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Black Fact of the Day: April 3, 2020- Brought to you by Black365
April 3, 2020
The father of Black History Month, Carter G. Woodson, passed away at the age of 74, 1950. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: April 2, 2020- Brought to you by Black365
April 2, 2020
South African politician and activist, Winnie Mandela, passed away in Johannesburg, South Africa, 2018. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: April 1, 2020- Brought to you by Black365
April 1, 2020
African and Mexican revolutionary, Vicente Ramón Guerrero Saldaña, became Mexico's second president, 1829. ... read more »
Black Press of America Celebrates 193 Years of Freedom-Fighting Journalism
March 19, 2020
“As we deal with some of the most challenging times in modern history, it is important that we understand the significance of the Black Press in reporting on and recording our history,” said National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) Chair, and publisher of the Houston Forward Times, Karen Carter Richards. The NNPA is the national trade association representing America’s Black Press. ... read more »
150 Years After Ratification of the 15th Amendment, Black Votes Are Still Contested: The Black fight for the franchise
March 12, 2020
“The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of race, color, or previous condition of servitude. The Congress shall have power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation.” So reads the 15th Amendment, ratified on February 3, 1870, the third of what came to be known as the Reconstruction amendments. ... read more »
WATCH: Tuskegee Airman Charles McGee
March 6, 2020
Tuskegee Airman Charles McGee joins the LA Sentinel ... read more / watch video »
Black Fact of the Day: Feb. 28, 2020-Brought to you by Black365
February 28, 2020
Michael Jackson won a record 8 Grammys. His album “Thriller” is still one of the highest-grossing albums, 1984. ... read more »
LADWP Commitment to Fostering Gender Equity Honored by Society of Women Engineers
February 27, 2020
The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) was honored with two Society of Women Engineers (SWE) “WE Local” awards this month at the WE Local San Diego conference in San Diego, Calif. The Department received the Sustaining Benefactor award, while its LADWP-SWE chapter was selected for the Outstanding Professional Development Event award. ... read more »
Tuskegee Airman and Living Legend Gen. Charles McGee Visits the Sentinel
February 27, 2020
Brigadier General Charles Edward McGee had for years wanted to make it to the west coast. It never happened during his career in aviation but recently, he made one of many visits back here (post career) and landed at the Los Angeles Sentinel. McGee, one of the last living  Tuskegee Airmen who on February 5 received his new title in the Oval Office, talked to the Sentinel about what his career has meant to him and how it is significant for today's youth. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: Feb. 27, 2020- Brought to you by Black365
February 27, 2020
Inventor Walter B. Purvis patented the handstamp, which can be found at virtually all businesses around the world, 1883. ... read more »
Many Say Education of King’s Life, Legacy Remains Critical for Young People
February 27, 2020
According to the data, 63 percent of U.S. students incorrectly identified Dr. King's accomplishments or were not aware of some of the most important things he did to contribute to America's Civil Rights Movement. ... read more »
Dr. Harry J. Elam, Jr., of Stanford named Occidental College’s 16th President
February 27, 2020
As Stanford’s vice provost for the past decade, Elam has been responsible for nearly all policies and programs relating to the university’s 7,200 undergraduate students. The Occidental board unanimously selected Elam at the conclusion of a national search, advised by a search committee drawn from all segments of the college community. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: Feb. 26, 2020- Brought to you by Black365
February 26, 2020
After defeating Sonny Liston, Cassius Clay announced that he changed his name to Muhammad Ali, 1964. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: Feb. 25, 2020- Brought to you by Black365
February 25, 2020
Religious leader Elijah Muhammad passed away in Chicago, 1975. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: Feb. 24, 2020- Brought to you by Black365
February 24, 2020
Blackkklansman was nominated for 6 Academy Awards and won Spike Lee his first Oscar, 2019. ... read more »
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