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Celebration of Life: Ivan James Houston 1925 – 2020
March 12, 2020
Ivan J. Houston was born in Los Angeles, California, June 15, 1925, the second son to Norman O. Houston and Doris Young Houston. After graduating from L.A.'s Polytechnic High School in 1942 Ivan entered the University of California at Berkeley. The country was also engaged in World War II, and in 1943, he enlisted in the United States Army and was assigned to the legendary African American 92nd Infantry Division, also known as the famed Buffalo Soldiers. Returning from the war in 1945, he married Philippa, and reentered U.C. Berkeley, then received his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration in 1948. He also received an Honorary Doctor of Laws degree from the University of La Verne. ... read more »
Cliff Hall, Sentinel Photographer and Car Designer, Passes Away
January 16, 2020
As a photographer, Cliff Hall had few equals. His artistic talents graced the pages of the Los Angeles Sentinel as he chronicled the news, social and entertainment life of the African American community in the 1950s and 1960s. Many Whites celebrities in Hollywood and Bel Air utilized his services as well. ... read more »
Ebony, Jet Fire Remainder of Staff, May Close Its Doors For Good 
July 11, 2019
Timeless editions of Ebony featured some of the biggest stars in Black America, including issues covered by Diana Ross, Sidney Poitier, as well as President & first lady Barack & Michelle Obama. ... read more »
At 94, The Legendary Cicely Tyson Remains an ‘Optimist’
February 14, 2019
There isn’t a day – I’m grateful to say – that when I walk out of my doors, I don’t run into somebody who says, ‘I can’t tell you what you’ve done for me. ‘You changed my life,’” Tyson shared with TIME. “It just confirmed for me that I was on the right track and I stayed on the right track.” ... read more »
Iconic EBONY Magazine Moves to Los Angeles
June 1, 2017
It’s the latest chapter for two, storied publications that, for years, have struggled to find their way in the ever-evolving world of new media. ... read more »
Raoul Peck: “The Hollywood Story Has Never Been Ours”
March 19, 2017
The Los Angeles Sentinel chats with Black Hollywoods' Storytellers at EBONY iTUNES Movies event in Hollywood. Oscar Nominated Filmmaker Raoul Peck, Singer-Songrwriter and Actress LeToya Luckett, Omar Dorsey, and Goapele dish on the importance of telling the stories of Black culture without compromise. Reporter/Videographer: Brittany K. Jackson ... read more / watch video »
Black Chicago Fights to Save Historic EBONY Building from Developers
March 10, 2017
Black Chicago Fights to Save Historic EBONY Building from Developers ... read more »
Janet Uthman Works to Expand Comcast’s Diversity Efforts in the Black Community
February 8, 2017
Uthman has transitioned smoothly into a new role at Comcast, as the division vice president of Inclusion and Multicultural Marketing. ... read more »
Kandi Burruss Talks RHOA at Ebony Power 100 Gala
January 5, 2017
The Los Angeles Sentinel catches up with TV personality, entrepreneur and singer Kandi Burruss-Tucker at Ebony Power 100 Gala in Beverly Hills. Correspondent: Brittany K. Jackson ... read more / watch video »
LisaRaye McCoy at Ebony Power 100 Gala
January 5, 2017
LisaRaye McCoy at Ebony Power 100 Gala Bakewell Media Correspondent: Brittany K. Jackson ... read more / watch video »
Legendary Band Earth Wind & Fire at Ebony Power 100
December 30, 2016
Los Angeles Sentinel chats with members of legendary music group, Earth, Wind & Fire. A Bakewell Media Production Correspondent: Brittany K. Jackson ... read more / watch video »
Garcelle Beauvais at 2016 EBONY Power 100 Gala
December 26, 2016
The Los Angeles Sentinel chats with Garcelle Beauvais at 2016 EBONY Power 100 Gala held at the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, CA. ... read more / watch video »
Loni Love Talks Comedy Tour, The Real and More at EBONY Power 100
December 26, 2016
The Los Angeles Sentinel interviews actress and comedian Loni Love who talks Black power, comedy tour, The Real special guests and more. Talks Comedy Tour, The Real and More at EBONY Power 100 at the Beverly Hilton. ... read more / watch video »
Sale of Ebony & Jet Evokes Mixed Feelings
June 22, 2016
When news hit that Johnson Publishing Co. (JPC) had sold Ebony and Jet magazines, many African Americans in South Los Angeles expressed surprise as if losing an old friend. ... read more »
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