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“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 >>
KHOCOLATE KEEPSAKES KORNER…PARENTING TIPS
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 generalinfo@lasentinel.net 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 generalinfo@lasentinel.net 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 >>
WEST WINS EVENT AT AVIATION MAINTENANCE COMPETITION
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 >>
NATIONAL ANIMAL CONTROL OFFICER APPRECIATION WEEK CELEBRATED IN LOS ANGELES COUNTY
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 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 >>
Six Early Childhood Educators Selected as Los Angeles County Preschool Teachers of the Year
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 29 March 2013
Six early childhood educators have been chosen as the Los Angeles County Preschool Teacher of the Year Award winners. Selected from a large pool of nominated teachers throughout Los Angeles County, the ... read more >>
Centennial High School Marching Band Wins First Place at Pasadena’s Black History Parade Competition
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 26 March 2013
    Award-Winning Apaches — Compton Unified School District (CUSD) Centennial High School’s Marching Band won First Place at last month’s Black History Parade in Pasadena. Additionally, Dominguez ... read more >>
McKinley and King Elementary Schools’ African-American History Programs Highlight Civil Rights Struggle & Social Advancements
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 26 March 2013
          Compton Unified School District 501 South Santa Fe Avenue Compton, California 90221 www.compton.k12.ca.us                                  ... read more >>
Education Chief: Schools Failing Black Students
Written by George E. Curry, NNPA Editor-in-Chief 19 March 2013
Secretary of Education Arne Duncan (AP Photo)     WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Instead of being the traditional ticket to success, many of our nation’s troubled schools hinder opportunity for upward ... read more >>
A COMPUTER CAN SAVE YOUR LIFE
Written by Dr. Donald Henderson, M.D., M.P.H 14 March 2013
    Dr. Donald Henderson M.D., M.P.H   A COMPUTER CAN SAVE YOUR LIFE The sum of human information as to how to diagnose or treat an illness changes and expands every day. It’s impossible for ... read more >>

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