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WATCH: Rochelle Riley, Author of “The Burden,” Discusses the Modern Legacy of Slavery
August 12, 2019
Los Angeles Sentinel contributing writer Imani Sumbi asks Rochelle Riley about her 2018 book, “The Burden: African Americans and the Enduring Impact of Slavery” and her vision for how America ought to confront its history of racism. ... read more / watch video »
Black Fact of the Day: July 28, 2019 – Brought to you by Black365
July 28, 2019
On this day, July 28, 1866, The Buffalo Soldiers were officially formed. In 1992, this day was dedicated as Buffalo Soldier Day. Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: May 13, 2019 – Brought to you by Black365
May 13, 2019
      On this day May 13, 1891, Jockey, Isaac Murphy, upon a horse named Kingman, became the 1st jockey to win the Kentucky Derby three times. ... read more »
Statement from Councilmember Harris-Dawson Regarding Potential Hate Crime in South LA
November 29, 2018
Four swastikas were painted over the images of women Black Panthers on the historic Crenshaw Wall, a two-block-long work of art in the heart of the Crenshaw community.¬† ¬†This is yet another example of dangerous, racist sentiment and actions that are beginning to characterize this period of time, and we are not immune to it in Los Angeles. ... read more »
2017 Buick LaCrosse Drive Experience: Black journalists discuss emotions after touring Smithsonian National African American Museum of History & Culture
April 6, 2017
During an intimate dinner, journalists discussed their experiences after touring the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History & Culture in Washington, D.C. ... read more / watch video »
I HEART OBAMA (Part 3 of 3)
December 14, 2016
Author and scholar Ishmael Reed said the white supremacy Obama had to fight was diffused yet pervasive. ... read more »
Family of Marcus Garvey pushing for presidential pardon
August 25, 2016
The younger Garvey said he has lived his whole life with the fact that his famous father was a convicted criminal ... read more »
This Week in Black History (September 24)
September 23, 2015
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This Week in Black History (September 10)
September 9, 2015
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This Week in Black History (July 9)
July 9, 2015
1955- E. Frederic Morrow was appointed as an administrative aide to President Eisenhower and became the first African American to hold an executive position in the White House staff. ... read more »
This Week in Black History (June 25-July 1)
June 25, 2015
June 25 1968- Lincoln Alexander became the first African American Member of Parliament in the Canadian Parliament. June 26 1967- Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was denied freedom of speech in Chicago area churches because of the accusations of being a radical preacher. ... read more »
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