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Empower Yourself Economically by Becoming an Airbnb Host in South L.A.   
April 19, 2018
Are you a South Los Angeles resident looking to earn extra income? Find out what it takes to share your space and grow your wallet by becoming an Airbnb host! ... read more »
Black Women Speak Out Against the Tobacco Industry Targeting Women  
April 19, 2018
As National Minority Health Month continues, we highlight a health topic that is impacting women at alarming rates, lung cancer. ... read more »
PCF Draws Attention to Prostate Cancer Disparity among African American Men   
April 12, 2018
One out of nine American men are likely to be diagnosed with prostate cancer. However, 74 percent of African American men are more likely to be diagnosed with prostate cancer than White men and are twice as likely to die from the disease. In honor of National Minority Health month, the Los Angeles Sentinel spoke with Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) CEO and President, Dr. Johnathan Simon about the disparity of the disease and how men of African descent can better their chances of prevention. ... read more »
Compton Native Who Moved to Ghana Tells Americans ‘To Come With a Plan’  
April 12, 2018
Naturopathic doctor and “wholistic” (mind, body, spirit) health consultant Dr. Sharita Yazid first set foot on African soil in 2006 during her 20/20 investment group trip to Egypt and Ghana with historian Runoko Rashidi. Now, for over 12 years, the Compton native has had the pleasure of calling Ghana her new home. ... read more »
James Brown Daughter Keeps His Legacy Alive Through J.A.M.P
April 12, 2018
J.A.M.P, founded in 2011, was designed to help youth discover their musical ability or as founder Brown-Thomas would say, helping youth “Staying on the Good Foot.” ... read more »
Hidden Civil Rights Figure, Samuel Bacon Honored 70 Years Later 
April 5, 2018
Throughout Black History Month and African American studies classes, students and people around the world hear about the great story of civil rights activist Rosa Parks and how she refused to give up her seat to a White passenger on a segregated bus in Montgomery, Alabama. However, very few people know of civil rights martyr, Samuel Mason Bacon.  ... read more »
Sheila Mitchell, Working to Bring L.A.’s Youth out of Incarceration  
April 5, 2018
Sheila Mitchell is a full time mother and criminal justice reformer working hard to reduce the number of incarcerated youth in the city of Los Angeles. As an L.A. County Chief Deputy Probation Officer, Mitchell has dedicated over 15 years to the juvenile justice system, fighting for the lives of young men and women.   ... read more »
Winnie Madikizela-Mandela ‘Mother of the Nation’ Passes At 81  
April 5, 2018
One of South Africa’s greatest icons, anti-apartheid campaigner, and former wife of late President Nelson Mandela, Winne Madikizela-Mandela, passed away at the age of 81 after a long battle with an illness. Her death was confirmed on Monday, April 2.   ... read more »
Local Sports Fanatic Tased by Azusa PD  
March 22, 2018
Early last month, Calhoun reported that he was accosted by six police officers from the Azusa Police Department while he was on the campus of Azusa Pacific University (APU) to attend a college baseball game. ... read more »
Manhood Camp, Empowering One At-Risk Youth at a Time
March 22, 2018
The program focuses on empowering young men towards safe and productive behavior ... read more »
Singer Abraham McDonald Passes 
March 15, 2018
On Saturday, March 10, the family of Abraham McDonald announced the death of the singer on social media.  ... read more »
Trump Administration Proposes Arming Teachers 
March 15, 2018
Last month, authorities rushed to the scene after receiving 911 calls that a school shooting was taking place at Douglas High School in Florida. The incident left 17 people dead and poised the rest of the U.S. to once again debate gun control laws and look to the Trump Administration for answers.  ... read more »
 NABJ-LA Welcomes LA Sentinel Reporter, Kimberlee Buck as Its New Secretary  
March 15, 2018
The National Association of Black Journalists’ Los Angeles (NABJ-LA) chapter recently announced that Sentinel reporter Kimberlee Buck was appointed to the board and will be acting as secretary. ... read more »
Forum Owners Move Forward with Lawsuit Against Inglewood, Mayor Butts 
March 8, 2018
The Madison Square Garden Company, owner of The Forum in Inglewood, filed a lawsuit March 5,  against the city and its mayor James Butts for “violating the city’s contractual commitments in order to clear the way for a new Clippers arena in Inglewood, just down the street from The Forum” and, “defrauding The Forum”  respectively.   ... read more »
Mothers in Action Celebrate ‘Read Across America’ Day  
March 8, 2018
On Friday, March 2, Mothers in Action facilitated their 2nd annual “Read Across America” (RAA) Day event as part of the National Education Association’s 21-year anniversary celebrating their signature reading program.   ... read more »
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