Friday, May 20, 2022
CLOSE
 
racism
Poor People’s Campaign Holds Moral Monday March on L.A. City Hall 
May 19, 2022
Crowds of people descended upon downtown Los Angeles on May 16 as part of the Moral Monday March sponsored by the Poor People’s Campaign, a national movement to confront racism, poverty, and other ills destroying communities across America.  ... read more »
Teacher under fire for cotton, cuffs in class on slavery
May 5, 2022
Rochester school officials are investigating allegations that a white teacher told his class of mostly Black students to pick seeds out of cotton and put on handcuffs during lessons on slavery in a seventh-grade social studies class. ... read more »
There’s a New Doctor in Town/ The New State Health Bureau Welcomes a New Face
April 27, 2022
Dr. Brooke Cunningham, an assistant commissioner for the Minnesota Department of Health, is now the leader of the new state Health Equity Bureau. ... read more »
ADVERTISEMENT
 
Ukraine, Refugees and Racism
March 17, 2022
Our hearts, prayers and support are with the people of Ukraine. But there is also an even greater tragedy occurring - “racism” and we see its presence in the midst of this war. ... read more »
“SLAVEPLAY”: Racism, Interracial Dating, and Deciding Who’s the Prize
February 24, 2022
February 16th brought the opening of playwright, Jeremy O. Harris’, unflinching new work, “Slave Play”, at the Mark Taper Forum in Downtown Los Angeles after almost two years of no performances due to COVID-19. ... read more »
All 3 men charged in Arbery’s death convicted of murder
November 24, 2021
All three white men charged in the death of Ahmaud Arbery were convicted of murder Wednesday in the fatal shooting that became part of a larger national reckoning on racial injustice. ... read more »
“We are in the middle of a cold, civil war.” — Keith Boykin author of “Race Against Time: The Politics of a Darkening America.”
October 21, 2021
Prominent journalist and prolific author Keith Boykin is that courageous soul who takes deep dives into the political cesspool. ... read more »
Study: Racism Plays Role in Premature Birth Among Black Americans
October 7, 2021
The tipping point for Dr. Paula Braveman came when a longtime patient of hers at a community clinic in San Francisco’s Mission District slipped past the front desk and knocked on her office door to say goodbye. He wouldn’t be coming to the clinic anymore, he told her, because he could no longer afford it. ... read more »
ADVERTISEMENT
 
Senator Cory Booker (D-NY), Environmental Justice Advocate, Proud to Receive NNPA Leadership Award
September 16, 2021
Sen. Booker, who served two terms as Newark mayor before his election to the Senate, will receive the 2021 National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) National Leadership Award for excellence and innovative leadership in Black America. Drs. James Hildreth and Ebony Hilton, Sen. Raphael Warnock (D-Ga.), Congresswoman Cori Bush (D-Missouri), and Olympic record-setter Allyson Felix also will receive National Leadership Awards from the NNPA, the trade association of more than 230 African American-owned newspapers and media companies. ... read more »
March on Washington 2021 Focuses on Voting Rights
September 2, 2021
On the 58th anniversary of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have A Dream” speech and the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, marchers focused on voting rights.  Voting rights have reemerged as a somewhat unexpected political battlefield as Republicans across the country pass new laws placing barriers in front of the ballot box. ... read more »
Company Will Pay You $125 to Participate in Research Project
July 22, 2021
Evitarus, a Black-owned Los Angeles-based public opinion research firm, is surveying African Americans in California to gauge opinions on healthcare and racism. The goal of the project, the company says, is to gather data that can influence healthcare policy.  ... read more »
President Biden, Chaka Khan and Others Celebrate Black Press at NNPA Convention
July 1, 2021
The President extolled the virtues of Black-owned newspapers and media companies ... read more »
The Black Press: Vanguards of Our History, Guardians of Our Future
July 1, 2021
When mainstream media largely ignored the Black community, or positioned us in an unfavorable light, the Black press has been the lighthouse that has illuminated our paths. ... read more »
Anatomy of Resurgent Racism: Some Sources of Its Savagery
June 24, 2021
  These conversations about resurgent racism bring to mind the Greek mythological many-headed snake-like monster that, if you cut off one of its heads, would grow back two more in its place. And only the god-like superhero, Hercules, could kill it. But racism is real, not a myth, in spite of fervent and faithful denials by its most devout, delusional and passionate practitioners. ... read more »
Teachers wary of new laws limiting instruction on race
June 13, 2021
 As middle school teacher Brittany Paschall assembled a lesson plan on the history of the Negro Baseball Leagues, she wondered how she might have to go about it differently next year under a new Tennessee state law that prohibits teaching certain concepts of race and racism. ... read more »
SEARCH:    

LA Sentinel
in your pocket:





TOS-Cookbook-Web

LA Watts Times

 
© 2022 Los Angeles Sentinel All Rights Reserved • A Bakewell Media Publication

AboutArchivesContact UsCorrections & MisprintsMedia Kit

Terms of ServicePrivacy Policy

LA Watts TimesTaste of Soul