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 >>
CPUC Approves At-Grade Crossing at Farmdale Avenue
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 August 2010
Action Greenlights Expo Line Farmdale Station The California Public Utilities Commission issued its final decision today unanimously approving the settlement agreement between the Exposition Construction ... read more >>
Carson City Councilmember Mike Gipson Takes Voluntary Salary Reduction
Written by Mike Gipson 06 August 2010
 Carson City Councilmember Mike GipsonCouncilmember Posts His Salary on City WebsiteCity of Carson Councilmember Mike A. Gipson, in an effort to promote more transparency among elected officials and stand ... read more >>
Being On Dialysis: What happened to me on the job?
Written by Rhonda Snoddy 06 August 2010
Personal Story ProfileBy Rhonda SnoddyWhen I first returned to work from being on dialysis, I was excited to return back to work after being on disability; I missed my co-workers. I knew I looked different, ... read more >>
Obama appoints Gene Hale to Presidents Export Council
Written by Sentinel News Service 06 August 2010
 Gene HalePresident Obama has appointed Gene Hale to the prestigious President's Export Council. The President's Export Council (PEC) is the principal national advisory committee on international trade. ... read more >>
City of Los Angles to Host NAACP 2011 Conference
Written by Sentinel News Service 06 August 2010
Four-Day Gathering Expected to Generate $11.4 Million Economic Impact CitywideThe NAACP, the nation's oldest and largest civil rights organization, selected Los Angeles as the site of its annual conference, ... read more >>
What to Do After a Loved One Dies
Written by Sentinel News Service 06 August 2010
 Attorney Caprice L. CollinsClients often have uncertainty regarding the process after death. The article looks at the typical roles, such as trustee and executor, and explains their duties. The article ... read more >>
NCBW – First West Coast Anniversary Installation
Written by Sentinel News Service 06 August 2010
 Artis LaneMarguerite LaMotteCongresswoman Laura RichardsonDr. Antronette K. Yancy, M.D., M.P.H.The Los Angeles Chapter of the National Congress of Black Women, Inc., will be honoring a stellar lineup ... read more >>
Angela Reddock Named Among California’s Top Employment Lawyers
Written by Sentinel News Service 06 August 2010
 Angela ReddockReddock, Wells & Griggs, LLP announced today that managing partner Angela Reddock was named one of the Daily Journal's Top Labor and Employment Lawyers for 2010. The legal newspaper ... read more >>
A Responsive City Clerk
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 29 July 2010
 Alita Godwin, City ClerkWhen seeking information from the elected officials of Compton, the City Clerk exemplifies responsiveness to constituents.By Yussuf J. SimmondsThe city's website proclaims, "Welcome ... read more >>
Shepard’s Door 4th Annual Tea Party
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 29 July 2010
 Author, relationship coach and speaker Allana Pratt lets the men know that when they step into their nobility, women will show them how much they want to be devoted to them. (Photo by Jason Lewis)By ... read more >>
Thurgood Play Strikes a Chord with Inner City Kids
Written by Sentinel News Service 29 July 2010
 The Zeta Rho Chapter of Omega Psi Phi pose with their mentees during a night at the theater.The Zeta Rho Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity gave disadvantaged youth of color the opportunity to experience ... read more >>
NCBW – History in the Making
Written by Sentinel News Service 29 July 2010
 Florence La RueDr. Faye WilliamsDr. Bill RelefordThe Los Angeles Chapter of the National Congress of Black Women, Inc., is making history August 15, 2010 with its First West Coast Anniversary Installation ... read more >>