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George Beaubian Passes
Written by Sentinel News Service 15 July 2011
On November 10, 1937, George Henri Beaubian, Jr. was born in Hempstead, New York. He was the only child of George H. Beaubian, Sr. and Essie Mason. George Sr. was the first African American deputy district ... read more >>
Clara Ann Stevenson Dies
Written by Sentinel News Service 08 July 2011
Portrait of the late Clara Ann Steverson, native Californian and descendant of African-American Gold Rush pioneers. Steverson passed away on June 19, 2011. Clara Ann Steverson, 91, descendant of three ... read more >>
Edna Aliewine, a giant has fallen
Written by Sentinel News Service 07 July 2011
A volunteer, proprietor, community activist, mother and much more...Edna Aliewine, a pillar of the South Los Angeles community, died last Tuesday evening. A native and life-long resident of Los Angeles, ... read more >>
“Remembering Gladys”
Written by Sentinel Staff Report 05 July 2011
Gladys Wesson-Strickland                                              photo by Brian W. CarterGladys and Herb WessonGladys Wesson-Strickland made her transition on Wednesday, June ... read more >>
Pastor John H. Broadus Street and Monument Dedication
Written by Sentinel News Service 02 July 2011
The entire community is invited to attend the "Street Dedication and Monument Unveiling Ceremony" honoring The Late Pastor John Henry Broadous, on Sunday, July 3, 2011, at 3 p.m., at the Grace Temple Baptist ... read more >>
Leslie James Benson Succumbs
Written by Sentinel News Service 02 July 2011
 Leslie James Benson was born January 24th, 1935 in Rosebud, Texas to the late Leslie Benson and Annie Lee (Best) Benson. He was the second of two children. The family moved to Dallas, Texas where Leslie ... read more >>
A Warrior Passes
Written by Sentinel News Service 01 July 2011
George Beaubian Beaubian (l) with his colleagues receiving the Brotherhood Crusade Medal of HonorThe Brotherhood Crusade Medal of Honor George Beaubian has been a leader in the community for almost five ... read more >>
Mother Helen A. Davis Passes at 102-Years
Written by Sentinel News Service 18 June 2011
Mother Helen A. Davis102-YearsMother Helen A. Davis has made her transition. An avid reader of the Los Angeles Sentinel for 60 years, Mother Davis passed away at the age of 102 years old. Her Homegoing ... read more >>
Founder of Project Fatherhood dies at 72
Written by Sentinel News Service 18 June 2011
Dr. Hershel K. Swinger passes on eve of 4th Annual Fatherhood Solution ConferenceDr. Hershel K. Swinger, Ph.D., founder of Project FatherhoodSM, the renowned program created to address the problem of absentee ... read more >>
Cora King Succumbs
Written by Sentinel News Service 18 June 2011
Cora KingDecember 23, 1919-June 10, 2011Mrs. King was a leader in the Los Angeles community. Mrs. King began her career in fashion working in the movie studios in design. She then transition into real ... read more >>
We Remember Odile Richardson Gayten
Written by Sentinel News Service 10 June 2011
We fondly remember Odile Richardson Gayten a caring and loving woman who loved to help others.Gayten was born in Pearlington, Mississippi, the youngest of three girls to Alice and Zedo Richardson. At a ... read more >>
‘Geronimo’ Pratt, Former Black Panther Leader, Dies
Written by Associated Press 03 June 2011
In this April 6, 2005 file photo, Elmer "Geronimo" Pratt speaks during funeral services for attorney Johnnie L. Cochran Jr. at the West Angeles Cathedral in Los Angeles. (AP Photo) ‘Geronimo’ Pratt, ... read more >>
In Celebration of Lynne Marie O’Neal Moreland Walters
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 29 May 2011
Lynne Marie O'Neal Moreland WaltersWe announce the passing of Lynne Marie O'Neal Moreland Walters, cousin to former Congresswoman Diane Watson and a dear friend to many others.Walters was born May 9, 1938 ... read more >>
In Memory of Alonzo Ester, Sr.
Written by Sentinel News Service 29 May 2011
In Memory of Alonzo EsterNow we remember Alonzo "Dickey" Ester Sr., a successful nightclub owner, whose tragic death is only overshadowed by his personal achievements.Ester was born in Shreveport, Louisiana ... read more >>
Reverend Dr. John Nelson Doggett Jr.
Written by Sentinel News Service 28 May 2011
Rev John Doggett and Martin Luther King following a luncheon in connection with April 18th 1961 U.S.C. Bovard Auditorium Freedom Rally (Freedom Riders event). Rev. Doggett was Rally chairman. --Photo credit: ... read more >>
Naaman Lou Ollie Vercher
Written by Sentinel News Service 27 May 2011
Naaman Lou Ollie Vercher was born on June 1, 1927 in Greenwood, Mississippi to James and Nola Anderson. She was the ninth child born to this God loving family. In 1933, the family of 14 migrated to Los ... read more >>
Claudia Ann Caldwell
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 26 May 2011
In Celebration of Claudia Ann CaldwellToday, we dedicate our memory to Claudia Ann Caldwell who enlightened lives and made lasting changes to those who entered her life.Caldwell was born on April 16, 1945 ... read more >>
Escamillo Peter Felton
Written by Sentinel News Service 19 May 2011
In Celebration of LifeEscamillo Peter FeltonWe gather in memory of Escamillo Peter Felton who has left lasting impressions with family friends and loved ones. He will be dearly missed but lovingly remembered.Felton ... read more >>
Lawrence Tolliver III
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 28 April 2011
“As I reflect on my son, I see him as a good guy…one that did all the right things. He worked himself through college, served his country with the navy, worked for the railroad. “—Lawrence Tolliver ... read more >>
Almena Lomax Succumbs
Written by Sentinel News Service 07 April 2011
Almena Lomax, longtime civil rights activist, journalist and former editor of the Los Angeles Tribune, died Friday, March 25, 2011, in Pasadena after a short illness. She was 95, and is survived by four ... read more >>
Dr. John Cashin, Legendary Black Civic and Political Leader Passes
Written by William Reed (Special to NNPA) 03 April 2011
By William ReedSpecial to the NNPAWashington, D.C. (NNPA) - Dr. John L. Cashin, Jr. a Black dentist and Alabama civil rights leader who once ran for governor against George C. Wallace, died in a Washington, ... read more >>
Bernice Beverly Arbor
Written by Sentinel News Service 03 April 2011
Our beloved matriarch, affectionately known as "Bo", passed away peacefully on March 16, 2011 at the age of 94. What a life she led. She was born October 5, 1916 in Corpus Christi, Texas, the youngest ... read more >>
Warren Christopher Passers
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 24 March 2011
Mayor Bradley called on him after the'92 Civil Unrest to lead the commission that sparked the LAPD reforms, which helped to produce the more community-responsive force that is in place today. Yussuf J. ... read more >>
Thousands Attend Homegoing for Dr. Billy Ingram
Written by Cora Jackson – Fossett (Religion Editor) 24 March 2011
Family members of Dr. Billy G. Ingram paying tribute in his honor. Photo by Marty Cotwright By Cora Jackson-FossettSentinel Religion Editorcora@lasentinel.netNearly 5,000 people celebrated the life and ... read more >>
Bernice Woods Dies at 86
Written by Dr. Paulette Douglas 24 March 2011
Dr. Bernice Woods, the Shining Eastern Star She was a towering figure in Compton, on the city council, the school board, a gentle giant of Black womanhood and a living legend.By Dr. Paulette DouglasBernice ... read more >>

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