyrone Freeman former President of SEIU has been sentenced to 33 months in federal prison for profiting from his low-income members to finance a wealthy lifestyle. Freeman a pillar of the community ... read more >>
Chevy Chase Bank to Pay Minority Borrowers $2.85 Millio
Written by Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent 11 October 2013
Chevy Chase Bank agreed to pay $2.85 million to Black and Latino borrowers, following allegations of discriminatory home lending practices. The Maryland-based bank joins Wells Fargo and Bank of America ... read more >>
Dr. Carlisle Delivers State of the University Address
Written by Sentinel Wire Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 11 October 2013
South Los Angeles Health Professions School Announces New University Strategic Plan and Continued Commitment to Health Care Reform As California and the nation implement health care reform, Charles R. ... read more >>
Crouch Memorial Goes Up in Flames
Written by City News Service 11 October 2013
A historic church went up in flames in South Los Angeles Tuesday October 8 and two firefighters battling the blaze were temporarily trapped in the building and had to be rescued by their colleagues, with ... read more >>



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