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Walk of Fame Star for Actor Terry Crews to Be Unveiled Today
July 30, 2021
A star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame is scheduled to be unveiled today honoring NFL linebacker turned actor and ``America's Got Talent'' host Terry Crews on his 53rd birthday. ... read more »
L.A. Mayor’s House Vandalized
July 30, 2021
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti's home in the Windsor Square area of Los Angeles was vandalized overnight. ... read more »
World pledges $4B in push to repair COVID’s education damage
July 30, 2021
International governments and companies have pledged more than $4 billion to educate 175 million children around the world and prevent a generation's chances being blighted by the coronavirus pandemic. ... read more »
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Ice Cube pushing for sports fans to ride along with Big3
July 30, 2021
The brightest star of the 3-on-3 basketball league, of course, remains Ice Cube, the revolutionary rapper turned basketball businessman who returns to his roots when he performs Saturday during the Big3 slate of games in Dallas. ... read more »
Lakers acquiring All-Star Westbrook from Wizards
July 29, 2021
The Los Angeles Lakers are acquiring All-Star point guard Russell Westbrook from the Washington Wizards for three players and the rights to first-round pick Isaiah Jackson. ... read more »
LAPD Seeks to Increase Number of Black Officers
July 29, 2021
Top staff of the Los Angeles Police Department made an earnest plea for help with increasing the number of Black law enforcement officers during the African American Community Forum recently hosted by the agency. ... read more »
Councilman Curren Price Establishes $1 Million Emergency Relief Fund for Victims of the South LA Fireworks Blast 
July 29, 2021
On Wednesday, July 21, L.A. City Councilmember Curren Price unveiled details of a $1 Million emergency relief fund that will help District 9 victims of the LAPD fireworks explosion. The initiative draws from Price’s $21 million Reimagining Public Safety dollars and will provide immediate relief to impacted individuals and families.   ... read more »
Sparked by pandemic fallout, homeschooling surges across US
July 26, 2021
Black households saw the largest jump; their homeschooling rate rose from 3.3% in the spring of 2020 to 16.1% in the fall. ... read more »
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 Metro CEO Stephanie Wiggins Intends to Build a Progressive and Inclusive Metro for L.A. 
July 22, 2021
In an exclusive conversation with the Los Angeles Sentinel, Metro’s CEO talks equity, inclusion, safety and completion of the Crenshaw Line as the priorities on her long and aggressive To-Do List ... read more »
UPDATE: CALTRANS PAUSES SALE OF HAWKINS BURGERS PROPERTY
July 8, 2021
Following a story reported in last week’s Los Angeles Sentinel regarding Hawkins House of Burgers and Caltrans, the California Department of Transportation has decided to pause the sale of the state-owned parcel of land in the hopes of resolving the land dispute with one of the City of Watts most iconic Black-owned businesses. ... read more »
WATCH: Bakewell Media Presents the 2020 Taste of Soul Family Festival Virtual Block Party (FULL SHOW!)
June 11, 2021
Watch the full 2020 Taste of Soul festival virtual block party at www.lasentinel.net ... read more / watch video »
Curren Price: The Force Behind Reimagining Public Safety in Los Angeles
May 27, 2021
Councilmember Curren Price is excited about the opportunities that have been created in the City’s latest budget, which re-allocates over $165 million to those in Los Angeles who are and have historically been underserved and under-resourced. ... read more / view gallery »
COVID-19 Cases and Deaths are Down Among Blacks in Los Angeles County
May 8, 2021
The Los Angeles County Public Health Department reported 378 new Covid-19 cases among Blacks (down by 81). The County also recorded 10 deaths among Blacks since last Tuesday (down by eight souls). ... read more »
Governor Newsom Appoints Danny J. Bakewell, Sr. as California State Commissioner
April 8, 2021
Danny J. Bakewell, Sr., executive publisher and chairman of the Los Angeles Sentinel, has been appointed by Governor Gavin Newsom to the California Parks and Recreation Commission. Along with being the executive publisher and chairman of Bakewell Media, which owns the Los Angeles Sentinel and the Los Angeles Watts Times, Bakewell is the founder/creator of the Taste of Soul Family Festival, held annually on historic Crenshaw Boulevard in the heart of the Los Angeles African American community. ... read more »
Kyle Kuzma Says There is Mistrust with Vaccines in the Black Community
March 11, 2021
According to Kuzma they have spoken with team doctors about the vaccines, but they don’t know much about them. They haven’t talked about it as a team. He discussed the mistrust with doctors in the Black community. ... read more »
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