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This Week in Women’s History 3.30.17
March 29, 2017
Although Women’s History Month is coming to an end, Black women’s contributions will continued to be celebrated throughout the year.   ... read more / view gallery »
Dr. Stacia and Ariana Pierce: Mother and Daughter Entrepreneur Duo Share Secrets to Success  
March 29, 2017
Recently, the L.A. Sentinel had the opportunity to speak with the dynamic mother and daughter entrepreneur duo Dr. Stacia and Ariana Pierce about their secrets to career boosting success, business start-up advice and their Ultimate Success Tour. ... read more »
Exclusive: West L.A. College President Dr. James Limbaugh goes one-on-one  
March 29, 2017
Dr. Limbaugh discusses his vision to lead West LA College and outreach to Black community   ... read more »
Missing Black Girls
March 29, 2017
A task force on missing youth, calls for a federal investigation, and town hall meetings are just part of the fallout that continues over reports of missing Black girls in Washington, D.C. ... read more »
Trumpcare Defeated but Political Leaders Warn against Complacency 
March 29, 2017
Political leaders and activists across the country are crediting the American people for the demise of Donald Trump’s repeal and replace Obamacare bill, but are calling on them to remain vigilant in the face of future GOP tactics. House speaker Paul Ryan pulled the bill, dubbed the American Healthcare Act, on Friday March 24, before a vote was cast, since not enough lawmakers were in support of it. ... read more »
March for Wakiesha Wilson 
March 29, 2017
Wakeisha Wilson’s mother Lisa Hines and family, Black Lives Matter, One United Bank, and others marked the one year anniversary of her death in police custody with a march, rally, and big announcements in Watts on March 27. ... read more »
The Offense and Defense of the Congressional Black Caucus with the Trump Administration 
March 29, 2017
While headlines continue to produce a lying Whitehouse, congressional unrest, and signs of alleged Trump/Russia collusion the Congressional Black Caucus finds its voice.  ... read more »
Local Hero Receives Mollie Bell Social Activism Award
March 29, 2017
Community activist Eddie Harris Jr. recently received the Mollie Bell Social Activist Award for his continuous work in helping ex offenders reenter society. Harris is proud of his achievement, as he should be, but not because people recognize him. It’s what the award represents, the sheer weight of it encompassing everything Harris had to go through to get here. ... read more »
Trump should form bipartisan coalition to get true reforms
March 29, 2017
  The decision of House Republicans to torpedo the American Health Care Act, their own leadership’s plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, is a stunning defeat for President Trump and House Speaker Paul Ryan. ... read more »
Supreme Court Nominee Gorsuch Has Not Met the Civil Rights Standard To Earn Our Support
March 29, 2017
  “Overall, we conclude that there is an inadequate record to determine if Judge Gorsuch has a commitment to protecting and safeguarding civil rights and, therefore, ... read more »
Too Many of Us Can’t Use Math to Manage Our Money
March 29, 2017
As the City of Los Angeles’ chief accountant and auditor, I think a lot about financial literacy and what it means to live in a society in which too many people lack the skills to manage their personal and household budgets. ... read more »
Sen. Kamala Harris: Why I cannot support Judge Gorsuch
March 29, 2017
  The Senate’s responsibility to advise and consent on a lifetime Supreme Court appointment is one I take extremely seriously. I know from personal experience — as a prosecutor and as a beneficiary of the landmark Brown vs. ... read more »
BLACK IMMIGRANTS MUST BE INCLUDED IN THE IMMIGRATION REFORM CONVERSATION
March 29, 2017
A comprehensive immigration reform bill passed the U.S. Senate three years ago but included no reference to Black immigrants. However, the Senate bill itself was weak and not supported by many Latino or Black organizations. ... read more »
Considering King’s Martyrdom and Message: Losing Illusions and Gaining Truth
March 29, 2017
    Like all the great men and women who compose and construct this sacred narrative we know as our history, African history, both the life and death of Martin Luther King Jr. ... read more »
Staples Center, Lakers Honor Shaq With Statue
March 29, 2017
The Staples Center unveiled the statue of Lakers icon Shaquille O’Neal on Friday at a ceremony full of laughter, anecdotes, and appreciation. ... read more »
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