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The NBA Retires Bill Russell’s No. 6 Jersey Across the League
August 18, 2022
For the first time in the history of the NBA, Bill Russell’s No. 6 jersey is being retired across the league. ... read more »
TRAP Medicine will pilot Barbershop Wellness Hub for Black and Brown Men
August 18, 2022
The barbershop is a space where most men feel comfortable to express themselves and vent. What if there was a place for Black men to receive health and wellness services, mental health, and social care needs all while receiving a haircut? Founder and CEO of TRAP Medicine, Jahmil Lacey, and his team are working tirelessly to make this vision possible.  ... read more »
Pathway for Black Wealth: Tips for Fueling Business Growth Through Planning and Mentorship
August 18, 2022
Black businesses are an essential part of the economy. As one of the fastest-growing segments of the U.S. economy, Black businesses contribute an estimated $200 billion to the national economy annually. Research shows that entire communities benefit when Black businesses succeed. They create jobs, close the racial wealth gap, and strengthen local economies.  ... read more »
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Homegoing Set for Dorothy Goodwich
August 18, 2022
Her Homegoing Celebration will be on August 20, at 11 a.m,  at First AME Church, 2270 S. Harvard Blvd. in Los Angeles, officiated by Pastor J. Edgar Boyd ... read more »
Bruce’s Beach Attorney Has a Passion for ‘Setting Things Right’
August 18, 2022
Attorney George Fatheree said his entire professional career had prepared him for the type of experience and expertise it took to return Bruce's Beach, a property in Manhattan Beach, to the African American family who owned it and lost it in the 1920s. ... read more »
Randy Parker Named Chief Executive Officer of Hyundai Motor America
August 18, 2022
Hyundai Motor North America has promoted Randy Parker to be chief executive officer of Hyundai Motor America effective August 1. In this role, Parker assumes responsibility for Hyundai's commercial automotive operations in the United States. He will report to José Muñoz, president and CEO of Hyundai Motor North America.  ... read more »
Hollywood Stuntman and Activist Alex Brown Honored with Ceremonial Flag Raising 
August 18, 2022
A respected stuntman and BSA founding member, Alex Brown has been an advocate for his brothers and sisters in the Hollywood stunt industry since 1967.    ... read more »
‘My Hustle’ Showcases Young Entrepreneurs Turning Their Passion into Profit
August 18, 2022
Recently, I was introduced to the docu-series, “My Hustle,” which showcases young people turning their passion into profit through entrepreneurship.   ... read more »
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Education Roundtable Encourages ‘Summer F.U.N. for Black Students’
August 18, 2022
As students and parents contemplate how best to be prepared for school after the summer break, engaging in summer education offers a way to recover from the trauma and learning loss caused by the pandemic. ... read more »
Black Farmers Concerned Inflation Reduction Act Will Impact Promised Debt Relief
August 18, 2022
The National Black Farmers Association is worried that the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 will roll back debt relief provided Black, indigenous, and other farmers of color in the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021. ... read more »
Ford Named Eighth President of Dillard University
August 18, 2022
The Dillard University board of trustees has selected Dr. Rochelle L. Ford, APR, will as the University’s eighth president. ... read more »
Splash Candles Lighting a New Path at the Taste of Soul  
August 18, 2022
Owner of Splash Candles, Antoinnette Rainey, has been pouring candles in the City of Los Angeles since 2019, creating unforgettable aromas for everyone to enjoy. On October 15, Splash Candles intends to set their shop at the Taste of Soul, one of South Los Angeles' largest one-day festivals.  ... read more »
Newsom’s ‘Water Supply Strategy’ Geared to Combat Drought, Climate Change
August 18, 2022
The Golden State is doing more than just praying for rain amidst the historic drought that is battering the state and the western United States. Gov. ... read more »
Five Frequently Asked Questions About California’s Drought
August 18, 2022
California is in an extreme drought and as regions across the state are enduring these dry summer months, there is a heightened sense of urgency to conserve water. While great progress towards reducing water waste has been made in recent years by embracing water-wise habits, conservation efforts must increase as the state experiences its third consecutive dry year and begins preparations for a fourth. One of the first steps everyone can take is to stay informed.  ... read more »
SENTINEL EXCLUSIVE: Congresswoman Maxine Waters Vows to Hold Equifax Accountable 
August 18, 2022
As Chairwoman of the powerful Financial Services Committee, she calls for the a moratorium on Equifax for wrongfully reporting consumer credit  ... read more »
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