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JPMorgan Chase & Co. Title Sponsor Los Angeles Urban League 41st Whitney M. Young, Jr. Awards Dinner
Written by Sentinel News Service 27 March 2014
National Urban League President and CEO, Marc Morial This year, JP Morgan Chase & Co will chair and sponsor  the Los Angeles Urban League’s 41st Whitney M. Young Jr. Awards Dinner on April 25 ... read more >>
Wesson and Galperin Bring Open Data to Community
Written by Jennifer Bihm (Contributing Writer) 27 March 2014
City Council President Herb Wesson and City Controller Ron Galperin address community meeting on accessing data on city finances Council President Herb Wesson and City Controller Ron Galperin recently ... read more >>
Publishers Charles Tisdale and M. Paul Redd Honored by Former Peers
Written by Jazelle Hunt NNPA Washington Correspondent 27 March 2014
  Orial Banks Redd, widow of inductee M. Paul Redd (NNPA Photo by Roy Lewis). Two legendary publishers – Charles Tisdale of the Jackson Advocate in Mississippi and M. Paul Redd, Sr. of the Westchester ... read more >>
Finding Pearls In The Community
Written by Jennifer Bihm & Brian W. Carter, Sentinel Staff Writers 27 March 2014
Rosa Johnson (center) with Pearls Academy mentors A non-profit continues to help create strong and edified young women in the community. Pearls Academy Inc. (PAI) AKA Preparing Early and Refining Little ... read more >>
Tenth Annual Spelman College Leadership and Women of Color Conference
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 27 March 2014
For the tenth year, Spelman College will host its annual Leadership and Women of Color Conference. The two-day event will be held at the Georgia International Convention Center, May 14 - 15.  Convened ... read more >>
Obama Teams up with Pro Athletes to Meet ACA Deadline
Written by Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent 27 March 2014
  In the final, frenzied push to boost health insurance enrollment numbers under the Affordable Care Act, President Obama turned to sports figures to promote the health care law on television and online. Riding ... read more >>
Judge Orders Release of Unwilling Participant in Murder
Written by ELIZABETH MARCELLINO City News Service 27 March 2014
Mary Jones, (shown in white shirt) was released from prison 32 years after being convicted of a crime she said she didn’t commit (courtesy photo)       A 74-year-old woman who served 32 years ... read more >>
Florida Memorial University among Select HBCUs Chosen for Distance Learning Collaboration
Written by Sentinel News Services generalinfo@lasentinel.net 27 March 2014
FMU Joins Lumen Learning, Oakwood University and Wiley College for Online Education Initiative    Florida Memorial University, Lumen Learning, Oakwood University and Wiley College recently announced ... read more >>
Obama to Headline NAN’s Annual Convention
Written by Sentinel News Services generalinfo@lasentinel.net 27 March 2014
Obama and Sharpton at National Action Network’s 2011 annual convention (AP photo)   U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio ... read more >>
Parents of Hadiya Pendleton ‘Still Mourning’
Written by Jazelle Hunt NNPA National Correspondent 27 March 2014
Nathaniel A. Pendleton, Sr., father of Hadiya Pendleton, speaks about about daughter’s death as his wife, Cleopatra, looks on (NNPA Photo by Roy Lewis).    After a long day of travelling, ... read more >>
From NNPA to NAACP to Silicon Valley - Ben Jealous Still Pushing Technology for Equality
Written by Hazel Trice Edney 27 March 2014
Former NAACP President Ben Jealous, seen here leading a protest, is now fighting for racial justice in a new way.   Benjamin Todd Jealous, the former NAACP president, who has weaved a career through ... read more >>
Graduating Medical Students at Charles R. Drew University Celebrate A Highly Successful Match Day
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 March 2014
On March 21, Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science celebrated Match Day - the day on which medical students across the country find out where they will spend their residencies—the next ... read more >>
UNCF Mayors’ Masked Ball: A Celebration in Education
Written by Danny J. Bakewell, Jr. Sentinel Executive Editor 26 March 2014
