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Celebrating L.A. Heroes Who Mentor the Next Generation
February 27, 2020
The legacy of Harriet Tubman needs to continue ... read more »
New California Bill Aiming to Eliminate Racial and Other Biases in Hiring
February 27, 2020
Imagine applying for a job online. But instead of a hiring manager or some pre-screening software reviewing your application and pushing it along — or eliminating it — based on personal biases or other random criteria a company sets up, a smart computer program that is “agnostic” does the filtering, determining   whether you are a good fit for the job or not. ... read more »
Civil Rights Champion, Rita Walters, Passes at 89
February 27, 2020
“As a civil-rights advocate and the first Black woman to be elected to L.A. City Council, Ms. Walters was not only a pillar to this community but a model public servant. She inspired the minds of future generations of women of color to strive for their dreams and accomplish their goals regardless of their adversities,” said Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas. ... read more »
Councilman Curren Price Honors the Creators of Academy Award Winning “Hair Love” During Black History Month
February 27, 2020
Wednesday, February 19, Councilman Price lead a special City Council presentation where he recognized director, producer and writer of “Hair Love” Matthew Cherry and his entire team for their significant achievement.   ... read more »
When Kobe Died, A Piece of All of Us Died: Los Angeles Remembers Kobe and Gianna Bryant with a Public Celebration of Life Service
February 27, 2020
A crowd of 20,000 people rose to their feet and cheered as Vanessa Bryant and the Bryant family emerged out of the Staples Center tunnel towards the rose-adorned stage positioned near center court for Kobe and Gianna Bryant’s public memorial service on Monday morning. ... read more »
For Homeless Housing, Gov. Makes 286 State Properties Available for Free
February 27, 2020
Last week, in his State of the State speech to the legislature, Gov. Newsom announced that he issued an executive order to offer 286 properties to local governments at no cost so that cities and counties can submit housing and shelter proposals for emergency housing.   ... read more »
Though Unopposed, Harris-Dawson Mounts Intense Campaign for Re-Election
February 27, 2020
A life-long community organizer, Harris-Dawson has enjoyed his transition to the public arena, even in the midst of challenges. ... read more »
SCAQMD Recruit Faith Leaders to Help Improve Air Quality
February 27, 2020
The South Coast Air Quality Management District is reaching out to the faith-based community to support the agency’s ongoing campaign for clean air. ... 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 »
ALERT: Don’t Forget You Can Now Vote!
February 27, 2020
Voting began on February 22. Many vote centers have opened for an 11-day period on February 22. However, all vote centers will open on Saturday, February 29, ... read more »
Black Lives Matter leader and Professor Dr. Melina Abdullah Announces Lawsuit Against City of Los Angeles and Former Police Chief
February 27, 2020
Black Lives Matter’s Dr. Melina Abdullah and her law team held a press conference in front of the Los Angeles Police Department Headquarters to announce the filing of a lawsuit regarding an arrest at the Police Commission meeting in 2018. ... read more »
Ford Fund Teams Up with the California African American Museum to Kick off Men of Courage Greater Los Angeles Barbershop Challenge
February 27, 2020
Ford Motor Company Fund, the philanthropic arm of Ford Motor Company, is joining forces with the California African American Museum (CAAM) to offer community focused barbershops in the Greater Los Angeles area the opportunity to compete for a $10,000 grant. ... read more »
Experience and Knowledge are Lacey’s Strong Points
February 27, 2020
"I have the legal knowledge and experience from within the DA's office to meet any challenge that comes my way, " said Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey who is up for reelection (date).   ... read more »
U.S. Senator Kamala Harris Endorses Charlotte “Char” Bland for Pasadena City Council, District 4
February 27, 2020
United States Senator and former presidential candidate Kamala Harris endorsed Charlotte “Char” Bland today for her campaign to the Pasadena City Council as her strong showing of support continues to grow.  ... read more »
Temporary Housing Facility Opens in Venice for Homeless People
February 27, 2020
A temporary-housing shelter providing 100 beds for homeless adults and 54 beds for youth opened today in the Venice area.  ... read more »
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