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Mervyn M. Dymally Bust: Unveiled at Charles R. Drew Nursing School
Written by Francis Taylor Sentinel Contributing Writer 27 February 2014
  A bronze bust of the late California political icon, the Honorable Mervyn M. Dymally was unveiled at the Mervyn M. Dymally School of Nursing on the Charles R. Drew University campus on Thursday, ... read more >>
New Senior Housing Community Coming to the Heart of Compton
Written by Sentinel News Service 27 February 2014
 Officials celebrate the groundbreaking of The Metro @ Compton Development Provides 75 One- and Two-Bedroom Units and Services to Encourage Healthy and Independent Living Officials from the Community ... read more >>
The James Irvine Foundation Announces its 2014 Leadership Award Recipients
Written by Sentinel News Service 27 February 2014
Charisse Bremond Weaver and George Weaver (File Photo)  Leaders  who work in healthcare, literacy, higher education and crime reduction, will receive $125,000 for their programs and additional support ... read more >>
The 49th Anniversary of the Martyrdom of Min. Malcolm X Commemorated
Written by Chimbuko Tembo Special to the Sentinel 27 February 2014
From left to right: Tiamoyo Karenga, Dr. Maulana Karenga, Ilyasah Shabazz, Chimbuko  Tembo, Tulivu Jadi. (Photo Credit: AACC Archives) The African American Cultural Center (Us) hosted a community ... read more >>
Langston Celebrates Legal Eagles at Loyola Law School
Written by Kenneth D. Miller, Assistant Managing Editor, Jennifer Bihm, Sentinel Contributing Writer 27 February 2014
Danny Bakewell Sr. who moderated the Langston Bar Association’s African American Leadership seminar on February 21, is joined here by the panelist (l-r) U.S. District Attorney Andre Birotte, Los Angeles ... read more >>
Sharpton Headlines a ‘Day of Action’ on ‘AIDS is a Civil Rights Issue’
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett Sentinel Religion Editor 27 February 2014
DAY OF ACTION PARTNERS – (L-R) Rev. James M. Lawson, Gabriel Maldonaldo, Michael Weinstein, Claudia Spears, Dominique DiPrima, Hydeia Broadbent, Samantha Granberry and Holman UMC Pastor Kelvin Sauls. ... read more >>
First Woman AG Kamala Harris Aims to Save Children
Written by Kenneth D. Miller Assistant Managing Editor 27 February 2014
  FIGHTING FOR OUR KIDS: Attorney General Kamala Harris has dug her heels into elementary truancy and commissioned a study in 2013: “In School on Track” that reveals why it is the number one concern ... read more >>
Charles R. Drew University is the Good that Came After the Ugly
Written by Jennifer Bihm, jennifer@lasentinel.net 20 February 2014
Students appreciate the learning environment at Charles Drew University. Photo courtesy of cdrewu.edu After the smoke cleared in Watts in 1965, the major question was what could be done so nothing like ... read more >>
The Gift of Education: Photographer Michael Christopher uses his skills to give back in more ways than one
Written by Princess Manasseh Sentinel Contributing Writerprincess@lasentinel.net 20 February 2014
Veteran photographer Michael Christopher has made it his mission to help children in poor countries focus on school, and educate people on Black history in the process (Photo Courtesy of Christopher) For ... read more >>
Crenshaw’s Renowned Choir Instructor Remains in LAUSD ‘Teacher Jail’
Written by Kenneth D. MillerAssistant Managing Editor kenneth@lasentinel.net 20 February 2014
REPRIMANDED LEGEND- Crenshaw High’s renowned choir director Iris Stevenson has been reprimanded as the educator for flying students to perform in France and to sing for President Barack Obama without ... read more >>
School on Wheels Continues to Make a Difference
Written by Nicole Williams Sentinel Contributing Writer nicolew@lasentinel.net 20 February 2014
The non-profit works to make the Internet safer for children With the Internet becoming the main information gateway across generations, it leaves a loophole for exposure to our children. Tuesday, ... read more >>
Man Charged with Fatal Motel Stabbing
Written by Sentinel News Service 20 February 2014
A Los Angeles man has been charged with the stabbing of a man found dead in a motel room in January, the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office announced.  Oscar Richmond Bridges, 54 (dob 6/29/59), ... read more >>
