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Banking Black in America 
February 22, 2018
In 1865, Freedman’s Bank began the history of African-American banking in America and its principle of keeping money among its patrons continues to be relevant to financial health in the Black community today.  ... read more »
Los Angeles Among Over 50 Counties Poised for Rural Internet
February 21, 2018
Los Angeles is among the over 50 counties that are on track to receive high-speed internet for their rural areas in the near future. ... read more »
Sentinel Black History Month Series: Finance in the African American Community
February 15, 2018
Five Personal Finance Books to Read During Black History Month ... read more »
Trump’s First State of the Union Less than Impressive for Dems 
February 1, 2018
United States President Donald Trump gave his first State of the Union Address Tuesday, January 30, during which he touted his administration’s various accomplishments, but less than half of the citizens watching and listening were impressed, according to a CNN poll. Many believed his bullet points about bi partisanship, the economy, unemployment, healthcare, tax and immigration reforms were merely rhetoric and did not paint a truthful picture of the administration’s agenda.  ... read more »
LAPD Chief Charlie Beck To Retire, Black Community Share Mixed Views on His Legacy
January 25, 2018
Los Angeles Police Department Chief Charlie Beck has announced his retirement set for this spring and though mixed feelings surround the announcement, Beck said it has been an honor to serve.   ... read more »
HUD Grants the Nation $2 Billion to Address Homelessness
January 18, 2018
Los Angeles gets over $100 Million ... read more »
Family Still Seeking Justice for Young Man Killed in Greece 
January 18, 2018
The family of 22-year-old Bakari Henderson of Texas, is still looking for answers, members said, in the brutal beating that took his life last summer while he was working abroad in Greece.  ... read more »
Burke to ‘Battle Trump’s New Tax Plan’ as New Chair of the Revenue and Taxation Committee 
January 11, 2018
California State Assemblymember Autumn Burke said she is “honored” to have been named chair of the Assembly Revenue and Taxation Committee January 4, as she announced that in the new position she would “battle President Trump’s new tax plan”  “My colleagues and I will get to work on offsetting the damage done by the President and Congressional Republicans,” said Burke.   ... read more »
Tony Cornelius Among Four New Members Appointed to Suicide Prevention Board 
January 11, 2018
Tony Cornelius, son of legendary television personality and creator of the hit dance show Soul Train, Don Cornelius, was recently appointed to the National Board of Directors of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, beginning a three-year-term in the position this month. Cornelius said he is excited about his new appointment. And, that excitement he said, is tempered by a focus filled with passion for the subject.   ... read more »
L.A. Council President Wesson Challenges Feds on Marijuana Laws
January 11, 2018
Los Angeles Council President Herb Wesson recently responded on the city’s behalf, to U.S. Attorney General Jeff Session’s announcement that he has rescinded the Cole Memo, a document aimed at ensuring that the Federal Government takes a hands-off approach to states that have made marijuana sales and use legal. ... read more »
Family of Alabama Teen Beaten by Police Wants Answers 
January 4, 2018
The family of a teen severely beaten by Troy, Alabama police delivered a statement to the public last week, along with their attorney Benjamin Crump, who is becoming widely known for taking on civil rights cases.   ... read more »
Libya Slave Trade, a Heinous Modern Day Slave Auction  
December 14, 2017
CBC joins Backlash against Libya Slave Trade  ... read more »
POLL: Antonio Villaraigosa could be California’s next Governor 
December 7, 2017
 Gavin Newsom’s lead evaporating ... read more »
Zafar Brooks Connects Hyundai with Communities 
December 7, 2017
Zafar Brooks most likely has an office with a view at Hyundai Motor America and one would probably rarely find him there. As the company’s director of Corporate Responsibility and Diversity Inclusion, he is often out and about, making sure that the brand means much more to the public than just an affordable, quality product. ... read more »
Mitchell, Crump Honored for Work in Incarceration Reform
December 7, 2017
A New Way of Life organization, recently honored both California Senator Holly J. Mitchell and Civil Rights Attorney Benjamin Crump among others ... read more »
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