Jenesse Center, Inc.’s 2011 Silver Rose Honors “What A Little Love Can Do Project”
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 04 March 2011
Halle Berry and Design Team Celebrated for Re-Imagining Shelter Life for Families at Jenesse CenterJenesse Center, Inc. is proud to announce the "What A Little Love Can Do Project" as one of its distinguished ... read more >>
Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. Kappa Nu Sigma Chapter, Serving the Community with Klass!
Written by Jason Lewis 03 March 2011
KNS is "Going for the G.O.L.D!" (Growing, Outstanding, through Leadership, Development.)By Jason Lewis Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc, Kappa Nu Sigma Chapter, is one of the youngest Greek chapters in the ... read more >>
Rev. Jesse L. Jackson Touts the High Value of Career Schools
Written by Sentinel News Service 03 March 2011
BIRMINGHAM, AL--In a commencement address at Virginia College, Rev. Jesse L. Jackson espoused the value of postsecondary education, applauding 387 graduates of the career school that specializes in preparing ... read more >>

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Brandiva & Sir Jerk’s Works!
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 03 March 2011
Beverly O'Bryant & Karl Thomas AKA Brandiva & Sir JerkThe Caribbean & Soul Gourmet Catering Service serves some of the best soul and Jamaican food around.By Brian W. Carter. Sentinel Staff ... read more >>
First African American Teacher in Los Angeles
Written by Cherly Tillman Lee (Family Editor) 03 March 2011
By Cheryl Tillman LeeFamily EditorBessie Bruington Burke, Educator, 1891 - 1968. Burke was born in Los Angeles, a distinguished humanitarian, in addition she became a noted administrative educator.Mrs. ... read more >>
Coffee Klatch and Principal for a Day at Johnnie L. Cochran Middle School
Written by Sentinel News Service 03 March 2011
On Friday, February 25th, Cochran Middle School hosted two outstanding events: First, Principal Scott M. Schmerelson's monthly "Coffee Klatch" (breakfast) where parents and guests were updated on current ... read more >>
Verbum Dei High School Annual Mardi Gras Awards Dinner
Written by Sentinel News Service 03 March 2011
Verbum Dei High School will be having its Annual Mardi Gras Awards Dinner to celebrate and support Scholarships for students on Thursday, March10, 2011, at 6:00 P.M., at the California Club in Downtown ... read more >>
Marguerite P. LaMotte, the Teachers’ Choice
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 03 March 2011
(L to R): Dr. Todd Ullah, principal of Washington Preparatory High School; Marguerite P. LaMotte, LAUSD school board member; and California State Senator Roderick Wright. The on-campus sports complex will ... read more >>
Tamoxifen: A Cancer Treatment Drug
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 27 February 2011
Tamoxifen is a drug taken as a pill that decreases the activity of estrogen, a female hormone. Estrogen can cause some forms of breast cancer cells to grow. Tamoxifen is used when breast cancer has been ... read more >>
National Children’s Study Spanning First 21 Years of Child’s Life Rolls Out in L.A. County
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 27 February 2011
Largest study of children's health ever done in the Unites Statesgathers data on how genetics and environment affects developmental healthCreated to better understand the causes of important childhood ... read more >>
AECOM donates computers to local community outreach organizations
Written by Sentinel News Service 17 February 2011
With the children on the computers are (L to R) Pastor John Hunter (FAME Church); Charisse Bremond-Weaver (Brotherhood Crusade); Pamela Bakewell (L.A. Urban League); and Kerman Maddox (Dakota Communications). ... read more >>
Blacks History Art Contest Calls for Entries
Written by Sentinel News Service 17 February 2011
In Tribute to Black History Month, area Jr. and Sr. High School students are invited to compete in a drawing contest on Saturday, February 26, 2011 at the "Art Walk In The Plaza" Baldwin Hills Crenshaw ... read more >>
Bank of America Executives Join Moutoussamy-Ashe at CAAM for Presentation on Daufuski Island
Written by Sentinel News Service 17 February 2011
(L-R) Bank of America Senior Vice President and Market Executive Keith A. Drake, Jeanne Moutoussamy-Ashe, and California African American Museum Executive Director Charmaine Jefferson.-Photo by Earl Dotson ... read more >>
Paint It Forward: Art That Saves Lives and She Cares Foundation Honor Moms of the NBA
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 February 2011
Ovarian Cancer
Written by Sentinel News Service 10 February 2011
In the United States, the fifth most common cancer among women is ovarian cancer. It is the leading cause of death of cancers of the female reproductive organs. It is estimated that approximately 21,880 ... read more >>
Free Seminar on New Treatment for Acid Reflux Disease
Written by Sentinel News Service 10 February 2011
A free seminar on new treatment for acid reflux disease will be held Monday, February 21, at 5:30 p.m.  at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Thalians Auditorium, 8730 Alden Dr., Los Angeles, CA 90048. Validated ... read more >>
The Man with a Special Mission
Written by Janet Alston Jackson 10 February 2011
By Janet Alston Jackson, Contributing writer for the Sentinelwww.sportingtherightattitude.comOlympic Gold Medalist, Rafer Johnson is continuously collecting awards honoring his tireless work for the group ... read more >>
Repealing the Health Care Law Would be Costly for African – Americans
Written by Secretary Kathleen Sebelius 10 February 2011
Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of the Department of Health and Human ServicesBy Secretary Kathleen SebeliusOn Tuesday, President Obama outlined his vision for how the United States can win the future through ... read more >>
Daughters of the American Revolution Honor Dr. Slaton
Written by Sentinel News Service 08 February 2011
Daughters of the American Revolution honor the memory of one of its first African-American members on the West Coast, Dr. Nelle Becker Slaton, at cemetery dedication ceremony.In an historic gathering, ... read more >>
Resolve to Get Healthy
Written by Sentinel News Service 08 February 2011
It's no secret that counting calories and exercising keep us fit ... But those steps are just part of the equationPicking up enough proteins during the day can be just as important as doubling up with ... read more >>
Eunice Johnson and Ebony Fashion Fair
Written by Sentinel News Service 08 February 2011
A woman with a love of color and a passion for helping others, Eunice W. Johnson started Ebony Fashion Fair in 1956, as a fundraiser for a New Orleans hospital. Under her direction, the Ebony Fashion ... read more >>
Dr. Maulana Karenga to Present Black History Lecture Series
Written by Sentinel News Service 03 February 2011
The African American Cultural Center (Us) will host a month long Black History lecture series by the preeminent Black Studies scholar, author and activist, Dr. Maulana Karenga. The lecture series and ... read more >>
El Camino College Partners with HBCUs
Written by Sentinel News Service 03 February 2011
A California Community Counselor, Elaine Moore, has developed an initiative that can dramatically simplify the admissions process for hundreds and potentially thousands of California Community College ... read more >>
Kenny G Not Only Has Heart, But Clearly Has Soul
Written by Sentinel News Service 28 January 2011
Tony Wafford and Kenny G One Woman Can and AHF Partner to Provide Free Concert Tickets and HIV TestsIn a recording career that spans almost three decades and 23 albums, Grammy Award-winning saxophonist ... read more >>
Tour to Give L.A. Residents Free Health Screenings and Services
Written by Sentinel News Service 28 January 2011
Tour Celebrates National Urban League's 100 Years of Service For a fourth consecutive year, National Urban League and Walgreens are partnering to provide six free health screenings to Los Angeles residents ... read more >>