A Conversation with Council District 6 Candidate Marisa Alcaraz

Heading into the April 4 Special Election to fill the vacant LA City Council District 6 seat, the Sentinel had the opportunity to sit down with candidate Marisa Alcaraz, who we are strongly endorsing, to ask pointed questions on the issues that matter most to all Angelenos.

Intuit Dome Gets Closer to Completion

The Intuit Dome, the new arena of the Los Angeles Clippers, reached their biggest construction milestone yet. Clippers players along with Intuit Dome staff and distinguished guests watched as the final steel beam was installed.

Success is Not Always a Linear Path: Pamela Bright-Moon’s Sentinel Interview 

As of late, we’ve all heard the term “creative” used to describe someone’s profession or work ethic. The word creative is usually defined as having the power to bring something new into being, or to evolve something original from one’s own thought or imagination, as a work of art or invention. Pamela Bright-Moon has been a professional creative before the trend. In her recent interview with the Los Angeles Sentinel, the L.A. native got her start in television broadcasting with CBS, and later evolved her career into advocacy and community building through art. Moon spent a total of 32-years in

Black Women In Modern Hip-Hop Gives Us Mor

It’s time to experience a new flavor in hip-hop: presenting Mor, a Black female rap artist. Mor has soundwaves that can knock down walls, while demolishing a heavily cemented feeling surrounding Black women in hip-hop; the feeling that they are second to the greats. Mor is more and she breaks it all down in an exclusive interview with Los Angeles Sentinel.

Stephanie Wiggins Positively Impacts Community as Metro CEO 

    Wiggins will be honored at Bakewell Media’s “Power, Leadership, and Influence of the Black Woman” luncheon on April 15.   Throughout history, women have proven to be influential across many cultures around the world. Fighting for equality and opportunity, they have shaped society in ways that have advanced business, communities, education, and politics. Women deserve to be recognized and celebrated.   This year, Stephanie N. Wiggins, chief executive officer of the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority, will be honored at the “Power, Leadership, and Influence of the Black Woman” luncheon on Saturday, April 15, at 11 a.m., at the

Heather Hutt Launches Campaign for CD 10 Councilmember 

Making clear her goal for the future, Councilmember Heather Hutt launched a vigorous campaign to remain the representative for Council District 10.  During a kick-off rally in front of L.A. Sentinel on March 3, Hutt stood before scores of community members and supporters to announce that she’s entering the race in the 2024 election. 

Reparations: State CLO Proposes ‘Paths’ For Payments

This past weekend, the California Task Force to Study and Develop Reparations Proposals for African Americans received insight on how the state government might implement recommendations the panel submits in its final proposal due before July 1.

CEEM Salutes Black Excellence and Supporters of African Americans

Spearheaded by the Cooperative Economic Empowerment Movement (CEEM), a collective of Black business owners gathered together to celebrate Black History month and to honor exemplary leaders who strive to create wealth-building opportunities for African American communities. 

Metro Launches Ambassador Pilot Program

On Monday, March 6, the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) announced 300, newly trained, Metro Ambassadors in preparation for the Metro Bus and Rail System. The program is now one of the largest of its kind in the country, and is one part of the agency’s multi-layered and reimagined approach to public safety.