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Donors, Sponsors Generously Support African-American History Museum
August 25, 2016
Sponsorships and donations have been pouring into the new Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC), which is set to open on Sept. ... read more »
Family of Marcus Garvey pushing for presidential pardon
August 25, 2016
The younger Garvey said he has lived his whole life with the fact that his famous father was a convicted criminal ... read more »
Prize-winning author Joyce Carol Thomas dead at 78
August 25, 2016
Joyce Carol Thomas, a prize-winning children's author and champion of multiculturalism, has died ... read more »
Son gets prison for stealing from golf great Charlie Sifford
August 25, 2016
The son and ex-daughter-in-law of late black golf pioneer Charlie Sifford have been sentenced to 21/2 years in prison for stealing from his estate. ... read more »
This Week In Black History (August 25 – August 31)
August 25, 2016
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Louisiana flooding victims now struggling with where to live
August 25, 2016
Thousands of people across southern Louisiana were displaced by catastrophic flooding and now struggling with where to live. ... read more »
Police Warn Skid Row Residents Against Synthetic Drug Spice
August 25, 2016
Police officers are passing out fliers informing drug users on Skid Row about the dangers of the synthetic drug Spice in the wake of two mass illness breakouts that prompted county health officials this week to warn all residents against using the illicit drug. ... read more »
Measure M Officially Certified
August 25, 2016
A Metro county sales tax measure aimed at raising revenue to build, operate and maintain public transportation projects was officially certified by the Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder for the Nov. 8 ballot. ... read more »
Two Men Charged for Allegedly Walking Around Inglewood with Assault Rifles
August 25, 2016
Two men who allegedly walked around an Inglewood neighborhood wearing camouflage and body armor were charged recently with carrying assault rifles, the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office announced. ... read more »
Louisiana Needs Our Help!
August 25, 2016
Join Darrow’s New Orleans Grill, ReUnite America & The Salvation Army For Baton Rouge Flood Relief Fundraiser Sunday, August 28, from 2-6PM ... read more »
US education secretary touts school diversity efforts
August 25, 2016
John King Jr. is touting a network of magnet schools as one model for achieving the kind of diversity he has been pushing for as American schools have been growing more racially segregated. ... read more »
Chicago police recommend firing of 7 cops for false reports
August 25, 2016
Seven Chicago police officers should be fired for filing false reports in the fatal shooting of black teenager Laquan McDonald in 2014, ... read more »
Minnesota chief defends officer in July shooting of Castile
August 25, 2016
In an interview with The Associated Press, St. Anthony Police Chief Jon Mangseth sketched a portrait at odds with the image of the officer screaming expletives while pointing his gun at the dying man in the video. ... read more »
Taste of Soul Has Become An Institution Within The African American Community
August 25, 2016
It was summer 2005 and the conference room at the Los Angeles Sentinel office was abuzz. Sentinel Publisher/ CEO Danny Bakewell Sr. had come up with an idea. ... read more »
Assemblymember Chris Holden’s Talent Scam Prevention Bill Passes Senate Floor 
August 24, 2016
Assemblymember Chris Holden’s Talent Scam Prevention Bill, AB 2068, passed the Senate Floor with a vote of 38-0. AB 2068 strengthens the Talent Scam Prevention Act by expanding the list of communication forms that can be regulated such as online and computer applications. The bill now awaits Governor Jerry Brown’s signature. ... read more »
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