Wednesday, May 27, 2015
Study: Waivers leave behind at-risk students
Written by PHILIP ELLIOTT, Associated Press 27 August 2013
  WASHINGTON (AP) — Millions of at-risk students could fall through the cracks as the Education Department gives states permission to ignore parts of No Child Left Behind, according to a study education ... read more >>
Urban Intimates
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 22 August 2013
Vontoba and Psyche Terry, owners of Urban Intimates Dynamic duo takes plus size to sexy Women come in many shapes and sizes, which many companies keep in mind and try to accommodate. Some companies ... read more >>
Plastic Can Make You Sick
Written by Special to the NNPA from the New York Amsterdam News 19 August 2013
    Dr. Gerald Deas   What did we do before we had plastic? How did we survive? We have plastic cups, dishes, bottles and wrappings for food. If it wasn’t for plastic shower curtains, ... read more >>
Report: Black High School Graduation Rates Lowest in Country
Written by Zenitha Prince Special to the NNPA from the Afro-American Newspaper 19 August 2013
  High school graduation rates in the United States are at their highest since 1974, according to a recent U.S. Department of Education report, but Black students graduated at a rate below other ethnic ... read more >>
Mothers In Action Host 15th Annual Back To School Health and Family Festival
Written by Sentinel News Service 15 August 2013
Mothers In Action will be hosting the largest Back to School Festival in California on Saturday, August 24 from 10am to 3pm at the Los Angeles Coliseum  3911 S.  Figueroa. The annual event will provide ... read more >>
“I wore a size 28…”
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 08 August 2013
  Felicia Bagneris made up her mind that it was time to change her life. “When I got on the scale, it said 310 pounds,” said Felicia Bagneris. “[The doctor] said to me, he said, ‘Felicia, ... read more >>
Massage: Cellulite’s Worst Enemy
Written by Valecia Weeks Special to the NNPA from the Houston Forward Times 06 August 2013
  Who would have ever thought that dimples not only belong in the cheek of the face, but also on the other “cheeks” or the thigh?  Unfortunately, cellulite can cause those annoying dimples in various ... read more >>
Why Are You Always Tired?
Written by Special to the NNPA from The Chicago Defender 29 July 2013
  Are you always asking “Why am I so tired?” Are you having trouble staying awake during watching your evening TV shows? Most of us know what it’s like to be tired, especially when we have a ... read more >>
Women Embrace Natural Hair
Written by Brionna Lewis, Sentinel Contributing Writer 24 July 2013
If you haven’t noticed, kinky-curly natural hair is everywhere: in movies and magazines, in the cities and in the suburbs, from the runways of Paris to the sidewalks of Crenshaw Blvd. Across the world ... read more >>
Harvard Launches Fellowship Program Named After Rapper, Nas
Written by Kori Tuitt, Special to the New York Amsterdam News 23 July 2013
(AP Photo)   Nasir Jones, known by his rapper name Nas, recently had a Harvard University fellowship named in his honor, according to a press release on the Def Jam website. The Nasir Jones Hiphop ... read more >>
Rep. Hank Johnson Helps Secure HBCU Funds
Written by Special to the NNPA from The Atlanta Daily World 18 June 2013
Rep. Hank Johnson (GA-04) has helped secure $5 million to increase funding for science research at historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) and minority institutions (MIs). The House Armed ... read more >>
Fast Food Proximity Harmful to Minority Kids, Says Study
Written by Special to the NNPA from the Winston-Salem Chronicle 11 June 2013
    When their schools are near fast-food restaurants, black and Hispanic adolescents are more likely to be overweight and receive less benefit from exercise than Asian or white students, according ... read more >>
179 High School Graduates Look Forward
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 06 June 2013
  The Graduates of 2013! Master of Ceremonies for the evening, KTLA 5 Morning News Co-Anchor, Chris Schauble The Department of Children and Family Services celebrated their annual graduation ceremony ... read more >>
Recognizing the Signs of Problem Drinking
Written by Special to the NNPA from the Dallas Examiner 06 June 2013
There has been increased attention in recent years to the problems associated with excesses in alcohol consumption. From college binge drinking to the often-tragic results of drunk-driving incidents, ... read more >>
Written by Dr. Carliss R. McGhee 23 May 2013
KHOCOLATE  KEEPSAKES KORNER…PARENTING TIPS By: Carliss R. McGhee   GRATITUDE Thanksgiving may be the holiday that most nutritionist could do without, and the holiday that produces plenty of war ... read more >>
VIDEO: LASTV's Scene It TV Presents "Your Mother's Day Planned"
Written by LASTV 12 May 2013
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health is Wealth
Written by dr. Bill Releford 27 April 2013
  Health is Wealth   The Power of Broccoli   Broccoli got its first taste of superstardom when President Bush the First famously stated, “I’m President of the United States and I’m not going ... read more >>
Mother of the Year - 2013 Contest
Written by Super User II 25 April 2013
      CONTEST HAS BEEN CLOSED   Tell us in 250 words or less why your mother should be selected as the "Los Angeles Sentinel Mother of the Year for 2013".             read more >>
30 years after report, schools remain at risk
Written by Philip Elliott, Associated Press 24 April 2013
In this Aug. 27, 1984, photo, President Ronald Reagan addresses a meeting of teachers and administrators in Washington from outstanding secondary schools across the nation. U.S. students are falling ... read more >>
Ford Motor Company is Seeking Unsung Heroes in Southern California
Written by Sentinel News Service 18 April 2013
As part of their ongoing commitment to support local communities, Ford Motor Company is kicking off their Ford Freedom Unsung Program in Southern California.  This effort is designed to honor distinguished ... read more >>
Pell Grant Changes will Slow Black Graduation Rates
Written by Maya Rhodan, NNPA Washington Correspondent 16 April 2013
      Bonita Rex (right), a Student Ambassador, passing out information about the changes to Pell eligibility rules and encouraging fellow students to sign onto the college's Save Pell web ... read more >>
Morgan State University Wins Back-to-Back Academic Championships at Honda Campus All-Star Challenge
Written by LA Sentinel News Service 10 April 2013
Morgan State University students, winners of the 24th Annual Honda Campus All-Star Challenge, pose with Honda executives at the American Honda Headquarters following the event in Torrance, Calif., April ... read more >>

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Written by Nicole Williams 09 April 2013
PRESS RELEASE     FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DATE:                        April 4, 2013  CONTACT:             Michelle Long-Coffee, Dir. PR & Advertising             ... read more >>
Written by Sentinel News Service 09 April 2013
PRESS RELEASE- FOR IMMEDIATERELEASE Date:  April 8, 2013 Contact:  Evelina Villa (562) 256-1364     NATIONAL ANIMAL CONTROL OFFICER APPRECIATION WEEK CELEBRATED IN LOS ANGELES COUNTY                  ... read more >>
Health is Wealth
Written by Dr. Bill Releford 04 April 2013
Miracle Berry Juices. Fact or Hype   Known as “natural Viagra,” this berry supposedly increases sex drive and promotes weight loss. Harvested along the lush Amazon River, this wonder purportedly ... read more >>

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Sat May 30 9:00AM -
Afrikan Mental Liberation Weekend
Sat May 30 11:30AM -
Black Mother: Standing in the Gap
Sun May 31 9:00AM -
Afrikan Mental Liberation Weekend
Sat Jun 6 11:00AM - 5:00PM
21st Annual Gilmore Heritage Auto Show
Tue Jul 14 5:00PM - 9:00PM
Taste of Farmers Market
Sun Aug 2 12:00PM - 3:00PM
L.A. Parent 35th Birthday Bash