Sunday, December 5, 2021
CLOSE
 
melanin poppin’
December 5: Mary McLeod Bethune created the National Council of Negro Women, 1935
December 5, 2021
December 5: Mary McLeod Bethune created the National Council of Negro Women, 1935 ... read more »
Murder charge for Ohio deputy in Casey Goodson Jr. shooting
December 4, 2021
The Ohio sheriff's deputy who shot Casey Goodson Jr. in the back five times was charged with murder Thursday, as Goodson's family also filed a federal civil rights lawsuit and the now-retired deputy publicly shared details of what happened from his perspective for the first time. ... read more »
Florida law school creates Ben Crump social justice center
December 4, 2021
A South Florida law school on Thursday announced the creation of a social justice center named after Ben Crump, the Black civil rights attorney who has gained national prominence representing victims of police brutality and vigilante violence. ... read more »
ADVERTISEMENT
 
WATCH: Annie Sings the Iconic Song “Tomorrow” | NBC’s Annie Live!
December 4, 2021
Annie (Celina Smith) sings the classic "Tomorrow" during Annie Live! ... read more / watch video »
December 4: Tyra Banks was Born
December 4, 2021
December 4: Tyra Banks was Born ... read more »
WATCH: What is Kwanzaa and How is it Celebrated
December 4, 2021
Every December 26th, the holiday of Kwanzaa begins. Kwanzaa is rooted in African celebrations of harvest, but its formal origin is surprisingly recent. ... read more / watch video »
December 3: The first Black ‘Miss World’ was Jennifer Josephine Hosten, 1970
December 3, 2021
December 3: The first Black 'Miss World' was Jennifer Josephine Hosten, 1970 ... read more »
December 2: Granville T. Woods patented an improved telephone transmitter, 1884
December 2, 2021
December 2: Granville T. Woods patented an improved telephone transmitter, 1884 ... read more »
ADVERTISEMENT
 
December 1: Founder of the NAACP, Arthur Spingarn was born, 1878
December 1, 2021
December 1: Founder of the NAACP, Arthur Spingarn was born, 1878 ... read more »
November 30: Shirley Chisholm, one time U.S. presidential candidate, was born in Brooklyn, NY, 1924
November 30, 2021
November 30: Shirley Chisholm, one time U.S. presidential candidate, was born in Brooklyn, NY, 1924 ... read more »
Nonprofit to Redevelop Bank Damaged during Floyd Protests
November 29, 2021
 A Minneapolis bank that was badly damaged during protests over the death of George Floyd is giving the property to a nonprofit developer to build affordable housing, commercial space and a home for cultural organizations. ... read more »
Their Own Words may have Doomed Men who Killed Ahmaud Arbery
November 29, 2021
The video of Ahmaud Arbery's shotgun death was a shocking piece of evidence that suddenly brought the Black man's killing into the national consciousness. ... read more »
Community systems offer alternative paths for solar growth
November 29, 2021
Strolling his church's rooftop among 630 solar panels, Bishop Richard Howell Jr. acknowledged climate change isn't the most pressing concern for his predominantly Black congregation _ even though it disproportionately harms people of color and the poor. ... read more »
Hollywood Christmas Parade Returns After 2020 COVID Cancellation
November 29, 2021
After a hiatus in 2020 because of the coronavirus pandemic, the Hollywood Christmas Parade returned tonight, moving through the streets of Tinseltown with its 89th edition to mark the unofficial start to the holiday season -- though one still being celebrated in the shadow of COVID-19. ... read more »
Ahmaud Arbery’s Mom: Thankful for justice and son’s legacy
November 29, 2021
Ahmaud Arbery's mother woke up Thursday with a new, very important blessing on Thanksgiving Day. ... read more »
SEARCH:    
Videos


Black Fact of the Day


Photo of the Day

Events

LA Sentinel
in your pocket:





TOS-Cookbook-Web

LA Watts Times

 
© 2021 Los Angeles Sentinel All Rights Reserved • A Bakewell Media Publication

AboutArchivesContact UsCorrections & MisprintsMedia Kit

Terms of ServicePrivacy Policy

LA Watts TimesTaste of Soul