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Willowbrook Community Hold Prayer Vigil for Murdered Victims
April 21, 2022
Vowing not to let the unexpected shooting of several people frighten their quiet neighborhood, the residents of Blakely Avenue in Willowbrook held a vigil on April 17 in memory of those who were killed and injured. ... read more »
Lakers Carmelo Anthony Receives Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Social Justice Champion Award
April 14, 2022
Los Angeles Lakers forward Carmelo Anthony received the NBA’s new Kareem Abdul-Jabbar trophy that was awarded to the league’s Social Justice Champion. The presentation was made on April 3, prior to the Lakers vs. Nuggets game. ... read more »
A Plant Paradise for Kids in Compton
February 24, 2022
Marquis Mitchell, founder and president of Souljas Progression, Inc. and Sandee Taylor, meditation coach, together run a non-profit afterschool gardening program for elementary and middle school-aged students at Optimal Christian Academy in Compton.  ... read more »
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Fatima’s Bridal Shower, a Celebration of Sisterhood
January 27, 2022
On Saturday, January 22, a group of women gathered at the Jamaica Bay Inn in Marina Del Rey, CA, to celebrate Fatima Elswify’s soon-to-be wedding and marriage to Matthew Thomas.   ... read more »
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 »
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 »
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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 »
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 »
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