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Actor Charles S. Dutton and Detroit Pistons Legend Isiah Thomas Inspire Black Men's Roundtable Tour Launch
Written by Sentinel News Service 28 August 2012
(L-R) Charles S. Dutton and Isiah Thomas   When the Florida Coalition on Black Civic Participation (FCBCP) originally planned and hosted their 2012 Healthy, Wealth & Wise Mini-Expo and Black ... read more >>
CSU Dominguez Hills Makes Grade for Granting Degrees to Minority Students
Written by Sentinel News Service 27 August 2012
CSU Dominguez Hills Makes Grade for Granting Degrees to Minority Students (Carson, CA) – California State University, Dominguez Hills is among the nation’s top degree grantors to minority students, ... read more >>
CSU Dominguez Hills Awarded Federal Grant to Impact Math Teacher Development in LAUSD
Written by Sentinel News Service 27 August 2012
CSU Dominguez Hills Awarded Federal Grant to Impact Math Teacher Development in LAUSD (Carson, CA) – California State University, Dominguez Hills has received the first award of a three-year $749,000 ... read more >>
Nomination Guidelines and Deadlines Announced for All Interested Angeleno Poets
Written by Sentinel News Service 27 August 2012
Nomination Guidelines and Deadlines Announced for All Interested Angeleno Poets   LOS ANGELES – Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa today announced the creation of the City of Los Angeles’ first Poet Laureate ... read more >>
Osher Foundation awards $500,000 for transfer-student scholarships
Written by Sentinel News Service 24 August 2012
Osher Foundation awards $500,000 for transfer-student scholarships   (August 23, 2012) – The Bernard Osher Foundation awarded Fresno State with $500,000 to establish a scholarship endowment benefiting ... read more >>
Get Ready for BACK-TO-SCHOOL!
Written by Brian W. Carter, Sentinel Staff Writer & Jennifer Bihm, Sentinel Contributing Writer 16 August 2012
     It’s here again, now in its 14th year, the annual festival continues to provide health checks, school supplies and lots of fun for the family.   It's August and kids are headed back to school, ... read more >>
LAUP partners with JetBlue and PBS to promote early literacy among children
Written by Sentinel News Service 09 August 2012
  Los Angeles Universal Preschool Partners With JetBlue Airways and PBS KIDS to Promote Early Literacy Among Children   LOS ANGELES – Los Angeles Universal Preschool (LAUP), JetBlue Airways and ... read more >>
Remembering Whitney M. Young, Jr.
Written by Sentinel News Service 03 August 2012
Whitney M. Young   The Los Angeles Urban League pauses today to commemorate the birthday of the late Whitney M. Young, Jr. We ask you to join in a moment to reflect on the life of a remarkable public ... read more >>
Ray Charles Foundation Awards $1 Million Grant to Educating Young Minds (EYM)
Written by Sentinel News Service 03 August 2012
Valerie Ervin, Ray Charles Foundation President, and Angeles Echols-Brown, Executive Director and Founder of Educating Young Minds attend the EYM Scholarship Ceremony     2012 Educating Young ... read more >>
Agreement Reached Between LAUSD and UTLA Calling for Teachers to Take 10 Unpaid Days
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 12 July 2012
AGREEMENT REACHED BETWEEN LAUSD AND UTLA CALLING FOR TEACHERS TO TAKE 10 UNPAID DAYSThe Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) has concluded an agreement with United Teachers Los Angeles that requires ... read more >>
Jherred Charles becomes “Cadet Charles”
Written by Airport Police Sgt. Belinda Nettles 18 June 2012
L to R - Los Angeles Airport Police Assistant Chief Brian Walker, Ms. Shamara Charles, Cadet Jherred Charles and Los Angeles Airport Police Chief Michael Hyams after graduation ceremony. Photo credit Airport ... read more >>
U.S. Rep. Bass Introduces Bill to Support Unemployed College Graduates
Written by Sentinel News Service 18 June 2012
U.S. Rep. Bass Introduces Bill to Support Unemployed College GraduatesBass joins other Democratic colleagues in effort to lower the cost of post-secondary educationWASHINGTON, D.C.--With less than one ... read more >>
Sheryl Lee Ralph Named Ambassador of 6th Leimert Park Village Book Fair
