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December 18, 2014 - Los Angeles Sentinel
Brotherhood Crusade: Winter Wonderland/Navidad En El Barrio 2014
December 18, 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 En El Barrio event where over 600 people in the community gathered for a day of giving. ... read more »
Don’t Leave Safety Hanging While Decorating for the Holidays
December 18, 2014
When it comes to decorating, there’s nothing like the winter holidays. This holiday season, Southern California Edison (SCE) reminds its customers that nothing is more important than safety because of the ... ... read more »
Union Bank, KCETLink Seek Nominations for 2015 African American Local Heroes
December 18, 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 African American men and women in Los Angeles and surrounding regions for the 2015 Local Heroes Awards.  ... read more »
Gladys Jean Wesson Park: A Park for the Community
December 18, 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. ... read more »
Butts Appointed to Powerful MTA Board
December 18, 2014
The Southwest Corridor Cities subcommittee voted for Inglewood Mayor James Butts to replace Santa Monica Councilmember Pam O’Connor on the very powerful Metropolitan Transportation Board.     The Southwest Corridor Cities subcommittee voted for Inglewood Mayor James Butts to replace Santa Monica Councilmember Pam O’Connor on the Metropolitan Transportation Board, ... read more »
Step Into the Light Angie Fisher
December 18, 2014
After two decades of singing background for many music superstars, Angie Fisher is finally embarking on a solo career. Before the release of her debut album, ... read more »
Bill Cosby Sued for Defamation by Sexual Assault Accuser; D.C. Firm Handling Case
December 18, 2014
Bill Cosby, seen here at a recent concert, has been the subject of scurrilous allegations bought by more than two dozen women. His representatives have discussed the possibility of the star breaking his silence with The Washington Informer. ... read more »
Americans Take to the Street to Protest Police Killings
December 18, 2014
(Jazelle Hunt/NNPA) WASHINGTON (NNPA) – On Saturday, thousands Americans across the country registered their objection to police officers not being held accountable after killing unarmed citizens, ... read more »
Jesse Jackson Calls Tech Hiring ‘Outrageous’
December 18, 2014
In this photo taken Monday, Dec. 8, 2014, Rev. Jesse Jackson gestures during an interview in San Francisco. Now that Jackson and, his group, Rainbow Push, ... read more »
This Week in Black History (December 18-24)
December 18, 2014
(Cicely Tyson) December 18 1996- Oakland, California School Board becomes the first in the nation to recognize Black English, also known as Ebonics, as a separate language, ... read more »
StarQuest Host Darrin Henson
December 18, 2014
StarQuest Host Darrin Henson on being true to himself and his craft LAS: Last year you served as a Judge during the StarQuest Singing Competition and this year you were the celebrity host, ... read more »
Borders Blurred by Racism in ICE Department
December 18, 2014
As administration officials start to implement President Obama’s immigration sweep actions, there are some issues that internal federal departments such as Los Angeles’ Department of Homeland Security needs to address, according to local agents. ... read more »
Black Men Lend Powerful Voice to Police Protest
December 18, 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 than 50 powerful Black men staged a silent vigil demonstration on Monday Dec. ... read more »
The Moral Vocation of Leadership: Dedication, Discipline, Sacrifice and Service
December 18, 2014
This last weekend found Tiamoyo and me in St. Louis giving a pre-Kwanzaa lecture, meeting with deeply-involved young activists of the Organization for Black Struggle and, ... read more »
A Mother’s Plea: Don’t Overlook My Son’s Death
December 18, 2014
Narene Stokes-James  Mourns for her son, too. In the midst of the headliners Eric Garner, Michael Brown and now Tamar Rice, the name of Ryan Stokes has not been part of the news or the protests that are taking place around the nation and it hurts me. ... read more »

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