Wednesday, June 3, 2015
New App Aims To End Truancy
Written by Brian Carter, Staff Writer 02 April 2015
 The Snap2School application rewards students who get to class on time  Lamar Walker holds his phone with the Snap2School app, which is proving successful in getting youth attendance numbers up in ... read more >>
‘My Sister’s Keeper’ Launched at Howard University & Spelman College
Written by Maria Adebola 26 March 2015
Black Women’s Health Imperative, a Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit has launched the first chapter of the “My Sister’s Keeper” initiative at Howard University and Spelman College. The program ... read more >>
CSUDH Professor Receives Fulbright Award
Written by Sentinel News Service, 26 March 2015
Irene Osisioma, associate professor of teacher education at California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH), has been awarded a Fulbright Scholarship grant during the 2015-2016 academic year to ... read more >>
Black Employee Files Wrongful Termination Suit against Mount St. Mary’s
Written by City News Service 26 March 2015
A black former staff member at Mount St. Mary's University is suing his former employer alleging he was fired last year for dancing at a shopping mall with a student of another race. Mark Forte also ... read more >>
Dr. Robert R. Cole Succumbs
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 March 2015
  Dr. Robert R. Cole, who was employed for 29 years with the Los Angeles Unified School District, 13 years as a custodian, 10 years as a teacher and six years as an administrator has died. He was born ... read more >>
Valia “Val” Marie Luchetti
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 March 2015
    Beloved mother, sister, grandma, auntie, friend, activist, and devoted Catholic, Valia “Val” Marie Luchetti, was born on April 28, 1929 in Reno, Nevada to parents Fulvio John Luchetti and Mary ... read more >>
MTA to Roll Out Safety Measures for Bus Drivers
Written by City News Service 26 March 2015
Surveillance cameras, hard plastic barriers and other measures are being rolled out on Metro buses to protect drivers against assaults, transit officials announced. The measures are in response to a ... read more >>
Attorney General Kamala Harris is Keeping Her Focus
Written by Kenneth D. Miller, Assistant Managing Editor 26 March 2015
A Senate bid is in the future, but it’s about California now Attorney General Holder has brought great honor to America as our nation’s top law enforcement officer. His work to protect voting rights, ... read more >>
Ms. Hattie We Hear You!
Written by WendyGladney Dean 25 March 2015
                As we continue to honor women this month, I am fascinated by the life of actress Hattie McDaniel.  She was born around the turn of the century in 1895 and lived less than 60 ... read more >>
Heeding the Dangers of Power Lines
Written by Paul Netter of Southern California Edison 25 March 2015
Tree-trimming equipment should always be kept at least 10 feet away from power lines to avoid the serious injuries and even death that could come with contact. New campaign provides helpful safety tips ... read more >>
Black Public Relations Society Of Los Angeles Hosts 2nd Annual Pat Tobin PR Excellence Awards
Written by Sentinel News Service 20 March 2015
  Black Public Relations Society of Los Angeles (BPRS-LA) hosted the 2nd Annual Pat Tobin PR Excellence Awards on March 12, 2015 at CBS Studios Center in Studio City, Calif. (l-to-r) Honorees Roslyn ... read more >>
Howard L.A. Alumni Club Celebrates 148th Charter Day
Written by Sentinel News Service 20 March 2015
  L.A. Bison ring in Charter Day on March 27 The Los Angeles area Howard University Alumni Club will be celebrating the 148th Charter Day of the University with a weekend long celebration beginning ... read more >>
“To Achieve Positive Results Collaboration Is A Must!”
Written by Wendy Gladney Dean 19 March 2015
                 Over the years I’ve learned in order to really make a good impact on the lives of people we serve, it is important to have key and positive collaborations.  Forgiving For ... read more >>
Racial Disparities in Early Childhood Hurts U.S.
