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ICEF Charter School at risk of closing
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 07 October 2010
According to news report, 4500 students may be forced to find alternative education and 90 percent of them are African AmericansBy Brian Carter, Sentinel Staff Writer         The Inner City Education ... read more >>
TEARFUL CELEBRATION MARKS OPENING OF NEW SKATE PARK
Written by Contributing News 01 October 2010
The dedication of the new Charmette Bonpua Skate Park at Rancho Cienega Park was a tearful celebration.  Led by Councilmember Herb Wesson and Rob Dyrdek, world renowned skateboard champion and MTV star ... read more >>
4th ANNUAL WALK FOR LUPUS NOW SURPASSES FUNDRAISING GOAL
Written by Contributing Writer 01 October 2010
Photo of Team Captains with 2 team members (all lupus survivors) left to right: Stephanie Scoggins, walker, Terry Simon, walker, Pamela Bernard, captain, and Wendy Rodgers, Co-CaptainPhoto by Herbert Lewis4th ... read more >>
Ralph's Midtown shopper won the Truck!!
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 24 September 2010
It was the right key for Juanita Rodriguez!Ralph's event The new Ralph's Signature store gave away a new Ford truck to a lucky neighborhood shopper. By Brian W. Carter, Sentinel Staff writerOn September ... read more >>
Congresswoman Watson and Councilwoman Perry Honored
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 02 September 2010
 Congresswoman Diane Watson (center) poses with members of Tau Tau Omega Chapter and scholarship recipients. (Photo by Jason Lewis)By Jason LewisSentinel Sports EditorThe ladies of Alpha Kappa Alpha, ... read more >>
Camp Wesson a Hit for Community At-Risk Youth
Written by Sentinel News Service 02 September 2010
CAMP WESSON: Over 100 at-risk youngsters were treated to a 3-day, 2-night summer camping trip to Camp Hollywoodland in Griffith Park hosted by Councilmember Herb Wesson and Project SAVE. read more >>
Richardson Announces $100K Grant for Youth Entrepreneur Training
Written by Sentinel News Service 02 September 2010
Congresswoman Laura Richardson Announces a $100,000 Grant for Entrepreneur Business Training for Youth in Watts, Willowbrook and ComptonCongresswoman Laura Richardson announced that Long Beach Community ... read more >>
Re-enacting Dr. King’s Dream
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 02 September 2010
 In Washington D.C.Reclaim the Dream RallyDr. King: His Spirit Lives On!On the 47th anniversary of Dr. King's "March on Washington," many believe that the conservatives' rally was reactionary and counter-productiveBy ... read more >>
Sup. Ridley-Thomas Honors ‘Living Legends’ of the 2nd District
Written by Sentinel News Service 28 August 2010
 Julia Lee and Supervisor Mark Ridley-ThomasSupervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas led the Board of Supervisors in recognizing three Second District Living Legends: Rosa Contreras, 110, Lee Gibson, 100 and Julia ... read more >>
LABSC Meets an Actor and He’s a Gentleman...
