Sunday, May 24, 2015
Photos: Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma visits Los Angeles
Written by Valerie Goodloe, Sentinel Photographer 02 October 2014
1-     Danny J. Bakewell Sr, Executive Publisher/Chairman Bakewell Media, Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, Chairperson of the African Union Commission and Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-37th District). Photos ... read more >>
Annual Blood Drive Draws Hundreds
Written by Jennifer Bihm and Shonasee Shaver 02 October 2014
  Hundreds of community members and donors came out to 3800 Crenshaw Boulevard in support of saving lives September 27, during the 5th annual Sabriya’s Castle of Fun Foundation blood drive. From ... read more >>
Dates Set for Rod Wright Replacement in Senate
Written by Kenneth D. Miller Assistant Managing Editor 02 October 2014
  Democratic Governor Jerry Brown has established the special election dates of Dec. 9, 2014 and Feb. 10, 2015 to fill the California Senate seat vacated by the resignation of Roderick Wright who was ... read more >>
Convicted Triple-Murderer Sentenced to Three Life Prison Terms
Written by TERRI VERMEULEN KEITH City News Service 02 October 2014
Jurors deliberated about two hours before convicting Samuel Little on Sept. 2 of three counts of first-degree murder for the killings of Carol Alford, Audrey Nelson and Guadalupe Apodaca.  Jurors also ... read more >>
The Brotherhood Crusade and SEIU ULTCW Teaches Girls to be Leaders at Camp P.L.U.S.
Written by Sentinel News Service 25 September 2014
(LaNae Williams (left), a camp counselor and youth advocate, and Otesha Mosley, camp organizer and case manager, enjoy the outdoors  at the Brotherhood Crusade’s Camp P.L.U.S. retreat in Big Bear ... read more >>
EPA: ‘Jordan Downs Environmentally Safe’
Written by City News Service 25 September 2014
The state's environmental protection and toxics control agencies concluded that ``no further action is necessary'' after reviewing the results of testing done on soil samples taken from the Jordan Downs ... read more >>
Domestic Violence Up 30 Percent in South L.A., Chief Says
Written by City News Service 25 September 2014
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Charles R. Drew University Returns as Sponsor to Taste of Soul
Written by Sentinel News Service 25 September 2014
Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science (CDU) is returning once again to sponsor the Taste of Soul on Oct. 18th, this time as a Community Partner. “The Taste of Soul provides an opportunity ... read more >>
Blue Line Closed at Downtown Long Beach for 30 Days
Written by City News Service 25 September 2014
(The Metro Blue Line's loop through downtown Long Beach will be closed for 30 days as part of a $1.2 billion overhaul of the county's oldest light-rail line.) Normal 0 ... read more >>
One Precious Drop Can Mean Life For Another
Written by By Brian W. Carter & Nicole Williams 25 September 2014
Sabriya, daughter of Danny J. Bakewell Sr. and Aline Bakewell, passed away after being diagnosed with Leukemia. Sabriya’s Castle of Fun Foundation was created in her honor and hopes to save many ... read more >>
Written by Kenneth D. Miller Assistant Managing Editor, Jennifer Bihm Sentinel Contributing Writer 25 September 2014
Countdown Continues for October. 18th Festival  Taste of Soul Creator and Founder Danny J. Bakewell Sr. has announced that Congresswoman Karen Bass, Councilman Curren Price, Assemblyman Isadore ... read more >>
Written by Sentinel News Service 25 September 2014
  Launches Campaign with Support of Inglewood Electeds      Gloria D. Gray has announced that she is now seeking re-election to the West Basin Municipal Water District’s Board for Division ... read more >>
VIDEO: #UnitedWeSweat
Written by Zon D'Amour, Contributing Writer 19 September 2014
Local fitness event promotes health and wellness amongst women of color. a2VNRxMRd60 Sunday, September 14 nearly fifty women gathered at the Reebok Crossfit Lounge in West Hollywood for the first #UnitedWeSweat. ... watch video >>
Ceremony Marks New House of Winston Ownership
Written by Sentinel News Service 18 September 2014
Mary Louise Winston Mary Louise Winston said she will get some much needed rest now that she has handed over Winston Mortuary, a community staple in the Watts neighborhood since 1974, to Pastor and ... read more >>
Football Season Brings Hidden Dangers of Sickle Cell Trait into the Spotlight
Written by Jennifer Jing, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles 18 September 2014
From 2000 to 2014, nine collegiate football players unexpectedly collapsed and died during training. The cause? Muscle breakdown leading to organ failure. While in top physical shape, these players were ... read more >>
Sickle Cell Disease: Transitioning from Pediatric to Adult Care
Written by Jacquelyn Baskin, MD Dawn P. Canada, LCSW Anne Nord, RN, Clinical Research Nurse II 18 September 2014
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L.A. County Issues Heat Safety Tips
Written by Sentinel News Service 18 September 2014
The National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) National Weather Service (NWS) recently announced it is forecasting extended periods of hot temperatures for Los Angeles County areas including the ... read more >>
Taste of Soul Festival Moves Ahead in Full Steam
Written by Amen Oyiboke Contributing Writer 18 September 2014
Four-Chair Members Return for the October 18th event   The 9th Annual Taste of Soul Festival is quickly approaching and the momentum behind the event is quickly growing speed. This week founder ... read more >>
Waters, Coalition Call for Justice for Police Brutality Victims
Written by Jennifer Bihm 18 September 2014
Marlene Pinnock is joined by her attorney Caree Harper at a September 12 press conference near Gardena. Nearly 100 women joined Congresswoman Maxine Waters who called the press conference to urge ... read more >>
It’s Time To Give Blood—Save a Life
Written by Sentinel Staff Report 18 September 2014
Sabriya's Castle of Fun Foundation’s annual blood drive is right around the corner with the power to give life to those in need.   Sign up now to give or become a volunteer >> (Walk-ins ... read more >>
Face Forward Foundation Hosts Gala
Written by Amen Oyiboke, Contributing Writer 18 September 2014
SUGAR SHANE MOSLEY AT FACE FORWARD FOUNDATION GALA (photo by Faye Sadou) Celebrities packed the Biltmore Hotel to raise money for domestic abuse victims    Face Forward Foundation hosted ... read more >>
Brenda Marsh Mitchell Square Approved by City Council
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 September 2014
  City Council President Herb Wesson has announced that the Los Angeles City Council has unanimously approved the creation of Brenda Marsh Mitchell Square at the intersection of Coliseum Street and ... read more >>
Blessed Assurance: James Clyburn Signs Books of Historical Journey
Written by Kenneth D. Miller Assistant Managing Editor 11 September 2014
Photo By Troy Tieuel Generations of power and influence greet political icon in L.A. Flanked by congressional colleagues, a new generation of political novices, an educational pioneer, ... read more >>
Dr. Verna and Peter Dauterive Make Historic Gift of Love to USC
Written by Kenneth D. Miller Assistant Managing Editor By Amen Oyiboke Contributing Writer 11 September 2014
They met in the Doheny Library on the campus of USC in the mid 40s during a time when there were very few African Americans attending the University of Southern California.  Peter was attending USC after ... read more >>
California Endowment joins Taste of Soul
Written by Kenneth Miller Assistant Managing Editor 11 September 2014
The California Endowment under the leadership of Robert (Bob) K. Ross will join the ninth annual Taste of Soul as one of its sponsors on October 18 CEO Bob Ross Continues Support of Black ... read more >>

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Events Calendar

Mon May 25 11:00AM -
67th Annual Memorial Day Service
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