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Poor People’s Campaign Holds Moral Monday March on L.A. City Hall 
May 19, 2022
Crowds of people descended upon downtown Los Angeles on May 16 as part of the Moral Monday March sponsored by the Poor People’s Campaign, a national movement to confront racism, poverty, and other ills destroying communities across America.  ... read more »
A Note from L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti: Every Drop Counts
May 19, 2022
Our city didn’t just become one of the most water efficient cities in the world overnight. We pulled together, and have achieved so much … but we have further to go if we want our children and grandchildren to be able to turn on the tap with confidence. ... read more »
Ozie Gonzaque, 96-year-old Who Coined ‘To Protect and Serve,’ Hosts Book Signing
May 19, 2022
The woman who coined the term, “To Protect and Serve” that appears on police vehicles throughout Southern California and beyond and is the subject of a new biography, was feted at a book signing on May 11 at the Museum Tower in downtown Los Angeles. ... read more »
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California to Break Down Black Employee Data by Ethnic Origin
May 19, 2022
Last week, when Gov. Gavin Newsom presented the annual May revision of his budget proposal for the next fiscal year, he announced that California will establish new demographic categories when collecting data pertaining to the ethnic origin of Black state employees. ... read more »
Planned Parenthood Opens Inglewood Health Center
May 18, 2022
Planned Parenthood Los Angeles’ (PPLA) Black Health Initiative Leadership Team celebrated the grand opening of their Inglewood Health Center and Planned Parenthood Community Center on May 13. ... read more »
West L.A. College Student Reaches State Meet in Heptathlon
May 12, 2022
In her first season of collegiate track competition, West L.A. track and field student athlete Angel Morris qualified for the state championship in the heptathlon. ... read more »
L.A. Faith Leaders Stand Together for Karen Bass, Demand Apology from Police Protective League for Defamatory Ad 
May 12, 2022
Major pillars in the faith-based community gathered publicly at the Los Angeles Sentinel to denounce the alleged claims against Congresswoman Karen Bass on Wednesday, May 11.  ... read more »
NBA Cares Breaks Ground on Green Schoolyard at Esperanza Elementary
May 12, 2022
The NBA Cares 75th Live, Learn or Play Initiative will provide Esperanza Elementary School with a green schoolyard; the refurbished yard will be done in partnership with Kaiser Permanente, NRDC, the Living Schoolyards Coalition, and the L.A. Neighborhood Land Trust. ... read more »
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Stay Well Inglewood and Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Host COVID Vaccine Event  
May 12, 2022
On April 28th, Stay Well Inglewood partnered with Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc to host a health fair and vaccine event in Los Angeles.   ... read more »
Communicating Through Art with Shaylen Nelson 
May 12, 2022
The Los Angeles Sentinel had an exclusive interview with Shaylen Nelson, a rising artist that is creating a new level of perspective through his creations, he looks to challenge traditional ideas of the way the world is viewed. His art forges new thoughts and inspiration.  ... read more »
Stentorians Hope to Increase Diversity in County Fire Department 
May 12, 2022
The L.A. Stentorians, an association of African Americans within L.A. County’s fire service, are on a mission to encourage young people of color to pursue careers in the fire department and other emergency medical service departments.   ... read more »
Karen Bass Rolls Out First TV Spot
May 9, 2022
Representative Karen Bass’ mayoral campaign released its first-ever television advertising spot, featuring 30 seconds of the candidate summarizing her pitch to voters, on Monday, May 9. ... read more »
Helping Formerly Incarcerated Women 
May 5, 2022
Bonnie Boswell explores the many challenges facing formerly incarcerated women.   ... read more »
South L.A. Commemorates 30th Anniversary of Civil Uprising 
May 5, 2022
The 77th Street Area Community-Police Advisory Board gathered with C-PAB representatives from South L.A. to the San Pedro to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the civil uprising, which occurred from April 29 to May 4, 1992.  ... read more »
Majority Whip Jim Clyburn Comes to L.A. in Support of Karen Bass for L.A. Mayor 
May 5, 2022
Congressman Jim Clyburn (D-SC), the third most powerful leader in the U.S. House of Representatives, urged Angelenos to support Karen Bass for mayor of Los Angeles on May 3, at an event hosted by Danny J. Bakewell, Sr. at the L.A. Sentinel.   ... read more »
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