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Written by Associated Press 04 December 2014
  NEW YORK (AP) — A grand jury cleared a white New York City police officer Wednesday in the videotaped chokehold death of an unarmed black man stopped for selling loose, untaxed cigarettes — a ... read more >>
Darren Wilson Resigns from Ferguson PD
Written by Amen Oyiboke, Staff Writer 29 November 2014
(courtesy of Associated Press) After fears of security and well-being, Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson has resigned from the police department, according to Associated Press. The officer who fatally ... read more >>
Obama appeals for calm after Ferguson decision
Written by Josh Lederman (Associated Press) 25 November 2014
President Barack Obama speaks to the media in the briefing room of the White House, Monday, Nov. 24, 2014, in Washington, after the Ferguson grand jury decided not to indict police officer Darren Wilson ... read more >>
Lakers Lose Game and Prized Rookie
Written by Kenneth D. Miller, Sports Editor 28 October 2014
Lakers fans and their new head coach Byron Scott knew this was going to be a challenging season, but the hill got a bit steeper after prized first round draft pick Julius Randle went down with a serious ... read more >>
Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 25 September 2014
  WASHINGTON (AP) -- Eric Holder, who served as the public face of the Obama administration's legal fight against terrorism and weighed in on issues of racial fairness, is resigning after six years ... read more >>
Black Woman Beaten by CHP to Receive 1.5 Million
Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 25 September 2014
In this July 1, 2014 file image made from video provided by motorist David Diaz, a California Highway Patrol officer straddles a woman while punching her on the shoulder of a Los Angeles freeway. A woman ... read more >>
C-Minus Effort is Enough for ‘Money to Cash In
Written by Kenneth D. Miller, Sports Editor 14 September 2014
  LAS VEGAS— Floyd ‘Money’ Mayweather graded his own effort against Marcos Maidana as a C-minus although he captured a unanimous decision to improve to 47-0 in front of a capacity crowd at the ... read more >>
Looking Like New Money; Mayweather Ripped and Ready
Written by Kenneth D. Miller, Assistant Managing Editor 13 September 2014
  FLOYD 'MONEY' MAYWEATHER is ripped and ready to roar. Here he is on the scales Friday September 12 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena weighing in at 146 and a half pounds. TRAVON WALLER PHOTO LAS VEGAS ... read more >>
Donald Sterling Loses! Clippers Can be Sold
Written by Sentinel Wire Services 28 July 2014
  A judge has ruled against Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling and cleared the way for the $2 billion sale of the team to ex-Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer. Judge Michael Levanas sided Monday with ... read more >>
Skyy Fisher Compton School Board Member Arrested on Sexual Assault Charges
Written by Sentinel Wire Services 25 July 2014
Photo By: Brian Carter   Compton school board member Skyy Fisher was charged Thursday with the sexual assault of an unconscious victim reported several local news agencies and law enforcement officials. U.S. ... read more >>
Family demands justice for CHP beating
Written by Sentinel Staff Report 24 July 2014
 Family of Marlene Pinnock who was seen being beaten by a California Highway Patrol officer in a viral video stand with their attorneys and LA Sentinel Chairman, CEO and Publisher, Danny J. Bakewell, ... read more >>
Hall of Famer Bill Russell Collapses During Speech
Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 18 July 2014
INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. (AP) - Celtics officials say NBA Hall of Famer Bill Russell is doing OK after collapsing during a speaking engagement near Lake Tahoe. Team spokesman Brian Olive says the 80-year-old ... read more >>
CHP seizes medical records of woman seen punched
Written by TAMI ABDOLLAH, Associated Press 17 July 2014
LOS ANGELES (AP) — California Highway Patrol investigators have seized the medical records of a woman seen on video being repeatedly punched by one of its officers on the side of a Los Angeles freeway.   Chris ... read more >>
Civil Rights leaders hold Press Conference about CHP beating
Written by Sentinel Staff Report 10 July 2014
  Maisha Allums, the daughter of Marlene Pinnock who was seen being beaten by a California Highway Patrol Officer on a viral video stands with the Attorney representing the family, Caree Harper at ... read more >>
Legendary Soul Singer Bobby Womack Dies
Written by Kenneth D. Miller Asst. Managing Editor 27 June 2014
Bobby Womack, the legendary soul singer, whose career spanned seven decades and recently suffered from a series of health problems, including diabetes, pneumonia, colon cancer and the early signs of ... read more >>
US advances to World Cup's 2nd round despite 1-0 loss to Germany
Written by RONALD BLUM, AP 26 June 2014
  RECIFE, Brazil (AP) — The United States reached the knockout stage of consecutive World Cups for the first time, just not the way the Americans wanted. Germany beat the U.S. 1-0 Thursday in soggy ... read more >>
Written by KAREN MATTHEWS and MARK KENNEDY 12 June 2014
(AP Photo) NEW YORK (AP) — Ruby Dee, an acclaimed actor and civil rights activist whose versatile career spanned stage, radio television and film, has died at age 91, according to her daughter. Nora ... read more >>
Police: Gunman Kills Student in School Shooting
Written by Associated Press 10 June 2014
Family and friends of Reynolds High School students wait for word of their safety after a shooting at the school. (Associated Press) TROUTDALE, Ore. (AP) -- A gunman killed a student at a high ... read more >>
Poet Maya Angelou dies
Written by Associated Press 28 May 2014
(AP photo)   WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) -- Author and poet Maya Angelou, who rose from poverty, segregation and violence to become a force on stage, screen and the printed page, has ... read more >>
Written by Sentinel News Wire Service 09 May 2014
The NAACP welcomes Minnie Hadley-Hempstead and Steven T. Webb to the Presidency of the Los Angeles and Sacramento branches.
   Minnie Hadley-Hempstead is the new president of the Los Angeles NAACP. ... read more >>
No Time for Clowning Around Money Barely Cashes In
Written by Kenneth D. Miller-Sentinel Sports Editor 04 May 2014
As Floyd ‘Money’ Mayweather approaches the twilight of his career facing four final fights he faced and won perhaps his most competitive one to date eking out a brawling majority decision win to ... read more >>
LA NAACP head resigns over move to honor Sterling
Written by JUSTIN PRITCHARD, Associated Press 02 May 2014
  LOS ANGELES (AP) — The president of the Los Angeles chapter of the NAACP resigned Thursday, following outrage over a decision he later reversed to give Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling ... read more >>
Written by Sentinel Staff Report 29 April 2014
  Just three months into his new post as National Basketball Association Commissioner, Adam Sliver, delivered the most provocative state against racial discrimination in the history of professional ... read more >>
Vegas Judges Redeem Pacquiao He’s back in Money Sweepstakes with victory over Bradley
Written by Kenneth D. Miller-Sentinel Sports Editor 13 April 2014
  Timothy Bradley said all of the right things going into his rematch with super star Manny Pacquiao, but he did most of the wrong things in the ring, which cost him his WBO welterweight title and ... read more >>
Written by Sentinel Wire Services 13 April 2014
  Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43) released the following statement  in wake of the tragic bus crash in Northern California which involved Los Angeles-area students: "I extend my deepest condolences ... read more >>

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