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Gene Hale Foundation Donates $10,000 to GLAAACC Scholarship Fund
August 15, 2019
Since its inception in 2006, The Hale Foundation has donated tens of thousands of dollars to provide a helping hand to low-income families, children and young adults. In addition to providing money for educational scholarship donations, The Hale Foundation has donated to organizations that give assistance to children affected by homelessness and malnutrition.  Other beneficiaries of The Hale Foundation include: the United Negro College Fund, the L.A. Southwest College Education Foundation, Inner City Arts, Parents of Watts, St. Jude Children’s Hospital and L.A. Child Guidance Clinic. ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Ameer Muhammad
August 8, 2019
Senior track and field standout Ameer Muhammad helped the Crenshaw boys track and field team qualify for the State championship. He ran a leg for the 4x100 relay squad who had been successful throughout track season. Muhammad competed in the 100m dash, the 200m dash, and the 4x100m during the CIF State championship.  ... read more »
Scurlock’s Sports Writing Leads to 1st Place NNPA Award
July 18, 2019
Amanda Scurlock credits ‘Black privilege’ to her rise from Sentinel intern to sports writer ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Daaton Thomas
July 11, 2019
Crenshaw senior pitcher Daaton Thomas knows the importance of having patience. As team captain, he knows that the team is looking up to him during games. His outlook of the game will be passed on to his teammates, so optimism is key. ... read more »
The Rams and Nike Host High School Football Tournament
June 27, 2019
High school football teams throughout the Southland united at El Camino College to clash in the 11-ON Passing Tournament and Lineman Competition, hosted by the Rams and Nike. ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Udochukwu Ebiriekwe
June 13, 2019
Senior Udochukwu Ebiriekwe has become a prominent figure at Crenshaw High School. Along with being a multi-sport athlete, he is the ASB Vice President and a member of the sports injury prevention program Team Heal. ... read more »
Crenshaw Baseball Closes Season with a Win
May 30, 2019
The Crenshaw Cougars baseball team finished their season strong with a 17-4 win over the Los Angeles Romans. Runs in the earlier innings gave the Cougars an advantage, sound batting would sustain their dominance. ... read more »
Carson and Palisades Win at CIF Track Championship
May 23, 2019
For the sixth consecutive year, the Carson Colts girls track team won the City Section title on Friday. The team scored 130 points, 76 more points than second place winner Granada Hills. ... read more »
Allen Thomas (2001-2019): High School Athlete Becomes Victim of Gun Violence
April 25, 2019
Allen was remembered as caring and respectable, always looking out for his family members and those who lived in his neighborhood. ... read more »
1992 UPRISING: MUCH MORE STILL NEEDS TO BE DONE
March 14, 2019
Mainstream media, in particular, tended to soft-pedal the long range outcomes of the 1992 uprising, i.e., “riots.”  Citing groups like the Community Coalition and Koreatown Immigrant Workers Alliance, it emphasized some things had been accomplished. Few would disagree. However, the coverage represented a familiar glossing over of the lack of progress for fundamental change in South Central Los Angeles (SCLA). In 1992, even descriptions of participants themselves were often misleading- Blacks and Koreans were frequently referred to as the primary participants, actually, Latinos too were heavily involved and far more Latinos were arrested than Blacks.   ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Jonah Edmond
February 21, 2019
Crenshaw senior defensive back Jonah Edmond rises up to a challenge, whether it is solving math equations or solving the offensive schemes of opponents. With a GPA of 3.5, he had the highest GPA on the football team. ... read more »
Dorsey Girls, Crenshaw Boys Win Rivalry Games
February 7, 2019
The Dorsey girls basketball team remained undefeated in the Coliseum league when they beat Crenshaw 61-44. Sparks scored 29 points for the Dons, senior Kierra Haynes made 10 rebounds and senior Jaidin LaCount made seven steals. ... read more »
88th Street Temple COGIC Sponsor Winter Wonderland 2019
January 9, 2019
88th Street Temple Church of God in Christ partnered with L.A. County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas to bring snow to the 89th Street and Vermont Ave. neighborhood on Jan. ... read more »
Daphne Bradford Runs for President 
December 20, 2018
From years of community work in South L.A., Daphne Bradford will join the 2020 presidential race.  ... read more »
Schools Fail Black Students, Why Are We Silent?
December 20, 2018
In a previous column, Schools Fail Black Students, So Why Are We Silent? (Nov. 2008), I   described barriers in LAUSD that contributed to a failure of the district to properly educate Black students. Substantially ... read more »
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