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Maxine Waters, One of the Most Powerful Black Female Leaders of Our Time  
May 17, 2018
Congresswoman Maxine Waters has dedicated 41 years of her life to public service, tackling some of the most controversial issues with her “no-nonsense” style of politics.  ... read more »
#BlackVotesMatter: Sebastian Ridley-Thomas Spearheads Maassive Voter Registration Push  
May 17, 2018
Prior to former Assemblyman Sebastian Ridley-Thomas’ resignation in December 2017, he spent the past four years serving the South Los Angeles community by taking on the state’s homelessness crisis, mental health and environmental issues. Although he is no longer serving in the assembly, Ridley-Thomas continues to be a voice and face of the community. This time however, he is taking his voice to the polls by encouraging California residents to register to vote!  ... read more »
Local Black Leaders Announce Support of Villaraigosa for Governor 
May 10, 2018
On Thursday, May 3, 2018 a press conference was held at the Los Angeles Sentinel Newspaper announcing the support of former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa for Governor. Villaraigosa was surrounded by faith and community leaders, and local prominent political leaders from the City of Carson, Inglewood, and Compton.   ... read more »
Supv. Ridley-Thomas Pushes County to Publicize Contract Opportunities in Minority Publications
May 10, 2018
Recently, Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas and the County of Los Angeles Board of Supervisors spearheaded a motion to create policy for placing classified advertisements to publicize the county’s contracting opportunities in local newspapers and weeklies.   ... read more »
Two African American Females Star in Disney’s ‘Beauty and the Beast, the Broadway Musical’ 
May 10, 2018
Back by popular demand at the CASA 0101 Theater, TNH Productions present’s Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast, The Broadway Musical.” To help tell this story, Founding Artistic Director, Josefina Lopez, and Musical and Artistic Director and Founder, Rigo Tejeda, felt it was necessary to work with a diverse cast to reflect the current times in which we live.   ... read more »
Breaking News: Local Prominent Leaders Announce Support of Villaraigosa for Governor
May 3, 2018
On Thursday, May 3, 2018 a press conference was held at the Los Angeles Sentinel Newspaper announcing the support of former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa for Governor. Villaraigosa was surrounded by faith and community leaders, and local prominent political leaders from the City of Carson, Inglewood, and Compton. ... read more »
Author Jenkins Talks New Book, ‘The Southern Phoenix’ 
April 26, 2018
Rosemary Jenkins began her writing career as a published author after the release of “Leticia in Her Wedding Dress: and Other Poems” and two non-fiction books, “A Quick-and-Easy Reference to Correct Grammar and Composition,” and “Vignettes for Understanding Literature and Related Concepts.”  Now, the established writer is ready to discuss her new book, “The Southern Phoenix.” ... read more »
Guillemet Climbs the Ladder of Success as Newly Appointed L.A. County Superior Court Judge  
April 26, 2018
From working as an attorney to serving as the director of the Los Angeles Mayor’s Office of Reentry, Kimberley Baker Guillemet has made a name for herself in the legal world. After being appointed to a judgeship in the Los Angeles County Superior Court by California Governor Jerry Brown, the View Park-Windsor Hills native has added to her extensive resume by continuing to climb the ladder of success and serve her community!  ... read more »
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 »
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