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Motown Founder Berry Gordy tapped for Kennedy Award
July 21, 2021
Berry Gordy founded a Motown sound that defined a generation, fostered legendary music careers, and constructed a timeless genre that continues to influence musicians today. The Kennedy Center has tapped Gordy as an honoree.  ... 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 »
Governor Newsom Appoints Danny J. Bakewell, Sr. as California State Commissioner
April 8, 2021
Danny J. Bakewell, Sr., executive publisher and chairman of the Los Angeles Sentinel, has been appointed by Governor Gavin Newsom to the California Parks and Recreation Commission. Along with being the executive publisher and chairman of Bakewell Media, which owns the Los Angeles Sentinel and the Los Angeles Watts Times, Bakewell is the founder/creator of the Taste of Soul Family Festival, held annually on historic Crenshaw Boulevard in the heart of the Los Angeles African American community. ... read more »
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Statement from the Executive Publisher on Death and Protest of George Floyd
June 4, 2020
Statement from the Executive Publisher on Death and Protest of George Floyd ... read more »
The Hyundai Taste of Soul Experience is All About Togetherness
August 22, 2019
It’s been four years since Hyundai first became a sponsor for Bakewell Media’s Taste of Soul Festival and this year, they’re returning with the Hyundai “We Are One” Experience at Taste of Soul 2019.   ... read more »
Former NNPA Chairs Talk Yesterday, Today and the Future: Part One in a series, as the NNPA prepares to Celebrate 80 Years as the Voice of Black America
July 19, 2019
Whether it’s taking a stand for the Double V campaign during World War II; marching with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. during the Civil Rights Movement; or fighting to have a voice in the White House in more recent times, NNPA’s board chairpersons’ responsibilities have historically gone far beyond any standard business definitions. ... read more »
Los Angeles Sentinel and LeadersUp Lock Arms to Generate More Job Opportunities for African American Young Adults in South Los Angeles
June 20, 2019
Bakewell Media, owner of the Los Angeles Sentinel and LA Watts Times, in partnership with LeadersUp, a proven talent development accelerator, are teaming up to tackle the staggeringly high unemployment rate among mid-career African Americans, young adults and other people of color in South Los Angeles. ... read more »
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WATCH: Hyundai Motor America Black History Month Employee Event With Doug E. Fresh
February 27, 2019
Hyundai Motor America Black History Month Employee Event With Doug E. Fresh,Wendy Raquel Robinson,Danny Bakewell Sr. an many more celebrate African Americans and their contributions. ... read more / watch video »
Publisher’s Photo of the Day: A Whole Lot of Soul
February 12, 2019
Danny Bakewell Sr. with the legendary Don Cornelius. Be sure to checkout American Soul on BET on Tuesdays! ... read more »
Publisher’s Photo of the Day: Madiba the Great
February 5, 2019
Nelson Mandela shakes hands with Danny Bakewell Sr. ... read more »
Assemblyman Jones-Sawyer Announces $37.3 Million for Youth Reinvestment Grant
December 13, 2018
Assemblyman Reginald Jones-Sawyer announced a $37.3 million grant that will be allocated to youth reinvestment initiatives outside the Los Angeles Sentinel Newspaper surrounded by youth, community, faith and education leaders, Rams’ players and members of the LAPD on Tuesday. ... read more »
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