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Sentinel Exclusive: Governor ‘Reimagines Policing’ with Criminal Justice and Policing Reforms
June 11, 2020
Erasing all doubt about actions needed following the killing of George Floyd, California Governor Gavin Newsom announced his unequivocal support for criminal justice and policing reform on June 5. According to Newsom, his staff will work towards developing a statewide standard for policing peaceful protests and ending the carotid hold, the major factor leading to Floyd’s death on May 25. ... read more »
Clyburn Named Chairman of House Select Committee of Coronavirus Crisis
April 9, 2020
Taking on the challenge of chairmanship, Clyburn responded that he was ready to “direct our bipartisan oversight of the federal response to the COVID-19 crisis.” But contrary to the thoughts of some observers, he added that the concentration would be “forward looking,” as opposed to investigating the actions that led up to the crisis. ... read more »
Sentinel Exclusive: Coronavirus or Not, 2020 Census, Presidential Election Will Still Occur
April 2, 2020
“The COVID-19 pandemic is changing our lives. We face a health crisis, an emerging economic crisis and more than ever, a crisis to our democracy. As we adapt to new norms to protect ourselves and our loved ones, we must adapt how we conduct our elections,” she wrote.  Her wide range of recommendations included expanded online voter registration, multi-lingual voter education campaign, prepaid postage on ballots and applying Center for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines to polling locations. ... read more »
Joe Biden Wins Big in Mini Super Tuesday
March 12, 2020
The win was a big boost for Biden, who had already grabbed wins in 10 of the 14 states that voted on Super Tuesday on March 3. ... read more »
Update: Judis Beats Her Own World Record for Jumping Rope
March 12, 2020
Her performance has garnered more than 21,000 views on YouTube. ... read more »
Mothers In Action Hosted 4th Annual Read Across America Day
March 5, 2020
Authors and community leaders came to support the students by reading their own books and their favorite Dr. Seuss books. ... read more »
Brookins-Kirkland AME Holds Gwen Ifill Stamp Tribute
March 4, 2020
On Feb. 23, Pastor Mary S. Minor and the congregation of Brookins-Kirkland Community AME Church in Los Angeles paid tribute to the late journalist, Gwen Ifill, ... read more »
Though Unopposed, Harris-Dawson Mounts Intense Campaign for Re-Election
February 27, 2020
A life-long community organizer, Harris-Dawson has enjoyed his transition to the public arena, even in the midst of challenges. ... read more »
SCAQMD Recruit Faith Leaders to Help Improve Air Quality
February 27, 2020
The South Coast Air Quality Management District is reaching out to the faith-based community to support the agency’s ongoing campaign for clean air. ... read more »
Black History Spotlight – Kidd and Tatum Maintained Gospel Radio Legacy
February 26, 2020
Paul E. R. Kidd, Jr. Paul Edward Ramson Kidd Jr. ruled the gospel music airwaves for more than 50 years. Based in Los Angeles, his show aired locally as well as on the Armed Forces Radio Network (AFRN), ... read more »
From Child Phenom to Major Star, Dawnn Lewis Continues to Shine
February 13, 2020
Dawnn Lewis (Manuel Harlan photo) Dawnn Lewis is like a close family friend. She’s endeared herself to audiences around the globe who watched her amazing growth from child phenom to major star. ... read more »
GMWA Honors Gospel Legends and Supporters at Annual Concert
February 12, 2020
Shouts of “hallelujah” and “praise God” were heard throughout the “Back To The Old Landmark” concert, which was sponsored by the Gospel Music Workshop of America – L.A. ... read more »
Pan African Film Festival Kicks-off with Screening of “Hero”
February 6, 2020
The gripping production, written and directed by Frances-Anne Solomon, is inspired by the extraordinary and revolutionary life of Ulric Cross ... read more »
GMWA – L.A. Chapter Holds ‘Back To The Old Landmark’ Concert
February 5, 2020
The Gospel Music Workshop of America – L.A. Chapter will hold its ‘Back To The Old Landmark’ concert on Sunday, Feb. 9, at 4 p.m., at the People’s Independent Church of Christ, ... read more »
Community Service Fuels Harper’s Run for Judge
January 30, 2020
A candidate for Seat 162 on the March 3 ballot, she hopes to convince voters that the breathe of her experiences will benefit the people of Los Angeles County. ... read more »
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