Friday, May 22, 2015
Black Unemployment Dips Below 10 Percent
Written by Freddie Allen NNPA Senior Washington Correspondent 14 May 2015
Valerie Wilson, the director of the Program on Race, Ethnicity, and the Economy at the Economic Policy Institute (EPI) speaks jobs and the economy in the Black community during an event at EPI. (Freddie ... read more >>
McDonald's USA Announces New Employee Benefit Package
Written by Sentinel News Service 23 April 2015
Package includes wage increase, paid time off and educational assistance at company-owned restaurants.   McDonald's USA (NYSE: MCD) recently announced enhanced benefits for employees at its company-owned ... read more >>
Union Bank Names Three New Members to Community Advisory Board
Written by Sentinel News Service 09 April 2015
 Executive Director of West Angeles Community Development Corporation, Tunua Thrash-Ntuk Union Bank today announced that it has named three new members to its Community Advisory Board.  The bank’s ... read more >>
West Basin Facilitates Ocean Friendly Garden in Inglewood
Written by Sentinel News Service 09 April 2015
As California faces its fourth consecutive year of drought, local Inglewood residents joined West Basin Municipal Water District Board President Gloria Gray and the Los Angeles County Fire Department ... read more >>
West Basin Unveils Ocean Friendly Garden at CSUDH
Written by Sentinel News Service 09 April 2015
Marco Dowell, Associate Director University Housing Services, CSUDH; Jeanette Castillo, Tongva Nation; Jimi Castillo, Spiritual Leader, Tongva Nation; Robert Fenning, Vice President, Administration and ... read more >>
NFL Star Dwight Freeney Says Investors Looted Him for Millions
Written by Kenneth D. Miller, Assistant Managing Editor 02 April 2015
Former Charger and 7-time Pro Bowler filing lawsuit against BOA      NFL Star Dwight Freeney explains his case against Bank of America to the media in downtown Los Angeles on Tuesday March 31. (Ian ... read more >>
Written by Sentinel Wire Services 27 March 2015
      The Dodgers are inviting the Los Angeles community to join more than 100 companies who will be on hand Saturday, March 28, when the Dodgers host the 20th annual Community Job Fair.  Last ... read more >>
Skip Cooper and Black Business Association Celebrate 45 years of Service
Written by Sentinel News Service 05 March 2015
Earl "Skip" Cooper  (Ian Foxx Photo)  Gwen Moore  (Ian Foxx Photo)  On Saturday, hundreds of business owners, elected officials and community advocates piled into the ball room of the recently ... read more >>
Peace & Unity March to Address Range of Community Concerns
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett, Sentinel Religion Editor 05 February 2015
Rev. Xavier Thompson Community leaders throughout Southern California are rallying to join the Peace and Unity March set for Saturday, February 21, at 10 a.m. The much-anticipated event, taking place ... read more >>
Written by Sentinel News Service 31 January 2015
(Reggie Jones Sawyer) The California Legislative Black Caucus hosts an open forum and family health and enrollment fair with free health screenings at the California African American Museum. The California ... read more >>
Don’t Leave Safety Hanging While Decorating for the Holidays
Written by Sentinel News Service 18 December 2014
When it comes to decorating, there’s nothing like the winter holidays. This holiday season, Southern California Edison (SCE) reminds its customers that nothing is more important than safety because ... read more >>
Jesse Jackson Calls Tech Hiring ‘Outrageous’
Written by George E. Curry, NNPA Editor-in-Chief 18 December 2014
In this photo taken Monday, Dec. 8, 2014, Rev. Jesse Jackson gestures during an interview in San Francisco. Now that Jackson and, his group, Rainbow Push, have gotten the technology industry’s biggest ... read more >>
Los Angeles Attorney Collins Receives National Action Network’s Vanguard Award
Written by Sentinel News Service 31 October 2014
The Los Angeles Chapter of the National Action Network (NAN) presented its Vanguard Award to Attorney Caprice Collins of the Collins Law Group on Thursday, October 16 at the California African American ... read more >>
Sorority Empowers College Bound Students
Written by Zon D'Amour, Contributing Writer 30 October 2014
Saturday, October 25 nearly 300 high school students and their parents attended the 2nd Annual African-American College Planning Conference at Golden Valley High School in Santa Clarita, CA. The event ... read more >>
New Nielsen Study Underscores Need for Diversity
Written by By Jazelle Hunt, NNPA Washington Correspondent 11 October 2014
  Nielsen’s Cheryl Pearson-McNeil says Blacks are trendsetters.  WASHINGTON (NNPA) – The most effective way for companies to connect with African Americans is by reflecting diversity in their advertisements ... read more >>
Black Men Show Job Gains
Written by Freddie Allen, NNPA Senior Washington Correspondent 11 October 2014
The unemployment rate for Blacks fell from 11.4 percent to 11 percent and the labor force participation increased from 61 percent in August to 61.7 percent in September, largely because of short-term gains ... read more >>
Health & Wellness Conference Oct. 25
Written by Special to the Sentinel 09 October 2014
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Mental Health Issues on Skid Row and Beyond
Written by Maya Humes, Sentinel Intern 24 July 2014
On June 30, LAPD Senior Lead Officer Deon Joseph, who has been patrolling Skid Row for 16 years, wrote in the Downtown News that Skid Row is currently "in the throes of a mental health state of emergency."  While ... read more >>
188 Youth Defy The Odds and Ends
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 26 June 2014
Director of the Los Angeles County Department of Children & Family Services, Philip L. Browning introduced speakers and congratulated the graduates. KTLA 5 Morning News Co-Anchor, Chris Schauble ... read more >>
In Memory of Dr. Maya Angelou; An American Great
Written by Eric Lee, Sentinel Contributing Writer 12 June 2014
  Dr. Angelou reminds us all to be humbled by life, and to be in tune with our realities for better or for worse as they make us who we are. (photo by Associated Press) Recently, the world witnessed ... read more >>
Apple buys headphone maker, music streamer Beats for $3 billion
Written by Associated Press 28 May 2014
Luke Wood, Jimmy Lovine and Dr. Dre Rob Bennett/AP Images for Beats by Dr. Dre Apple is striking a new chord with a $3 billion acquisition of Beats Electronics, a headphone and music ... read more >>
Mary Louise Guides Community Pillar House of Winston
Written by Kenneth Miller Asst. Managing Editor 01 August 2013
    For nearly 40 years, House of Winston Mortuary has been a pillar in the South Los Angeles community, not just as a business that carefully handles lost loved ones, but also as a partner of goodwill. The ... read more >>
EEOC Sues BMW, Dollar General over Background Checks
Written by Freddie Allen, NNPA Washington Correspondent 18 June 2013
  WASHINGTON (NNPA) – The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the agency that enforces federal employment discrimination laws, filed lawsuits against BMW and the discount retailer Dollar ... read more >>
Mayor Villraigosa Mandates MTA Hold Contractors Accountable For Lack of Blacks Hired on Phase I of Crenshaw Rail Project
Written by Kenneth Miller Asst. Managing Editor 25 April 2013
The Metro Transportation Authority (MTA) pledged significant African American participation during the construction phase of the Metro Crenshaw/LAX Transit Corridor and also signed a project labor agreement ... read more >>
Congresswoman Maxine Waters Endorses Wendy Greuel for Mayor
Written by Sentinel News Service 09 April 2013
Los Angeles – Congresswoman Maxine Waters announced today that she is endorsing Wendy Greuel for mayor of Los Angeles and joining Greuel’s campaign as a co-chair. Throughout her 37 years of public ... read more >>

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Black Mother: Standing in the Gap
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