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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 »
Heal. Develop. Thrive.
April 20, 2022
The Child Welfare system is failing, causing greater harm for, both, the youth and families they’re supposed to be serving. ... read more »
How Blakk Smoke Is Destroying the Tobacco Industry One Hookah Pen At A Time
April 20, 2022
With tobacco use being a major contributor to the three leading causes of death among African Americans, young entrepreneur, Blakk Tatted, made it his mission change the debilitating relationship between the community and tobacco products. ... read more »
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PHOTO GALLERY: Foot Locker Opens Community Store in Crenshaw
February 16, 2022
 the ribbon-cutting ceremony and grand opening of Foot Locker's West Coast community-based Store in Crenshaw, California. The new store, which will open to the public on Wednesday, Feb. 16, provides an elevated retail experience, including full-family shopping with exclusive product, custom store artwork by local muralists, and an activation space that will host ongoing community events for sneakerheads. ... read more / view gallery »
The Kinsey African American Art and History Collection Premieres First Local Showing since 2007
January 13, 2022
On January 15, The Kinsey African American Art and History Collection will present historical moments, pointing towards the advancement of the Black community. ... read more »
JACQUELINE AVANT: A FAMILY / COMMUNITY TREASURE LOST
December 1, 2021
Avant family devastated by the tragic death of one of the world’s most kind & loving people    L.A. Sentinel News Service Words cannot express the pain and devastation the Bakewell family and our community of well-wishers and fans feel this morning over the senseless murder of our beloved friend and family member, ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Solomon Bailey
October 14, 2021
Crossroads freshman guard Solomon “Solo” Bailey has basketball in his DNA. Having a mother who played division I softball in college and a father who played pro basketball, Bailey has been emersed in sports since a young age. Throughout his life, Bailey moved frequently as his father competed in several different countries. ... read more »
Study: Racism Plays Role in Premature Birth Among Black Americans
October 7, 2021
The tipping point for Dr. Paula Braveman came when a longtime patient of hers at a community clinic in San Francisco’s Mission District slipped past the front desk and knocked on her office door to say goodbye. He wouldn’t be coming to the clinic anymore, he told her, because he could no longer afford it. ... read more »
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Exclusive: Gov. Newsom Talks Reparations, Recall and Future Goals
October 4, 2021
The dialogue occurred on Thursday, September 30, following Newsom’s signing of legislation to return Bruce’s Beach to the descendants of the original owners of the resort. Brooks met with the governor on the Bruce family property in Manhattan Beach and questioned him on reparations, the recent gubernatorial recall and his future goals. ... read more »
WATCH: Calif. Gov. Gavin Newsom speaks on signing Bruce’s Beach bill, returning stolen land back to Black family
October 2, 2021
The story behind Bruce’s Beach tells a narrative of Black-ownership in America. Original property owners Charles and Willa Bruce had their land seized by the City of Manhattan Beach, California. The local government managed the rights to the land for almost 100 years. However, on Thursday, September 30, 2021 the authority of Bruce’s Beach has been given back to the descendants of the original landowners. The waves from the pacific ocean pulled onto the sandy shores owned by Willa and Charles Bruce. In 1912, they were the first Black landowners in Manhattan Beach, the Bruce’s became a family that owned multiple beach plots. - Read more about Bruce's Beach on https://lasentinel.net/bruces-beach-property-returned-to-family.html ... read more / watch video »
Why Redistricting Matters to You
September 30, 2021
Here is a year after one of the most impactful racial reckonings since the Civil Rights Movement. Here is the crossroad, a partisan split on the road strewn with masks, vaccines, and misinformation. Here is the largest humanitarian crisis our city has ever seen. ... read more »
FALL READ: Anita Kopacz’s debut novel SHALLOW WATER was part of her deep ancestral healing
September 23, 2021
Hello fall, 2021 the long, hot summer is behind us and as we cast our eyes towards the fall, winter with a new year just 22 odd weeks away, the idea of moving forward swirls around our collective consciousness.  ... read more »
Owner of Cakes by Chante Confirms Love is the Secret Ingredient to her Success
September 16, 2021
Cakes by Chante bakery owner, Chante Bernard recounted the start of her journey to the holy matrimony of her parents, celebrated on September 8, 1973. They were showered with wedding gifts and among these presents, they would find a lime green Hamilton Beach cake mixer, a gift that would encompass a beautiful destiny. ... read more »
Get The Shot, Then Get Covered
September 9, 2021
At the beginning of the pandemic, we knew our communities would be the hardest hit -- and when we fought to ensure resources were made available to fight the virus, we had to make sure that assistance made it to our communities. ... read more »
Karla Gordy Bristol Shares the Secret to Building a Legacy Through Helping Others
September 9, 2021
Newly Approved Commissioner of Arts and Culture for the City of Beverly Hills, Karla Gordy Bristol, provides blueprints to following one's passion by servicing others. ... read more »
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