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WATCH: LAPD Recruitment and Employment Division discuss hiring and job opportunities
February 15, 2019
Over the next several months, the Los Angeles Sentinel Newspaper and L.A. Watts Times Newspaper will be partnering with the Los Angeles Police Department to bring candid conversations about policing to the community. Our hope is that you will engage with us, ask questions, and use this opportunity to learn more about the role the police department plays in the community and how we can each shape the department so that it can better serve our neighborhoods and families. ... read more / watch video »
Digitize and Preserve Local African-American History
February 14, 2019
Visit the Mobile Memory Lab’s Community Scanning Day on Sat., February 23, and Oral History Day on Sat., March 2. Events Held at the Jefferson Branch Library, 2211 W. Jefferson Blvd. ... read more »
Artist and Activist Addresses Mass Incarceration with Exhibit 
February 14, 2019
Ise Lyfe’s smallasaGIANT project looks to be the beginning of change in the juvenile justice system.  ... read more »
Miko Branch, A Natural CEO 
February 14, 2019
Branch’s natural hair product line, Miss Jessie’s, continues to create clean, effective products to embrace a diverse spectrum of curly and textured hair types.  ... read more »
The Soraya presents a rare performance with some of music’s most eclectic voices
February 13, 2019
Legendary Peruvian artist Susana Baca joins Banda Magda and Snarky Puppy’s Michael League for a one-of-a-kind performance, only at The Soraya, on Friday, February 22 at 8:00pm. ... read more »
Free Public Tours of the Tournament House
Our doors are open, and you’re invited! Guided tours inside Tournament House, the iconic Southern California landmark, open to the public. Tours will be offered, at no cost, every Thursday at 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. beginning today, February 7.Tournament of Roses® volunteers from the Heritage Committee, knowledgeable of the organization’s history and details of the house, conduct the tours.   ... read more / view event »
A Dream Deferred — Is the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) Just Another Elusive Dream?
February 7, 2019
In 1951, Langston Hughes laid bare the anxious aspirations of millions of Black people in America with his poem, “A Dream Deferred.” In 1963, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. reminded America of the promissory note written to its citizens guaranteeing life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness, in his “I Have a Dream” speech. ... read more »
2018 Hyundai IONIQ Electric Limited: An Autoganic Delight
February 7, 2019
I absolutely love electric vehicles (EV) and the potential they have for impacting and reducing human reliance on crude oil. ... read more »
Study Finds: Attacks on Public Sector Unions Put Black Community at Risk
January 31, 2019
According to the report, “An Ongoing Demand for Los Angeles:  A Bright Future Requires Organizing More Black Public Sector Union Workers,” public sector jobs and unions that represent such employees contribute to the economic and social stability of the Black middle class in Los Angeles. ... read more »
Black Woman Owned Innovative Entrepreneurs Hub Opens in Los Angeles
January 31, 2019
Los Angeles Native, Rashunda Rene opens workspace for entrepreneurs from all backgrounds. ... read more »
Johnathan Franklin Keeps the Rams in the Community
January 31, 2019
Since they returned in 2016, the Los Angeles Rams created ways to aide various Southland communities. One of the people who help make that possible is former NFL player and South L.A. native Johnathan Franklin, who is a manager of Community Affairs and Engagement for the franchise. ... read more »
Wendy’s Window: Who Are You Mentoring?
January 31, 2019
January is National Mentoring Month.  It was established in 2002 as a campaign to promote youth mentoring, but mentoring should not be limited to just the youth. It is something we should practice throughout our entire lifetime.  Twenty years ago, I started an organization called, Forgiving For Living, Inc., where we mentor and pour into the lives of girls between the ages of 12 – 17.  We provide them with skills that can help them make positive choices for their lives. ... read more »
Wendy’s Window: And Still I Rise
January 24, 2019
The news and media continue to unveil more and more stories about different levels of sexual abuse, sex trafficking and or harassment towards women and girls almost daily. Although we know this behavior has existed since the beginning of time, it is time the covers are thrown off and the truth be exposed.  I am sensitive to these stories because as a survivor, my heart breaks whenever I hear them and I understand how these women must feel. Women and girls who’ve experienced any type of abuse or domestic violence struggle with self-esteem issues and it oftentimes influences their psyche and future choices.  It is a process for us to dig ourselves out and understand that we still can rise.  ... read more »
Omega Psi Phi, Fraternity, Inc. Tau Tau Chapter
January 24, 2019
The Mighty Tau Tau, of the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. will celebrate its 58thanniversary, on Saturday, February 2, 2019. That Tau Tau chapter was chartered on February 3, 1961 in the city of Compton, CA. Since its inception the Men of Omega have been beacons throughout Compton, and the surrounding areas, living out their cardinal principles of Manhood, Scholarship, Perseverance, and Uplift. ... read more »
WIC Offering Benefits to Federal Employees Affected by Shutdown
January 24, 2019
About 380,000 federal employees were furloughed, and an additional 420,000 employees for affected agencies were expected to work with their pay delayed ... read more »
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