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Brad Pye Jr.: Journey of a Dreamer
July 9, 2020
Iconic Sentinel editor leaves lasting impression ... read more »
Brad Pye Jr., Trailblazing Sports Writer and Broadcaster, Passes Away
July 5, 2020
Brad Pye, Jr., a trailblazing sports writer and broadcaster, passed away July 5, at his home in Los Angeles. Pye, who was recognized throughout the nation for his pioneering efforts on behalf of African American athletes, suffered from various health issues that contributed to his death at the age of 91. ... read more »
WATCH: Tuskegee Airman Charles McGee
March 6, 2020
Tuskegee Airman Charles McGee joins the LA Sentinel ... read more / watch video »
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LMU Unveils Statue of Basketball Great, Hank Gathers
March 5, 2020
While Gathers’ basketball prowess was unmistakable, his energy and charisma were infectious, as evidenced by Saturday’s sizeable crowd. The unveiling coincided with LMU’s Family Weekend, it’s celebration of Black History Month, and its commemoration of the thirtieth anniversary of the 1989-1990 Men’s Basketball Team, which advanced to the Elite Eight of the 1990 NCAA Division I Men’s Tournament. ... 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 »
Coretta Scott: The Queen Behind the King
January 16, 2020
  She is most notable as the wife of the one of the most iconic Civil Rights figures in the world, but Coretta Scott King’s legacy can stand all on its own. ... read more »
“A King for the ages”
January 16, 2020
Tributes to the transformative life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. ... read more »
Cliff Hall, Sentinel Photographer and Car Designer, Passes Away
January 16, 2020
As a photographer, Cliff Hall had few equals. His artistic talents graced the pages of the Los Angeles Sentinel as he chronicled the news, social and entertainment life of the African American community in the 1950s and 1960s. Many Whites celebrities in Hollywood and Bel Air utilized his services as well. ... read more »
Civil Rights Icon Angela Davis Inducted into National Women’s Hall of Fame
September 26, 2019
"At each significant turning point in my life, when I was introduced to the world of progressive political activism, anti-racist prison abolition struggles, when I myself was on the FBI's 10 Most Wanted List and ended up spending two years in jail and on trial, when I became involved in many international solidarity efforts, intersectional feminist movements, I've always been one of many," Davis said during her induction speech. "My own consciousness has always been enabled by shared endeavors and collective consciousness." ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: Sept. 23, 2019- Brought to you by Black 365
September 23, 2019
On this day in 1863, Dr. Mary Church Terrell, one of the first African American women to receive a degree, was born in Memphis, TN. ... read more »
Earth, Wind & Fire Honored With a Proclamation Given By Councilmember Marqueece Harris-Dawson
September 19, 2019
Councilmember Marqueece Harris-Dawson and the city of Los Angeles honored the legendary Earth, Wind & Fire by debuting September 21 “Earth, Wind & Fire Day” after one of their most popular songs, “September.” ... read more »
National Congress of Black Women to Honor Shirley Chisholm at Annual Brunch
September 5, 2019
"Black women are awesome, but unfortunately, our true stories don't always make the news. Mrs. Chisholm was our founder along with many great women like Dr. C. DeLores Tucker, Dr. Lezli Baskerville, Dr. Mary Frances Berry, Dr. Dorothy I. Height, Mrs. Coretta Scott King, and the Honorable Alexis Herman," Williams said.  ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: August 31, 2019 – Brought to you by Black365
August 31, 2019
On this day, August 31, 1962, the island nation of Trinidad and Tobago gained its independence. Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. Find out more at ... ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: August 30, 2019 – Brought to you by Black365
August 30, 2019
On this day, August 30, 2004, Grant Reynolds, who played an instrumental part in the desegregation of the U.S. Armed Forces, passed away. Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. ... read more »
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