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Brotherhood Crusade Celebrates 50th Anniversary  
June 21, 2018
The Brotherhood Crusade, a community organization founded in 1968 by civil rights activist Walter Bremond. For 35 years businessman, publisher and civil rights activist Danny J. Bakewell, Sr. led the Institution and today, Brotherhood Crusade President and CEO Charisse Bremond Weaver hosted a 50th Anniversary Community Thank You Event on Friday, June 15, 2018 at the California Science Center in Exposition Park.  ... read more »
Free Nonprofit Empowerment Symposium to Offer Valuable Economic Strategies and Resources
Board of Equalization (BOE) Member Jerome E. Horton to co-host Nonprofit Empowerment and Exemption Symposium and Expo ... read more / view event »
Project 18Fourty Dance Studio, Paving the Way for Ballerinas of Color  
June 21, 2018
Tahira Aliya Page is an international dancer who uses her passion for dance as a means to give back to her community, West Los Angeles/ Little Ethiopia. With 32 years of experience as a dancer, having trained in private dance studios in California, Europe, and South America, Page now dedicates her time to mentoring, volunteering, and teaching dance lessons to young girls of color in her dance studio, Project 18Fourty.  ... read more »
Season’s 1st Human Case of West Nile Virus Confirmed in L.A. County
June 21, 2018
Los Angeles County health officials have confirmed the county's first case of West Nile virus for the 2018 season, using the diagnosis as a warning to residents to again step up efforts to prevent the spread of mosquitoes that can carry the disease.  ... read more »
The Overcomer – Releford Conquers Major Setback to Achieve Professional Success
June 21, 2018
Releford explained that his rebound was based on techniques he developed to get his life back on track. ... read more »
L.A. Councilmember Harris-Dawson Recognizes SOLAR (Sound of Los Angeles Records) 
June 21, 2018
Councilmember Marqueece Harris-Dawson is extremely proud to recognize SOLAR Records (Sound of Los Angeles Records) for their contributions to music during The City of Los Angeles’s African American Music Appreciation Month. This event took place at Los Angeles City Hall on Tuesday, June 19.  ... read more »
Learn to Swim!
June 21, 2018
City of L.A. Expands Affordable Swim Program for Kids ... read more »
California Legislative Black Caucus Declares Victory for 2018-19 Budget
June 21, 2018
The California Legislative Black Caucus (CLBC), led by its Chairman, Assemblymember Chris Holden (D-Pasadena), declared victory in securing funds related to the Caucus’ budget priorities. ... read more »
Report Finds LAPD’s Use of Deadly Force Increased Last Year
June 21, 2018
There were 44 police shootings in 2017, compared to 40 in the previous year, according to an annual report prepared by the LAPD ... read more »
New LAPD Chief  Shares His Policing Vision with South L.A. Black Leaders
June 21, 2018
Continuing his meet-and-greets around the city, new LAPD Chief Michel Moore stopped by the L.A. Sentinel on June 19 and heard about the pressing policing concerns from South Los Angeles African American community representatives. ... read more »
Donna Nicol: An Agent of Change for Africana Studies 
June 21, 2018
 Donna Nicol, associate professor and chair of Africana Studies, arrived at CSUDH in fall 2017. As a faculty member, she teaches Comparative Ethnic and Global Societies. As chair, Nicol is working with her colleagues and the university administration to strengthen the program’s curriculum and bolster its presence on campus and in the region.  ... read more »
Funds for Earthquake Warning App Approved by L.A. City Council Committee
June 21, 2018
The mobile app will be designed to provide advance notice that an earthquake is about to strike through a text or other electronic means. ... read more »
L.A. County Ban on Commercial Cannabis Still Stands
June 21, 2018
The DCBA report focused on the steps required to implement any particular policy, including detailed maps of where businesses could be located. ... read more »
Black Actor Detained at Glendale Mall Says He Was Wrongfully Profiled
June 15, 2018
Darris Love, 38, and his attorneys announced the filing of a legal claim against the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, alleging that deputies identified him as a suspect in the burglary even though he and his girlfriend had been shopping at the mall during the crime and the ensuing chase last Wednesday. ... read more »
Alleged Homeless ‘Dumping’ by Sheriff’s Department Under Examination
June 15, 2018
The incident, which occurred on West 25th Street in San Pedro on Jan. 30, was shown by Buscaino on a large screen inside the council chamber and also posted to his YouTube and Facebook accounts. The councilman said the man was a "clear 5150 patient'' -- the term refers to an involuntary psychiatric hold -- and that the incident occurred a few blocks over the border from Rancho Palos Verdes, which is patrolled by the LASD. ... read more »
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