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Gamma Zeta Boule Foundation Sponsors L.A.M.P. Alumni Reunion
January 20, 2022
The L.A.M.P. Mentor Program promotes leadership, volunteerism, community service, civic involvement, and decision-making skills in African American young men. ... read more »
RISE and NFL Gives Youth a Voice with Leadership Program
January 13, 2022
To commemorate Super Bowl LVI, the organization RISE has partnered up with the NFL to host the Super Bowl Social Justice Youth Leadership Program. ... read more »
Chargers WR Keenan Allen Speaks On His Frustrations Over The Years
November 1, 2021
The penalties hindered the Chargers from executing their offense and three of the five penalties were offensive holding. Allen said in week 6, the Ravens did a good job defensively but wouldn’t acknowledge the Patriots. “Today it was all us. I didn’t see anything that they did where we couldn’t understand what was going on.” ... read more »
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Marina Torres is Looking to be the Bridge Between the Law and the People; Running for City Attorney of Los Angeles
October 28, 2021
Looking to embody the duties of the City Attorney of Los Angeles is Marina Torres, by bringing her own experience as a first generation Latinx woman and a member of the community. ... read more »
Lewes Beach Renamed to Honor Former Black Business Owner
October 19, 2021
An eastern Delaware town has voted to change the name of one of its Delaware Bay beaches in honor of a former Black business owner. ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Kayvon Thibodeaux
August 19, 2021
Kayvon Thibodeaux developed from a local prep athlete to become one of the most prominent defenders in Pac-12 football. He made an impact as a defensive end for the Oregon Ducks as a freshman, helping the team win the 2019 Pac-12 Championships and 2020 Rose Bowl. That following year, he helped the Ducks run it back for a second consecutive Pac-12 title. ... read more »
THE NEW FACES OF PUBLIC EDUCATION & THE DEMAND FOR RACIAL EQUALITY WITHIN THE EDUCATION SYSTEM
August 5, 2021
In an exclusive interview with national and local academic leadership, L.A. Sentinel learned of their devotion to guide the country to a more balanced racial lens, starting within community schools. ... read more »
TEACHABLE MOMENTS REGARDING THE NATION’S CULTURE: IS IT TIME FOR HIGHER EDUCATION INSTITUTIONS TO HELP PLACE GENUINE EQUALITY FRONT AND CENTER IN OUR NATIONAL DISCOURSE?
January 14, 2021
January 6th, 2021 was intended to be a day of ceremonial ritual that underscored the strength of our democracy, and the commitment we as a nation have to a set of principles, values, and ideals that anchor our embrace of the constitution of the United States. Students in universities and colleges, in K-12 institutions, and even mature adults could treat it as a civics lesson, for there were many teachable moments in this season of election politics. ... read more »
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HUD Regional Administrator Announces Designation of NHS’ Center for Sustainable Communities as a HUD Envision Center in Compton
December 17, 2020
HUD brings holistic housing support to help low-income residents be more self-sufficient ... read more »
Senator Kamala Harris Makes History; First Black Woman to Participate in Vice Presidential Debate
October 9, 2020
Senator Kamala Harris painted a picture of capitol hill reflecting diversity and sharing common ground in building relationships with social tools such as, loyalty, commitment, and keeping solidarity within any given word. Harris gave examples of how the Trump Administration are losing critical relationships in the midst of a shared pandemic. The message from current leadership is not portraying severity of the virus, it has been focused on where to place the blame of the pandemic rather than the unity it will need to fight back. ... read more »
Valeisha Butterfield Jones Named as The Recording Academy’s First Diversity & Inclusion Officer
May 7, 2020
“We are thrilled to welcome Valeisha Butterfield Jones into the Recording Academy family,” said Academy Chair and Interim President and CEO Harvey Mason Mason in a statement. “Valeisha has been a force in driving systemic change and enhancing equal opportunities for underrepresented groups across entertainment, technology, and politics.” ... read more »
IN MEMORIAM: Earl Graves Sr., Black Enterprise Founder Dies
April 9, 2020
"At 9:22 p.m. this evening, April 6, my father and hero, Earl Graves, Sr., the founder of Black Enterprise, passed away quietly after a long battle with Alzheimer's," Earl Graves Jr. wrote on Twitter. "I loved and admired this giant of a man and am blessed to be his namesake. Love you, dad." ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Amari Metcalfe
March 12, 2020
King/Drew senior point guard Amari Metcalfe is an established leader on campus. She has been the team captain of the Golden Eagles girls’ basketball team since she was a sophomore. She played on the varsity squad all four years. ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Q’marr Allen
September 26, 2019
Senior linebacker Q’marr Allen is using his voice to create change at Los Angeles High School. Not only is Allen a captain of the football team, but he is a leader in different ways on campus. ... read more »
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