December 23, 2014 - Los Angeles Sentinel
COLLEGE STAR DWAYNE POLEE COLLAPSES ON COURT
December 23, 2014
San Diego State’s Dwayne Polee II collapsed during the first half of the Aztecs’ 61-33 victory against UC Riverside on Dec. 22 night and Viejas Arena fell silent for about 15 minutes while the senior forward was tended to by trainers and a paramedic. ... read more »
BLACK STUDENTS HOME LANGUAGE MUST BE HONORED
October 23, 2014
10/16/14               Last June, the Los Angeles Board of Education unanimously approved a Resolution supporting Standard English Learners (SELs) and required implementation must include targeted resources to support SELs in all schools.  ... read more »
The Taste of Soul Uplifts Local Business, Residents
October 23, 2014
Photo By Robert Torrence   This year marked the 9th time the Taste of Soul Family Festival has immortalized Crenshaw Boulevard with its atmosphere of fun, family and business prosperity.  ... read more »
WE MUST SUSTAIN RIGHTEOUS OUTRAGE AND ACTION
October 23, 2014
It’s been two months and protests over the killing of unarmed 18-year-old Michael Brown by a Ferguson, Mo. cop have continued. But will Blacks ‘outrage and action be sustained?  ... read more »
Expert says Detroit bankruptcy plan feasible
October 23, 2014
Court-appointed expert says Detroit bankruptcy exit plan feasible; ruling expected next month Detroit’s plan to get out of bankruptcy is feasible, a court-appointed expert testified Wednesday October 22, ... read more »
Driver attacked after ice cream truck kills boy
October 23, 2014
Danisha Mitchell is hugged by a relative at the scene of the accident Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014, a day after her 7-year-old son Jamarion Thomas was killed in when his motorized bicycle collided with an ice cream truck, ... read more »
Howard U. Student Becomes Youngest Elected Official in D.C.
October 23, 2014
Allyson Carpenter In the sixth grade, Allyson Carpenter, then-10 and the youngest student in her middle school, rallied her classmates to sign a petition to get their teacher fired for what Carpenter deemed mistreatment of students. ... read more »
Racial Disparities in Early Childhood Education Hurts U.S.
October 23, 2014
The Center for American Progress hosted a panel as part of the report release. Left to right: Giles Li, Yvette Sanchez Fuentes, David J. Johns, and Katie Hamm, ... read more »
Lennon Lacy’s death recalls Emmett Till’s
October 23, 2014
Lennon Lacy  (NNPA) – Black Americans old enough to recall the shock of seeing and hearing what had happened to Emmett Till in Mississippi in 1955 are sure to get a fresh whiff of the atrocity in learning about the tragedy of Lennon Lacy in Bladenboro, ... read more »
Taste of Soul Reigns Supreme Again!
October 23, 2014
The world famous Crenshaw Blvd during the 9th Annual Taste of Soul Festival    Over 350,000 thousand attended the festival    Massive Family Festival is a Fun Day for All   Hundreds of thousands canvased Crenshaw Blvd., ... read more »
Remembering Dr. Calvin Rolark
October 23, 2014
Dr. Calvin Rolark  The Rev. Jesse Jackson, who writes a weekly column that runs in The Washington Informer, simply couldn’t find the right words. Jackson, who marched alongside Martin Luther King Jr., ... read more »
Funeral Services Pending for Gang Interventionist Reno Williams
October 23, 2014
Reno Williams  Funeral services are pending for Reno Williams, an elite member and instructor with the Professional Community Interventionist Training Institute (PCITI), who lost his life over the weekend in a single car accident following a late night patrol with a colleague in Los Angeles.   ... read more »
Original Southern California Black Panther Party Member Dies at 68
October 23, 2014
Ronald Freeman Ronald Freeman Death makes third original L.A. Black Panther to die in past two months Roland Freeman, an original member of the Southern California Chapter of the Black Party for Self-Defense died Wed., ... read more »
Until we meet again, I love you Grandpa
October 23, 2014
(Amen Oyiboke with her maternal grandparents) It was the summer of 2009, I was sitting in my bedroom in Houston, Texas, and extremely nervous and excited about what was about to happen. ... read more »
Obama pitches for votes on black radio
October 23, 2014
In this Oct. 20, 2104 file photo, President Barack Obama votes early for the midterm election at the Dr. Martin Luther King Community Service Center in Chicago. ... read more »
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