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Los Angeles Health Save and Downtown Crenshaw Give Away Organic Foods in Leimert Park
January 21, 2022
Every month, Since January 2021, the Los Angeles Health Save in partnership with Downtown Crenshaw came together to provide up to 100 bags of fresh organic and locally grown produce that included items such as sweet potatoes, ... read more »
LA Philharmonic Tribute to Duke Ellington Features Black Composer and Soloist
January 20, 2022
Composer, Thomas Wilkins and pianist, Gerald Clayton to perform ... read more »
Black Artists Matter at L.A. Comic Con
December 9, 2021
On Friday, Dec. 3 - Dec. 5, visual arts enthusiasts attended the Los Angeles Comic Con 2021 at the Los Angeles Convention Center, in Downtown L.A.  The convention is filled with artists and art fans for a one-of-a-kind experience where the primary focus is on comic books and the comic book culture. ... read more / view cartoon »
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Hawthorne Hosts Rapper YG & Rambo House Foundation’s TeleHealth Van Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
December 2, 2021
On November 17, rapper, YG teamed up with Dion Rambo of Rambo House Foundation, the City of Hawthorne, Oracle and UCLA Health to launch his new initiative, the TeleHealth Van.  The first fleet of vans were designed to offer free services to low income and unhoused individuals and families. ... read more »
Dorsey High Loses in Semi-finals, Wins the Season
November 25, 2021
In an exclusive interview from the The L.A. Sentinel staff writer, E. Mesiyah McGinnis, Dorsey High School head coach, Stafon Johnson, assesses his first year and returning to the school that made him a legend. ... read more »
Chargers WR Keenan Allen Speaks On His Frustrations Over The Years
November 1, 2021
The penalties hindered the Chargers from executing their offense and three of the five penalties were offensive holding. Allen said in week 6, the Ravens did a good job defensively but wouldn’t acknowledge the Patriots. “Today it was all us. I didn’t see anything that they did where we couldn’t understand what was going on.” ... read more »
L.A. Churches Present Mini-Homes to Skid Row Homeless
August 25, 2021
On Thursday, August 12, Yes We Can! Worship Center, led by Pastor Sherman D. Manning, and McCoy Memorial Baptist Church, headed by Dr. R.A. Williams, teamed up to sponsor Homes 2 Go. ... read more »
This is a Tribute: We Remember Iris Marie Laurent Stanford
January 28, 2021
Iris Stanford worked in the Classified section department for the Sentinel for over two decades and over that time, she became the heart of a community. She served as the Classifieds Specialist for the Sentinel and L.A. Watts Times Newspaper. Anyone who did business, whether it was a DBA, an ad, or renting a room—you went to Iris.  In many ways, she was the mother of the Sentinel office, checking you when needed, loving on you always and laughing with you all the time. ... read more »
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Black Fact of the Day: Saturday, November 28, 2020 – Brought to you by Black365
November 28, 2020
Record executive, songwriter, and film producer Berry Gordy Jr. was born in Detroit, MI, 1929 ... read more »
Danny J. Bakewell. Sr. & the Taste of Soul Team Visit Food Vendors
September 24, 2020
Despite the Taste of Soul festival being cancelled in 2020, TOS pledges support to Black businesses, urging people to support local restaurants in their communities. ... read more »
105-Year-Old Compton Woman Celebrates her Birthday in Style
June 18, 2020
Happy Birthday Matilda Roberts! ... read more »
Close-up of specialty dessert at the 2017 Taste of Soul Festival
April 18, 2020
Close-up of specialty dessert at the 2017 Taste of Soul Festival. Visit www.tasteofsoul.org (Photo by E. Mesiyah McGinnis/Sentinel) ... read more »
Councilmember Harris-Dawson Launches Meal Program to Support South L.A Seniors and Small Businesses During COVID-19
April 2, 2020
City Councilmember Marqueece Harris-Dawson launched an emergency program to provide free healthy meals to homebound seniors during the COVID-19 pandemic. This crisis presents a crucible for leaders and requires quick strategic thinking to preserve our communities.  The councilmember launched this innovative program to divert funding from community events that were canceled due to COVID-19, and support two highly vulnerable populations during the pandemic: homebound seniors; as well as small business owners and their employees. ... read more »
More Coronavirus Cases Dispel Black Immunity Myth
March 26, 2020
According to various news sources and social media posts, African American COVID-19 fatalities are starting to mount ... read more »
Black Woman Authors ‘I Am Bigger Than Nigger’
February 20, 2020
Görg says she chose the controversial topic because the “N” word has been given so much powe ... read more »
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