Written by Jazelle Hunt, contributing writer 13 March 2015
WASHINGTON (NNPA) –Increased investment in early childhood education and care can eradicate many of the racial success gaps that persist throughout society, according to a new report from the Center ... read more >>
How Many Ripples Will You Leave Across The Ocean of Life?
Written by WendyGladney Dean 12 March 2015
    Mother Teresa once said, “I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the waters to create many ripples.”  Globally, I believe women cast many stones that not only create ... read more >>
“From Whence We Came”
Written by WendyGladney Dean 05 March 2015
   This past summer I received a call from a lady by the name of Helen Viser Fitzgerald.  Ms. Helen was the manager of the Lubbock, Texas City Library, Patterson Branch and she was trying to locate ... read more >>
K. Anthony's School Student Akia Allan Ranks 4th Place in Los Angeles County Scripps Regional Spelling Bee
Written by Sentinel News Service 02 March 2015
    On Sunday, February 8, 2015, 10 year old fifth grader Akia Allan represented K. Anthony's School at the Los Angeles County Scripps Regional Spelling Bee.  This event is countywide and the winner ... read more >>
The National Congress of Black Women, Inc., Los Angeles Chapter
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 February 2015
  The National Congress of Black Women, Inc., Los Angeles Chapter Pressents Youth Empowerment Conference "Developing Youth Leaders for the 21st Century" Creating a Path to Your Future Saturday, ... read more >>
The Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters: A Labor Union that Changed Society
Written by Dr. Valerie Wardlaw Contributing Writer 26 February 2015
      Long before thousands gathered in 1963 to march on Washington, or heard Public Enemy in 1989 emphatically state that we had to fight the powers that be, there was the Brotherhood of Sleeping ... read more >>
“Is It Really Just Black or White?”
Written by wendyGladney Dean 26 February 2015
I recently went to see the movie starring Kevin Costner, Academy Award Winner Octavia Spencer, and Jillian Estell about a young biracial girl who is being raised by her maternal (white) grandfather and ... read more >>
The History of Labor Unions
Written by Amen Oyiboke, Staff Writer 26 February 2015
Recognizing African Americans involvement in labor equality and union diversity  Ophelia McFadden started her labor activism in 1968 when she first joined SEIU Local 434. (File photo) Los Angeles’ ... read more >>
Black Women Endure Menopause Longest
Written by lain a Johnson, Special to the NNPA from Howard University News Service 26 February 2015
(File photo) WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Sarah Finney, 57, said she gets hot flashes throughout her body at least once an hour.   She even wakes up in the night with so much perspiration that she looks ... read more >>
“Are You Process Oriented or Outcome Focused?”
Written by WendyGladney Dean 19 February 2015
Eleanor Roosevelt once said, “In the long run, we shape our lives, and we shape ourselves.  The process never ends until we die.  And the choices we make are ultimately our own responsibility.”  ... read more >>
Ten Reasons Why You Can’t Lose Weight
Written by Dr. Donald Henderson 19 February 2015
      This is a two part article; in this issue we will give you the first 5 reasons. Look, next week, for the second 5 reasons so that you can learn how to live healthier and longer.   Most people ... read more >>
Let’s Talk Hair: Hair Factory’s New York Remi Wave Review
Written by Nicole Williams, Staff Writer 13 February 2015
(Photo By: Nicole Williams) Product:  Hair Factory’s New York Remi Wave hair extensions, 18-inch Company: Hair Factory Location: Easthampton, Massachusetts/Online Website: From ... read more >>

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Fri Jun 5 8:00PM -
Lonely Girl
Sat Jun 6 9:00AM -
Berean's Women's Ministries Weekend
Sat Jun 6 11:00AM - 5:00PM
21st Annual Gilmore Heritage Auto Show
Sun Jun 7 9:00AM -
Berean's Women's Ministries Weekend
Tue Jul 14 5:00PM - 9:00PM
Taste of Farmers Market
Sun Aug 2 12:00PM - 3:00PM
L.A. Parent 35th Birthday Bash