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Senator Bradford Introduces Bill to Provide Relief for Responsible Taxpayers
February 15, 2018
Senator Bradford (D- Gardena) introduced SB 1082, sponsored by Board of Equalization Member, Fiona Ma, to grant relief to hardworking Californians who encounter financial hardship. ... read more »
Rep. Bass Statement On Release Of 2019 Trump Budget
February 15, 2018
This budget has announced to the world that the method of choice to pay for the tax breaks the Trump administration gifted to corporations at the end of last year, is to take an ax to safety net services relied upon by millions of Americans and foreign aid relied upon by millions more around the world. ... read more »
“Fair Play Charter” Aimed at Rooting Out Bias in the Ad Industry
February 15, 2018
The American Association of Advertising Agencies (4A’s) recently issued a “Fair Play Charter” to its members, in an effort to “to recommit to fair and equitable treatment of minority media owners,” according to a statement by the organization. ... read more »
Homeless Donation Meters Introduced in City
February 15, 2018
The meter, which looks similar to a parking meter, but is bright orange in color and located in Grand Park away from the street, allows people to give loose change or use their credit card for donations that go to an organization which helps homeless people in Skid Row. ... read more »
Black History Month Recognizes: The California Jazz and Blues Museum
February 15, 2018
Located in Leimert Park, the museum showcases inspired art and more dedicated to jazz and blues. ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Teairra Anderson
February 15, 2018
Anderson took some time off from the girls’ basketball team in order to get her grades up. ... read more »
Post-Katrina debt cleared for four southern colleges 
February 15, 2018
Three historically black universities in New Orleans and one in Mississippi will see about $330 million in post-Katrina debt owed to the federal government cleared under a provision in a congressional budget deal signed by President Donald Trump.  ... read more »
Assemblymember Thurmond Introduces Legislation To Fund Early Education Programs By Taxing Private Prisons 
February 15, 2018
Assemblymember Tony Thurmond (D-Richmond), introduced a bill that implements a tax on private prisons that operate in California. The tax revenue generated by the bill will fund preschool and after-school programs. ... read more »
How Perry Wallace Integrated the SEC
February 15, 2018
Players like Vanderbilt standout Perry Wallace had to triumph over arduous racism while being the first African American to play in the Southeastern Conference. ... read more »
Historically black college fighting for survival in Selma 
February 15, 2018
A historically black Lutheran college is fighting for survival in Selma.  ... read more »
Catching Up with Artist David G. Brown 
February 15, 2018
A political cartoonist for the Sentinel for 15 years, Brown talks about his career and latest book.  ... read more / view cartoon »
‘Poor People’s Campaign’ readies nationwide mobilization
February 15, 2018
'Poor People's Campaign' readies nationwide mobilization ... read more »
Sentinel Black History Month Series: Finance in the African American Community
February 15, 2018
Five Personal Finance Books to Read During Black History Month ... read more »
Board Member George J. McKenna III: School Safety Must Be Our Priority
February 15, 2018
In light of recent acts of weapons related violence at school campuses in several locations across the nation and now in a LAUSD middle school, it is essential that we continue the discussion of school safety and the available methods and policies that we utilize to protect students and staff. ... read more »
Resentencing and the Decriminalization of Cannabis 
February 15, 2018
The Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a motion by Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas calling on the Office of Cannabis Management, in collaboration with various Los Angeles County departments and community stakeholders, to develop a countywide plan to facilitate the resentencing of minor cannabis convictions.  ... read more »
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