Sunday, May 19, 2019
CLOSE
 
Economy
U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $225 Million Loan for San Bernardino County’s I-10 Corridor Project
May 3, 2019
U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao announced that the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Build America Bureau will provide a $225 million Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (TIFIA) loan to the San Bernardino County Transportation Authority (SBCTA) in California. ... read more »
Experts: Reparations Are Workable and Should Be Provided
May 3, 2019
“With the racial divide stoked by President Donald Trump’s racial bias, the need for some healing among the races is a progressive and necessary policy and redress and reparations promote this healing so that we can move toward a less factionalized, less racially divided country,” Minami said. ... read more »
Thousands Join Councilmember Price at Jovial Two-Day Celebration to Mark Reopening of “South Park 2.0!”
May 2, 2019
Thousands of overjoyed children, families and seniors joined Councilman Curren Price, Mayor Eric Garcetti, and the Department of Recreation and Parks and Bureau of Engineering on April 27 to celebrate the renaissance and nearly $8 million makeover of South Park Recreation Center. ... read more »
US Bank Exec Darrell Brown Readies for Next Phase of Life
May 2, 2019
Instead of retiring, Brown ‘re-wires’ after 47 years in banking   Darrell Brown is the first to admit that his career, so far, has been great. ... read more »
Nation’s Racial Wealth Divide Worsens With Federal Tax Cuts: Black Families Have A Dime For Every Dollar Held By Whites
May 2, 2019
If you’re like me, every time you hear a news reporter or anchor talk about how great the nation’s economy is, you wonder what world they are living in. Certainly these journalists are not referring to the ongoing struggle to make ends meet that so much of Black America faces. For every daily report of Wall Street trading, or rising corporate profits, you’re reminded that somebody else is doing just fine financially. ... read more »
Garcetti Outlines `Green New Deal’ for Los Angeles
May 2, 2019
The Los Angeles City Council earlier this month approved a motion instructing city staff to draft a policy which mirrors the ``principles and priorities'' of the Green New Deal. ... read more »
Congressman Wm. Lacy Clay Scores Major Victory for Affordable Housing after Federal Housing Finance Agency Finally Releases Over $367 Million in Delayed Payments
April 24, 2019
Congressman Wm. Lacy Clay WASHINGTON, DC – After an urgent effort by Congressman Wm. Lacy Clay (D) Missouri, the Federal Housing Finance Agency has released payments of over $367 million to two vital programs that support access to affordable housing.  ... read more »
After 51 Years, Fair Housing Still an Unfinished Journey
April 11, 2019
... headline news articles reminded the nation that housing discrimination still exists. ... read more »
REPORT: Structural Racism Eliminated Black Farmers
April 11, 2019
A century ago, roughly 14 percent of farmers were black. By 2012, that number had shrunk to 1.58 percent, according to the report, “Progressive Governance Can Turn the Tide for Black Farmers,” by Abril Castro and Zoe Willingham. ... read more »
African Americans Audited by IRS More Than Any Other Group 
April 11, 2019
Humphreys County, Tenn., where more than a third of its Black residents live below the poverty line and the median yearly household income is $26,000, somehow is on the IRS’ radar to audit at a higher rate than anywhere else in the nation, according to AOL News.   ... read more »
GLAAACC Pays Tribute To Business Leaders
April 11, 2019
For the 26th year, the Greater Los Angeles African American Chamber of Commerce (GLAAACC) recognized individuals and corporations that championed the organization’s mission to “advocate and promote the economic growth and development of African American business.” ... read more »
WATCH: Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin and Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA) Argued Over a Scheduling conflict During a House Committee on Financial Services Hearing
April 10, 2019
Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin and Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA) argued over a scheduling conflict during a House Committee on Financial Services hearing. ... read more / watch video »
Local Business Fills Digital Void 
April 4, 2019
Crypto Blockchain Plug will offer information on cryptocurrency among other amenities.  ... read more »
Black Writers On Tour and Southern California Black Business Expo 2019
March 22, 2019
Dr. Rosie Milligan invites you to attend Black Writers On Tour & Southern California Black Business Expo—all under one roof, Saturday, March 30, 2019 From 9 to 6p.m. Carson Community Center, 801 E. Carson Street, Carson, CA. Writers from across the country, 7 writer’s seminars-- Learn How To Write Your Book and much more, Children Writers Showcase Competition. Let The Elders Speak Forum presents Celebrity speaker Desreta Jackson-Battle, she starred as “Young Celie” in The Color Purple Movie. ... read more »
SEARCH:    
Videos


Photo of the Day

Events

LA Sentinel
in your pocket:





NIPSEY HUSSLE
COMMEMORATIVE EDITION

LA Watts Times


TOS-Cookbook-Web

© 2019 Los Angeles Sentinel All Rights Reserved • A Bakewell Media Publication

AboutArchivesContact UsCorrections & MisprintsMedia Kit

Terms of ServicePrivacy Policy

LA Watts TimesTaste of Soul