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GLAAAAC Honors Bakewell Family, Bradford at Economic Awards Dinner
May 12, 2022
The Greater Los Angeles African American Chamber of Commerce (GLAAACC) will recognize the Bakewell family and State Senator Steven Bradford at its Annual Economic Awards Dinner on Thursday, May 19, at 5:30 p.m., at the JW Marriott LA Live, 900 West Olympic Boulevard in downtown Los Angeles. ... read more / view gallery »
Urban Marketplace Conference Features Michael Banner
March 24, 2022
Michael Banner will headline the 22nd Urban Marketplace Conference sponsored by ULI Los Angeles, a district council of the Urban Land Institute. The agenda focuses on the historical impact of infrastructure investments on underserved neighborhoods and communities of color. ... read more »
The Alzheimer’s Association Oversees Critical Research Focusing on Race and Alzheimer’s in America
December 23, 2021
The Los Angeles Sentinel had an exclusive interview with Carl V. Hill, Ph.D., MPH, and chief diversity, equity, and inclusion officer for the Alzheimer’s Association. Dr. Hill considered the work behind the study of Black Americans experiencing Alzheimer’s diseases and disproportionate treatment in healthcare. ... read more »
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Mark Ridley-Thomas Will Not Run for Mayor
August 19, 2021
Says he will focus on addressing homelessness and says, “I would love to see Congresswoman Karen Bass enter Mayor’s race” ... read more »
THE NEW FACES OF PUBLIC EDUCATION & THE DEMAND FOR RACIAL EQUALITY WITHIN THE EDUCATION SYSTEM
August 5, 2021
In an exclusive interview with national and local academic leadership, L.A. Sentinel learned of their devotion to guide the country to a more balanced racial lens, starting within community schools. ... read more »
 Metro CEO Stephanie Wiggins Intends to Build a Progressive and Inclusive Metro for L.A. 
July 22, 2021
In an exclusive conversation with the Los Angeles Sentinel, Metro’s CEO talks equity, inclusion, safety and completion of the Crenshaw Line as the priorities on her long and aggressive To-Do List ... read more »
COVID – Delta Variant On Rise Throughout Black Community
July 15, 2021
Los Angeles County, has issued a recent warning that COVID-19 cases, and in particular the Delta variant, throughout the county are on the rise.   African Americans in particular are suffering the effects of the virus more than other communities at an alarming rate and are encouraged to get vaccinated. Dr. Elaine Batchlor, president and CEO of MLKCH said, “If you’ve been waiting to get your COVID vaccine, now is the time to stop waiting and do it." ... read more »
Everett Sands the Driving Force Behind Lendistry
June 10, 2021
CEO says the memory of his grandfather is the fuel that inspires him to make Lendistry the largest African American lead community lending institution in the country. ... read more »
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Attorney for Anthony McClain Demand Justice in Pasadena Police Shooting
May 20, 2021
George Floyd family attorney, Benjamin Crump, Anthony McClain, and co-counsel, Caree Harper, led a rally in front of Pasadena City Hall on Monday.  Family members of McClain were joined by two of George Floyd’s brothers in demanding justice in the shooting of McClain who was shot last summer by a Pasadena police officer.  ... read more »
Dr. William A. Burke ends remarkable career as Chairman of South Coast AQMD Governing Board
May 13, 2021
Dr. William A. Burke finished his final Governing Board meeting at South Coast Air Quality Management (South Coast AQMD), making history yet again. On May 7, South Coast AQMD’s Governing Board approved the Warehouse Indirect Source Rule, a first-of-its-kind regulation aimed to curb emissions associated with the booming warehouse industry. ... read more »
L.A. Civil Rights Dept., Black Journalists Discuss Challenges of Equity in Media
February 25, 2021
Through forum called “African American Equity in Media,” the new city agency known as L.A. Civil Rights brought together three representatives of the city’s leading media to review how Blacks are represented in newsrooms and news coverage. LA Civil Rights Executive Director Capri Maddox moderated the event, which featured Beverly White, NBC4 news reporter; Angel Jennings, L.A. Times assistant managing editor of culture and talent; Brandon Brooks, L.A. Sentinel and L.A. Watts Times editor. ... read more »
Over 2,500 South L.A. Families were Provided Groceries at Community Food Bank Drive-Through
July 23, 2020
In the heart of the Crenshaw District, in South L.A., a community food distribution drive through was held at the Los Angeles Sentinel on Saturday, July 18, 2020 from 9M – Noon, to provide groceries for community members experiencing economic hardship due  with the COVID-19 pandemic.  Bakewell Media, Los Angeles Sentinel, Mothers In Action, AFGE, Los Angeles County Federation of Labor, Labor Community Services, the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank, Miguel Contreras Foundation, Teamsters National Black Caucus, Councilmember Herb Wesson of CD 10 and County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas of the 2nd District collaborated to successfully distribute groceries to 2,500 families in Los Angeles and surrounding areas.  ... read more »
Pastor J. Edgar Boyd and First AME Kick-off L.A.’s African American Heritage Month
February 13, 2020
U.S. Senator Kamala Harris, L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti and Grammy award-winner Jennifer Holliday join the celebration and urge everyone to vote ... read more »
Karim Webb Fights To Bring Equality To The Cannabis Business
December 5, 2019
The goal is to provide access to equitable ownership and employment opportunities in the cannabis industry. ... read more »
James Ingram a Man of Hit Music, Family and Community Dies at 66 
January 31, 2019
James Ingram’s musical career will forever be carved in the Grammy archives and Billboard 100 charts. His rich and soulful vocals ruled the R&B and Pop charts in the 80’s and 90’s. ... read more »

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