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WATCH: JUNETEENTH WITH CHISTOPHER PETTY
June 19, 2021
Happy Juneteenth Everyone! L.A. Sentinel correspondent, Chris Petty, breaks down the importance of celebrating Juneteenth! Learn the facts, be inspired! Happy Juneteenth from the L.A. Sentinel, number #1 place for Black news! ... read more / watch video »
LADWP Launches Racial Equity Plan, Board President Cynthia McClain Fights for Justice
June 17, 2021
The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) are planting new seeds of racial equity within their principal foundation, LADWP Board of Commission President Cynthia McClain provided intensive details about the steps taken to create balance within the organization that controls the City’s water and power. ... read more / view gallery »
Dr. William A. Burke ends remarkable career as Chairman of South Coast AQMD Governing Board
May 13, 2021
Dr. William A. Burke finished his final Governing Board meeting at South Coast Air Quality Management (South Coast AQMD), making history yet again. On May 7, South Coast AQMD’s Governing Board approved the Warehouse Indirect Source Rule, a first-of-its-kind regulation aimed to curb emissions associated with the booming warehouse industry. ... read more »
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Anthony L. Price Passes Away
March 17, 2021
Celebrating the life and service of Anthony L. Price to Bethel Chapel Community Church. As we attempt to describe his dedication of 30 years to Bethel his beloved Church. ... read more »
The Life of Kamala Harris Represents Preliminary Steps for Change
December 31, 2020
Empowered by the jostle of her mother, Harris pushed through seemingly unbreakable boundaries. She holds the title as the first Black woman to have held district and general attorney roles in California’s history.  From 2004 to 2011, Harris had a meteoric effect on many communities as district attorney, finding her essence in the initiative that gives first-time drug offenders the chance to earn a high school diploma and find employment in California. ... read more »
Derek Fisher speaks on Sparks leveling up in the off-season with new veteran leadership
August 3, 2020
The leaders of the Sparks take pride in their character and being role models for other young players on the team. Fisher believes it is a great foundation for the future of the organization on and off the court. “When you have your best players lead by example in terms of how they carry themselves and how they speak. It helps everybody.” ... read more »
Mustard, Roddy Ricch, Jhene Aiko and Trey Songz Host Feed Your City Challenge in South L.A.
July 30, 2020
Councilman Marqueece Harris-Dawson was excited to be working with the Feed Your City Challenge. He mentioned how great it was to have Roddy Ricch and Mustard, who are both from the South L.A. community, help host and be hands on during the food drive. “Roddy Ricch and Mustard, they are both homeboys, they are from the community. They came up in our streets and they know how it is in the neighborhood,” says Dawson. He continues, “Once you put out the fall to give help, or get help, our community shows up. It just takes the right individuals to make the right call, set up the event, get volunteers and sponsors. LAPD is here, the fire department is here. Everybody steps up and we make it work. We make it do what it do.” ... read more »
WATCH NBC4 Report: Los Angeles Sentinel Closes Office Due to COVID-19 Diagnosis
July 18, 2020
LA County sets another daily record. Robert Kovacik reports for the NBC4 News at 11 p.m. on Thursday July 16, 2020. ... read more / watch video »
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WATCH: Press conference for Tajanae Nelson, mother of three killed
July 5, 2020
Tajanae Nelson, mother of three killed. Press conference at LA Sentinel July 1, 2020 ... read more / watch video »
Clarence Waldron Receives Lifetime Achievement Award
May 14, 2020
Clarence Waldron, known as “the dean of arts and entertainment journalists” has been named the recipient of a 2020 Lifetime Achievement Award from the Chicago Headline Club’s Peter Lisagor Awards. ... read more »
The MLK Legacy Continues Despite Staggering Evil
January 17, 2020
“We may debate over the origin of evil, but only the person victimized with a superficial optimism will debate over its reality. Evil is with us as a stark, grim, and colossal reality.” ... read more »
Top Local Stories of 2019
December 26, 2019
Local news and stories of 2019 ... read more / view gallery »
Intern Spotlight: Imani Sumbi and Ivanna Jackson
September 26, 2019
Both of these young ladies exemplified professionalism, consistency and talent. ... read more »
Lakers Secure Winning Record for First Time Since 2016 Against the Hawks
November 13, 2018
The Lakers returned to Staples Center on a back-to-back night as the team defeated the Atlanta Hawks 107-106 to improve to 7-6 on the season. It marked the Lakers’ third consecutive win and the first time the franchise has been above .500 since Nov. 22, 2016. ... read more »
Lakers Display a Different Type of Showtime in Loss to Rockets
October 23, 2018
Los Angeles Lakers fans poured into Staples Center ahead of the home opener against the Houston Rockets on Saturday, invigorated to usher in the new “Showtime” era with LeBron James as the star. What happened was a different type of “showtime”. In the fourth quarter several members of these teams had multiple physical altercations and oddly enough, the fracas did not dim the excitement but fostered it. ... read more »
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