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L.A. Faith Leaders Stand Together for Karen Bass, Demand Apology from Police Protective League for Defamatory Ad 
May 12, 2022
Major pillars in the faith-based community gathered publicly at the Los Angeles Sentinel to denounce the alleged claims against Congresswoman Karen Bass on Wednesday, May 11.  ... read more »
Majority Whip Jim Clyburn Comes to L.A. in Support of Karen Bass for L.A. Mayor 
May 5, 2022
Congressman Jim Clyburn (D-SC), the third most powerful leader in the U.S. House of Representatives, urged Angelenos to support Karen Bass for mayor of Los Angeles on May 3, at an event hosted by Danny J. Bakewell, Sr. at the L.A. Sentinel.   ... read more »
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Living Local Legend: Dr. Saul Lankster, First Black Firefighter in Compton
February 16, 2022
Dr. Saul E. Lankster II created a benchmark in American history. He became the first Black Firefighter in Compton, California. Today, Dr. Lankster continues to lift while he climbs as a National University (NU) Associate Faculty member that focuses on the progression of criminal justice. ... read more »
Correction: National Bar Association Support of Andre Mathis’
January 27, 2022
In the January 20 issue, the L.A. Sentinel featured a story affirming the support of the President Carlos Moore and National Bar Association (NBA) for the U.S. President Joe Biden’s nomination of attorney Andre B. Mathis as a judge for the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.  Unfortunately, the photos of Mr. Moore and Mr. Mathis were misidentified.  Above are the correct identifications. We apologize for the error. ... read more »
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority National President Cheryl A Hickmon Passes Away
January 21, 2022
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated announced that its recently inducted President Cheryl A. Hickmon has passed away. ... read more »
Tuskegee Airman Charles McGee Dies at age 102
January 20, 2022
Decorated Tuskegee Airman Brigadier Gen. Charles McGee has died at age 102. He passed away peacefully in his sleep Sunday morning, January 16, according to family spokesperson. ... read more »
Caltech Among Universities Sued Over Financial Aid Formula
January 13, 2022
Caltech is among 16 universities being sued for alleged violations of antitrust laws by colluding to unfairly reduce the amount of financial aid awarded to students, it was announced today. ... read more »
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Metro Bus Fares Coming Back in January, Discounted Fares Through July
January 13, 2022
Fare collection resumed today aboard Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority buses after being suspended as a COVID-19 precaution in March 2020. ... read more »
Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Celebrates 111 Years of Achievement
January 6, 2022
Since January 5, 1911, the noble men of Kappa Alpha Psi, Incorporated have celebrated its motto of “achievement,” dating back to its founders, Elder Watson Diggs, Dr. Ezra D. Alexander, Dr. Byron Kenneth Armstrong, Atty. Henry Tourner Asher, Dr. Marcus Peter Blakemore, Paul Waymond Caine, George Wesley Edmonds, Dr. Guy Levis Grant, Edward Giles Irvin, and Sgt. John Milton Lee.  ... read more »
Over 60 Flights Canceled at LAX, Thousands More Worldwide
January 3, 2022
 Another wave of flight cancellations hit Southland airports today, with 63 flights canceled at LAX due to COVID-19 and weather issues as of 6:30 this morning. The airport experienced 208 cancellations on New Year's Day. ... read more »
Plane Crashes into Neighborhood Near El Cajon, No Survivors Found
December 28, 2021
An investigation was continuing today into the crash of a small airplane that took off from John Wayne Airport in Santa Ana and slammed into a neighborhood near El Cajon in San Diego County, killing four people aboard. ... read more »
Bella Luxe Loft Boutique Gathers Black Women in Elegance, Style, and Commerce
December 16, 2021
The Little Black Dress (LBD) affair was held at the Bella Luxe Loft on Center Drive, in Los Angeles on Saturday, December 11.  The Los Angeles Sentinel’s photojournalist, E. Mesiyah McGinnis, attended the illustrious boutique affair, a gathering of beautiful Black women in elegance, style, camaraderie, and commerce.  We asked the host, Barbara Mitchell-Goods her thoughts on the event and its importance in the Black community. ... read more »
Pharrell to college grads: ‘We are the emerging majority’
December 13, 2021
Grammy-winning musician Pharrell Williams on Saturday told the newest graduates of a historically Black university in Virginia to act like ``the emerging majority'' and help develop the area's businesses and culture. ... read more »
Cultural Property Title Gives New Mexico Family Peace
December 6, 2021
Few community members know the role of Clara Belle Williams in Las Cruces education, but one family made it their mission to get Williams and her legacy recognized by the state. ... read more »

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