Ex Governors Support Death Penalty Reform
Written by Xavier Higgs Sentinel Contributing Writer 20 February 2014
CA former governors George Deukmejian, Pete Wilson and Gray Davis (Photo by Xavier Higgs for Sentinel) Three former governors, two Republicans and one Democrat, have put aside their differences to ... read more >>
‘Taste of Soul’ Spices-up Soul Food Movie Premiere
Written by Edward Rice, III Sentinel Contributing Writer 20 February 2014
THE SWEETNESS OF SOUL: Daria LeSassier of LaSassier Catering, Bakewell Company Chief Operating Officer Pamela Bakewell, Senior Vice President of FOX Audience Strategy Nicole Bernard and actress Vanessa ... read more >>
USC’s Center of Black Cultural and Student Affairs has always embraced the Black Student Body
Written by Shonassee Shaver 20 February 2014
A Day in the life at CBCSA headquarters. Photo Courtesy of CBCSA In order for a college student to thrive, he or she needs a place to call home, a place where he can feel valued and important. The ... read more >>
LA City Council drops sidewalk repair fees
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 20 February 2014
The Los Angeles City Council recently unanimously supported Councilman Buscaino’s motion to eliminate the city's fees associated with sidewalk reconstruction undertaken by property owners. Before this ... read more >>
Keenan & Associates Awards Scholarships to Two Los Angeles Inner City Schools
Written by Sentinel News Service 20 February 2014
John R. Keenan, Founder and Chairman of Keenan & Associates, presented scholarship awards to Verbum Dei High School and St. Raphael Catholic School, both located in South Central Los Angeles, at ... read more >>
Free Tax Help at Saturday Family Resource Fair
Written by Sentinel News Service 13 February 2014
Jerome E. Horton, chairman of the California Board of Equalization, observes a volunteer income tax preparation expert, and student at California State University Los Angeles (CSULA), complete the 2013 ... read more >>
Union Bank, KCETLink Kick Off 2014 Local Heroes Program
Written by Sentinel News Service 13 February 2014
      Anthony Tolbert Daryl Osby In celebration of Black History Month, Union Bank, N.A., has partnered with KCETLink to honor two  African Americans as local heroes.  The 2014 Black History ... read more >>
Los Angeles DA Speaks Candidly To Inspire Future Prosecutors
Written by Xavier HiggsSentinel Contributing Writer 13 February 2014
Los Angeles District Attorney Jackie Lacey (Photo by Xavier Higgs for Sentinel) Los Angeles District Attorney, Jackie Lacey’s life is an open book that continues to inspire countless people. In ... read more >>
Hall of Fame Honorees Inducted among L.A.’s Brightest Stars
Written by Sentinel News Service 13 February 2014
Supervisor Yvonne Brathwaite Burke, the first African American woman in the California Legislature, was among those honored at the 2014 African American Heritage Month Celebration in Los Angeles Los ... read more >>
Inaugural Black History Month Awards Luncheon Hosted by Al Sharpton
Written by Princess Manasseh Sentinel Contributing Writerprincess@lasentinel.net 13 February 2014
  HONORABLE MENTION: Rev. Al Sharpton through the National Action Network selected five local leaders to honor at the inaugural Black History Month Awards Luncheon Wednesday, February 5 at the Beverly ... read more >>
Metropolitan Water District Officially Declares Water Supply Alert
Written by City News Service 13 February 2014
Los Angeles Aqueduct   Following through on promises made during a recent visit by Gov. Jerry Brown, the Metropolitan Water District board officially declared a water supply alert this week ... read more >>
USC Halloween Shooter Convicted
Written by City News Service 13 February 2014
  USC Halloween shooting victim Geno Hall (photo courtesy of Hall’s family) Family says USC pressured prosecutors to satisfy university donors     A 21-year-old man was convicted February ... read more >>
Statement on support of legislation to increase the debt ceiling
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 13 February 2014
  Representative Karen Bass (D-Calif.) released the following statement after the House of Representatives passed legislation to raise the nation's debt ceiling until March, 2015:  I congratulate Speaker ... read more >>



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