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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 »
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 »
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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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‘Weep Not’ Explores Child Abuse and Redemption at PAFF
February 13, 2020
Two-time NAACP theater nominee and child-abuse survivor, Cheray O’Neal, has something to say and PAFF is serving as the film’s vessel ... read more »
Housing for Vets Built Through Humanity, Politics and Love
December 5, 2019
Groundbreaking ceremony for Casa De Rosas gives former vets and their families a second chance ... read more »
Elected Officials, VIP Sponsors and Special Guests Get Their Taste of Soul On ‘The Shaw’
November 7, 2019
The prestigious group reveled in their opportunity to become one with the people in our community, sharing in some of the best food, music, and African American / multi-ethnic culture the city has to offer. ... read more »
TASTE OF SOUL’S CHILDREN’S WORLD
October 10, 2019
Fun-filled activities & musical entertainment for kids all day ... read more »
Central Ave. Jazz Fest Returns To L.A.
August 1, 2019
Beginning in 1996, the free event is known for featuring live jazz. ... read more »
Tree of Life Church Goes Beyond the Walls to Practice Innovative Ministry
July 19, 2019
Ministry takes different shapes at Tree of Life Missionary Baptist Church.  Under the leadership of Pastor Marcus Murchinson, the Watts congregation goes beyond the church walls to provide services to benefit the local community. ... read more »
Community Build Celebrates New President, Sausedo ‘New Beginnings, New Leadership’
June 27, 2019
In a scenic setting of live music, cuisine, and ambiance, Community Build, Inc. in Leimert Park, welcomed public officials, colleagues, family and friends, and a who’s who list of community influencers who convened to celebrate the organization’s new president and CEO, Robert Saucedo, with a reception and ribbon cutting ceremony. ... read more »
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