Tuesday, September 2, 2014
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 >>
LAUSD Icon and Board Member Marguerite LaMotte Dies
Written by Kenneth Miller Asst. Managing Editor 05 December 2013
The lone Black Los Angeles Unified School District board member Marguerite Poindexter LaMotte has died, according to district a spokesperson Thursday. She was 80. The date and details surrounding her ... read more >>
Written by Kenneth Miller Asst. Managing Editor 04 December 2013
[“Men make history and not the other way around. In periods where there is no leadership, society stands still. Progress occurs when courageous, skillful leaders seize the opportunity to change things ... read more >>
Written by Sentinel News Services 28 November 2013
  A man suspected of shooting an Inglewood police officer responding to a domestic dispute who then holed up inside a home with two hostages for more than eight hours surrendered tonight.    According ... 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 >>
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 >>
StarQuest for Kids Brought Talent to the Stage at the Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza
Written by Shonassee Shaver, Sentinel Contributing Writer 10 October 2013
  StarQuest auditions were no short of excellence Droves of contestants came out to the Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza (Macy’s Bridge) to show what they had to offer for this year’s Taste of Soul.  The ... read more >>
Written by Maleena Lawrence, Sentinel Contributing Writer 10 October 2013
Day 1: Behind The Scenes at the StarQuest Auditions Bakewell Media has created an opportunity for local people in the community as well as viral supporters to showcase their vocal range at the largest ... read more >>
Written by KENNETH MILLER SPORTS EDITOR 09 October 2013
  If Timothy Bradley walked into the grocery store would you know who he is? But, you would know who Floyd ‘Money’ Mayweather is! Bradley is the other guy. The other prominent Black fighter who ... read more >>
Jansen Saves; Crawford Blast Dodgers to NLCS
Written by KENNETH MILLER SPORTS EDITOR 08 October 2013
  Reliever Kenley Jansen came on in the ninth inning of the Dodgers division playoff game against the Braves Monday at Dodgers Stadium with a berth in the Natonal League Championship Series on the ... read more >>
Written by Sentinel News Services 27 September 2013
Authorities today announced that the stepfather of fatally stabbed Hawthorne woman was being sought for questioning as ``person of interest.''    The death in the 4800 block of West 118th Street was ... read more >>
Congresswoman Hahn to Host Telephone Town Hall on Healthcare
Written by Sentinel Wire Services 23 September 2013
With the Covered California Exchange online enrollment quickly approaching on Oct 1st, Congresswoman Janice Hahn is hosting a telephone town hall on healthcare on Wednesday, September 25th from 7pm to ... read more >>
Written by Sentinel News Services 20 September 2013
  PHOENIX (AP) -- The Los Angeles Dodgers soaked everyone in sight with champagne in the clubhouse. Many players raced back out for a celebratory dip in Arizona's Chase Field swimming pool. From last ... read more >>
Former champ Ken Norton dies
Written by Sentinel News Services 19 September 2013
 Former heavyweight champion Ken Norton, who beat Muhammad Ali and then lost a controversial decision to him at Yankee Stadium, has died. His son says he passed away Wednesday at a local care facility. ... read more >>
‘Money’ Pistols his record to 45-0
Written by KENNETH MILLER SPORTS EDITOR 15 September 2013
  LAS VEGAS—Facing artificially his toughest challenge yet where even odds makers doubted that he could defeat a young undefeated Mexican, Floyd ‘Money’ Mayweather pitched a virtual shutout against ... read more >>
Grambling State Fires Doug Williams
Written by Sentinel News Services 12 September 2013
GRAMBLING, La. -- Grambling State fired coach Doug Williams on Wednesday after the Tigers (who were 1-10 last season) lost their first two games by a combined score of 71-19. The university said it ... read more >>
Written by Sentinel Wire Services 30 August 2013
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Task Force Targets South Los Angeles Gang
Written by City News Service 29 August 2013
      Dozens of suspected members and associates of a South Los Angeles gang were behind bars on August 29 and facing drug and conspiracy charges following a series of early morning raids by police ... read more >>
Metro to Run Late Night Service on Sunday, Sept. 1
Written by Nicole Williams 28 August 2013
  August 28, 2013   Jon Ross Alexander/Marc LittmanMetro Media Relations213.922.3858/213.922.2700 metro.net/press/pressroommediarelations@metro.net   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Metro ... read more >>
Egypt authorizes police use of deadly force
Written by Associated Press 15 August 2013
  CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian authorities on Thursday authorized police to use deadly force to protect themselves and key state institutions from attacks, after supporters of the deposed Islamist president ... read more >>
White House condemns violence in Egypt
Written by NEDRA PICKLER, Associated Press 14 August 2013
  EDGARTOWN, Mass. (AP) — The White House on Wednesday condemned the violence sweeping across Egypt, as well as the resumption of emergency law there, warning Egypt's military-backed interim government ... read more >>
Agents: 44 gunned down in Nigeria mosque
Written by HARUNA UMAR and MICHELLE FAUL 13 August 2013
  MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Suspected Islamic militants wearing army fatigues gunned down 44 people praying at a mosque in northeast Nigeria, while another 12 civilians died in an apparently simultaneous ... read more >>
Arrests, Rallies, and Death Mark Continued Hunger Strike in California’s Prisons
Written by Thandisizwe Chimurenga Sentinel Contributing Writer 08 August 2013
Concertina wire and a guard tower are seen at Pelican Bay State Prison near Crescent City, Calif. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli) Seven people were arrested on August 6 after chaining themselves to ... read more >>
Global travel warning: US cites al-Qaida threat
Written by BRADLEY KLAPPER, Associated Press 03 August 2013
\ AP Photo   WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States issued an extraordinary global travel warning to Americans Friday about the threat of an al-Qaida attack and closed down 21 embassies and consulates ... read more >>
Teen Group Sensation Identity4Pop to Perform for Sparks
Written by KENNETH MILLER Entertainment Editor 24 July 2013
Fans of the Los Angeles Sparks WNBA team will get a rare treat when they attend the game Thursday July 25th game at Staples Center when teen group sensation Identity4Pop performs. It will be an opportunity ... read more >>



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