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 28 August 2010
 Elizabeth "Betty" Johnson Chairperson of LASBC, actor and author Lou Gossett Jr., Brenda Marsh-Mitchell president/founder of Mothers In Action, Berlinda Fontenot-Jamerson Director of MAAALA.LASBC joined ... read more >>
Thousands of Compton children receive school supplies
Written by Jason Lewis (Staff Writer) 26 August 2010
 Thousands of Compton students received backpacks, pens, pencils, scissors, notebooks and binders at the back to school event. (Photo by Jason Lewis)Project IMPACT and World Vision fill a need to ensure ... read more >>
Cooley’s Retaliation Record Against Union Members Threatens
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 August 2010
Steve Cooley's Record of Retaliation Against Union Members Threatens Republican Nominee's Campaign for Attorney General Republican Attorney General Candidate Steve Cooley's lengthy record of anti-union ... read more >>
Derek Strong: ‘Straight Outta Compton’
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 26 August 2010
 Derek StrongDerek Strong, former basketball star Former NBA star, Derek Strong is the successful owner of his own diversified Stock Car Racing team, 'Strong Racing' which he uses to give back to the ... read more >>
Inglewood School Board Showcases New School Construction
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 26 August 2010
 Inglewood School Board President, Arnold ButlerConstruction teamHosting an open house, the school board introduces the construction team that is building the New La Tijera School with input from the ... read more >>
Baldwin Hills Seniors Get Cell-Phone Savvy
Written by Sentinel News Service 21 August 2010
 AT&T volunteer LaTasha Coleman (right) teaches Los Angeles resident Ruby Cooksey (left) the fundamentals of how to use her cell during the AT&T and OASIS one-on-one cell phone training class. ... read more >>
Racism Flourishes Online
Written by Denzel Codrington (Sentinel Intern) 19 August 2010
The Internet allows for discussion on various issues but also allows open doors for hate speechBy Denzel CodringtonSentinel InternThe Internet has opened a portal for discussions on various matters. People ... read more >>
Councilmember Parks Addresses Lack of Dining Options in South L.A.
Written by Sentinel News Service 19 August 2010
 Councilmember Parks answers a question from the audience at Thursday's meeting.Councilmember Parks Addresses Lack of Dining Options in South LA, As Ban on New Fast Food Restaurants Set to ExpireCouncilmember ... read more >>
The Spirit of Abbey
Written by Linden Beckford Jr. 19 August 2010
By Linden Beckford Jr.Abbey Lincoln was truly a legend among us. Although I never had the honor/privilage of meeting her, I feel as though I knew her. I can remember hearing my mother speak highly of Lincoln ... read more >>
Compton and its City Departments
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 19 August 2010
By Francis TaylorSentinel Contributing WriterThe departments in the City of Compton operate to make the city function to fulfill the needs of its citizens. According to its website, the departments are: ... read more >>
Mitrice! Now the real investigation begins
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 19 August 2010
 Mitrice RichardsonBoth mother and father of Mitrice Richardson have filed separate lawsuits based on Civil Rights Violations regarding her disappearance which ultimately led to her death.By Yussuf J. ... read more >>
Thinkfinity Bowl is Here!
Written by Sentinel News Service 14 August 2010
Verizon and the Los Angeles Lakers Youth Foundation to kick off the Brotherhood Crusade Jim Cleamons Books and Basketball Camp at the Expo Center with a slam dunk (Los Angeles, CA) Concerned about the ... read more >>
Blair Taylor: 2010 Top 50 Executive and Thinker
Written by Sentinel News Service 12 August 2010
 Blair H. TaylorLos Angeles Urban League President Blair H. Taylor, named for second year to prestigious list of talented nonprofit executives, is one of only two leaders from Southern California Los ... read more >>
Brotherhood Crusade Program Recognized as Best Juvenile Justice Program
Written by Sentinel News Service 12 August 2010
 Charise Bremond, Brotherhood Crusade CEO Brotherhood Crusade Gryd Program Model recognized as best juvenile justice program in the Western United StatesThe Los Angeles Brotherhood Crusade and the African ... read more >>
Mitrice Richardson found?
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor), Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) & Kaylee Davis (Intern) 12 August 2010
 Mitrice RichardsonLatice Sutton, her mother (Photo by Derek Haskell)Michael Richardson, her father (Photo by Derek Haskell)Skeletal remains found in the Malibu area are believed to be those of Ms. ... read more >>
Carl Bean: I Was Born This Way
Written by Jasmyne A. Cannick (Special to the Sentinel) 12 August 2010
 Bishop Carl BeanFormer Motown Recording Artist, Noted AIDS Activist, and Openly Gay Black Preacher Celebrates A New Book and 28 Years of Preaching God is Love, and Love is For Everyone at Unity Fellowship ... read more >>



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