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Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated Installs 2016-2018 Far Western Regional Director
July 27, 2016
Carol R. Dixon will spearhead the Far Western Region’s efforts to drive forward the sorority’s international platform, launching New Dimensions of ServiceSM – improving the lives of those within the communities they serve. ... read more »
Joshua Ledet Discusses Life After ‘American Idol’
July 27, 2016
Smoother crooning Southerner. Soulful. “Mantasia.” Down to Earth. These are just a few ways to describe international singer and pop-star, Joshua Ledet. The three-time American Idol candidate and eventual finalist shared with the Sentinel what inspired him to preserve, performing at the White House, and leaving his small town of blank in blank for life in the entertainment industry. ... read more »
AABLI Welcomes Corporate Directors Exec Larry Taylor To Its Board Of Directors
July 27, 2016
Larry Taylor, Ph.D., has been elected to the board of directors of The African American Board Leadership Institute (AABLI), a nonprofit organization that connects forward-looking organizations with excellent board candidates. ... read more »
The Rise and Fall of Soul Newspaper
July 27, 2016
Black America’s Entertainment News magazine ... read more »
Black therapist says police shot him with his hands raised
July 27, 2016
A black therapist who was trying to calm an autistic man in the middle of the street says he was shot by police even though he had his hands in the air and repeatedly told them that no one was armed. ... read more »
Retired LAPD Sgt. Cheryl Dorsey Speaks Out Against Senseless Killing of Black Men
July 27, 2016
In the past two weeks, Black America has been in an uproar about the recent killing of 37-year-old Alton Sterling who was tackled to the ground and shot several times by two white Baton Rouge police officers and 32-year-old Philando Castile who was shot and killed by a Minnesota officer while reaching for his wallet to show his identification. ... read more »
Twelfth Annual Books and Basketball Camp Returns to South L.A.
July 27, 2016
The 12th Annual Brotherhood Crusade Jim Cleamons Books and Basketball Camp will take place August 1 through August 5 at Augustus Hawkins High School, 825 West 60th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90037. ... read more »
Affordable housing is a key priority for the Ninth District
July 27, 2016
Everyone knows the shortage of housing in Los Angeles is dire, and the cost of living has outpaced wage growth drastically. That’s why I fought hard to increase the living wage for hotel workers in 2014 and in 2015 authored legislation to raise the citywide minimum wage to $15 by 2020. ... read more »
#BlackMoneyMattersLA Partners with OneUnited Bank to Re-Direct the Black Dollar
July 27, 2016
Saturday, #BlackMoneyMattersLA activists collaborated with OneUnited Bank to convey the importance of the black dollar and how to re-direct our purchasing power back to African-American businesses and communities. ... read more »
Intellectual Honesty about Race and Criminal Justice Reform
July 27, 2016
In the wake of the most recent fatal tragedies in Dallas, Minneapolis, and Baton Rouge, there are renewed fervent calls for improving relations between police officers and the communities they are sworn to protect and serve. ... read more »
Racial Anxiety Fuels The Trump Campaign
July 27, 2016
The anti-Trump movement at the Republican National Convention failed to derail the fast track nomination of the presidential candidate. ... read more »
“The Real On Reality TV” With Endyia Kinney-Sterns
July 27, 2016
Endyia Kinney-Sterns, the former Vice President of Development At OWN, held the inaugural “Real On Reality Television” workshop at the L.A. Film School which was designed to give industry aspirants the blueprint to creating a great sizzle reel, treatment and pitch for network executives. ... read more / watch video »
USA Men’s Basketball defeated China in Exhibition Game
July 25, 2016
Although they came off to a slow start, Team USA routed China 106-57 on Sunday at the Staples Center. ... read more »
Milan Christopher Talks Collecting Checks at 2016 ASCAP Awards
July 24, 2016
Milan Christopher Talks Fashion, Music Production & Artistry at 2016 ASCAP Awards Host: Brittany K. Jackson ... read more / watch video »
Urban Youth Learn Surfing for Gabaldon Day
July 23, 2016
Several organizations united to celebrate the legacy of Nick Gabaldon during the first weekend of June at Bay Street Beach in Santa Monica. Gabaldon was the first known surfer of color, being of both African-American and Latino heritage. ... read more / watch video »


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