Wednesday, May 6, 2015
Community Rallies Around George McKenna for L.A. School Board
Written by Sentinel News Service 06 March 2014
Dr. George McKenna (right) welcomes Democratic Congresswoman Maxine Waters (left)  to his school board campaign’s headquarters in Leimert Park Saturday, March 1, 2014 (Photo credit: Courtesy of George ... read more >>
Trojan Couple Endows Scholarship for Future Principals
Written by Barbara Goen 06 March 2014
Carlton (PhD ’87) and Eloise (BA ’64) Blanton (Photo/Kathy Christie) Eloise (BA ’64) and Carlton (PhD ’87) Blanton love to share memories – with many details and specifics –of the principals ... read more >>
BLSA Honors Giant Attorney Robert H. McNeill Jr.
Written by Kenneth D. Miller Assistant Managing Editor 06 March 2014
OUSTANDING ALUMNI: Robert H. McNeill Jr. receives the Black Law Students Association Outstanding Alumni Award from BLSA co-presidents, Shonnie Harris and Davetta Selma on Feb. 27 at Southwestern Law ... read more >>
Leimert Planning Initiative Wants 20/20 Vision with Media
Written by Brian W. Carter Sentinel Staff Writer 06 March 2014
The Leimert Park Village Initiative held a panel to facilitate a better network between the community and local media outlets. On Monday, March 3, the Leimert Park Village 20/20 Vision Planning Initiative ... read more >>
Fisk Jubilee Singers Perform at First AME
Written by Staff and Wire Report 06 March 2014
The internationally renowned Fisk University Jubilee Singers perform to a crowd of about 1000 at First AME Church in Los Angeles   The internationally renowned Fisk University Jubilee singers stopped ... read more >>
The 311th ESC celebrates Black History Month
Written by 1st Lt. Fernando Ochoa 06 March 2014
Michelle Cruz, Yellow Ribbon administrative assistant, and Veronica L. Blackmon, Department of the Army supervisory staff operations and training officer, attended an observance for African-American/Black ... read more >>
Governor Brown Warns against Legalized Marijuana
Written by City News Service 06 March 2014
Different strains of pot are displayed for sale Dec. 27, 2013, at Medicine Man marijuana dispensary in Denver. Medicine Man was among the first batch of Denver businesses to receive a license allowing ... read more >>
John Mack to Host Conversations at CAAM
Written by Sentinel News Service 05 March 2014
Former Los Angeles Urban League President John Mack The California African American Museum (CAAM) will host Conversations at CAAM Saturday March 8, from 1:00 p.m. until 2:30 p.m., with former president ... read more >>
Written by Sentinel News Service 05 March 2014
Sabriya's Castle of Fun Foundation in partnership with The LA Sentinel and the Bakewell Company is hosting a blood drive on Saturday, March 15th from 10 - 3pm in front of the LA Sentinel Office at 3800 ... read more >>
California’s First Black Veterans Summit
Written by Xavier Higgs, Sentinel Contributing Writer, 27 February 2014
Will Gunn, Peter Gravett and Bobby McDonald joined forces at California’s first black veteran’s summit   Will Gunn, General Counsel US Department of Veterans Affairs, said Black Americans ... read more >>
Lakers Star Changes Lives by Launching Swaggy P Brigade during Black History Month
Written by Sentinel News Service 27 February 2014
Lakers star Nick “Swaggy P” Young hosted 60 South Los Angeles youth from four Los Angeles Brotherhood Crusade youth development programs in three Staples Center suites on Sunday, February 23.   In ... read more >>
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, 20 February 2014
Students appreciate the learning environment at Charles Drew University. Photo courtesy of 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 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 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 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 >>

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