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Nipsey Hussle: A Legacy That Transcends Rap 
April 4, 2019
The murder of Nipsey Hussle is personal. It is personal to me. It is personal to a generation in looking at social media and news interviews, there was a clear message that his death was felt deeply and hurt immensely, and particularly for anyone who came into contact with him, no matter how brief the interaction.    ... read more »
Mothers In Action’s Green Event Great Success!!!
March 28, 2019
The free drive-thru, organized collection event arrived just in time for local residents to begin their spring cleaning. ... read more »
It’s That Time of Year—The Mothers In Action 6th Annual Community Recycling/Clean Up is back! 
March 21, 2019
It’s Spring, time to clean house and recycle hazardous waste.  ... read more »
$70M Magic Johnson Park Renovation Breaks Ground
March 14, 2019
The project, slated for completion in Fall 2020, includes a 20,000-square foot state-of-the-art community events center. ... read more »
Mothers In Action Hosts 3rd Annual ‘Read Across America Day’
March 7, 2019
On March 1, 2019, Mothers In Action hosted their 3rd Annual “Read Across America Day” at two local schools, Danny J. Bakewell Sr Primary Center and Marcus Garvey School.  ... read more »
New Study: Racism Drives Black Homelessness
March 1, 2019
Researchers found that discrimination in housing, employment, criminal justice, and child welfare policies have led to disproportionate numbers in Black homelessness. Lasting change requires a dismantling of institutions barriers across agencies and mainstream systems, they found. ... read more »
Community Based Treatment, Not Jail Replacement: A New Plan of Care for LA County
February 11, 2019
In response to Federal investigations of the poor conditions within LA County Jails, and the increase of imprisoned people with mental illnesses which has now reached 70 percent of the jail population, Supervisors of LA County planned to vote February 12th on a new “Mental Health Jail,” formally known as the “Consolidated Correctional Treatment Facility,” instead of diverting people who shouldn’t be in jail in the first place. ... read more »
Black History Month News: Rev. Dr. Alexander Hamilton
February 7, 2019
In celebration of Black History Month, Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas presented a scroll to the Reverend Dr. Alexander Hamilton, who arranged the late Aretha Franklin’s Grammy-Award winning gospel album Amazing Grace, among many other stellar musical achievements. ... read more »
Villanueva Stands Ground on Deputy Reinstatement
January 31, 2019
In a confrontational surprise appearance before the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, Sheriff Alex Villanueva defended his reinstatement of a deputy fired after allegations of domestic violence and stalking. ... read more »
Suits & Solidarity Members Celebrate Holidays
January 3, 2019
Suits in Solidarity members recently celebrated their end of year meeting with a holiday reception with City Council President Herb Wesson, Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas and Kerman Maddox, Co- Founder Suits in Solidarity.  ... read more »
SENTINEL EXCLUSIVE L.A. City Council President Herb Wesson Announces Bid to Become Next 2nd District L.A. County Supervisor in 2020
December 12, 2018
Los Angeles City Council President Herb Wesson announced Monday in a fundraising e-blast that he is looking to become the next 2nd District Los Angeles County Supervisor in 2020. ... read more »
Rep. Bass Elected New Chairperson of Congressional Black Caucus
December 6, 2018
Bass takes news position, advocates for the Black Press and strengthening ties with Africa ... read more »
Measure H Helped 10,000 Homeless People Into Permanent Housing, Officials Say
November 29, 2018
A half-cent sales tax passed by Los Angeles County voters nearly two years ago to fund homeless programs has been a significant success, some government leaders said today as they urged the public to volunteer for the upcoming homeless count. ... read more »
Show of Solidarity in Aftermath of Hate 
November 8, 2018
In a moving and emphatic show of solidarity after the Tree of Life synagogue massacre in Pittsburgh, hundreds of people from across Los Angeles County gathered on Nov. 1, for an interfaith worship service at the First AME Church, and sang and prayed together for hope, healing, courage and perseverance.  ... read more »
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