Thursday, November 20, 2014
George McKenna First to File for School Board Seat
Written by Sentinel News Service 13 February 2014
Dr. George McKenna first to officially file with L.A. City Clerk’s office as a candidate to fill LAUSD district 1 board vacancy. (Courtesy of McKenna for School Board 2014) Revered educator first ... read more >>
Karen Bass' Statement on opposition to the Farm Bill
Written by Sentinel News Service 10 February 2014
    Representative Karen Bass (D-Calif.) released the following statement after her vote against the Farm Bill because it cuts $8 billion in food assistance:    “The Farm Bill is possibly ... read more >>
Rev. Al Sharpton and the National Action Network Honors Local Leaders
Written by Sentinel Wire Service 07 February 2014
HONORABLE MENTION: Rev. Al Sharpton through the National Action Network selected five local leaders to honor at the inaugural Black History Month Awards Luncheon Wednesday, February 5 at the Beverly ... read more >>
Written by Sentinel News Service 06 February 2014
Council President Herb Wesson is shown with Los Angeles Department of Public Affairs Director, Cora Jackson-Fossett and her husband Kelvin, at Jackson-Fossett’s retirement celebration. Council President ... read more >>
FMU Board Appoints Artis as University’s 13th President
Written by Sentinel News Service 06 February 2014
  Dr. Roslyn Clark Artis First Woman President in University’s History The Board of Trustees of Florida Memorial University (FMU) has announced the appointment of Dr. Roslyn Clark Artis as the ... read more >>
Mayor Garcetti Launches ‘Investing in Working Families’ Campaign
Written by Sentinel News Service 06 February 2014
Project will bring attention to under utilized federal and state programs Mayor Garcetti and community partners gathered at John C. Fremont High School recently to launch the “Investing in Working ... read more >>
Written by Sentinel News Service 06 February 2014
Morris "Morrie" Turner, the creator of the "Wee Pals" comic strip Morris "Morrie" Turner, the creator of the "Wee Pals" comic strip and the first African American cartoonist to be syndicated nationally, ... read more >>
Civil Rights Groups Say 'Herbalife' is a Multi-Level Marketing Scheme
Written by Thandisizwe Chimurenga Sentinel Contributing Writer 06 February 2014
  The League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) is leading a national coalition that is calling for an investigation into whether 'Herbalife' - the ubiquitous nutrition products company - is ... read more >>
Boyd Funeral Home holds body for over 30 days
Written by Sentinel News Service 06 February 2014
The body of a 98 year old woman sat decomposing at Boyd’s Funeral Home for over 30 days as the family tried to gain control of the remains and the estate of the deceased from a court appointed conservator.  In ... read more >>
Ella Mae Earnest
Written by Sentinel News Service 06 February 2014
Ella Mae Earnest was born on August 23, 1931 in the small town of Laurel, Mississippi; the fourth of 15 children born to Ollie and Elma De Loach. Her life story exemplifies a truly American story of ... read more >>
Study Finds Opinions on Race in America Are Clearly Influenced by Race
Written by Sentinel News Service 06 February 2014
Americorps volunteer John Harris III, who helps to coordinate a jobs fair program, talks to job seekers in Washington, Wednesday, July 31, 2013. As the nation recognizes Martin Luther King Day and African-American ... read more >>
The Faith Based Community Plays a Critical Role in HBCUs Success
Written by Sentinel News Service 06 February 2014
Members of the Florida A&M Marching 100 Band perform during half-time of the game against Tennessee State at Bragg Memorial Stadium on Sept. 7, 2013 in Tallahassee, Florida. (AP Photo/Don Juan Moore) ... read more >>
McDonald’s Gospel Super Choir Breaks Record for Largest Gospel Choir
Written by Sentinel News Service 06 February 2014
Cissy Houston sings with the McDonald's Gospel Super Choir, breaking the GUINNESS World Record for Largest Gospel Choir History was made at the legendary Newark Symphony Hall with the McDonald’s ... read more >>
Macy’s Salutes Culture-Defining Eras of Black Style in Celebration of Black History Month 2014
Written by Sentinel News Service 06 February 2014
Style Guru Constance White Famed fashion editor and style expert Constance White will lead panel discussions surrounding Black style along with fashion icons including supermodel Beverly Johnson and ... read more >>
John and Felicia ‘The Poetess’ Morris Campaigning for Internet Studio
Written by Staff and Wire Report 06 February 2014
Felicia Morris aka “The Poetess” “New creative space will benefit aspiring radio enthusiasts, professional on-air personalities and celebrity hosts,” they said. Radio veterans Johnny Morris ... read more >>
Judge to Decide if Black Press will be Treated Fairly by Tobacco Firms
Written by George E. Curry NNPA Editor-in-Chief 06 February 2014
Cloves C Campbell A “concerned” U.S. District Judge Gladys Kessler is expected to rule next week on whether advertising she ordered major tobacco companies to purchase in order to correct their ... read more >>
Greenwood…Our Pride, Our Joy
Written by Sentinel Staff Report 06 February 2014
Even though it was burned to the ground, Greenwood did exist and was a testament to Black economic power. Despite the hate and racism that destroyed it, Greenwood remains a shining example of what Black ... read more >>
A Conversation with: Nolan Rollins, Los Angeles Urban League President
Written by Kenneth Miller Assistant Managing Editor & Sentinel Staff Writer Brian W. Carter 06 February 2014
Urban League Los Angeles President, Nolan Rollins The Sentinel recently had the opportunity to catch up with Urban League Los Angeles President, Nolan Rollins. Celebrating his one year anniversary as ... read more >>
Promise Zone Grant ‘Totally Disappoints’ Councilman Bernard Parks
Written by Kenneth D. Miller Assistant Managing Editor 06 February 2014
Veteran Councilmember Bernard C. Parks is serving his third term as a Los Angeles City Councilmember for the Eighth Council District, but recently he joined Councilmember Curren Price of the Ninth District ... read more >>
Black Spending Power Lacks Focus
Written by Princess Manasseh, Sentinel Contributing Writer 06 February 2014
African American shoppers turn out in large numbers on Black Friday, but Neilson study shows African Americans are big spenders year round PHOTO Associated Press As a group, African Americans spend ... read more >>
Written by Sentinel News Service 06 February 2014
  Eight Los Angeles police officers violated department policy when they mistakenly riddled a pickup truck with bullets, injuring two women, during a manhunt last year for cop-turned-killer Christopher ... read more >>
Project 2 Inspire Parents Honored at CUSD Board Meeting
Written by Sentinel News Service 06 February 2014
Honorees  are ready to train others to navigate educational system.   Compton Unified School District (CUSD) believes in the power of parent involvement and its ability to strengthen efforts ... read more >>
Car Thieves on the Rise in South L.A.
Written by City News Service 06 February 2014
  Los Angeles police warned South Los Angeles residents to watch out for car thieves and burglars. Late model Hondas and Toyota appear to be the vehicle of choice. (AP  photo)   Los Angeles police ... read more >>
Murder Suspect Sought
Written by Sentinel Wire Services 06 February 2014
  Sheriff's deputies searched the familiar haunts of a murder suspect today but made no arrests.    Oscar Bridges, 54, who is known to frequent Runyon Canyon Park and Griffith Park, is wanted in ... read more >>
Under Growing Pressure, Arizona State Bans Racially-Insensitive Fraternity
Written by Floyd Alvin Galloway Special to the NNPA from The Arizona Informant 06 February 2014
  Photos Courtesy of the Arizona Informant   PHOENIX – As most citizens across the country were celebrating the life and stellar accomplishments of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. over the federal ... read more >>

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