Tennessee State University Board Disbanded by MAGA Loyalists as Assault on DE&I Continues

Recent legislative actions in Tennessee, such as repealing police reform measures enacted after the killing of Tyre Nichols, underscore a troubling trend of undermining local control and perpetuating racist agendas. The new law preventing local governments from restricting police officers’ authority disregards community efforts to address systemic issues of police violence and racial profiling.

Cleansing the Conscience 

When the men of the city brought the woman taken in adultery (in the very act), their motive was to prove that Jesus would disobey the law. Rather than doing so, He asked them a conscience cleansing question, “Who among you has not sinned? You throw the first stone.”  

Kaiser Permanente West L.A. Participates in National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

Kaiser Permanente Southern California facilities, in partnership with local law enforcement agencies, are encouraging community members to participate in “National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day” on Saturday, October 29, 2022, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.   The Kaiser Permanente West Los Angeles Medical Center, located at 6041 Cadillac Ave. in Los Angeles, will serve as one of the drop-off locations. The public will have the opportunity to drive up to the 24-hour pharmacy turnaround at the medical center to drop off unwanted, unused, or expired medications. A pharmacist will be on hand to answer any questions about the medications.  “For National Drug

Pandemic or Not, We Need More COVID-19 Preparedness

President Biden declared the pandemic is over, then quickly backtracked. Unfortunately, his premature word choice undermines the ongoing efforts to prepare the country for future outbreaks. Even before the statement, Congress denied funding to prepare America for the next outbreak.

Indoor Masking Mandate May Return to LA County 

Los Angeles County is poised to return to requiring the wearing of indoor masks on Friday, July 29. Public Health Director Barbara Ferrer, Ph.D., MPH, MEd, announced during a recent press conference that if the county remains at the high virus-activity level as defined by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for two consecutive weeks, the indoor mask mandate will return.  

Mothers In Action and Black Health Matters Host Mobile Screening Event

On Saturday, April 2, Mothers in Action partnered with Black Health Matters to provide mobile digital mammograms to the Los Angeles community. Screenings were distributed from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., on the back lot of the Los Angeles Sentinel office, located at 3800 Crenshaw Blvd., in Los Angeles. Explaining why her organization hosted the event, MIA President Tracy Mitchell, stated, “Black women disproportionately get and do not survive breast cancer because it is not detected early enough. “I currently have two people that I consider family that are struggling with the disease right now and I have known quite

Life Celebration Planned for Thomas Gibbs

Thomas Christopher Gibbs, 89, born to Joe “Jodie” and Anna Gibbs on February 19, 1933, in Compton, California, passed away at his home on Sunday, March 27, 2022. He resided in Sun Village, California at the time of his passing.

Protecting Kids from COVID-19 Protects Us All

Children’s exposure to the COVID-19 virus in schools, social events, and in family settings puts them, their loved ones and communities at greater risk for infection, making their vaccination more important than ever.