Thursday, December 8, 2022
Betti Halsell
The Influence of Black Culture at ComplexCon
November 23, 2022
ComplexCon is a visual display of power in Black culture. Showcasing a strong narrative of streetwear, shoes, food, and music; this two-day event was held in Long Beach, California, on Nov.19-20. ... read more »
MonstaMovez was Born to Flex- a Positive Message from a Rising Star
November 3, 2022
Nathan Hughes, more commonly known by his performing identity MonstaMovez, recently released his debut song, "Born 2 Flex." The lyrics exude confidence and a message to be the best version of oneself. ... read more »
Eleven86: Black-Owned Real Artesian Water Brand
September 8, 2022
Marquis Forge, Founder and CEO, MRaine Industries, LLC is the man behind Eleven86, an artesian water company. The core of this firm is to be in a position to give hope to their community while providing a source of clean water.  ... read more »
Black-Owned Pizzeria Shares a Slice of Happiness at the Taste of Soul 
September 8, 2022
Pie on the Flyy has been slicing up pizza in the City of Carson since 2019, only to expand across L.A. as one of the best Pizzerias in Los Angeles, California. Pie on the Flyy is looking to have a pop-up location at the Taste of Soul, one of the biggest one-day festivals in South L.A., on October 15.   ... read more »
Meta Pledges $10 million to Black Gaming Creators
July 7, 2022
Meta, formerly known as the Facebook, pledged $10 million to Black creators. The physical result of that promise was forged into the Black Gaming Creator Program, a space “to help up-and-coming Black creators elevate their work.” ... read more »
Meet the Power Couple That’s Building Black Political Power Ahead of the 2022 Midterms 
April 28, 2022
As the 2022 mid-terms approach, Black leadership from the NAACP to Black Voters Matter are concerned about several obstacles that Black America is facing when it comes to the ballot box and representation. To help Black candidates running for office in this mid-term cycle, Quentin and Stefanie James started their own political action committee – the Collective PAC.  ... read more »
April 15, 2022
Assembly member Mike Gipson (D- 64 District) hosted the “AB 1621 Ghost Gun Press Conference, “at the Los Angeles Sentinel headquarters on Friday, April 15. ... read more »
New Production Company ‘8bitclosedfist’ Creates Home for all Blerds!
April 7, 2022
8bitclosedfist founder, Ronell Crawford, wanted to create a space where the Blerd community could feel at home. ... read more / view gallery »
The Best of Jazz Told Through the Life of Ernie Andrews
March 24, 2022
Ernie Andrews created American history as a rhythm and blues vocalist in the 1940s and continued to draw massive crowds through the twenty-first century. ... read more »
Crenshaw Plaza Welcomes Foot Locker’s New Community-Based Store Location
February 23, 2022
Foot Locker recently opened a community-based Store in Crenshaw, California on Wednesday, February 16. The new location housing elite sneakers and apparel looks to provide a balanced retail experience, which includes the concerns of the surrounding community. ... read more »
Kindred Arts in Collaboration with the 10th Council District, Hosts Monumental Tour  
February 17, 2022
Kindred Arts created a bridge with the 10th Council District, to host a Monumental Tour exhibit within South Los Angeles.   ... read more / view gallery »
Living Local Legend: Dr. Saul Lankster, First Black Firefighter in Compton
February 16, 2022
Dr. Saul E. Lankster II created a benchmark in American history. He became the first Black Firefighter in Compton, California. Today, Dr. Lankster continues to lift while he climbs as a National University (NU) Associate Faculty member that focuses on the progression of criminal justice. ... read more »
Compton City Officials: Acquired $8 Million Dollars for Street Improvements
February 8, 2022
Compton city officials cut the ribbon today, commemorating a series of ongoing street repair improvements  ... read more »
The Kinsey African American Art and History Collection Premieres First Local Showing since 2007
January 13, 2022
On January 15, The Kinsey African American Art and History Collection will present historical moments, pointing towards the advancement of the Black community. ... read more »
Sidney Poitier: Pioneer in American Film
January 13, 2022
Sidney Poitier performed wholeheartedly and inspired multiple generations. As an actor, producer, and writer, Poitier encapsulated his energy in every scene and in every verse. ... read more »

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