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Sexual Assault on California College Campuses
October 8, 2015
Mike Gipson Joint oversight hearing on progress toward protecting UC and CSU students Assemblymember Mike A. Gipson (D-Carson), chair of the Joint Legislative Audit Committee (JLAC), ... read more »
Steve Bradford to be Inducted Into Gardena Wall-of-Fame
October 8, 2015
Bradford was first African-American elected to Gardena City Council Steve Bradford, the first African-American elected to serve on the Gardena City Council, will be inducted into the Gardena Wall-of-Fame on Sat., ... read more »
Min. Tony Shares Farrakhan’s Vision For Million Man March 20th Anniversary
October 8, 2015
“We’ve got to go back to the Honorable Elijah Muhammad’s teaching to do for self,” Nation of Islam Western Regional Minister Tony Muhammad told the Sentinel in a recent interview. ... read more »
Black women booted from Napa Valley wine train file lawsuit
October 8, 2015
A group of mostly black women filed a racial discrimination lawsuit Thursday October 1, after they were removed from a train that tours Napa Valley wineries, ... read more »
Sit ‘n Sleep and Tempur-Pedic® Donate Over 250 Mattresses to Four Southern California Fire Departments
October 8, 2015
Iconic mattress retailer Sit ‘n Sleep announced today that it teamed with Tempur-Pedic®, the most highly recommended bed in America, to honor Southern California’s firefighters during National Fire Prevention Week, October 4-10. Sit ‘n Sleep and Tempur-Pedic® are donating over 250 mattresses to four fire stations in Southern California. Mattresses are often the last thing that gets replaced at Fire Stations, because of the high cost and budget restrictions. However, a good night’s sleep is essential for these brave firefighters so they can continue to do their job safely. ... read more »
Bass, McDermott Introduce Healthcare Maintenance Legislation for Former Foster Youth
October 8, 2015
As they continue to address the needs of the hundreds of thousands of young people who are currently a part of the foster care system and the tens of thousands who leave the system each year, ... read more »
Plane crashes in residential area in Compton
October 8, 2015
At approximately 2:40 p.m. on Wed., Oct. 7 a single-engine airplane took off from Compton/Woodley Airport with one passenger. The plane was in the air for a few minutes before it experienced engine failure. ... read more »
Excitement builds for Justice or Else
October 8, 2015
Excitement builds as travelers from far and wide finalize plans to coverage on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Million Man March. ... read more »
Watch out for the WAVE of old school music at Taste of Soul
October 8, 2015
The Taste of Soul (TOS) Family Festival is a day full of unlimited food choices, celebrity sightings and endless sounds of music. 94.7 The Wave has brought in the funk at TOS for seven years and this year they will bring it back one more time. ... read more »
Smart and Final Holds Grand Opening in Compton
October 8, 2015
  The air was filled with excitement during the ribbon cutting ceremony on Oct. 1 at the new Smart and Final Extra store located at 280 S. ... read more »
2016 Tournament of Roses Royal Court Selected
October 8, 2015
The seven members of the 2016 Tournament of Roses Royal Court were announced this week at Tournament House. Selected from a group of 39 finalists, the Royal Court will attend nearly 100 community and media functions, ... read more »
Jackson Celebrates 74th, Focuses on Economic Justice
October 8, 2015
The significance of the Reverend Jesse Jackson Sr.’s birthday celebration this year has to do with the Rainbow PUSH Coalition’s ongoing work toward economic justice, he said. ... read more »
Obama Lauds Black Women at CBC Dinner
October 7, 2015
WASHINGTON (NNPA) – During his speech at the 45th Annual Legislative Conference (ALC) Phoenix Awards Dinner, President Barack Obama celebrated the critical role that Black women have played in “every great movement in American history” and pledged to address challenges they face in the workplace and in the criminal justice system. ... read more »
NNPA Black Press Honors Black Leaders
October 7, 2015
  WASHINGTON (NNPA) – At a reception during the 45th Congressional Black Caucus Foundation (CBCF) Annual Legislative Conference, the National Newspaper Publishers Association honored five Black luminaries with its Leadership Awards. ... read more »
This Week in Black History (October 8)
October 7, 2015
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