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L.A. Sentinel Publisher Danny J. Bakewell, Sr., celebrates at the 2016 Taste of Soul family festival.
April 15, 2020
Danny J. Bakewell, Sr., founder and creator of the annual Taste of Soul family festival in South Los Angeles, throws his hands up in celebration at the 2016 Taste of Soul Festival. For more information on Taste of Soul, visit www.tasteofsoul.org ... read more »
Berry Gordy Square Unveiled with Motown Family, Friends, and Fans
November 28, 2019
Legendary music executive Berry Gordy was honored with a square on the corner of Sunset and Argyle, directly under the 6255 Sunset building that once housed his famed Motown Records once it moved from Detroit to Los Angeles. ... read more »
BBA Hosts Annual Black History Awards Dinner 
March 7, 2019
On Thursday, February 22, at the California African American Museum (CAAM), the Black Business Association (BBA) honored five community champions of human rights, social justice, and economic empowerment. ... read more »
Mayor Garcetti and FAME Kickoff Black History Month in Los Angeles 
February 15, 2018
Pastor J. Edgar Boyd and First AME Keep The Power of The Black Church at the Forefront of Political Action in Celebration of African American Heritage Month  ... read more »
Gerald Freeny Makes History As The First African American President Of The Tournament of Roses
January 25, 2018
On January 19, The Pasadena Tournament of Roses® Board of Directors confirmed Gerald Freeny as the first African American president of the organization. Freeny will provide leadership for the 130th Rose Parade® presented by Honda and the Rose Bowl Game® presented by Northwestern Mutual on Tuesday, January 1, 2019. He has already gotten to work for the 2018-2019 Tournament of Roses year, deeming “The Melody of Life” as the Rose theme. ... read more »
Byron Reed Moves To CIT One West Bank as Sr. VP of Community Development 
November 30, 2017
Byron Reed is now at One West Bank a part of CIT Bank, which offers a wide range of banking products here in Southern California. ... read more »
Taste Of Soul Nation Helps The Homeless 
October 19, 2017
The city and county of Los Angeles are undertaking a historic effort to address homelessness across the region. ... read more »
William Burke, Ed.D. makes history as SCAQMD Chairman
September 28, 2017
Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon reappoints William A. Burke, Ed.D., to a Historic Eighth Term on the SCAQMD Governing Board ... read more »
Reading and Spending Time With Children Plays a Vital Role In Uplifting Our Community
June 29, 2016
This past Sunday (Fathers Day) I was Blessed with the honor of receiving an award from the Mablean Ephriam Foundation for being a good father.  Some even said I was a Great Father.  ... read more »
Emily’s List Makes False and Improper Claims Against Senator Hall
September 3, 2015
Black female Congressional leaders slighted by organization ... read more »
Grammy Awards welcome Sentinel/ Black Press onto the Red Carpet
February 2, 2012
In a move that can only be described as historic and unprecedented, the Recording Academy (Grammys) and the Los Angeles Sentinel/Black Press reached a mutual understanding that signaled the end of an ugly era that saw media access being arbitrarily denied to the Black Press in general. ... read more »
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