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Ethnic Media Unite to Inform Diverse Communities About 2020 Census
September 5, 2019
As mandated by the U.S. Constitution, a census is conducted every 10 years to count the number of people living in the nation and its five territories. Census Day kicks-off on April 1, 2020, and every home will receive an invitation to participate in a short questionnaire by phone, mail and for the first time, online. ... read more »
XFL Announces The Los Angeles Wildcats
August 29, 2019
The XFL revealed eight brand new teams, which included the Los Angeles Wildcats who will take the field for their home games in 2020 at Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson. ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Christian Rector
August 22, 2019
One of the leaders of the USC Trojan football team this year is senior defensive lineman Christian Rector. After the Trojan’s went 5-7 last season, he’s ready to better the program and qualify for a bowl game this year. ... read more »
Arraignment Delayed for Reputed Gang Member Charged in USC Student’s Slaying
August 9, 2019
Hernandez was charged July 2 with one count each of murder and attempted second-degree robbery -- the latter charge involving a friend who was with McElhaney. Hernandez appeared in court after being charged, but his arraignment was postponed. On Wednesday, it was postponed again until Sept. 9. ... read more »
UCLA and USC Learn from Mistakes During New Season
August 8, 2019
Last football season was difficult for any fan of the USC Trojans or the UCLA Bruins. After two successful seasons, the Trojan hit a lull and finished with a middling 5-7 overall record. The Bruins struggled as they transitioned to Chip Kelly being at the helm, only securing three wins. ... read more »
FILM REVIEW: Brian Banks
August 8, 2019
The real Brian Banks, the subject of this movie, lived through an ordeal that was tragic, inspiring and often profound, something is lost in this one-dimensional retelling of his life experiences. Something turns his extraordinary story of resilience into a decent but ordinary made-for-TV-like movie. ... read more »
HBCU in LA Advocates for Diversity in Film Industry, Reminding Young Black Filmmakers of Those Who Came Before
July 18, 2019
For many years, Stacy Milner, former executive assistant to the chairman of NBC and then to the chairman of Paramount Pictures, has devoted herself to increasing ethnic and cultural diversity in the entertainment industry. In 2010, she founded the Entertainment Industry College Outreach Program (EICOP), a recruitment initiative designed to channel students of color – primarily HBCU and Hispanic-serving institution graduates – into careers in this predominantly White field. ... read more »
South L.A. Student Heads to Med School
July 11, 2019
Twenty-nine-year-old Shaveonte Graham started medical school this summer, which makes her one of the most stand-out success stories of the the Leslie and William McMorrow Neighborhood Academic Initiative (NAI) at USC. Graham hails from South Central Los Angeles, where growing up, she was instrumental in maintaining a stable household for herself and her family. And, she was determined she said, not to fall into the neighborhood traps that surrounded her. ... read more »
SoLa Impact’s Annual Scholarship Awards Ceremony Concludes at USC
July 8, 2019
SoLa Impact and its non-profit affiliate, the SoLa I CAN! Foundation, along with its philanthropic partner, Romeo Miller, awarded nearly $100,000 in financial aid grants to twenty-seven deserving students at its annual scholarship awards ceremony yesterday held at the University of Southern California. All of the recipients demonstrated academic excellence, strong community service, and plan to pursue higher education in the fall. Among friends and family of the SoLa Scholars as well as leaders in philanthropy, entertainer Romeo Miller, producer Arabian Prince, and Los Angeles County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas, all spoke about their strong connection to the community. ... read more »
L.A. City Council, County Offer $75,000 for Information on USC Student Slaying
May 30, 2019
The Los Angeles City Council approved a $50,000 reward Tuesday, and the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors offered another $25,000 reward for information in the case. ... read more »
Young Man’s Conviction Upheld for USC Student’s Killing
May 17, 2019
A state appeals court panel has upheld a young man's conviction for his role in the beating death of a USC graduate student from China who was attacked near campus while walking back to his apartment after a study session. ... read more »
Everytable Fights Against Food Injustice in Underserved Communities
May 16, 2019
This month, the Sentinel met with Everytable chef, Zach Thomas for an exclusive tour of the kitchen to witness the love and colorful flavors that go into each dish. The Sentinel also spoke with Chef Zach about the company’s inspiration behind the ingredients and spices used in the dishes as well as the human right of affordable healthy food for people of color. ... read more »
Celebration of Life: Dr Lawrence H Moore
May 16, 2019
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Irvin Finley Williams Passes at 87
April 25, 2019
A celebration of Irvin’s life will be held on Saturday, April 27, 2019 at 11 a.m., at Trinity Baptist Church, 2020 W. Jefferson Blvd., in Los Angeles ... read more »
USC to Host Event Marking the 80th Anniversary of Marian Anderson’s Historic Lincoln Memorial Concert
March 22, 2019
Held in honor of the 80th anniversary of Marian Anderson’s historic concert on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial – often called “The Concert that Sparked the Civil Rights Movement” – and the generations of women who have and continue to fight for humanity, equity, and justice, the evening will feature an intimate conversation and performance exploring the legacy of music’s relationship to activism and social change. ... read more »
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