Written by Sentinel News Service 18 June 2012
Sheryl Lee Ralph Named Ambassador of 6th Leimert Park Village Book Fair  Sheryl Lee RalphBy Sentinel News Service With continued success in film, television, theatre and music, Sheryl Lee Ralph adds another ... read more >>
Lennox Preschool Children Benefit from Teacher Who Tackles Challenges Head On
Written by Jennifer Quinonez 11 June 2012
Lennox Preschool Children Benefit from Teacher Who Tackles Challenges Head On By Jennifer Quinonez for Los Angeles Universal Preschool“This is how you wrap the baby, so she stays warm,” said Preschool ... read more >>
Grad Spotlight: Macy Hardley
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 08 June 2012
Macy HardleyMacy Hardley is a 4.41 GPA high school graduate with aspirations of becoming a doctor and/or astronaut. By Brian W. Carter, Sentinel Staff Writer It’s that time of year once again…its graduation ... read more >>
Call for Applicaitons for Legislative Black Caucus 2012 Summer Youth Leadership Program
Written by Sentinel News Service 25 May 2012
 CALL FOR APPLICATIONS FOR LEGISLATIVE BLACKCAUCUS 2012 SUMMER YOUTH LEADERSHIP PROGRAM  Sacramento - The California Legislative Black Caucus has issued a call for applications for its annual African ... read more >>
Nine students named Graduate Medalists at Fresno State
Written by Sentinel Wire Service 04 May 2012
Nine students named Graduate Medalists at Fresno State(May 4, 2012) – Nine top graduate students have been named Deans Graduate Medalists for the Class of 2012 at Fresno State, chosen as the outstanding ... read more >>
Superintendent Approves 19 Applicants in Public School Choice 3.0
Written by Sentinel News Service 29 March 2012
Superintendent Approves 19 Applicants in Public School Choice 3.0Los Angeles Unified School District Superintendent John Deasy has approved 19 proposals submitted under Public School Choice 3.0. The specific ... read more >>
Beta Theta Teach - A - Rama
Written by Sentinel News Service 09 March 2012
Beta Theta Chapter of National Sorority of Phi Delta Kappa, Inc., recently held its Teach-A-Rama Scholarship Breakfast on Saturday, December 10, 2011, at Nat.’s Airport Ballroom, 12101 South Crenshaw ... read more >>
Curtis Owens Inducted into the Central State Achievement Hall of Fame
Written by Sentinel News Service 05 March 2012
Curtis Owens Inducted into the Central State Achievement Hall of Fame Curtis Owens the Executive Senior Advisor to Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa will be inducted into the Central State University Achievement ... read more >>
The Good Thing About Grief
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 22 July 2011
A Book Review By Brian W. Carter, Sentinel Staff WriterGrief is a word most people don’t like to utter. Even worse, it’s a feeling that none of us want to feel. Nevertheless, as uncomfortable as it ... read more >>
Bill Introduced to improve Afterschool Programs Nationwide
Written by Super User 18 July 2011
Bill Introduced to improve Afterschool Programs Nationwide Bipartisan Legislation Would Reauthorize Successful 21st Century Community Learning Centers ProgramWashington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer ... read more >>
Black Colleges Key to Reviving U.S. Education
Written by Stan Washington (Special to the NNPA from The Atlanta Voice) 16 July 2011
Clark Atlanta President Carlton Brown makes at conference of HBCU presidents in Atlanta (PHOTO CREDIT: STAN WASHINGTON) By Stan Washington Special to the NNPA from The Atlanta Voice ATLANTA - If the United ... read more >>
Dr. Maulana Karenga to Teach Summer Seminar
Written by Sentinel News Service 16 July 2011
The Kawaida Institute of Pan-African Studies will hold its 33rd annual seminar in social theory and practice with emphasis on leadership and social change, Sunday, July 24 through Saturday, July 30, 2011 ... read more >>
South Los Angeles Youth Vie for Top Honors
Written by Sentinel News Service 08 July 2011
Academic Bowl Competition Series Engages YouthFrom Underperforming Area SchoolsWhen 15-year-old Manual Arts High School student Chennel Green started this competition, she was receiving D's and F's in ... read more >>

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