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HBCU Buzz Continues to Amplify Black Voices across Campuses
February 11, 2021
Since 2011, HBCU Buzz has been a news hub for prospective students, current students, and alumni who attended historically Black colleges and universities. In honor of Black History Month and the publication’s tenth anniversary, we caught up with the creator of HBCU Buzz, Luke Lawal, to discuss their plan to amplify Black voices in the New Year.   ... read more »
Microsoft Launches Nonprofit Tech Acceleration Program for Black Communities
December 31, 2020
Microsoft is not new to the conversation when it comes to discussing solutions to systemic racism and serving under-represented communities. In the past, the company has partnered with organizations across the United States to work on criminal justice improvements and build technology solutions to help judges improve fairness in legal, financial obligations. ... read more »
LA Public Health Hosts COVID-19 Vaccine Town Hall
December 24, 2020
In a recent virtual town hall led by the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, experts address the development of the vaccination, what to expect, distribution timeline, myths, traveling safety, and the difference between the Pfizer and the Moderna vaccines.  ... read more »
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COVID-19 Continues to Affect Black Community At All Time High
December 24, 2020
It’s no secret that Blacks are at a higher risk of combating illnesses like diabetes, asthma, heart disease, stroke, cancer, the flu, and pneumonia compared to Whites. The truth is, the Black community is living with diseases that are typically more common for other races at older ages. ... read more »
BIDEN HARRIS WIN HANGS ON BLACK VOTE
November 4, 2020
Biden leads with Trump following close behind. ... read more »
Congresswoman Bass Talks Voter Safety in Virtual Town Hall
October 29, 2020
Everything you need to know about casting your ballot for the 2020 election. ... read more »
Congresswoman Waters, A Fearless Leader Fighting for Us All
October 15, 2020
For over 40 years, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D), who represents California’s 43rd Congressional District, has fought for marginalized groups and communities like African Americans, women, families and the poor. Now, less than 20 days away from the 2020 U.S. Presidential election, Waters, who is running for reelection, reminds us that there’s more work to be done and she’s putting on her boxing gloves and stepping into the ring to finish.  ... read more »
Pink Peppermint Project Hosts Annual Breast Cancer Awareness Event  
October 7, 2020
An exciting day of wellness, self-healing, and education.   ... read more »
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‘Mightier Than the Sword –The History of the Black Press’
October 1, 2020
From the Freedom’s Journal to the Chicago Defender, and of course, the Los Angeles Sentinel, Black publications and journalists have been on the frontlines fighting for social justice, equality, and basic human rights for Black communities. With the recent killings of Breonna Taylor and George Floyd, Black America is reminded of the power the Black press holds. The rage, the protests, the tears, and the chants screaming, “Black Lives Matter,” inspire Black newspapers and digital media outlets to keep advocating for change. ... read more »
The March on Washington Film Festival Continues with a Look at Black Hollywood
October 1, 2020
It’s no secret that Black actors and filmmakers experienced racism in Hollywood. But you may be unfamiliar with how they overcame these obstacles, which ultimately led to securing leading roles and getting their films on the big screen.   ... read more »
Women Blessing Women and Grocery Outlet Give Back to Single Mothers during the Holidays
December 5, 2019
The nonprofit organization, Women Blessing Women (WBW) and Grocery Outlet, kicked off the holiday season with its 2nd annual Thanksgiving shopping spree to give a hand up to more single mothers of color in the Los Angeles area. ... read more »
Grandmother of Saugus HS Victim, Dominic Blackwell, Speaks Out
November 28, 2019
“This is a great loss, a tremendous loss. I never thought something like this would happen.” ... read more »
72-year-old Woman Gets a Second Chance at Life after Prison Release
November 7, 2019
In March 2018, the Los Angeles Sentinel covered the story of 72-year-old Geneva Cooley, who was serving life without parole at Julia Tutwiler Prison in Wetumpka, Alabama for trafficking heroin hydromorphone and failure to affix tax stamps.   ... read more »
Enough is Enough, Dems Back Trump Impeachment Inquiry
October 3, 2019
Could the President’s reign be coming to an end? ... read more »
Former Inmate Shares His Journey from Ex-Convict to Entrepreneur
August 29, 2019
In 2017, the Sentencing Project reported that one in three Black men in the U.S. will be arrested during their lifetime. After completing their sentence, many of these Black men will commit another crime and return to prison. ... read more »
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