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BCA Revived, Raising Awareness Around Black Coaches in Officiated Sports
September 30, 2021
Basketball requires unity under the hoop and along the sidelines. International basketball player, Pooh Jeter, understands the need to win as a whole team, which includes the person holding the clipboard.  Resurrecting the energy of diversity within coaching, Jeter is seeking more support for Black coaches by reenergizing the Black Coach Association (BCA).  Jeter spoke exclusively with the Los Angeles Sentinel, providing the play-by-play as he dissected the reasons athletes need to see their likeness in their coaches and the demand for the collective community to look out for each other.  ... read more »
University of California President Michael V. Drake Leads by Example
September 30, 2021
Michael V. Drake harvested enough academic experience to attract the perfect opportunity to lead the mission of racial equality through collegiate means. More than 200,000 students and faculty members will be influenced by his decisions. ... read more »
WATCH: Feminine Focus: Executive Director of the L.A. Civil and Human Rights Dept., Capri Maddox
September 17, 2021
Hello! Join the L.A. Sentinel as they explore the power in the feminine focus. Executive Director of the Los Angeles Civil and Human Rights Department, Capri Maddox shares her journey as a woman of color and what it means her to serve as the bridge between the city's workforce and racial equality for all. ... read more / watch video »
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Owner of Cakes by Chante Confirms Love is the Secret Ingredient to her Success
September 16, 2021
Cakes by Chante bakery owner, Chante Bernard recounted the start of her journey to the holy matrimony of her parents, celebrated on September 8, 1973. They were showered with wedding gifts and among these presents, they would find a lime green Hamilton Beach cake mixer, a gift that would encompass a beautiful destiny. ... read more »
Racial Equity Finds a Permanent Home in Los Angeles
September 13, 2021
Monday, September 13, 2021, marks a monumental day in the history of Los Angeles. Attorney and Executive Director of the Civil and Human Rights Department, Capri Maddox has cut the ribbon to the newly established building looking to house the first racial equity branch of local government in the Los Angeles City Mall arena.  ... read more »
Reflecting on 9/11 Twenty Years Later: Expert in the Study of Terrorism Gus Martin Says, ‘Remain Vigilant’
September 11, 2021
An expert in the study of terrorism, Professor Gus Martin Provides a synopsis of the tragic moment, as the nation reflects on its anniversary in 2021. Today, there is still a question of safety. Since that drastic stint in history, has America seen improvement in protection? ... read more »
Karla Gordy Bristol Shares the Secret to Building a Legacy Through Helping Others
September 9, 2021
Newly Approved Commissioner of Arts and Culture for the City of Beverly Hills, Karla Gordy Bristol, provides blueprints to following one's passion by servicing others. ... read more »
Waters and Pelosi: Investing in the Future of South Los Angeles
August 16, 2021
Congresswoman Maxine Waters joined Speaker of House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi on August 12 to discuss the advancement of the Child Tax Credit implemented this year. ... read more »
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Honoring the Revolution in Watts
August 11, 2021
On August 11, the uprisings that took place in 1965 are still felt today. The “Watts Rebellion,” marched to a familiar tune of racial injustice. The tip of the iceberg that had a titanic effect on the local community, was fueled by a police act. ... read more »
Youth Orchestra Los Angeles Finds Permanent Home in Inglewood
August 5, 2021
During an exclusive tour, the Los Angeles Sentinel explored the Judith and Thomas L. Beckmen Center, the first Youth Orchestra Los Angeles program (YOLA) located in the heart of Inglewood; dedicated to the elite musical training of local youth, channeling the musical excellence of the Walt Disney Concert Hall. ... read more »
THE NEW FACES OF PUBLIC EDUCATION & THE DEMAND FOR RACIAL EQUALITY WITHIN THE EDUCATION SYSTEM
August 5, 2021
In an exclusive interview with national and local academic leadership, L.A. Sentinel learned of their devotion to guide the country to a more balanced racial lens, starting within community schools. ... read more »
LAPD Harass Black Couple Immediately After Their First Child Was Born
July 22, 2021
On June 27, L.A. Sentinel Contributing Sports Reporter, Khari Jones and his fiancé, Kayla K. Love, shared a life-changing experience; what was labeled a “health and wellness check,” turned into a terrifying reflection of the current abuse of power by the LAPD. ... read more »
Coach John Walton Smith Shares Secrets to Training Olympic Champions
July 22, 2021
Sprint-athlete, Michael Cherry, is following Coach John Smith into battle: after being cleared through the COVID-19 process they will participate in the 2021 Tokyo Olympics. Smith has been in this position eight other times on a consecutive basis. ... read more »
Motown Founder Berry Gordy tapped for Kennedy Award
July 21, 2021
Berry Gordy founded a Motown sound that defined a generation, fostered legendary music careers, and constructed a timeless genre that continues to influence musicians today. The Kennedy Center has tapped Gordy as an honoree.  ... read more »
Two Women Lead Metro to New Heights; First Time in 28-Year History
July 15, 2021
Metro CEO Stephanie Wiggins and newly appointed Metro Chair Supervisor Hilda Solis outline the vision of Metro in the annual State of the Agency Address.  Solis and Wiggins will be the first combination of women, as chair and CEO to concurrently serve at Metro in its 28-year history. ... read more »
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