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GLAAACC’s 5th Annual Women in the C-Suite Honors Congresswoman Maxine Waters  
December 8, 2022
Entrepreneurs, executives, seasoned businesswomen and startups converged for an evening of empowerment, encouragement, and solidarity at the Greater Los Angeles African American Chamber of Commerce 5th Annual Women in the C-Suite.    ... read more »
Study Linking Relaxers to Cancer is ‘Fake News’
November 17, 2022
“Enough is enough.” The exploitation of Black health for profit is ENOUGH!  The latest study of relaxers being linked and making Black women four times more susceptible to uterine cancer is simple junk research. This is an attack. I am taking the NIH study as an attack on our legacy. ... read more »
Voters of Color and Women Saved the Democrats from Disaster
November 17, 2022
Despite new laws to keep people from voting and gerrymandering election districts to take away the power of minority communities, the Republican “red wave” that pollsters predicted ahead of last week’s midterms didn’t happen. ... read more »
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Crump Files Lawsuit on Behalf of User of Chemical Hair Straightening Products
October 27, 2022
Researchers have discovered that hair products used predominately by Black women are likely to contain hazardous chemicals with endocrine-disrupting and carcinogenic properties. ... read more »
Black Women Holding Trump Accountable
October 6, 2022
Former President Donald Trump has spent a lifetime getting away with things. Rich and willing to use an army of lawyers to defend his abuses and bully people he has wronged into submission, Trump is a prime example of the inequities in our justice system. ... read more »
Mother and Daughters Debut Jolie Noire Athleisure Apparel
September 1, 2022
In 2018, they decided to invest in themselves and start a family business.  Due to their love of fashion, they chose to start Jolie Noire, an elevated women’s athleisure wear brand.  ... read more »
Nichelle Nichols, Lt. Uhura on ‘Star Trek,’ has died at 89
August 4, 2022
Nichelle Nichols, who broke barriers for Black women in Hollywood as communications officer Lt. Uhura on the original “Star Trek” television series, has died at the age of 89. ... read more »
Torres Will Prioritize Public Safety
May 19, 2022
“I’m running on a platform of prioritizing public safety,” said Marina Torres, candidate for Los Angeles city attorney. The Sentinel was one of the stops on Torres’ campaign trail last week where she emphasized to June 7 voters that she has their best interest in mind. ... read more »
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Planned Parenthood Opens Inglewood Health Center
May 18, 2022
Planned Parenthood Los Angeles’ (PPLA) Black Health Initiative Leadership Team celebrated the grand opening of their Inglewood Health Center and Planned Parenthood Community Center on May 13. ... read more »
Black Women Are Still Dying from Childbirth in 2022. Why? 
April 21, 2022
Black women in Los Angeles County are four times more likely to die because of pregnancy and its complications than women of any other race. In one of the wealthiest countries in the world, Black mothers are dying from preventable causes at rates that continue to rise.  ... read more »
Because Representation Matters – Discussing Tik Tok, Confidence, and the Power of Black Women with Model, Alexa McCoy
April 1, 2022
Alexa McCoy is a vibrant personality who is dominating the Tik Tok universe right now. With over seventy-thousand followers, the young influencer, and now model, is encouraging people to love themselves through her vulnerability and voice.  ... read more »
WHO Africa’s First Woman Leader Helps Continent Fight COVID 
March 31, 2022
People stand when Dr. Matshidiso Moeti enters a room at the World Health Organization's Africa headquarters in the Republic of Congo and they listen intently to what she says.  ... read more »
Debt Relief Mindfully
March 24, 2022
With COVID-19 in affect for over two years, health professionals have been put to extraordinary tests. ... read more »
Legendary Jazz & Blues Artist Barbara Morrison Passes at 72
March 24, 2022
Barbara Morrison came into the world on September 10, 1949. ... read more »
First But Not Last: Black Girls See Themselves in Court Pick
March 24, 2022
In 2013, as she watched President Barack Obama's second inauguration, 7-year-old Veronica Bofah decided she wanted to be just like him. ... read more »
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