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TASTE OF SOUL’S CHILDREN’S WORLD
October 10, 2019
Fun-filled activities & musical entertainment for kids all day ... read more »
Black Political Cartoonist Heightens Awareness of Current Events
October 10, 2019
The Sentinel’s award-winning artist uses drawings to motivate and inspire the Black community ... read more / view cartoon »
Taste of Soul Spotlight: Frozencandyland
October 3, 2019
There’s a new cold, sweet treat at Taste of Soul this year. ... read more »
Jackson Celebrates 78th Birthday Honoring Service of Others
October 3, 2019
The Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr. will mark his 78th birthday this week by recognizing the humanitarian and social justice efforts of several individuals ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Jasper Anderson
October 3, 2019
Junior second basemen, Jasper Anderson, knows to never back down from adversity. Playing baseball and football at Crenshaw high school presented new challenges for him. Rising to the occasion by working hard helped him develop new skills and made him a reliable figure on both teams. ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Q’marr Allen
September 26, 2019
Senior linebacker Q’marr Allen is using his voice to create change at Los Angeles High School. Not only is Allen a captain of the football team, but he is a leader in different ways on campus. ... read more »
Taste of Soul Presents The Hyundai Sound Stage
September 26, 2019
The Hyundai Sound Stage continues to bring some of the best artists in entertainment to Taste of Soul. ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Jermar Jefferson
September 19, 2019
Snoop Youth Football League Alum, Jermar Jefferson, presented a competitive rushing game for the Oregon State Beavers last season. His efforts at the running back position earned him Pac-12 Freshmen Offensive Player of the Year and an All-Pac-12 Honorable Mention. ... read more »
LEADERSUP PARTNERS WITH LA SENTINEL TO CLOSE THE UNEMPLOYMENT GAP AMONG YOUTH IN SOUTH LA
September 19, 2019
LeadersUp not only recruits, trains and advocates for inclusive hiring practices but it partners with employers who are looking to hire diverse talent NOW! And its growing its Fair Chance Coalition of employers adopting hiring practices inclusive of jobseekers with prior arrests and convictions. ... read more »
Taste of Soul Spotlight: Malik Books
September 12, 2019
The bookstore has been providing Afrocentric materials to the community for decades. ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Aaliyah Jordan
September 5, 2019
Junior outfielder Aaliyah Jordan is a key contributor to the UCLA softball team, she is third on the team in batting average at .383 percent, aiding the UCLA Bruins to a 56-6 overall record and a Women’s College World Series (WCWS) victory. ... read more »
“Humanoids!” “Future Humans!”
August 29, 2019
Success On “The Way”... Ask Dr. Jeanette ... read more »
The Evolution of Bakewell Media’s Taste of Soul Festival
August 29, 2019
For 14 years, Los Angeles has enjoyed the annual Taste of Soul Family Food Festival on Crenshaw Blvd. The day-long festival presented by Bakewell Media boasts over 350,000 visitors just last year alone. Taste of Soul has become an institution in the Crenshaw community and draws people from L.A. and beyond, coming to enjoy live music and entertainment on more than five stages, delicious food from hundreds of vendors and shopping – including blocks and blocks of art, jewelry, clothing, beauty products as well as a plethora of free community services. The festival is family-friendly and known for being one of the largest and safest events in Southern California. Originally founded by Bakewell Media CEO Danny J. Bakewell, Sr. in 2005, Taste of Soul has grown exponentially over the years, and Mr. Bakewell says he can’t believe it’s been 14 years since its beginning. ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Christian Rector
August 22, 2019
One of the leaders of the USC Trojan football team this year is senior defensive lineman Christian Rector. After the Trojan’s went 5-7 last season, he’s ready to better the program and qualify for a bowl game this year. ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Mecca Muhammad
August 15, 2019
Track runner Mecca Muhammad of the Pacific Coast Shockwaves won big at the 2019 Junior Olympics in Sacramento. She earned three championship medals after coming in first place in the 800m, the 4x800m, and the 4x400m in the 11-12 division. The 800m was the biggest challenge for Muhammad, one of her competitors outran her once before. ... read more »
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