KELLI BERNARD L.A. Deputy Mayor of Economic Development
Written by Kenneth D. Miller Assistant Managing Editor 21 May 2015
'Driven to Succeed' Deputy Mayor Kelli Bernard. (Valerie Goodloe)   Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti’s new regime represents a revolution at City Hall with vast innovations of technology in how ... read more >>
The New Movement
Written by Amen Oyiboke, Nicole Williams and Brian Carter, Staff Writers 01 January 2015
A protestor holds up a sign that reads, “This is Not a TV Show. The Living Black is The Walking Dead.” (Photo By: Nicole Williams) A new generation of activists emerge around the nation in response ... read more >>
Borders Blurred by Racism in ICE Department
Written by Amen Oyiboke, Staff Writer 18 December 2014
African American Agents report multiple cases of racism and sexual discrimination by Homeland Security Management.     At a roundtable discussion ICE agents reveal some of the toughest treatments ... read more >>
Kerry Washington: On the importance of arts in schools
Written by Zon D'Amour, Contributing Writer 18 December 2014
Emmy nominated actress, Kerry Washington, star of the ABC hit series Scandal, recently visited Warren Lane Elementary School in Inglewood, CA. She is a member of the President’s Committee on the Arts ... read more >>
The Open Wounds of Ferguson and NYPD
Written by Amen Oyiboke, Staff Writer 11 December 2014
      Protesters in New York participate in demonstrations holding signs rallying against a grand jury’s decision not to indict NYPD officer Daniel Pantaleo for Garner’s death. (Associated Press)   Recent ... read more >>
Pastor Touré Roberts
Written by Zon D'Amour, Contributing Writer 26 November 2014
How has this man of God made church cool for millennials in the entertainment industry?  Touré Roberts is the founder of One Church International, one of the fastest growing churches in Los Angeles with ... read more >>
LAPD appoints Commander William Scott as Deputy Chief
Written by Amen Oyiboke, Staff Writer 20 November 2014
(Commander William Scott hopes to take on his new position with a fresh approach.) LAPD’s Commander William Scott will soon take on the title of deputy chief for the Southwest division. For more than ... read more >>
Brotherhood Crusade Honors Cedric The Entertainer
Written by Amen Oyiboke, Staff Writer 13 November 2014
Brotherhood Crusade President Charisse Bremond is joined by Award-winning actor, writer, producer and philanthropist Cedric The Entertainer and Brotherhood Crusade Chairman Danny J. Bakewell, Sr. at ... read more >>
Local Dad to File Lawsuit against LAPD
Written by Amen Oyiboke, Staff Writer 31 October 2014
(Brandon Dawson and family)   26 year-old Brandon Dawson, a South LA resident, was arrested for allegedly assaulting a LAPD officer, but he claims that he was the one who was attacked. Dawson was ... read more >>
Housing Segregation Played Role in Ferguson, Mo. Tragedy
Written by Freddie Allen, NNPA Senior Washington Correspondent 23 October 2014
Missouri State Sen. Jamilah Nasheed walks during a rally for justice for Michael Brown, and the people of Ferguson, Mo., on Pennsylvania Avenue in front of the White House, Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, in ... read more >>
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: 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 >>