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Barbara Morrison Square Unveiled in Leimert Park
September 15, 2022
More than 300 community members attended the ceremony to honor Barbara Morrison, the legendary “Empress of Blues and Jazz”. ... read more »
Fender Play Foundation™ partners with LAUSD to ‘Equip, Educate and Inspire’ the next generation of players
September 8, 2022
CEO Ed Magee and Chairperson Charmaine Jefferson sat down with L.A. Sentinel to discuss their mission, goal, and Proposition 28. ... read more »
Patrice Rushen Co-Headlines 2022 Leimert Park Jazz Festival
August 25, 2022
Leimert Park Jazz Festival Co-Headliner Patrice Rushen, sat down with the L.A. Sentinel to opine her journey from child prodigy to influencer. ... read more »
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Church at the Park Returns to South L.A. After Two-year Absence
August 24, 2022
ECM Pastor Shep Crawford and Co-Pastor Dr. Shalonda "Sunshine" Crawford sat down with L.A. Sentinel to describe what it takes to keep the church going during an unprecedented time. ... read more »
Mercier Wins 3rd Annual Leimert Park Jazz Festival Arts Competition
August 4, 2022
Peighton Mercier, the winner of the 3rd Annual Leimert Park Jazz Festival Art Competition, talked to the Sentinel about her work, which will be displayed at Leimert Park Jazz Festival on August 27, at the Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza Mall.  ... read more »
Robertson Helms 2022 Leimert Park Jazz Festival 
July 28, 2022
Leimert Park Jazz Festival Executive Producer Diane Robertson, sat down with the L.A. Sentinel to pay homage to this community, which serves as the cultural heartbeat of Black Los Angeles.  ... read more »
We’re Not Waiting for the Next George Floyd Moment
May 27, 2021
George Floyd's horrific murder one year ago has ushered in a new era of accountability where it's not enough to simply say "Black Lives Matter." It's time to show it in our actions and decisions. ... read more »
Black Los Angeles Makes Demands in Light of COVID-19 and Rates of Black Death
April 16, 2020
In response to community pressure, last week, Los Angeles County released initial racial data on who is contracting and dying from COVID-19. The rate of Black death is twice the Black population share. Black people constitute 9% of the population, but 17% of the County’s COVID-19 deaths. While trillions of dollars are being spent on the crisis and there is no shortage of local, state, and federal initiatives, resources are not being directed to meet the particular needs of the Black community. The disproportionate and deadly impact of COVID-19 on the Black community magnifies what we have known, that “underlying conditions” result from an enduring system of racial apartheid and oppression. ... read more »
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WATCH: Nipsey Hussle’s processional arrives at Angelus Funeral Home
April 12, 2019
Nipsey Hussle processional arrives at Angelus Funeral Home (4-11-19) ... read more / watch video »
WATCH: Nipsey Hussle’s Los Angeles vigil the day after his murder
April 12, 2019
Nipsey Hussle Los Angeles vigil in front of The Marathon Clothing store 4-1-19 ... read more / watch video »
First Renderings Released for Destination Crenshaw –a 1.3-Mile-Long Outdoor Art and Culture Experience Celebrating Black L.A.
December 13, 2018
The first renderings were released today for Destination Crenshaw, a 1.3-mile-long outdoor art and culture experience celebrating Black Los Angeles under development along Crenshaw Boulevard. ... read more »
Black L.A. City Councilmen United: Herb Wesson, Curren Price and Marqueece Harris – Dawson (Part 6)
March 7, 2018
Brandon I. Brooks, Managing Editor with the Los Angeles Sentinel Newspaper and the L.A. Watts Times Newspaper sits down for an exclusive interview with three Black L.A. City Council members, L.A. City Council President Herb Wesson (10th district), Councilman Curren Price (9th District) and Marqueece Harris-Dawson (8th district) ... read more / watch video »
Black L.A. City Councilmen United: Herb Wesson, Curren Price and Marqueece Harris – Dawson (Part 5)
March 7, 2018
Brandon I. Brooks, Managing Editor with the Los Angeles Sentinel Newspaper and the L.A. Watts Times Newspaper sits down for an exclusive interview with three Black L.A. City Council members, L.A. City Council President Herb Wesson (10th district), Councilman Curren Price (9th District) and Marqueece Harris-Dawson (8th district) ... read more / watch video »
Black L.A. City Councilmen United: Herb Wesson, Curren Price and Marqueece Harris – Dawson (Part 4)
March 7, 2018
Brandon I. Brooks, Managing Editor with the Los Angeles Sentinel Newspaper and the L.A. Watts Times Newspaper sits down for an exclusive interview with three Black L.A. City Council members, L.A. City Council President Herb Wesson (10th district), Councilman Curren Price (9th District) and Marqueece Harris-Dawson (8th district) ... read more / watch video »
Black L.A. City Councilmen United: Herb Wesson, Curren Price and Marqueece Harris – Dawson (Part 3)
March 7, 2018
Brandon I. Brooks, Managing Editor with the Los Angeles Sentinel Newspaper and the L.A. Watts Times Newspaper sits down for an exclusive interview with three Black L.A. City Council members, L.A. City Council President Herb Wesson (10th district), Councilman Curren Price (9th District) and Marqueece Harris-Dawson (8th district) ... read more / watch video »
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