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L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti and LAPD’s New Police Chief, Michel Moore Tour South L.A.  
June 14, 2018
Last week, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti chose Los Angeles Police Department Assistant Chief Michel Moore as the department’s new chief to replace retiring officer Charlie Beck. ... read more »
A Trump Twitter Library Lands in Hollywood
June 14, 2018
The Twitter centered library features exhibits derived from President Donald Trump’s social media.   The exhibit consists of audio, visual, and hands on interactions for attendees. ... read more »
Judge Mablean Uplifts Dads Through 16th Annual Honoring Unsung Fathers Awards
June 14, 2018
Family patriarchs will take center stage at the 16th  Annual Honoring Unsung Fathers (H.U.F) Awards and Scholarship Brunch on Sunday, June 17, at the Long Beach Hilton Hotel. ... read more »
L.A. City Committee Approved $700 Million Redevelopment Project in South L.A. With Broad Community Support
June 14, 2018
The proposed project will include approximately 961 new housing units, a 400-room hotel, and new restaurant and retail space. ... read more »
Black Lives Matter Activists Criticize Selection of Moore as LAPD Chief
June 11, 2018
Garcetti was given three finalists to choose from by the board, the civilian body that oversees the LAPD. They were Moore, San Francisco Police Chief William “Bill” Scott and Deputy LAPD Chief Robert Arcos. Moore has been with the department since 1981. ... read more »
Post-Racial Myth Perpetuates Racism and White Privilege
June 8, 2018
White privilege and racism remain America’s pre-eminent realities even though white America still denies it. Sadly many Black people, albeit for vastly different reasons, join whites as partners in a dance of denial.   Clearly, Whites downplay the primacy of race but maintain race-based power under the bogus guise of America a non-discriminating melting pot.  (For many Blacks, downplaying race is a misguided attempt to assimilate.) On the color continuum, however, it’s still the closer to White, the better, rendering assimilation an exercise in futility.  Race matters, and Black lives have always mattered. ... read more »
Missing Boys from Ladera Heights Found with Grandmother from Phoenix
June 7, 2018
Phoenix police said Milner was arrested on a Los Angeles County report that she had failed to return her 2- and 4-year-old boys from a planned unsupervised visit that had been scheduled to end at 4 p.m. Friday in Ladera Heights. She was arrested on suspicion of child abduction and violation of court order, Alexander said. ... read more »
Man Killed in South Park Shooting
June 7, 2018
Authorities today identified a man who was fatally shot at the South Park Recreation Center in South Los Angeles and whose killer remains at large. ... read more »
Meet Nurse Joann Boyd 
June 7, 2018
She shares how nursing became her passion and importance of her job at Kaiser Permanente.  ... read more »
Authorities Identify Bicyclist Fatally Shot in South Los Angeles
June 7, 2018
Authorities today identified a bicyclist who was fatally shot in South Los Angeles, apparently by an assailant who opened fire from a vehicle. ... read more »
L.A. Sentinel’s Very Own Robert ‘Cameraman’ Torrence Sr. Honored as Top Celebrity Photographer
June 7, 2018
From red carpets and celebrities to taking shots of athletes, Torrence has done it all with 40 years of professional experience. ... read more »
Metro to Hold Community Meetings for Sepulveda Transit Corridor Project in June
Metro is conducting a feasibility study to identify and evaluate a range of high-capacity rail transit alternatives between the San Fernando Valley and Los Angeles International Airport, including connections to existing and planned bus and rail lines such as the Metro Orange, Purple and Expo Lines. ... read more / view event »
L.A. May Use Pot Money to Create Health Fund for Minority Communities
June 7, 2018
On a 12-0 vote, the council directed the city attorney to draft an election ordinance and resolutions to place a ballot measure before city voters in the Nov. 6 general election ... read more »
Official Statement On the Passing of Louis Farrakhan, Jr., Eldest Son of Min. Farrakhan 
June 7, 2018
The Nation of Islam, with deep sadness, announces the passing of Brother Louis Farrakhan, Jr., the eldest son of the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan and Mother Khadijah Farrakhan ... read more »
Ex-Fugitive L.A. Gang Member Gets 20 Years for Killing Black Motorist
June 7, 2018
In 2006, while Cambero was a fugitive, three fellow members of the Avenues gang were sentenced to life in federal prison as part of the six-year conspiracy that also saw another black man gunned down at a bus stop in December 2000. A fourth man was convicted as a lookout in that 2000 slaying of 28-year-old Christopher Bowser. ... read more »
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