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L.A. Area Faith Leaders Highlight Pressing Issues for 2020
January 2, 2020
The New Year is here, along with a new decade and Los Angeles-area faith leaders shared their recommendations for a productive 2020. The following are some the responses to the Sentinel’s question: “What are some of the issues you would advise the faith community to focus on in the New Year?” Pastor Deborah Manns, ... read more »
Importance of Educators of Color for Black and Brown Students
October 31, 2019
This month, my organization, the National Alliance of Public Charter Schools released its highly-anticipated report, “Identity and Charter School Leadership: Profiles of Leaders of Color Building an Effective Staff” which examined the ways that school leaders of color’s experiences and perspectives influence how they build school culture, parent and community relationships, and effective staff. ... read more »
The Fight for Equal Pay, Gender Parity Heats Up
April 11, 2019
Gender activists and other advocates battle to close the gap ... read more »
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AFFIRMED: One Woman’s Story of Racial Healing
March 28, 2019
“AFFIRMED: Life Lessons in Racial Healing and Transformation” is a compilation of thirteen uniquely different "life lessons. ... read more »
Recognized for Her Bullying Prevention Film, Chicago Tween to Receive Rising Star Award at an Independent Event During Cannes Film Festival
March 28, 2019
Chicago Tween Anah Ambuchi receives an unexpected special invitation from Diversity in Cannes, the independent film movement promoting inclusion at the Cannes Film Festival where she will receive the inaugural Rising Star Award and also screen her short film, ... read more »
Dr. Bluthenthal Appointed Associate Dean for Social Justice at USC’s Keck
February 7, 2019
In his new role, with specific goals and plans in mind, he will establish an office specifically dealing with social health issues ... read more »
A New Year and Enduring Issues: Crafting an Agenda, Rebuilding a Movement
January 3, 2019
To really go forward without woeful confusion and paralyzing contradictions, it is indispensable that we work within a philosophical framework which grounds our collective vocation of work and struggle. ... read more »
Kavanaugh Confirmation a Betrayal of Senate’s Duty
October 12, 2018
Today’s vote is a betrayal of the Senate’s constitutional duty to advise and consent. The Urban League Movement opposed this nomination because of his extremist positions on civil rights, workers rights, and social justice. A complete vetting of his background was impeded by the White House, which withheld the vast majority of pertinent records. ... read more »
Roland Martin Discusses New Digital Show #RolandMartinUnfiltered
August 30, 2018
Award-winning journalist, author, TV host and multimedia entrepreneur Roland S. Martin will launch #RolandMartinUnfiltered, a daily digital show, on Tuesday, September 4, 2018. The show will report on news and current events that are important to people of color, covering a wide range of topics including politics, social justice, sports, education, business, finance, entertainment and pop culture. ... read more / watch video »
Black Leadership Accountability Essential
August 30, 2018
Many Blacks, perhaps most, initially considered challenging Obama’s decisions sacrilegious, and   more than a few continued to regard him as an icon to be neither properly                                           critiqued nor criticized. Although   increasingly concerned with his decisions, Blacks also needed to be concerned about ineffective Black leadership in general, especially in light of the daunting challenges in the 21st century. ... read more »
California Legislative Black Caucus Declares Victory for 2018-19 Budget
June 21, 2018
The California Legislative Black Caucus (CLBC), led by its Chairman, Assemblymember Chris Holden (D-Pasadena), declared victory in securing funds related to the Caucus’ budget priorities. ... read more »
Remembering Rev. Dr. James H. Hargett
January 3, 2018
He was on the board of directors for the “One Church, One Child” program, which promoted African American adoptions with the help of local churches, as well as president of the Friends of Chicago Public Library (1982-1983). ... read more »
Holding Ground in the Hurricane: Remembrance, Reaffirmation and Righteous Struggle
September 7, 2017
It is good, then, that we remember the lessons learned from that great suffering, cold and callous treatment and righteous struggles waged for justice, for rescue, relief and rebuilding for our people as well as others. ... read more »
Exclusive: Human Justice Awards & Danny Glover’s Birthday Celebration
July 26, 2017
LA Sentinel Contributing Writer, Hal Roberts reports on the 2017 Human Justice Awards celebrating actor and activist Danny Glover's birthday (July 22, 2017) in View Park, Los Angeles. ... read more / watch video »
5th Annual Black Family Conference
June 30, 2017
Sept. 5 With the theme, Social Justice and Resistance, this year’s Black Family Conference, will focus on how families can continue to fight, yet protect themselves and thrive during these times of uncertainty, ... read more »
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