Brenda Marsh Mitchell Gospel Stage debuts at Taste of Soul 2014
Written by By Cora Jackson-Fossett, Religion Editor 09 October 2014
                                          Brenda Marsh - Mitchell      Rev. Kelvin Sauls    J. Boykin  Tymeka  The Brenda Marsh Mitchell ... read more >>
The ‘Queen’ Comes to Taste of Soul
Written by Kenneth D. Miller Assistant Managing Editor 02 October 2014
Queen Latifah named honorary chair for 9th annual TOS Festival  Los Angeles’ largest street festival which exceeded one million attendees after eight years, Taste of  Soul has named Queen Latifah ... read more >>
New Cal State University Chancellor
Written by Jennifer Bihm Sentinel Staff Writ 27 September 2013
Dr. Timothy White is responsible for the 23-campus system and is looking forward to the chance to give back. California State University Chancellor Dr. Timothy White didn’t seek out his position, ... read more >>
VIDEO: Angie Stone "Do What U Gotta Do" Interview
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Assistant Managing Editor) 22 June 2012
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VIDEO: Cedric "The Entertainer" and Niecy Nash - "The Soul Man" interview
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Assistant Managing Editor) 15 June 2012
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Los Angeles Sentinel Blood Drive Tuesday May 29th, 2012 10a.m. - 2p.m.
Written by Sentinel Staff Report 25 May 2012
Skyy Fisher speaks to the community
Written by Jennifer Bihm, Sentinel Contributing Writer 10 May 2012
School board member, Skyy Fisher (Photo by BRIAN CARTER)Compton Unified School District's board member says that he will 'Work Hard' to regain the community's trust.While Compton School Board member, Skyy ... read more >>
Mayor confirms his commitment to jobs in South L.A.
Written by Sentinel News Service 03 May 2012
Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa (center) meets with (L to R) Greg Irish, Charisse Bremond-Weaver, Timothy Watkins and his assistant.Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, working with a recommendation from the Community ... read more >>
The Crenshaw Line
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 April 2012
The future Crenshaw/LAX Line   It's still to come amidst several bumps along the way During his first year in office, Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas authored an amendment to the MTA's long-range transportation ... read more >>
Trayvon Martin Press Conference
Written by Sentinel News Service 28 March 2012
Rickey Minor returns to Carver Middle School to inspire young musicians
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 21 March 2012
Minor speaking to the student bodyA 1974 graduate of Carver Middle School, Rickey Minor returns with an inspirational message for the music students. March is Music in Our Schools Month, and Carver Middle ... read more >>
Susan D. Austin takes the helm at BMI
Written by Brandon I. Brooks Assistant Managing Editor 15 March 2012
Susan Davenport Austin, Chair of BMI"I was always taught growing up that the only place you will find success before work is in the dictionary." As the new chair at BMI, Susan Davenport Austin becomes ... read more >>
Our Black Super Heroes!
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 10 February 2012
DC Comics' Batwing-First Black BatmanMarvel Comics' FalconDC Comics' Aqualad Marvel Comics' X-man from the future, Bishop Black super heroes have been present in the comic book industry for years and ... read more >>
Grammy Awards welcome Sentinel/ Black Press onto the Red Carpet
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 02 February 2012
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What Would King Say?
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 11 January 2012
What WOULD Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. say, were he still among us to observe that – despite naming schools, streets and boulevards … and erecting statues, and monuments in his honor – the country, ... read more >>
Supervisor vows to seek justice for Ujima Village
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 05 January 2012
SSupervisor Mark Ridley ThomasThe warning signWhat once was ...Supervisor vows to seek justice for Ujima VillageBefore Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas was elected to the 2nd district, contaminated soil was ... read more >>
What’s Special About Christmas?
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 22 December 2011
We’ve all seen a Christmas tree, Santa and Frosty but what’s so special about this time of year.By Brian W. Carter, Sentinel Staff WriterIt’s that time of the year and the word for the season is ... read more >>
Incest and the Journey to Forgiveness
Written by Joy Childs (Assistant Editor for L.A. Watts Times Newspaper) 15 July 2011
Wendy Gladney photo by Brian Carter for WattsWendy with her book "The Preacher's Daughter" Wendy as she gears up for KJLH Front Page (L - R) Iyanla Vanzant and Wendy Gladney Incest and the Journey to ForgivenessBy ... read more >>
Chief Charlie Beck, Is He a New Breed of Police Chief?
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 03 March 2011
LAPD Chief Charlie Beck --Photo Credit: Malcolm AliChief's staff (L to R) Assistant Chief Earl Paysinger, Mary Grady, Public Information Officer; the Chief; Deputy Chief Patrick Gannon --Photo Credit: ... read more >>
Craig Smith: 'Straight Outta Compton'
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 23 September 2010
Craig Smith of the Los Angeles ClippersNBA player Craig Smith is the power/forward center for the Los Angeles Clippers and an advocate for education. By Brian W. Carter, Sentinel Staff WriterHe grew up ... read more >>
Student is the Master Teacher
Written by Janet Alston Jackson (Contributing Writer) 21 August 2010
 Eric Jerome DickeyEXCLUSIVE TO THE L.A. SENTINELBy Janet Alston JacksonSentinel Contributing writerIf you have reached the top of your game, why would you want to study hard, voraciously dissecting your ... read more >>
Charles Ogletree: A visiting professor
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 06 August 2010
 Professor Charles OgletreeSENTINEL EXCLUSIVEProfessor Charles Ogletree is a legend throughout the country in the legal community and is an advisor, and former law professor, to President Barack and Michelle ... read more >>
Terry J. Hatter Jr.: A Judge for All Seasons
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 22 July 2010
 The Honorable Terry J. Hatter Jr.U.S. Attorney Andre Birotte, Jr.Judge David Cunningham IIIAssemblyman Mike DavisAttorney Eulanda L. MatthewsSentinel ExclusiveA federal judge for over 30 years, Judge ... read more >>
Crenshaw Starbucks Community Helps Capture #10 on CA’s Most Wanted
Written by Jasmyne A. Cannick (Contributing Writer) 15 July 2010
 Mark Reed aka Will Thomas' Most Wanted photo and LAPD booking photoA Sentinel ExclusiveBy Jasmyne CannickSentinel Contributing WriterOn Saturday, July 10, working with the FBI and LAPD, members of Los ... read more >>
Family of Oscar Grant Speaks Out as Jury Deliberates
Written by Jasmyne Cannick & Sister Charlene Muhammad (Contributing Writers) 08 July 2010
 Nation of Islam Oakland Rep., Minister Keith Muhammad; Oscar Grant's Uncle, Cephus Johnson; Oscar Grant's mother, Wanda Johnson; and his Uncle, Kenneth Johnson at the Sentinel office. (Photo credit: ... read more >>