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Superintendent King to Work with School Advisory Panel
July 20, 2017
The Los Angeles Unified School District, which just two months ago saw a pro-charter school majority elected to the Board of Education for the first time, is about to get another jolt, it was reported recently. ... read more »
JPMorgan Chase Expands Economic Opportunity for Young Men of Color through Fellowship Initiative
July 20, 2017
  JP Morgan Chase and Company recently announced that they would be extending their Fellowship Initiative to four cities including Los Angeles as part of the firm’s efforts to provide adults and young people with the education, ... read more »
Morehouse Student Follows His Passion, Finds the Black Press
July 20, 2017
Darrell Williams is a rising senior at Morehouse College, who has big dreams of being a creative director, one day. Williams, 24, is currently a student scholar with the National Newspaper Publishers Association’s “Discover The Unexpected” Journalism Fellowship program. ... read more »
Building Stronger Black Children through NIBPA
July 20, 2017
In April of 2017, the National Independent Black Parent Association (NIBPA) of South Los Angeles provisional chapter launched in the heart of Leimert Park. ... read more »
Johnson O. Akinleye Elected 12th Chancellor of North Carolina Central University
July 14, 2017
Johnson O. Akinleye, Ph.D., who has served as interim chancellor of North Carolina Central University since January of this year, has been elected to the position on a permanent basis by the Board of Governors of the 17-campus University of North Carolina. ... read more »
Over 4,000 Section 8 Homes Receive Low-Cost Internet  
July 13, 2017
 HACLA, Los Angeles City Council President Herb Wesson, human-I-T, and Frontier Communications team up to bridge the digital divide in the city of Los Angeles.  ... read more »
Black Families Believe Racial Inequality Growing in U.S. Schools
July 13, 2017
Black families overwhelmingly believe that their schools are underfunded, and that racial inequality is growing, according to a poll conducted by The Leadership Conference Education Fund and the Anzalone Liszt Grove Research firm. ... read more »
New NNPA Chair Presents Bold Vision for Group’s Role in U.S. Education Policy
July 13, 2017
New NNPA Chair Talks about the Every Student Succeeds Act ... read more »
Grambling State University President Richard Gallot Jr. Goes One-on-One with the Sentinel  
July 13, 2017
President Richard J. Gallot Jr. talks HBCU visit to Whitehouse, HBCU Alumni preservation, and coming to Los Angles for GUNAA -Grambling University Alumni Association National Convention July 20-23.  ... read more »
Sixteen-Year-Old Gives Backpacks with Hope
July 13, 2017
Croyce Allen believes in giving back and encouraging his peers to pursue an education. ... read more »
Bioscience entrepreneurs, investors connect at Cal State LA for First Look L.A. 2017
July 7, 2017
The Los Angeles Venture Association’s (LAVA) First Look L.A. 2017 connected investors with researchers and entrepreneurs developing cutting-edge technologies. ... read more »
Chris Paul and Kaiser Gift Technology to Students in Watts  
July 6, 2017
NBA point guard Chris Paul announced Wednesday, June 28, that he would be joining the Houston Rockets in a trade after playing the last six seasons with the Los Angeles Clippers. His commitment to the Los Angeles community continued up until the eve of his announcement. ... read more »
Southern University Leadership Visits Los Angeles
July 6, 2017
They, including Los Angeles chapter members, spoke. SU listened. ... read more »
The ‘New 9th’ District Welcomes the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art 
June 29, 2017
Legendary filmmaker George Lucas who introduced movie lovers to Star Wars and Indiana Jones, along with his wife Mellody Hobson, received overwhelming approval from the Los Angeles City Council for the construction of the Legendary filmmaker George Lucas who introduced movie lovers to Star Wars and Indiana Jones, along with his wife Mellody Hobson, received overwhelming approval from the Los Angeles City Council for the construction of the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art (LMNA). ... read more »
TyAnthony Davis Creates Vox Collegiate for Grades 6-12
June 29, 2017
Vox Collegiate will cover grade levels 6-12. The school will start with an enrollment of 105 sixth graders and continue to enroll new sixth graders each year. The school will focus not only on academic skills, but also skills that students will need to be successful in any career. ... read more »
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