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 >>
Mabel’s Gourmet Pralines
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 30 September 2011
The tasty candy will be available for the third time at this year’s Taste of Soul. We all love candy because it’s something that reminds us of our childhood or a pleasant memory. One particular candy ... read more >>
Radio Free KJLH
Written by Brian Carter (Staff Writer) 30 September 2011
KJLH has managed to stay on top as the community’s #1 radio-free station and a proud partner of Taste of Soul. Always bringing the best in R&B, gospel, funk, jazz and all-around talk shows like the ... read more >>
The James A. Smith Postmaster Scholarship Foundation
Written by Sentinel News Service 29 September 2011
James Smith, the man behind the foundationA potential scholarship recipient, now starting the race. Photo by Jason Lewis Annual fundraiser supports higher education initiatives in underserved communitiesThe ... read more >>
USC Plans to Hijack Coliseum From Community
Written by Sentinel News Service 29 September 2011
The Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum Community leaders meet to voice their concerns and to discuss plans for the community to attend the next commission meeting Last Tuesday a group of community leaders met ... read more >>
A Lively Carnival
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 23 September 2011
Brotherhood Crusade and the City of Los Angeles, Department of Recreation and Parks, host a lovely carnival at the EXPO Center – the community is invitedBrotherhood Crusade and the City of Los Angeles, ... read more >>
Struggling Economy Delivers Record Thrift Store Sales
Written by Sentinel News Service 22 September 2011
David Fields St. Vincent de Paul Reports All-Time Record Sales at its Los Angeles and Long Beach storesHere’s “another sign of the times” story idea for you -- The Society of St. Vincent de Paul, ... read more >>
The Music Box Awards honors trailblazers in the community
Written by Sentinel News Service 22 September 2011
Mattie McFadden-Lawson will receive the “Service About Self” award. DEF JAM RECORDING ARTIST ABRAHAM MCDONALD SET TO HEADLINE THE MUSIC BOX AWARDS AT THE USC FISHER MUSUEM HONORING TRIALBLAZERS IN ... read more >>
A vision for education in Inglewood and beyond
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 22 September 2011
Bishop Johnny J. Young, Ph.D, president IUSD boardArnold Butler, IUSD school board member The Inglewood Unified School District believes that through its educational programs, it has the possible answer ... read more >>
Is Compton Community College out of control?
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 22 September 2011
Dr Genethis Hudley-Hayes According to Dr. Hayes, who was recently removed as special trustee of El Camino Compton Center (Compton Community College), "I began asking too many questions." On Friday, September ... read more >>
Taste of Soul welcomes Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas
Written by Sentinel News Service 22 September 2011
Supervisor Mark Ridley-ThomasSheryl Lee Ralph  Florence LaRue Taste of Soul is the largest street festival in his district and the Supervisor now joins the list of host chair-persons and celebrities to ... read more >>
Danny Glover’s Latest Activism
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 22 September 2011
Not only is he a renowned thespian, he is also an international human rights advocate who never hesitates to go where he is needed most. In 1969, when Angela Davis taught philosophy at UCLA, some of us ... read more >>
John Kennedy Appointed Senior Vice President of LA Urban League
Written by Sentinel News Service 16 September 2011
  Kennedy's plethora of experience will bring new and revitalized blood to an already successful organization. Blair H. Taylor, President & CEO, Los Angeles Urban League announced the appointment ... read more >>
District town hall meeting
Written by Sentinel News Service 16 September 2011
Crime Prevention Panelists from Left to Right:  Robert F. Green, LAPD Commander, Operations-South Bureau; Asst. Sheriff Cecil Rhambo, Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department; Assemblyman Davis; Ed Johnson, ... read more >>
IN THE SWING
Written by Pamela K. Johnson 16 September 2011
(l-r): Mykol Lewis, John Harris, Cedric the Entertainer, Charisse Bremond-Weaver, Danny J. Bakewell Sr., George Weaver and Eric Aguiar. Golf Event Raises Money for Education The Champions of Education ... read more >>
Gearing up for 'Taste of Soul'
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 15 September 2011
2008 Taste of Soul.  Photo by Jason LewisAs the largest street festival in California, anticipation for the sixth annual Taste of Soul is at a fever pitch as the countdown continues to October 15. This ... read more >>
Straight Outta Compton
Written by Sentinel News Service 15 September 2011
Like the rest of the country, the children of Compton paid tribute to those who died during the attacks on 9/11/2001. (PHOTO CREDIT- MS. SHON D’ANGELO’S) read more >>
L.A.'s new Fire Chief
Written by Peter Brown, Sentinel contributing writer 07 September 2011
Brian L Cummings Mayor Villaraigosa Nominates Third Consecutive African American to Lead the Los Angeles Fire DepartmentLos Angeles, CA--In a historic and unprecedented move, Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa ... read more >>