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WATCH: Bakewell Media Presents the 2020 Taste of Soul Family Festival Virtual Block Party (FULL SHOW!)
June 11, 2021
Watch the full 2020 Taste of Soul festival virtual block party at www.lasentinel.net ... read more / watch video »
Photo Exhibit Commemorates Juneteenth and Black Music Month
June 10, 2021
The outdoor self-guided walking exhibit is open daily, free to the public and can be viewed through the months of June and July at the offices of Community Build, Inc. along Degnan Blvd. and 43rd Street in Leimert Park Village. ... read more »
WATCH: Grand Opening of Chase Community Center
June 3, 2021
On Thursday, May 6, Chase Bank (on the corner of Crenshaw Blvd. and Vernon Blvd.) marked the grand opening of its first community center branch in California, ... read more / watch video »
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Public Health Says Wearing Masks Remains Important
May 20, 2021
Masks mandates may change on June 15 but until then, they are strongly suggested. ... read more »
How Chase Community-Impact Branch in Crenshaw Can Help You Achieve Your Financial Goals
May 13, 2021
Chase Community Impact Branch plans to chart your path forward and meet your financial goals ... read more »
Oscar-Nominated Short Film ‘A Concerto is a Conversation’ celebrates Local legend Horace Bowers and Bowers & Sons Cleaners
April 22, 2021
“A Concerto is a Conversation” tracks his family’s lineage through his 91-year-old grandfather Horace from Jim Crow Florida to the Walt Disney Concert Hall. ... read more »
Stephanie Wiggins Appointed CEO of L.A. Metro
April 15, 2021
The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority Board of Directors gathered to discuss Stephanie Wiggins’ new role as CEO of the company, leading L.A. Metro. ... read more »
La Create Sp_ce Creates Community Wealth Under One Roof
April 15, 2021
Working as the foundation for many Black-owned businesses is the co-working facility La Create Sp_ce. Located in Inglewood, California, sits a two-story building with 2,600 square feet of innovation and productivity. Owners, Marisa and Terell Johnson break down the values of La Create Sp_ce and the significance of creating a supportive environment for people of color and their businesses. ... read more »
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Post & Beam – A Taste of Black Excellence 
April 15, 2021
The robust flavors found in their soul food match the warmth given by their staff, Post & Beam has created an ambiance that is authentic to the collective community. ... read more »
Lineworker Scholarship to Help Increase Diversity in Skilled Trades
April 15, 2021
Edison International launches its first scholarship to increase diversity among SCE’s craft lineworkers, with an initial focus on attracting Black participants. ... read more »
Governor Newsom Appoints Danny J. Bakewell, Sr. as California State Commissioner
April 8, 2021
Danny J. Bakewell, Sr., executive publisher and chairman of the Los Angeles Sentinel, has been appointed by Governor Gavin Newsom to the California Parks and Recreation Commission. Along with being the executive publisher and chairman of Bakewell Media, which owns the Los Angeles Sentinel and the Los Angeles Watts Times, Bakewell is the founder/creator of the Taste of Soul Family Festival, held annually on historic Crenshaw Boulevard in the heart of the Los Angeles African American community. ... read more »
Mothers In Action, LA Urban League, Brotherhood Crusade, And FEMA Surpass 10,000 Vaccinations Along Crenshaw Corridor
April 8, 2021
The Johnson & Johnson vaccine is a one dose vaccination, so all 10,000 participants are now fully vaccinated.  Tracy Mitchell, president of Mothers in Action, said “I want to thank the Mothers In Action’s village of volunteers that have staffed the site from day one, and who have committed to continue supporting this effort until April 10, when the site closes.” ... read more »
DELETE THE DIVIDE
April 8, 2021
Empowerment of communities experiencing economic, educational and social inequalities from the lack of computers and internet access. ... read more »
The NAACP Los-Angeles Branch Armed Services and Veterans Committee Salute the Women of the 6888th Central Postal Directory Battalion during Women’s History Month Observance
April 1, 2021
First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt and civil rights leader Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune successfully advocated for the admittance of African American women as enlisted personnel and officers ... read more »
LADWP Promotes Transportation Electrification through Leimert Park EV Shuttle Wrap
March 25, 2021
Creative design promoting EVs developed in collaboration with LACI and community partners ... read more »
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