L.A. Sentinel

Heather Hutt Launches Campaign for CD 10 Councilmember 

Making clear her goal for the future, Councilmember Heather Hutt launched a vigorous campaign to remain the representative for Council District 10.  During a kick-off rally in front of L.A. Sentinel on March 3, Hutt stood before scores of community members and supporters to announce that she’s entering the race in the 2024 election. 

Observe Life Through Music with Kwame Adu

Tipping the scale back towards the hip-hop is L.A. based artist Kwame Adu. Originally from New Jersey, Adu has planted himself in Northeast Los Angeles. Focusing on the art of his presentation and lyrics, Adu most recently performed at Hot and Cool Café in Leimert Park earlier this year, he looks to bring a sense of retrospective thought back into the creation of music.

Nehemiah Project LA Aims to Help Transitioning Youth

Bishop Ed Smith is known as an acclaimed author, world-renowned speaker, educator, philanthropic leader, and pastor.He has assisted business leaders, families, and individuals in building legacies and in fulfilling their God-ordained gifts, talents, and hearts. Now he is making sure transitioning youth have a future with Nehemiah Project LA (NPLA).

Local Pilot Paves the Way to New Success for Black youth with United Airlines 

Compton-native, Kenneth Kirkpatrick, better known as “KP”—has actively worked to bring awareness around the flourishing career path of piloting commercial airplanes. As a United Airline Captain, Kirkpatrick has used his platform to pave a runway for Black youth to take off toward new heights for success in aviation.  


U.S. Rep. Karen Bass will soon have a new title – “Madam Mayor.” With a lead of more than 5% that is continuing to grow, the longtime community advocate is pulling away from billionaire real estate developer Rick Caruso.  

Correction: National Bar Association Support of Andre Mathis’

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.