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Exposition Park Embraces Everyone In 
April 19, 2018
Hundreds of people in Exposition Park got an up-close look at solutions to homelessness during United Way of Greater Los Angeles’ first-ever Everyone In pop-up community event.  ... read more »
The Black AIDS Institute and St. John’s Well Child and Family Center Open new community-centric free or low cost primary care facility in Leimert Park
April 19, 2018
A Clinic for Us is a part of a new collaboration between the Black AIDS Institute and St. Johns Well Child and Family Center to expand and enhance affordable health care to Black communities in Los Angeles County. ... read more »
 Mayor Eric Garcetti Talks Moving the Future of Los Angeles Forward in State of the City Address 
April 19, 2018
On Monday, April 16, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti entered the chamber where he gave his fifth State of the City address ... read more »
Black Women Speak Out Against the Tobacco Industry Targeting Women  
April 19, 2018
As National Minority Health Month continues, we highlight a health topic that is impacting women at alarming rates, lung cancer. ... read more »
PCF Draws Attention to Prostate Cancer Disparity among African American Men   
April 12, 2018
One out of nine American men are likely to be diagnosed with prostate cancer. However, 74 percent of African American men are more likely to be diagnosed with prostate cancer than White men and are twice as likely to die from the disease. In honor of National Minority Health month, the Los Angeles Sentinel spoke with Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) CEO and President, Dr. Johnathan Simon about the disparity of the disease and how men of African descent can better their chances of prevention. ... read more »
Compton Native Who Moved to Ghana Tells Americans ‘To Come With a Plan’  
April 12, 2018
Naturopathic doctor and “wholistic” (mind, body, spirit) health consultant Dr. Sharita Yazid first set foot on African soil in 2006 during her 20/20 investment group trip to Egypt and Ghana with historian Runoko Rashidi. Now, for over 12 years, the Compton native has had the pleasure of calling Ghana her new home. ... read more »
Special Needs Network’s Free Autism Conference Offers Hope And Help
April 5, 2018
12th Annual Legislative Breakfast And Tools For Transformation Conference ... read more »
Nielsen Hosts ‘Power of She’ Panel Featuring Rep. Maxine Waters, Angela Rye & Mara Brock Akil 
April 5, 2018
Recently, global data analytics company Nielsen hosted the Power of She Movement, where hundreds of women gathered to participate in core conversations surrounding technology, social media, entertainment and how to use these mediums to affect change in Black communities. ... read more »
Mothers In Action & Taste of Soul Team-Up with Local Organizations to Host 5th Annual South Los Angeles Community Recycling/Clean Up Event
March 22, 2018
The free recycling event will be held in front of the Los Angeles Sentinel Newspaper from 9:00am- 12:30pm and waste disposal ends at 3:00pm. ... read more »
L.A. Bobcats Promote Equality and Health
March 15, 2018
The Independent Women’s Football League (IWFL) has 24 teams in four different divisions.  Among those teams is the Los Angeles Bobcats; formerly known as the Carson Bobcats. ... read more »
Health Insurance Is More Than an Insurance Card: Tips for Using Your Coverage
March 15, 2018
Open enrollment for coverage in 2018 has ended, you or someone you know may still qualify to enroll in a quality, affordable health plan... ... read more »
Introducing: A Healthier Community Starts with YOUth!
March 8, 2018
A Healthier Community Starts with YOUth is a program that aims to level the playing field and address some of these health disparities. ... read more »
Tenants Face Eviction After Room-For-Rent Scam 
March 1, 2018
Former comedian Vincent Cook found living in squalor conditions after stroke   ... read more »
Black Men in White Coats Campaign Aimed at Increasing Diversity in Medicine
March 1, 2018
Black Men in White Coats is aimed at increasing the number of Black males who pursue careers as doctors ... read more »
As Phill Wilson Retires, Black AIDS Institute Launches New Programs
February 8, 2018
As Phill Wilson Retires, Black AIDS Institute Launches New Programs ... read more »
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