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Robert Lee, County’s First Black Battalion Chief, Passes Away
July 7, 2022
Robert Lee, who passed away on June 22, served Los Angeles County for 37 years with the last 31 years as a professional firefighter with the Los Angeles County Fire Department.  ... read more »
Jennings and Bradford Honored at Eagle-Con 2022
March 31, 2022
This year’s Eagle-Con, a virtual sci-fi and fantasy conference hosted by Cal State L.A. and the Art Directors Guild (IATSE Local 800), honored graphic novelist and comics scholar John Jennings and science fiction and fantasy writer K. Tempest Bradford. ... read more »
Celebration of Life: Fred Anthony Calloway
April 1, 2021
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Los Angeles Public Health Department Continue to Study Disproportionate Death Rates Within Underserved Communities
May 19, 2020
Looking at the effects of COVID-19 within race and ethnicity, the data reflects the disproportionate death rate and financial fall within the African American and Latino communities. Black people make up 7% of the positive cases and 12% of the county rate, even though only 8% of the L.A. population are African American. An in-depth study presented those who lived below the poverty line, had three times the rate of death from COVID-19. ... read more »
Cal State LA to Honor Local Screenwriters, Production Designer at Eagle-Con 2020
March 5, 2020
Eagle-Con 2020 will explore issues of race, ethnicity, gender, sexuality, identity, and representation in science fiction and fantasy across media ... read more »
Schetema Nealy Becomes First African American Female to Earn Ph.D. in Chem from UNLV
May 30, 2019
Raised in San Bernardino, California by a single mom, with four other children, there wasn’t anything extraordinary about Schetema Nealy’s childhood, at least on the surface. Because, one would have to be at least a bit extraordinary to accomplish what she did recently, becoming the first African American female to receive a Ph.D. in chemistry from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. The Sentinel recently caught up with Nealy to talk about her accomplishment and how it came to be. ... read more »
‘The Niceties’ Makes Its West Coast Debut
April 25, 2019
“The Niceties” is the latest play at the Geffen Playhouse to tackle race and society. ... read more »
Congresswoman’s Sister Remembered as ‘Joyful’ and ‘Radiating’
February 14, 2019
Watson Bradfield, a trailblazer in her own right, was born July 22, 1938 into a family of trailblazers.  She was the youngest of four children. Her father, William Watson, was one of the first African American police officers in Los Angeles. Her grandfather, Spencer Watson, was a civil rights activist, involved in organizing the pullman porters along with Bayard Rustin. And, her grandmother Belle O’Neal was the surgical nurse who worked on the first open heart surgery with Dr. Clarence Williams in Chicago. ... read more »
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Student Athlete of the Week: Ingvar Moseley
February 7, 2019
Hurdler Ingvar Moseley has been a stand-out athlete in is native country Canada and has broken records at Cal State L.A. He has achieved both All-American and All-Academic honors during his college years. ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Dericka Braden
November 8, 2018
Sophomore track and field runner Dericka Braden is eager to compete this season. To prepare for track season, Braden competes with the Cal State Los Angeles Cross Country team. ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Shamayah Revis
May 10, 2018
Freshman golfer Shamayah Revis etched her name in Cal State L.A. history by being an inaugural member of the women’s golf team. ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Elliott Smith
April 12, 2018
Forward Elliott Smith noted how playing for the Cal State Los Angeles Golden Eagles men’s basketball team has been a roller coaster. ... read more »
Cal State LA honors Marvel’s Luke Cage creator, acclaimed science fiction writer at Eagle-Con
March 15, 2018
Hours after news broke that blockbuster hit Black Panther had surpassed $1 billion in box offices worldwide, Marvel’s Luke Cage creator Cheo Hodari Coker took the stage at Eagle-Con at California State University, Los Angeles. ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Chiderah Uzowuru
March 15, 2018
The talents of Cal State L.A. Golden Eagles guard Chiderah Uzowuru can be seen long after the final buzzer of women’s basketball games. ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Khallifah Rosser
November 16, 2017
Whether he competes in indoor or outdoor track competitions, Cal State L.A. senior sprinter Khallifah Rosser has proven to be a top-notch competitor. ... read more »
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