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L.A. Sentinel Goes One-On-One with U.S. Education Secretary Miguel Cardona
January 26, 2023
Last Friday marked two years of the Biden administration.  ... read more »
President Biden Must Uphold Promise to Black Labor of Infrastructure Construction Jobs  
December 22, 2022
Coming off a successful midterm, President Joe Biden must follow through on a resolution to Black labor in the New Year.  ... read more »
Mayor Karen Bass Makes History
December 15, 2022
On Sunday, Dec. 12, Karen Bass was sworn in as Los Angeles’ first Black woman and second Black mayor.   ... read more »
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Brittney Griner Back Home in US After Russian Prisoner Swap
December 14, 2022
Brittney Griner returned to the United States early Friday, nearly 10 months after the basketball star's detention in Russia made her the most high-profile American jailed abroad and set off a political firestorm. ... read more »
W.N.B.A. Star Brittney Griner Freed in Prisoner Swap
December 8, 2022
President Joseph announced this morning that W.N.B.A. star Brittney Griner, "B.G.," has been freed from a Russian prison. ... read more »
CIA Director and Russian Counterpart Discuss Brittney Griner, Paul Whelan
November 18, 2022
CIA director Bill Burns and Russia’s spy agency boss Sergey Naryshkin planned to meet this week to discuss potential consequences if nuclear weapons are used in the war against Ukraine. ... read more »
Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg Makes A Stop At ‘Destination Crenshaw
July 14, 2022
U.S. Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg paid a visit to South Los Angeles on July 8, visiting ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach and the city of Compton. He also participated in a ribbon cutting ceremony for the newly opened “K” line, the new Crenshaw-to-LAX metro line.  ... read more »
The Biden Administration to Begin Distributing At-Home, Rapid COVID-19 Tests to Americans for Free
January 14, 2022
Testing is an important tool to help mitigate the spread of COVID-19. Public health experts and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommend that Americans use at-home tests if they begin to have symptoms, at least five days after coming in close contact with someone who has COVID-19, or are gathering indoors with a group of people who are at risk of severe disease or unvaccinated. ... read more »
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Harris unveils plan for electric vehicle charging network
December 13, 2021
The Biden administration released an ambitious federal strategy Monday to build 500,000 charging stations for electric vehicles across the country and bring down the cost of electric cars with the goal of transforming the U.S. auto industry. ... read more »
Despite Misinformation and Distractions, Biden-Harris Accomplishing Black Agenda
October 21, 2021
During and exclusive interview with the National Newspaper Publishers Association, Senior Advisor to the President and Director of the White House Office of Public Engagement, Cedric Richmond, says that the deliberate misinformation published by news outlets and posted on social media is meant to undermine the President and Democrats. Notably, the dubious accounts aim to suppress the Black vote further, Richmond declared. ... read more »
COVID’s effects worsen America’s racial wealth gap: Blacks own 22 cents for every dollar held by whites Closing gaps would create 1.7 million jobs, add $300-450 billion to the economy
September 30, 2021
As the global pandemic continues to take lives and infect multiple generations, virtually every dimension of life is challenged. And people with the fewest financial resources before COVID-19 are being challenged more than ever before.   It is both a challenge and an opportunity for leadership in the Biden Administration, Congress, the Federal Housing Finance Agency, the Department of Housing and Urban Development, along with the private sector address to effect policies and practices that reverse the nation’s still-growing racial wealth gap. Tried and true wealth-building tools like targeted homeownership and expanded small business investments together would bring sustainable and meaningful changes to those who historically have been financially marginalized.  ... read more »
Waters Condemns United States Border Patrol Treatment of Haitian Migrants
September 21, 2021
Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Chairwoman of the House Committee on Financial Services, issued the following statement condemning the United States Border Patrol’s treatment of Haitian migrants. ... 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 »
WATCH: Rep. Maxine Waters on the Expansion of the Child Tax Credit
August 12, 2021
"I'm jumping with joy!"Rep. Maxine Waters celebrates the expansion of the child tax credit. ... read more / watch video »
Biden’s Virtual Climate Summit: Diplomacy Sans Human Touch
April 20, 2021
President Joe Biden, a most hands-on politician, this week will host a major climate summit with dozens of world leaders — all of them stuck on Zoom. ... read more »
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