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Trailblazing lawmaker, strong education advocate, Teresa Hughes passes
Written by Joy Childs (Contributing Writer) 16 November 2011
Former Democratic assemblywoman and state senator, the Honorable Teresa Hughes, has passed. Hughes’ husband, Dr. Frank E. Staggers, announced that she died suddenly at a hospital Sunday. She was 80.Hughes ... read more >>
Compton Redevelopment On the Move
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 16 November 2011
The City of Compton Community Redevelopment Agency planned to conduct a Downtown Compton Advisory Committee (DCAC) meeting on Tuesday, in the Community Room at the Compton City Hall, where they planned ... read more >>
Councilwoman Jan Perry Resigns from Leadership Post
Written by Sentinel News Service 12 November 2011
 Councilwoman Jan Perry, the No. 2-ranking official on the Los Angeles City Council, resigned from her leadership post last week because of what she described as behind-the-scenes maneuvering over redistricting ... read more >>
CBC's Meeting with Attorney General Eric Holder
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 November 2011
(L-R) Attorney General Eric Holder, Rep. Andre Carson, Chairman Emanuel Cleaver II, Rep. Donna Christensen, Rep. Yvette Clarke Washington, DC - Recently, the Congressional Black Caucus met with the United ... read more >>
Soledad O'Brien Chronicles Journeys of Black Tech Entrepreneurs for Fourth Black in America
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 November 2011
The New Promised Land--Silicon Valley Debuts Sunday, Nov. 13 at 8:00p.m. and 11:00p.m. ET & PTWhile much of the country struggles to emerge from a recession, California's Silicon Valley is booming, ... read more >>
Rev. Dr. Cecil L. Murray appointed to Commission on Jail Violence
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 November 2011
 Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas today announced the appointment of civil rights stalwart Rev. Cecil “Chip” Murray to the County’s newly formed Citizens Commission on Jail Violence. The commission, ... read more >>
Mobile Clinic opens to the community
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 04 November 2011
Supervisor Mark Ridley Thomas congratulates and officiates T.H.E. Clinic with Dorsey High principal, Dr. Reginald Anthony Sample,T.H.E. CEO Risë K. Phillips and T.H.E. board members. The mobile clinic ... read more >>
Waste, Fraud and Abuse Hotline now available in over 150 languages
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 04 November 2011
Los Angeles City Controller, Wendy GreuelLos Angeles City Controller Wendy Greuel implements new hotline to include over 150 languages to target misconduct.By Brian W. Carter, Sentinel Staff WriterOn Tuesday, ... read more >>
Bullying Teen Summit Hits South L.A. Schools
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 04 November 2011
Crenshaw High School Panel Dorsey High School PanelDisney A.N.T. Farm's Carlon Jeffery at DorseyActor & Author, Brian White at CrenshawActress, comedienne, and film director, Maija Digiorgio emceed ... read more >>
Legendary Sentinel photographer passes
Written by Jennifer Bihm (Contributing Writer) 03 November 2011
Patricia & Guy CrowderA sample of Crowder’s work Guy Crowder wasn’t just a photographer or a photo journalist, he was a photo historian and his body of work justifies that title “His works vividly ... read more >>
The Brotherhood Crusade: Yesterday, Today, Forever
Written by Pamela Johnson, Special to the Sentinel 03 November 2011
Will DowningThe Story continues as Will Downing Serenades Attorney General Kamala Harris as the recipient of the Bremond-Bakewell Pioneer of African American Achievement AwardStarting in 1975, the Brotherhood ... read more >>
Innocent Man Freed After 17 Years in Prison for Nothing
Written by Charlene Muhammad Special to the NNPA from The Final Call 28 October 2011
LOS ANGELES - After serving 17 years in prison for a crime he did not commit, Obie Anthony walked out of a Los Angeles County Jail Oct. 4 and joined the ranks of many men and women across the U.S., who ... read more >>
Giving Halloween A Makeover
Written by Pamela K. Johnson 28 October 2011
