Council President Wesson to Serve as Grand Marshall 30th Annual ‘Kingdom Day Parade’ set for Monday Jan. 19
Written by Sentinel News Service 15 January 2015
(Council President Herb Wesson will serve as the Grand Marshall of the 30th anniversary Kingdom Day Parade on Monday Jan. 19 beginning at 11a.m. on King Blvd./File Photo) Council President Herb Wesson ... read more >>
GO METRO TO THE 30th ANNUAL KINGDOM DAY PARADE ON MONDAY, JANUARY 19
Written by Sentinel News Service 15 January 2015
  (Metro entry to parade will be replica of the Rosa Park bus in honor of the 60th anniversary of her historic stand.) L.A. Metro will be joining the communities of south L.A. to celebrate Martin Luther ... read more >>
A Change Is Going to Come
Written by Amen Oyiboke, Staff Writer 15 January 2015
Roland Martin says current protests will be the predecessor to change. (Courtesy of Roland Martin) Host of “NewsOne Now” on TV One, Roland Martin isn’t shy about his feelings pertaining to the ... read more >>
Adult acting classes resume at William Grant Still Arts Center
Written by Zon D'Amour, Contributing Writer 14 January 2015
For over 37 years the center has offered affordable theatre, dance and crafting classes as well as art exhibitions  for the community. William Grant Still Arts Center (WGSAC) resumes its Adult Acting ... read more >>
Century Boulevard Westbound Lanes Near LAX to be Closed for Five Nights in January
Written by Sentinel News Service 14 January 2015
Westbound lanes on Century Boulevard, between Aviation Boulevard and Bellanca Avenue near Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), will be closed from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. on weeknights, Jan. 19 through ... read more >>
: Sabriya’s Castle Teams up with The Los Angeles Children’s Hospital Teen Impact Program
Written by Amen Oyiboke, Staff Writer 08 January 2015
Pamela Bakewell, President of Sabriya’s Castle of Fun Foundation (3rd person from the right, back row) and Jordan King and his colleague from Bank of America, who Volunteer for Sabriya’s Castle ... read more >>
Hollywood Unveiled
Written by Amen Oyiboke, Staff Writer 01 January 2015
A recent Sony Pictures cyber attack brought to light the hidden racial suppositions of studio executives     (Associated Press Photo) It’s becoming extremely difficult to sweep all the dirt happening ... read more >>
African-American Doctors Join Efforts to Enroll Californians in Health Insurance
Written by Sentinel News Service 01 January 2015
From left to right: Dr. Patrick Dowling, Dr. Raven Copeland, Kimeko Campbell and Dr. Michelle Bholat support Covered California health insurance for those who may seek assistance financially. (courtesy ... read more >>
Autopsy Shows Los Angeles Police Shot Man 3 Times
Written by Tami Abdollah, Associated Press 01 January 2015
(Photo courtesy of family) A 25-year-old black man killed in a fight with Los Angeles police was shot three times in his right side, right arm and back, an autopsy report released Monday states. The ... read more >>
38th KwanZaa Gwaride Opens the 49th Year of KwanZaa
Written by RW Akile, Contributing Writer 26 December 2014
The Gwaride weaves the traditional and the contemporary reality of life in Los Angeles     One of the many Kwanzaa celebrations taking place locally will be the 38th Annual Kwanzaa Gwaride, which ... read more >>
The True Meaning of Christmas
Written by Amen Oyiboke, Staff Writer 25 December 2014
The holidays are here and most of us will be enjoying the surroundings of family members and close friends. Some believe the holidays is a great time to socialize and receive from others what they’ve ... read more >>
Board of Equalization Chairman Jerome E. Horton Takes Oath for Third Board Term
Written by Sentinel News Service 25 December 2014
  Normal 0 false false false EN-US JA X-NONE   /* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormalTable   Board Equalization Chairman Jerome E. Horton being sworn-in to serve his third term by his wife, ... read more >>
It’s a ‘Season of Giving’ for AEG at South Park Elementary School Employees Participate in Corporate Daye of Service in Southland
Written by Sentinel News Service 25 December 2014
As part of AEG’s ‘Season of Giving’ program, the company’s annual initiative designed to raise funds and generate awareness for non-profit organizations, schools and other entities that serve ... read more >>
’Tis the Season for Holiday Safety Messages
Written by Sentinel News Service 20 December 2014
SCE recently partnered with the city of Inglewood to declare a ‘Holiday Electrical Safety Day. “Five-four-three-two-one!” the crowd cheered as a four-story tall Christmas tree was lit up at the ... read more >>
Brotherhood Crusade: Winter Wonderland/Navidad En El Barrio 2014
Written by Sentinel News Service 18 December 2014
 Brotherhood Crusade brings food, clothes, toys and snow to families & youth in Los Angeles The Brotherhood Crusade in partnership with Holman United Methodist Church had its annual Winter Wonderland/Navidad ... read more >>
Union Bank, KCETLink Seek Nominations for 2015 African American Local Heroes
Written by Sentinel News Service 18 December 2014
As part of its ongoing commitment to cultural diversity and responsible banking, and in celebration of Black History Month, Union Bank has partnered with KCETLink in seeking nominations for outstanding ... read more >>
Gladys Jean Wesson Park: A Park for the Community
Written by Sentinel News Service 18 December 2014
Council President Herb Wesson and his wife Fabian Wesson are joined by students from Virginia Road Elementary School as they unveil the new sign at the Gladys Jean Wesson Park. (Courtesy Photo)  After ... read more >>
Black Men Lend Powerful Voice to Police Protest
Written by Kenneth D. Miller, Assisting Managing Editor 18 December 2014
Weeks of national protest against police brutally sparked by the non-indictments in the murders of Michael Brown and Eric Garner, reached the federal courthouse steps in downtown Los Angeles when more ... read more >>
Mitchell takes Oath of Office as 30th District’s new Senator
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 December 2014
Holly J. Mitchell is sworn in as California’s only Black state senator        Courtesy of Senator Mitchell Office                                                  ... read more >>
McKenna Collects Enough Signatures for March 2015 Ballot
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 December 2014
Running unopposed, he seeks a full term to advance the community’s education agenda The Los Angeles City Clerk has confirmed that LAUSD Board Member Dr. George McKenna submitted the required number ... read more >>
Fast Food Protests Continue in Los Angeles
Written by City News Service 11 December 2014
Fast-food workers and their supporters staged rallies in Los Angeles and across the country last Friday in a continuing campaign for a $15 an hour wage and the right to unionize. Fast-food workers and ... read more >>
A Classical Christmas Concert
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 December 2014
  4th District Councilman Dr. Willie O. Jones and the Los Angeles Youth Orchestra will partner to host A Classical Christmas Concert. The concert will take place at the new Dollarhide Community Center, ... read more >>
Santa Clause is Coming to Town!
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 December 2014
  Santa Clause came to town thanks to a community safety partnership between LAPD, WAGEES, HACLA, LAFD, Maxine Waters EPC, O'Reilly's Auto Parts, and Sierra Canyon High School. Santa Clause rode his ... read more >>
Psychologists and Activists Nationwide to Join Ferguson in Healing
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 December 2014
 Enola Aird, founder and president of Community Healing Network, joined the Association of Black Psychologists in with support groups across the country December 5 and 6 in which Black people are working ... read more >>
CA Lottery Discourages the Sale of Tickets to Minors
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 December 2014
As we approach the holiday season, the California Lottery reminds players and its retail partners to gift responsibly by discouraging the sale or gifting of lottery products to minors.  Every year the ... read more >>