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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 >>
ACTRESS RUBY DEE DEAD AT 91
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 >>
LOCAL LEADERS MOVE INTO POSITION OF PRESIDENCY IN NAACP BRANCH
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 >>
DONALD T. STERLING BANNED FOR LIFE
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 >>
REP. WATERS SPEAKS ON BUS CRASH
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 >>
Beloved former Jordan High basketball coach Ron Massey dead at 65
Written by Sentinel Wire Services 09 April 2014
Massey died in his sleep early Tuesday morning at age 65. Legendary former Jordan basketball coach and athletic director Ron Massey died in his sleep early Tuesday morning. He was 65. The official ... read more >>
Remembering Ovarie Smith: ‘God’s Woman’ Was A Fearless Advocate For Mentally Disabled Now Her Life’s Work is A Legacy for All
Written by Kenneth D. Miller Asst. Managing Editor 25 March 2014
Family, friends and dignitaries paid their final respects to Ovarie “OV” Smith on March 22nd at Trinity Baptist Church.  Smith was the greatest advocate and crusader for people who suffered from ... read more >>
Los Angeles Wakes Up To St. Patrick's Day Earthquake
Written by Associated Press 17 March 2014
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A pre-dawn earthquake rolled across the Los Angeles basin on Monday, rattling residents from the San Fernando Valley to Long Beach. The quake's magnitude was 4.4 and it was centered ... read more >>
House backs bill to sue president over laws
Written by Donna Cassata, Associated Press 13 March 2014
President Barack Obama listens during his meeting with Ukraine Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, March 12, 2014. Obama welcomed Ukraine's ... read more >>
Senator Wright takes leave from Senate
Written by Sentinel Wire Services 27 February 2014
State Senator Roderick Wright has been granted an indefinite leave of absence from the California State Senate to deal with pending legal matters, Senate leader Darrell Steinberg announced Tuesday. Wright, ... read more >>
Community Overwhelmingly Supports Dr. George McKenna For LAUSD Board Appointment to Replace Marguerite LaMotte
Written by KENNETH D. MILLER Sentinel Assistant Managing Editor kenneth@lasentinel.net 02 January 2014
  The funeral services for long time and respected educator Marguerite Poindexter LaMotte has been held and the Los Angeles Unified School District Board will reconvene for a special meeting on Jan. ... read more >>
Community Overwhelmingly Supports Dr. George McKenna
Written by Kenneth D. Miller Asst. Managing Editor 02 January 2014
  The funeral services for long time and respected educator Marguerite Poindexter LaMotte has been held and the Los Angeles Unified School District Board will reconvene for a special meeting on Jan. ... read more >>
LA SENTINEL URGES LAUSD BOARD TO APPOINT GEORGE MCKENNA
Written by LA Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 19 December 2013
  LA SENTINEL URGES LAUSD BOARD TO APPOINT GEORGE MCKENNA                 AN OPEN LETTER TO THE LOS ANGELES UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARD   Let's End The Debate, Appoint ... read more >>
Nelson Mandela, 20th century colossus, dies at 95
Written by Sentinel News Services 05 December 2013
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Nelson Mandela, who became one of the world's most beloved statesmen and a colossus of the 20th century when he emerged from 27 years in prison to negotiate an end to white minority ... read more >>

 

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