An avatar mills about in the crowd of roughly 800 people who attended last year’s Very Healthy Happy Halloween Party, where fresh fruit and healthy foods were served instead of candy. When you’re a ... read more >>
Attorney General to be honored
Written by Pamela K. Johnson 27 October 2011
Attorney General Kamala D. Harris, the honoree Charisse Bremond-Weaver, president of the Brotherhood Crusade A/G Kamala D. Harris will receive the prestigious Bremond-Bakewell Pioneer of African-American ... read more >>
Obama goes to Roscoe's
Written by Sentinel News Service 27 October 2011
President Barack Obama greets patrons during a stop at Roscoe's House of Chicken and Waffles. Rep. Karen Bass, D-Calif., is at right. (Photo by Chuck Kennedy) The President made an off-the-record stop ... read more >>
The economic impact of Taste of Soul
Written by Pat Hendricks Munson Sentinel Contributing Writer 20 October 2011
It Benefits Entire Community via sales, jobs and other ventures. Not a stone was left unturned as hundreds of thousands gathered along Crenshaw Blvd Saturday for the Los Angeles Sentinels 6th Annual Taste ... read more >>
Quarter of a million "taste" the soul
Written by Jasmyne A. Cannick (Special to Sentinel) 20 October 2011
A view from the North The 6th annual Taste of Soul was the biggest yet; they all came out to celebrate community pride and all things soulful. LOS ANGELES - They came from as far north as Oakland, and ... read more >>
Taste of Special: Dj Jiji Sweet
Written by Brian Carter (Staff Writer) 06 October 2011
DJ Jiji Sweet will be on the one’s and two’s at Taste of Soul. Radio dj and personality, DJ Jiji Sweet will be rockin’ the turntables at this year’s Taste of Soul. Sweet will have her own booth ... read more >>
Dr. Kari Enge leaves USC for Pepperdine
Written by Danny J. Bakewell, Jr. (Contributing Editor) 06 October 2011
Dr. Kari Enge leaving USC Office of Black Alumni and will be the new Director of Intercultural Affairs at Pepperdine University It is with great sadness, and at the same time tremendous pride that the ... read more >>
Attorney Rickey Ivie successfully defends L.A. Sheriff’s deputies
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 06 October 2011
Attorney Rickey IvieIn a civil case, the jury exonerates the deputies in 2009 deputy-involved shooting caseLast Tuesday, a civil jury returned a verdict of “No Liability” for the defense (Los Angeles ... read more >>
Smiley and West host local town hall
Written by Sentinel News Service 05 October 2011
They intend to share with the public the findings of their recent 18-city bus tour designed to place the spotlight on America’s poor.Media giant, Tavis Smiley, and Princeton Professor Cornel West will ... read more >>
The California Legislative Black Caucus Conference
Written by Sentinel News Service 05 October 2011
At the conference: (L to R) Assemblyman Steve Bradford, Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, Sen. Curren Price, and Assemblyman Mike Davis. Founded in 1967 as a legislative advocacy group for Black Americans, ... read more >>
AG Kamala Harris attacks mortgage fraud settlement
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 05 October 2011
California Attorney General Kamala Harris She pulls out of multi-state talks along with several other AGs because she believes that California homeowners were not getting the level of relief they deserve. ... read more >>
TASTE OF SOUL ~Let's Move LA Flashmob
Written by Sentinel Staff Report 03 October 2011
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Assemblymember Isadore Hall among hundreds to honor recipients of the 1st Music Box Awards
Written by Sentinel News Service 30 September 2011
(l-r) Assemblyman Isadore Hall (D-Compton), Mattie McFadden-Lawson, Daphna Edwards Ziman, Abraham McDonald, Joyce Rushing, and GiGi Bolden.  Photo by Kelvin FieldsLOS ANGELES (September 23, 2011) – ... read more >>

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Mon May 25 11:00AM -
67th Annual Memorial Day Service
Sat May 30 9:00AM -
Afrikan Mental Liberation Weekend
Sat May 30 11:30AM -
Black Mother: Standing in the Gap
Sun May 31 9:00AM -
Afrikan Mental Liberation Weekend
Sat Jun 6 11:00AM - 5:00PM
21st Annual Gilmore Heritage Auto Show
Tue Jul 14 5:00PM - 9:00PM
Taste of Farmers Market
Sun Aug 2 12:00PM - 3:00PM
L.A. Parent 35th Birthday Bash