Saturday, November 16, 2019
CLOSE
 
News
Black Fact of the Day: Nov. 16, 2019- Brought to you by Black365
November 16, 2019
Newspaper publisher Pam Johnson became the first African American woman to head a general circulation newspaper, 1981. ... read more »
House Passes Waters’ Bill that Supports Business and Jobs in California and Across the Country
November 15, 2019
The U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 4863, The United States Export Finance Agency Act of 2019, legislation introduced by Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Chairwoman of the House Financial Services Committee, to reauthorize and improve the Export-Import (EXIM) Bank which supports American workers, businesses and the economy. ... read more »
‘Pushout: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools’
November 15, 2019
Black girls, and other girls of color, experience discriminatory, disparate, punitive, and unfair treatment in school, including suspensions, expulsions, referrals to law enforcement and arrests on school campuses, at rates that exceed the public school population in aggregate — and far exceed those experienced by their white female peers. ... read more »
Rep. Waters on Roger Stone Guilty Verdict: Dirty Tricks and Lies Will Get You Nothing but Jail Time
November 15, 2019
“The strong fist of justice could not have befallen a more reprehensible, disgusting, and deserving human being than Roger Stone. Roger Stone has made a career off of lies, deception, and all manner of dirty tricks to win elections. He’s engaged in the kind of underhanded tricks that I witnessed and experienced firsthand. He is the living embodiment of everything we teach our children not to be. Roger Stone’s guilty verdict on seven federal charges – including obstructing official proceedings, making false statements to Congress, and witness tampering – are more proof that dirty tricks and lies will get you nothing but jail time in our democracy. ... read more »
Australian Researchers Say Botswana is Ancestral Home of Modern Humans
November 15, 2019
"It has been clear for some time that anatomically modern humans appeared in Africa roughly 200,000 years ago. What has been long debated is the exact location of this emergence and subsequent dispersal of our earliest ancestors," Hayes told reporters. “We've been able to pinpoint what we believe is our human homeland." ... read more »
Redemption: Cyntoia Brown Finds Her Voice
November 15, 2019
Cyntoia Brown was supposed to spend 51 years in prison before she could even be considered for parole but her precarious case caught the attention of criminal justice reform activists, A-List celebrities and eventually Bill Haslam, the Governor of Tennessee. Upon learning of the details surrounding Brown’s case and calling on a higher power, the former governor granted Cyntoia Brown full clemency August 7, 2019, releasing the 31-year-old from the Tennessee Women’s prison. ... read more »
As Bill Cosby Awaits Appeal, Support for His Release Grows
November 15, 2019
Now, as he awaits an appellate court's ruling that could grant him a new trial or freedom, Cosby's support base appears more significant than at any point since charges were filed against him nearly four years ago. ... read more »
Ahead of Supreme Court Oral Arguments, Rep. Waters Leads House in Affirming the Civil Rights Act of 1866 & its Section 1981
November 15, 2019
Ahead of the first day of oral arguments in the Supreme Court case Comcast Corp. V. National Association of African American-Owned Media (NAAOM),Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43) led her colleagues in introducing a resolution that affirms the vital role that the Civil Rights Act of 1866– particularly Section 1981 of the Act – has played in prohibiting discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity when making and enforcing business contracts. Should Comcast Corporation, the plaintiffs in the case, prevail at the Supreme Court, it will be nearly impossible for entrepreneurs, innovators, and creators of color who have been victims of racial discrimination to bring forth lawsuits and have their rights protected and enforced in a court of law. ... read more »
NAACP Hosted Tele-Town Hall Featuring Sen. Cory Booker and Sen. Kamala Harris on Comcast Attack on Civil Rights
November 15, 2019
The case that sits before the Supreme Court is an outright attack on Black contractors and hinders the progression of Black businesses. Over 6,000 attendees heard about why the Supreme Court must protect one of the country's longest-standing civil rights laws. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: Nov. 15, 2019- Brought to you by Black365
November 15, 2019
Coretta Scott King called for a commission to be established to investigate who the true assassin was of Dr. King, 1999. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: Nov. 14, 2019- Brought to you by Black365
November 14, 2019
The Washington Society of Colored Dentists was formed in Washington D.C., 1900. ... read more »
Kaiser Permanente CEO Bernard Tyson dies unexpectedly at 60
November 14, 2019
Tyson was the first African American to head Kaiser Permanente as CEO when he took that position in 2013 after filling a number of roles over three decades at the company. ... read more »
Covered California Executive Director Peter V. Lee on the Passing of Bernard Tyson, Chairman and CEO of Kaiser Permanente
November 14, 2019
"He truly ‘walked the talk’ in his concern for making health care not just a right, but something that is affordable and centered on the great diversity of patients." ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Michael Pittman Jr.
November 14, 2019
Senior Michael Pittman Jr. has been making the USC football team a scrappy force, leading the wide receivers with 938 yards and 71 receptions. ... read more »
Waters: Veterans Deserve the Best, I’ll Never Stop Fighting on their Behalf
November 14, 2019
Waters is one of the strongest advocates for veterans and military families in the U.S. Congress. ... read more »
SEARCH:    
Videos


Photo of the Day

Events

LA Sentinel
in your pocket:





TOS-Cookbook-Web

LA Watts Times

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

AboutArchivesContact UsCorrections & MisprintsMedia Kit

Terms of ServicePrivacy Policy

LA Watts TimesTaste of Soul