Edison International Chairman Ted Craver and actor, philanthropist and community activist Hill Harper were honorees at UNCF's third annual Mayors Masked Ball A Night of Fun and Fundraising Political ... read more >>
Remembering Ovarie Smith: ‘God’s Woman’ Was A Fearless Advocate For Mentally Disabled Now Her Life’s Work is A Legacy for All
Written by Kenneth D. Miller Asst. Managing Editor 25 March 2014
Family, friends and dignitaries paid their final respects to Ovarie “OV” Smith on March 22nd at Trinity Baptist Church.  Smith was the greatest advocate and crusader for people who suffered from ... read more >>
St. Francis Medical Center Opens New STEMI Receiving Center
Written by Sentinel News Service 21 March 2014
“The residents of South Los Angeles deserve access to high-quality services in their community and the opening of this new receiving center does just that. Lives will be improved and even saved because ... read more >>
Los Angeles Elder Activist Honored as California ‘Senior Leader’
Written by Sentinel News Service 21 March 2014
Betty Johnson (in middle with her plaque), along with Dr. Meredith Minkler, UC Berkeley School of Public Health professor and program founder, and Jonathan Malagon, project director of the California ... read more >>
Sepulveda Boulevard Lane Closures between Mountaingate Drive and Skirball Center Drive Planned March 21 to April 21
Written by Sentinel News Service 20 March 2014
Beginning 9 p.m., Friday, March 21 to Monday, April 21, Sepulveda Boulevard will be reduced to one northbound lane between Mountaingate Drive and Skirball Center Drive to conduct roadway construction ... read more >>
Walker Temple AME Opens Bilingual Mental Health Clinic
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett Sentinel Religion Editor cora@lasentinel.net 20 March 2014
Pastor Rosalynn K. Brookins (seated) and Rev. Dr. Thema Bryant-Davis opened a bilingual mental health clinic at Walker Temple AME Church. As demographics rapidly change in Southeast Los Angeles, Walker ... read more >>
Celes King IV Noted L.A. Civil Rights & Business Leader Succumbs
Written by Sentinel News Service 20 March 2014
Services for Celes King, IV will be held March 29. 11:00 am at Angeles Mesa Presbyterian Church, 3751 West 54th Street, Los Angeles 90043. On Saturday, March 15, well known community leader, political ... read more >>
Overia “OV” Smith: Pioneer and Icon for the Mentally Disabled Succumbs
Written by Kenneth D. Miller Assistant Managing Editor kenneth@lasentinel.net 20 March 2014
Founder of Willing Workers Inc. influenced public policy. Overia “OV” Smith, an advocate and crusader for people who suffered from mental disabilities, and a woman who commanded the attention of ... read more >>
Donors, City Officials Come out to Support Annual Sabriya’s Castle of Fun Blood Drive
Written by Jennifer Bihm Sentinel Staff Writer jennifer@lasentinel.net 20 March 2014
Donors, celebs and city officials who came out Saturday March 15 to support Sabriya’s Castle of Fun Foundation’s (SCFF) bi-annual blood drive in front of the Los Angeles Sentinel on Crenshaw.Over ... read more >>
Community Clean Up Event
Written by Brian W. Carter Sentinel Staff Writer brian@lasentinel.net 20 March 2014
  On Saturday, March 29, the Sentinel along with Empowerment Congress West Area, Crenshaw Chamber of Commerce and Radio Free KJLH will be hosting a Community Clean Up from 9:00am-1:00pm. This event has ... read more >>
It’s Time
Written by California Black Media 20 March 2014
  With Obamacare sign-ups among blacks still too low in California, an increased effort to engage and enroll African-Americans Needed.  Concerned about the low number of African-Americans ... read more >>
Women’s History Month: A Look at the First Lady
Written by Princess Manasseh 20 March 2014
LIVING HISTORY: From the South Side of Chicago First lady Michelle Obama has risen to soaring heights.  Her journey to the top is an inspiring one AP Photo First Lady Michelle Obama an inspirational ... read more >>
Los Angeles Wakes Up To St. Patrick's Day Earthquake
Written by Associated Press 17 March 2014
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A pre-dawn earthquake rolled across the Los Angeles basin on Monday, rattling residents from the San Fernando Valley to Long Beach. The quake's magnitude was 4.4 and it was centered ... read more >>

 

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