Mayor Bass, Law Enforcement Decry Video of Fatal Memphis Police Beating

With officers on standby for possible protests in response to the release of graphic video depicting the fatal beating of a 29-year-old Black man by five Memphis, Tennessee, police officers, Los Angeles Mayor Karen Bass and Southland law enforcement officials on Friday, Jan. 27 universally condemned the chilling images.

Douglas and Crump File $50M Claim on Behalf of Keenan Anderson’s Son 

Civil rights attorneys Carl Douglas and Ben Crump filed a $50 million Claim for Damages against the city of Los Angeles on behalf of Syncere Kai Anderson, the 5-year-old son of Keenan Anderson on Friday, Jan. 20.  The senior Anderson died after a confrontation with Los Angeles police officers in the Venice neighborhood of Los Angeles on Jan. 3.  

Power, Leadership, and Influence of the Black Woman

In celebration of the Los Angeles Sentinel’s 90th anniversary and honoring our newly elected Mayor Karen Bass, we will be giving away complimentary tickets to our 2023 Power, Leadership & Influence of the Black Woman event on Saturday, April 15, 2023 11am-2pm at the Beverly Hilton. Click to sign up for a chance to win a complimentary ticket. Tickets will be selected at random and are first come, first serve. If selected, you will be contacted by a LA Sentinel team member. If you are interested in sponsoring, please send email directly to [email protected]  A word from creator, Danny J. Bakewell, Sr.

World AIDS Day 2022: Get on the Healthy Love Bus

December 1, World Aids Day, was also a day of celebration because a new super weapon was unveiled. “The Love Bus is a preventive mobile health unit. It is meant to meet people where they are, but also where they want to be,” shared Dazon Dixon Diallo, who recognized a growing need in the African American community for health care services in 1989.