Rahm Emanuel elected Mayor of Chicago
Written by Associated Press 25 February 2011
Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel AP StoryCHICAGO--Former White House chief of staff Rahm Emanuel was elected mayor of Chicago on Tuesday, easily overwhelming five rivals to take the helm of the nation's third-largest ... read more >>
Fundraiser for Parks
Written by Sentinel News Service 10 February 2011
Rickey Ivie, Eloise Laws and Bernard C. Parks. Photo by Malcolm Ali The Committee to Re-elect Bernard C. Parks recently held a fundraiser for the 8th district councilman.The hosts were prominent attorney, ... read more >>
Councilman Herb Wesson Kicks Off His Re-election Campaign
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds & ED Johnson 10 February 2011
Wesson's Campaign headquarters (Photo by P.A. Edmead Jr.) Elected officials and the community came out to show their support for Councilman Herb Wesson and his work in the 10th district.By Yussuf J. ... read more >>

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The Swearing-in of Congresswoman Karen Bass
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 03 February 2011
Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi swearing in Karen Bass (PHOTO CREDIT: Studio International) By Yussuf J. SimmondsSentinel Managing EditorThe auditorium was full to capacity with standing room only for those ... read more >>
Bernard Parks Kicks Off Re-Election Campaign
Written by Jasmyne A. Cannick (Special to Sentinel) 03 February 2011
Photo credit: Malcom Samuel By Jasmyne A. CannickLEIMERT PARK - With little over a month until Angelino's head to the polls, Saturday, 8th District Councilmember Bernard Parks' kicked off campaign for ... read more >>
Person of the Year: Attorney General Kamala Harris
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 06 January 2011
Attorney General Kamala HarrisWe enter a new year with an attorney general,ready to be “smart on crime.”By Brian W. Carter, L.A. Sentinel Staff WriterLiving in California, it is imperative that the ... read more >>
House Republicans Reward Corporate Interests
Written by Sentinel News Service 06 January 2011
GOP's first serious leadership act ignores America's grave economic problemsWashington--House Republicans have announced that a vote on repealing the recently passed health care reform law will occur on ... read more >>
Democrats Take Charge
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 06 January 2011
Attorney General Kamala HarrisGovernor Jerry Brown Bucking the national trend and following their decisive victories in the last midterm elections, Governor Jerry Brown and Attorney General Kamala Harris, ... read more >>
Statement by Congresswoman-Elect Karen Bass on Repeal of Don't Ask Don't Tell, Senate Vote on DREAM Act
Written by Sentinel News Service 27 December 2010
Statement by Congresswoman-Elect Karen Bass on Repeal of Don't Ask Don't Tell, Senate Vote on DREAM Act  Karen Bass: "We have witnessed today the hope of equality and the failure of opportunity in the ... read more >>
MAYOR VILLARAIGOSA'S STATEMENT ON SENATE BLOCKING THE DREAM ACT
Written by Sentinel News Service 27 December 2010
MAYOR VILLARAIGOSA'S STATEMENT ON SENATE BLOCKING THE DREAM ACT LOS ANGELES -- Mayor Villaraigosa issued the following statement today after the United States Senate blocked the DREAM Act:  "I am disappointed ... read more >>
Boxer Statement on President Obama Signing Repeal of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"
Written by Sentinel News Service 27 December 2010
BOXER STATEMENT ON PRESIDENT OBAMA SIGNING REPEAL OF “DON’T ASK, DON’T TELL” Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA) released the following statement today after President Obama ... read more >>
Boxer Statement on Republicans Blocking Vote on California Judicial Nominees
Written by Super User 23 December 2010
Boxer Statement on Republicans Blocking Vote on California Judicial Nominees  Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA) today expressed her disappointment about Senate Republicans blocking ... read more >>
Congresswoman Richardson Instrumental in Securing Federal Funding
Written by Sentinel News Service 16 December 2010
Congresswoman Richardson Instrumental in Securing an Additional $624 Million In Federal Funding for California High Speed RailCongresswoman Laura Richardson (D-CA37) expressed her gratification with the ... read more >>
President Obama’s Healthcare Reform Law takes a hit
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 16 December 2010
Thus far, it has been two "yeses" and one no; and the fight has only just began.  One federal judge ruled that portions of the President's healthcare package are unconstitutional; and two others dismissed ... read more >>
The “State” of the Union
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 16 December 2010
A divided Congress (David Brown and B. J. Samuels)President Obama reluctantly conceded to the rich in order to help the working class and the masses of unemployed.By Yussuf J. SimmondsSentinel Managing ... read more >>
Sen. Price and Assemblyman Davis to lead the CLBC
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 16 December 2010
Sen. Curren PriceAssemblyman Mike Davis As the chair and vice chair respectively, implementing new policies to help the Black community throughout the state will be high on their agendas.By Brian W. Carter, ... read more >>
Rep. Watson Holds Final Year End Legislative Event
Written by Sentinel News Service 13 December 2010
Rep. Watson Holds Final Year End Legislative Event  Los Angeles, CA- Congresswoman Diane E. Watson (D-33) held her final annual Year End Legislative  Review at the California African American Museum ... read more >>
Congresswoman Richardson Instrumental in Securing an Additional $624 Million
Written by Sentinel News Service 10 December 2010
Congresswoman Richardson Instrumental in Securing an Additional $624 Million In Federal Funding for California High Speed Rail WASHINGTON, D.C. —Today, Congresswoman Laura Richardson (D-CA37) expressed ... read more >>
Lee Statement On Taxes
Written by Sentinel News Service 10 December 2010
Lee Statement On Taxes WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA), Chairwoman of the Congressional Black Caucus, released the following statement today after the Democratic Caucus meeting with Vice President ... read more >>
Charles B. Rangel: A legacy of service
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 09 December 2010
Congressman Charles B. RangelLast August, this publication headlined a story, asking the question is there "Racial Profiling in Congress?" The events surrounding the censure of Congressman Rangel may have ... read more >>
The President Keeps His Campaign Promise
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 09 December 2010
Despite disagreeing with Republicans, the President remains committed to the middle-class and to the millions of unemployed AmericansBy Yussuf J. SimmondsSentinel Managing Editor In an effort to keep ... read more >>
Kamala Harris – She Won Again!
Written by Sam Richard (Contributing Editor) 02 December 2010
In January, she'll make history when she becomes the first Black and first woman attorney generalBy Sam RichardContributing EditorSan Francisco District Attorney Kamala Harris declared victory Nov. 30 ... read more >>
Despite Success, RNC Chair Michael Steele Remains Under Fire
Written by James Wright (Special to the NNPA from The Washington Informer) 29 November 2010
 By James Wright Special to the NNPA from The Washington InformerRepublican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele's term ends in January 2011, and he has not definitely said whether he will run ... read more >>
Madame Attorney General
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 24 November 2010
Madame Attorney GeneralShe Won Again!  Kamala Harris is now officially the attorney-general elect of the state of California. By Yussuf J. SimmondsManaging Editor                  After ... read more >>
Rangel guilty: House ethics panel rules misconduct
Written by Associated Press 18 November 2010
Rep. Charles Rangel "I'm being denied the right to a lawyer," said Rep. Charles Rangel.  It's one of the fundamental rights of an American citizen.Associated Press StoryWASHINGTON--New York Rep. Charles ... read more >>