Wrestler Rocky Johnson, Dwayne Johnson’s father, dead at 75

January 16, 2020 

By Dan Gelston 

Associated Press 

 

Rocky “Soulman” Johnson, a WWE Hall of Fame wrestler who became better known as the father of actor Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson,... Read more...

Rosario Dawson Redefines Investigative Standard in NBC’s Modern-Day Murder Mystery ‘Briarpatch’

January 16, 2020 

By Brittany K. Jackson 

Contributing Writer 

 

“It’s hard to find a killer when everyone’s a crook” is the moniker that describes NBC’s newest show, Briarpatch,... Read more...

EXCLUSIVE: 40 Years of Cathy Hughes’ Leadership at Urban One; Fulfilling Dr. King’s Dream

January 16, 2020 

By Keith L. Alexander 

NNPA Newswire 

 

Inside the illuminated MGM National Harbor towering over the Potomac River, the 3,000-seat theater slowly fills with African Americans... Read more...

L.A. WATTS TIMES EXCLUSIVE: Chief Moore Responds to LAPD Corruption Allegations

January 16, 2020 

By Brandon I. Brooks 

Managing Editor 

 

Last week, the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) announced that an investigation has been initiated, centered on the actions of... Read more...

The MLK Legacy Continues Despite Staggering Evil

January 16, 2020 

By Brian W. Carter 

Contributing Writer 

 

“We may debate over the origin of evil, but only the person victimized with a superficial optimism will debate over its reality.... Read more...

News

Sentinel Proudly Endorses Herb Wesson for Supervisor & Jackie Lacey for District Attorney

Sentinel Proudly Endorses Herb Wesson for Supervisor & Jackie Lacey for District Attorney

January 16, 2020   The Los Angeles Sentinel does not take endorsing a candidate lightly, our staff and/or editorial board have spent numerous hours...

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Community

Funeral Services Held for Retired LAPD Assistant Chief Earl Paysinger

Funeral Services Held for Retired LAPD Assistant Chief Earl Paysinger

January 09, 2020  By City News Service    Mourners gathered today to honor the memory of retired Los Angeles Police Department First Assistant Chief...

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Sports News

Antonio Gates announces retirement following 16-year career

Antonio Gates announces retirement following 16-year career

January 16, 2020  By Joe Reedy  Associated Press    Antonio Gates, who became one of the most prolific tight ends in the NFL without playing a...

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Arts & Culture

Cannes does ‘right thing’ in appointing Spike Lee to lead

Cannes does ‘right thing’ in appointing Spike Lee to lead

January 16, 2020  By Angela Charlton  Associated Press    American director Spike Lee will lead the jury of this year’s Cannes Film Festival,...

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