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October 14, 2014 - Los Angeles Sentinel
Crenshaw/LAX Transit Project Update
October 14, 2014
Rodeo Road at Crenshaw Boulevard set to close for two weeks beginning Friday, Oct. 24 Metro’s contractor for the Crenshaw/LAX Transit Project Walsh/Shea Corridor Contractor (WSCC), ... read more »
C-Minus Effort is Enough for ‘Money to Cash In
September 14, 2014
LAS VEGAS— Floyd ‘Money’ Mayweather graded his own effort against Marcos Maidana as a C-minus although he captured a unanimous decision to improve to 47-0 in front of a capacity crowd at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. ... read more »
Blacks Suffer Because Shortage of Organ Donors
August 14, 2014
Everett Lee (right) with his wife and daughters in 2012. Lee’s leukemia has been in remission 12 years, thanks to a bone marrow transplant. Photo courtesy Everett Lee.   ... read more »
Black Unemployment Rate Increases
August 14, 2014
Valerie Wilson sees good news (NNPA File Photo by Freddie Allen).  The Black unemployment rate climbed from 10.7 percent in June to 11.4 percent in July, ... read more »
Harlem Street Renamed After Literary Icon James Baldwin
August 14, 2014
The Harlem high school James Baldwin attended now sits at 22 East James Baldwin Place after a section of 128th Street in New York City was renamed in honor of the literary icon. ... read more »
American Lung Association Helps Students with Asthma Return to School
August 14, 2014
Lung Association Recognizes Asthma-Friendly Schools and Offers Back-to-School Checklist for Students with Asthma As summer winds down, families across the nation are beginning to prepare for the new school year. ... read more »
Single Mom Planet Looks Out For Mothers
August 14, 2014
Single Mother Neferteri Shepherd founds non-profit to empower fellow single mothers  Today, there are 12 million single parent families in the United States. Single mothers head more than 80% of those 12 million families. ... read more »
LAPD Alleged to be Downplaying Violent Assaults
August 14, 2014
The Los Angeles police Department misclassified nearly 1,200 violent crimes during a one-year span ending in September 2013, including hundreds of stabbings, beatings and robberies, forestalling the publication of accurate crime statistics, ... read more »
Los Angeles Coliseum to Expect Huge Improvements
August 14, 2014
Huge improvements at the aging Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum will be in place when the USC Trojans host Fresno State Aug. 30. USC Athletic Director Pat Haden said this year’s changes, ... read more »
For The Love of Dance
August 14, 2014
Dance instructor Ja’Vonda Jones makes fitness her business to teach Ja’Vonda Jones is not your average 25-year-old woman. Nor was she your average 24-year-old when a little over a year ago, ... read more »
The Long beach Jazz Festival Stands Strong
August 14, 2014
LALAH HATHAWAY closes the sets on Sunday.  In a constantly changing musical environment, few things have remained a consistent.  Musical styles come and go, legends rise and fall.  ... read more »
The Final Farewell to Brenda Marsh-Mitchell
August 14, 2014
Hundreds of family and friends packed First AME Church for her service Clear blue skies, a slight breeze to the east and the sun beamed down on Friday, ... read more »
Crenshaw UMC & Save Our Sons Honor Prison Ministry Founders
August 14, 2014
Crenshaw United Methodist Church and the Save Our Sons (SOS) Prison Justice Ministry will hold ‘Celebrating Lives of Giving’ honoring founders Dr. Delores Alleyne and the Rev. ... read more »
Border Crisis: What Would Jesus Do?
August 14, 2014
History has it well documented that the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) played a significant role in drawing national attention to the plight of Black southerners subjected to the inhumane indignities of ‘Jim Crow.’ When mainstream media began showing America and the world images of students being hosed down, ... read more »
Tasha Biltmore exposes Domestic Violence via Stage Plays
August 14, 2014
Cast of Tasha Biltmore’s stage play, “The Betrayal.” Photo by Troy Tieuel Biltmore, a victim of abuse herself, has dedicated her life to producing plays that touch on such taboo topics such as domestic violence, ... read more »

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