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Orthodox Church in Ethiopia Blocks Gay Group Planning Tour
June 18, 2019
Pride parades, gay friendly diners, movies, books and fashion. The gay life style is coming to town but the welcome mat is still far from ubiquitous. ... read more »
A look into the creative mind of writer-director-producer Dallas Jackson
June 17, 2019
Writer, director and producer Dallas Jackson is methodically building his entertainment empire. This news is a reason to celebrate because Mr. Jackson is unapologetically Black and more to the point, ... read more »
My First Father’s Day: Redeeming a Legacy of Loss
June 14, 2019
Growing up, my family didn’t celebrate Father’s Day. My parents divorced, after nine years of marriage, when I was six-years old. My father was distant during the marriage, ... read more »
Kaiser Permanente and City of Los Angeles Dive Into Summer With Operation Splash
June 13, 2019
Kaiser Permanente Southern California leaders joined Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti on Wednesday at South Park Pool in South Los Angeles to kick off the 2019 summer season of Operation Splash, which will offer low-income youth and adults free swimming lessons citywide. ... read more »
Softball Gold Medalist Gives Back with Summer Program
June 13, 2019
Over 100 girls from South Los Angeles came out to start off the 8-week summer program that will teach them the ins and outs of softball, along with life lessons on teamwork and dedication. As a former softball player for UCLA, Watley also gives college softball players an opportunity of mentorship as the coaches of the 27teams. Partnered with the Los Angeles Department of Parks and Recreation, The Natasha Watley Softball League (NWSL) continues to provide its no-fee softball summer program at parks throughout Los Angeles for girls ages 8 to 15.  ... read more »
Creole cuisine queen Leah Chase gets New Orleans sendoff
June 13, 2019
Fellow chefs, musicians, family and friends were among hundreds who filed through a New Orleans church on Monday to pay last respects to Leah Chase. ... read more »
Mid-City Festival Celebrates Culture and Diversity
June 13, 2019
Held on Washington Blvd., between Vineyard and Rimpau, the daylong celebration featured a cultural smorgasbord of performers, artists and vendors representing the diversity of the neighborhood.  The Mid-City Neighborhood Council (MINC) united with Council President Herb Wesson, the Ebony Repertory Theatre and Los Angeles County Museum of Contemporary Art to host the free event. ... read more »
MLK Community Hospital Launches ‘Man Up Program’
June 13, 2019
Nine barbershops throughout L.A. County will help welcome the public to free health screenings, including for blood glucose and blood pressure. ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Udochukwu Ebiriekwe
June 13, 2019
Senior Udochukwu Ebiriekwe has become a prominent figure at Crenshaw High School. Along with being a multi-sport athlete, he is the ASB Vice President and a member of the sports injury prevention program Team Heal. ... read more »
Health Benefits of California’s Paid Leave Policy Out of Reach for Black Women
June 13, 2019
Now is the time to include our experiences and our voices to improve upon the state’s policy. ... read more »
For Over 40 Years, Dr. Leonard Scott’s Family Business Has Been Making People Smile
June 13, 2019
Not only is he a leader in his field but his commitment to it has influenced two generations of his own family to follow in his footsteps. ... read more »
Singer Jhala Angelique Talks Life After StarQuest 4 Kids Singing Competition
June 13, 2019
Since winning the competition, Jhala Angelique has begun making a name for herself throughout the Greater Los Angeles area as a rising artist. Recently the Sentinel caught up with the child prodigy to discuss her life after StarQuest. ... read more »
Sarah Harris and Ryan & Jessica Legaux Celebrated The Suite Life and 50th Anniversary at Harold & Belle’s
June 13, 2019
This premiere event was held at Harold & Belle’s in the Peacock Lounge to a packed house of friends, family and distinguished community members. ... read more »
Two New Reports Chop Up the Data and Make It Easy to Connect with Black California  
June 13, 2019
A little over 2.2 million African Americans call California home. Of that number, 72 percent lives in southern California with the greatest concentration (about 36 percent) in Los Angeles County, followed by the Inland Empire, and then, the San Diego area. ... read more »
Watching a father & son
June 13, 2019
It is not just that the DJ Pryor and son video is adorable. It reminds the viewer of the components of love that must exist between a parent and child. ... read more »
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