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Charles Drew University Receives Historic $50 Million Allocation
July 22, 2021
A historic moment occurred in the life of Charles Drew University of Medicine and Science with the institution’s receipt of $50 million to fund its own four-year medical degree program. ... read more »
Removing Educational Barriers, Especially High Textbook Costs
July 22, 2021
Unapologetically Fighting for Black Student Success // No. 4 ... read more »
Unapologetically Fighting for Black Student Success // No. 3
July 15, 2021
Calling on Alumni to Hold Colleges and Universities Accountable for the Success of Black Students ... read more »
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“Business as Usual” Keeps the Majority of Black Students from Succeeding
July 1, 2021
Unapologetically Fighting for Black Student Success // No. 1 ... read more »
Sen. Sydney Kamlager Delivers Big for California Senate District 30, Securing Over $400 Million in Investments 
July 1, 2021
Senator Kamlager championed over $400 million in investments for California, a quarter of which will go back to residents of Senate District 30. ... read more »
The Black Press: Vanguards of Our History, Guardians of Our Future
July 1, 2021
When mainstream media largely ignored the Black community, or positioned us in an unfavorable light, the Black press has been the lighthouse that has illuminated our paths. ... read more »
WATCH: JUNETEENTH WITH CHRISTOPHER PETTY
June 19, 2021
Happy Juneteenth Everyone! L.A. Sentinel correspondent, Chris Petty, breaks down the importance of celebrating Juneteenth! Learn the facts, be inspired! Happy Juneteenth from the L.A. Sentinel, number #1 place for Black news! ... read more / watch video »
Teachers wary of new laws limiting instruction on race
June 13, 2021
 As middle school teacher Brittany Paschall assembled a lesson plan on the history of the Negro Baseball Leagues, she wondered how she might have to go about it differently next year under a new Tennessee state law that prohibits teaching certain concepts of race and racism. ... read more »
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Isaac Bryan takes Big Lead in 54th AD Race
May 20, 2021
If Bryan has less than a majority when the results are certified, he will face Hutt in a runoff July 20. The special election was necessitated by Sydney Kamlager's election to the state Senate in a special election March 2, filling the vacancy caused by Holly J. Mitchell's election to the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors. ... read more »
HEATHER HUTT: THE VOICE AND THE CHOICE WE NEED IN SACRAMENTO 
May 13, 2021
With less than a week until the votes are counted in the 54th Assembly Special Election on this Tuesday, May 18, 2021.  Heather Hutt is taking nothing for granted.  ... read more / view gallery »
Celebrating 45 Years of Black Excellence
April 29, 2021
Due to COVID-19, this year’s event will be held virtually with the promise of still being excitingly exquisite. ... read more »
Gipson Bill Supports Male Educators of Color AB 520 Diversifies Teaching Workforce
April 15, 2021
Last week, the Assembly Education Committee approved AB 520, authored by Assemblymember Mike A. Gipson and sponsored by State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond, which is designed to help support male educators of color and diversify the teaching workforce. ... read more »
Groundbreaking guide offers roadmap to transforming educational outcomes for African American students
February 25, 2021
Los Angeles County’s 80 K-12 districts serve one-third of California’s more than 324,000 Black students. ... read more »
‘Woman in Motion’ – Nichelle Nichols of Star Trek fame defied gravity shaking up TV history and NASA
February 5, 2021
Nichelle Nichols dreamed of being in space … but I’m getting ahead of this story as told in “Woman in Motion” a nod to the name of her company, that she created to add diversity and inclusion to the NASA program. ... read more »
$900 Billion Federal Stimulus: What’s In it, What’s Not, What Remains
January 21, 2021
Although a New Year has begun, many American consumers and small businesses continue to feel a financial hangover from the challenges of 2020. As the global pandemic reveals a still-soaring American infection rate, the nation has also surpassed 350,000 related deaths, added more workers to the ranks of unemployed, and growing debts place millions more in financial crisis.   ... read more »
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