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Report Sheds Light on Georgia’s Voting System Failures  
February 21, 2019
The Coalition for Good Governance released a report this month highlighting a significant number of drop off votes for lieutenant governor in the state of Georgia, the highest number from largely black neighborhoods, they said. ... read more »
Dr. Bluthenthal Appointed Associate Dean for Social Justice at USC’s Keck
February 7, 2019
In his new role, with specific goals and plans in mind, he will establish an office specifically dealing with social health issues ... read more »
Garcetti Urges Citizens to ‘Take Back Their Power’ at 2019 Conference of Mayors 
January 31, 2019
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti praised American mayors for moving their cities forward despite the chaotic politics in Washington D.C. during this year’s U.S. Conference of Mayors on January 24 ... read more »
WIC Offering Benefits to Federal Employees Affected by Shutdown
January 24, 2019
About 380,000 federal employees were furloughed, and an additional 420,000 employees for affected agencies were expected to work with their pay delayed ... read more »
Thousands Gather for Third Annual Women’s March Downtown 
January 24, 2019
Both men and women filled the streets with picket signs that decried a variety of issues including immigration, the government shutdown and most notably women’s health and financial rights. ... read more »
‘Black-ish’ Star Jenifer Lewis Shares Insight on Mental Illness at Local Event
January 24, 2019
Jenifer Lewis was on hand earlier this month at the California African American Museum, to lend knowledge and experience on the subject of Black mental health... ... read more »
Kamala Harris Announces Run for Presidency in 2020 
January 24, 2019
Senator Kamala Harris has pretty much announced her intent to run for president in the next U.S. Government election, but she will make her formal announcement during a rally in Oakland on January 27.   ... read more »
New Chair of Family Medicine at Keck is Aiming to Improve Health Outcomes Among the Underserved
January 17, 2019
Her mission is to improve outcomes among local underserved communities. ... read more »
CBC to Trump: ‘Stop Using Federal Workers as Political Pawns’ 
January 17, 2019
During a press call last week, members of the Congressional Black Caucus said that among other consequences, African Americans will be disproportionately affected by what is now known as the longest government shutdown in U.S. history. ... read more »
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. : A Life of Service Cut Short 
January 17, 2019
He will live forever in history as the icon of America’s Civil Rights Movement, winner of the Nobel Peace Prize and “drum major for justice”. ... read more »
CBN LA Wants to Encourage and Support African American Aspiring and Practicing Nurses 
January 10, 2019
Members of the Council of Black Nurses Los Angeles said they want to emphasize the importance of an organization like theirs, they said, that’s why they are reaching out to fellow and prospective nurses to join their ranks. ... read more »
Study Points to Need for Support of Justice Involved Youth 
January 10, 2019
The Children’s Defense Fund recently released “Unhidden Figures: Examining the Characteristics of Justice Involved Youth in Los Angels County”, and the Sentinel caught up with author Betty Fang to discuss its significance.   ... read more »
Senate and House Approve Bipartisan Prison Reform Bill 
December 27, 2018
Members of Congress from both parties have come together recently, to approve a prison reform bill that will allow for employees to store their firearms securely at federal prisons, restrict the use of restraints on pregnant women, expand compassionate release for terminally ill patients, place prisoners closer to family in some cases, authorize new markets for Federal Prison Industries, mandate de-escalation training for correctional officers and employees, and make improvements to feminine hygiene in prison, among other things.  ... read more »
Study: Culturally Tailored Education is Key in Mitigating Alzheimer’s Disparities
December 13, 2018
There is no cure for AD, but experts agree that earlier diagnosis provides greater treatment and planning options ... read more »
Vermont/ Slauson Economic Development Corporation Designated Community Financial Institution
December 13, 2018
The organization can now provide more direct funding to small businesses in South L.A. ... read more »
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