An Artist Among Us…
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 08 January 2014
Artist and sculptor, Timothy Washington One of the many works Washington has sculpted over the years. Timothy Washington is a South L.A. gem, who has paved a way for future artists. There are few ... read more >>
It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas…on Crenshaw!
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 19 December 2013
Santa Claus is at the Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza! Remember Santa knows if you’ve been naughty or nice! Neighborhoods in and around the Crenshaw area are getting into the spirit and showing out ... read more >>
Toy Drive Makes Sure It’s a Merry Christmas For Local Families
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 19 December 2013
Buffalo Wild Wings, Los Angeles Police Department Operations- South Bureau Southwest Area (with cadets), Shields for Families and the Tom Bradley Family Source Center holds a toy and can good drive for ... read more >>
Historic Arts Organization in Leimert Park Holds Kwanzaa Festival
Written by Sentinel News Service 19 December 2013
The World Stage Performance Gallery celebrates culture and community this holiday season with a Kwanzaa Jazz Festival Thursday, December 26th through Monday, December 30th, 2013. The festival will feature ... read more >>
South Central Los Angeles Regional Center Prevails
Written by Sentinel News Service 12 December 2013
Historic Murals Will Stay in Community The long-standing legal dispute over the ownership of two murals depicting the contributions of African Americans to the history of California has been settled. ... read more >>
A Nelson Mandela Tribute
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 12 December 2013
Though physically imprisoned for over 27 years, Nelson Mandela’s spirit always remained free. Photo by Louise Gubb/Corbis Local residents and business owners reflect on the life of Nelson Mandela Words ... read more >>
Star Painter Shines Light on Community Hidden Treasure
Written by Princess Manasseh, Sentinel Contributing Writer 12 December 2013
Artist Emmy Lu stands in front of a few of his pieces on display at MAAA.  The exhibit featuring his art "Eclectic Journey" will be on display through February 28, 2014. Photo by Robert Torrance    Vibrant ... read more >>
Hair Architects… Building A Better You!
Written by Jennifer Bihm, Staff Writer 05 December 2013
Owner, Mark Graham says about Hair Architects: "We provide a service that helps people feel good throughout their life's journey."   Hair Architect manager, Ron Graves with Haji Amir Ali (seated), ... read more >>
Morningside HS Track Team All Comers’ Track Meet
Written by Sentinel News Service 05 December 2013
Are you the next track and field star? Do you look at athletes like Asafa Powell, Tyson Gay and Usain Bolt and think, ‘I can beat them.’ Do you eat, sleep and live running the hurdles? Can you ... read more >>
CAAM Brought On The Holidays And Healthcare During Target Sundays At CAAM’s Kwanzaa Celebration
Written by Sentinel News Service 05 December 2013
Target Sundays at the California African American Museum (CAAM) ushers in the holiday season with its annual Kwanzaa celebration, which took place on Sunday, December 1, from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m., this ... read more >>
Putting ‘Thanks’giving In The Community
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 28 November 2013
  Multiple organizations make sure the community has a Thanksgiving every year. Every year, there are needy families across the nation that can’t afford Thanksgiving. In the Crenshaw district and ... read more >>
4th Annual South Los Angeles Health & Human Rights Convening To Be Held In Celebration of International Human Rights Day
Written by Sentinel New Service 28 November 2013
Coalition to make announcement on major funding initiative addressing health disparities through wellness trust in Los Angeles  On Tuesday, December 10, hundreds of policymakers, community leaders, union ... read more >>
Margo Batie in action on the rugby field.
Written by Jessica Fujimori, MIT News correspondent 28 November 2013
MIT senior, Margo Batie Photo by ALLEGRA BOVERMA MIT senior Margo Batie plays hard on the rugby field and works hard in the physics lab. Studying both physics and nuclear science and engineering at ... read more >>
Recycling Black Dollars Honors Elite
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 21 November 2013
(From Left-To-Right): Recycling Black Dollars 25th Annual Positive Side Awards Honorees: Paul C. Hudson, President/CEO, Ret. of Broadway Federal Bank, Tunua Thrash, Executive Director of West Los Angeles ... read more >>
Early Christmas For Community Kids
Written by Sentinel News Service 21 November 2013
3rd Annual Holiday Junior Tennis Clinic & Celebration Saturday, November 30th at Harvard Recreation Center  The 3rd Annual Holiday Kids Tennis Day, benefiting the Pete Brown Scholarship Fund and ... read more >>
Guardians of Love Foster Family Agency Recruits Resource Parents For Foster Youth
Written by Sentinel News Service 21 November 2013
Guardians of Love Foster Family Agency (FFA) is committed to providing services to children in need of foster family home placement. Since 1997, Guardians of Love, FFA has served Los Angeles, San Bernardino, ... read more >>
African American Indie Films At CAAM
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 15 November 2013
(Left-to-Right) Actors Darien Sills-Evans and Dorrian Missick attended CAAM screening of independent film, Big Words. photo by Brian W. Carter (Left-To-Right) Actress and model, Yaya Alafia and ... read more >>
Enrichment Counseling Center
Written by Sentinel News Service 15 November 2013
  Helping the community to become better parents Enrichment Counseling Center (ECC) presents “Making Parenting a Pleasure (MPAP),” a FREE interactive 13 week workshop that focuses on helping parents/caregivers ... read more >>
Shyan Selah Vists South L.A.
Written by Sentinel News Service 15 November 2013
Shyan Selah Musical artist, Shyan Selah will be returning to the Los Angeles area launching a unique community outreach tour via Starbucks the week of November 19. This is an unprecedented and unique ... read more >>
Support Black Businesses This Holiday Season
Written by Sentinel News Service 15 November 2013
The 4th Annual Small Business Saturday (SBS) on Nov. 30., which will be falling on the Saturday between "Black Friday" and  "Cyber Monday,”  serves as the official kickoff for the holiday shopping ... read more >>
R.S. Cooper & Associates
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 07 November 2013
    Contest winner, Surdalyer Brown with relative (left), pose with their brand new flat screen television along with Ron Cooper (right) of R.S. Cooper & Associates. Photo By Brian W. Carter The ... read more >>
Shop Around in Your Own Neighborhood at New Style Web
Written by Shonassee Shaver, Sentinel Contributing Writer 07 November 2013
Kerry Mewsome, owner of clothing boutique New Style Web is making sure fashion lives in the community. New Style Web clothing boutique offers the styles you’ll find in popular shopping malls and ... read more >>
PEARLS Academy: Helping girls to set goals, follow their dreams
Written by Jennifer Bihm, Sentinel Staff Writer 07 November 2013
Rosa Johnson (middle in pink with necklace) started Pearls Academy to empower youth to seize their dreams and goals. Photo courtesy of Rosa Johnson Rosa Johnson established Preparing Early and Refining ... read more >>
Community Program Suffered During Shutdown
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 31 October 2013
“When the rest of the world bleeds, our communities hemorrhage,” said Loretta Jones about the recent government shutdown. “We do not have the kinds of resources other communities have.” The ... read more >>
“Crenshaw” Mixtape Makes History Rapper Nipsey Hussle Releases $100 Album
Written by Princess Manasseh, Sentinel Contributing Writer 31 October 2013
Hussle poses with his first $100 album sold Photo courtesy of Instagram niphussel   LEGENDARY SUPPORT: Jay Z spent $10,000 on 100 copies of the album and posted the picture to his website Photo ... read more >>

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