Monday, May 4, 2015
Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science to Host the 3rd Annual Legacy Leaders Spring Gala
Written by Sentinel News Service 09 April 2015
Dr. Robert K. Ross Toni Guinyard On Thursday, April 9, 2015, Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science (CDU) Legacy Leaders Spring Gala, Honoring Legends -- Champions for Health and Education ... read more >>
USC Black Alumni Association Scholarship Benefit: Dreaming of Harlem Under a High Southern Sky
Written by Special Report by Dr. Michele Turner 09 April 2015
Cast members and Director Gabrielle Pina receive standing ovations!  (l to r: Richard Gant, Dawnn Lewis, Vanessa Bell Calloway, Lela Rochon, Mara Hall, Gabrielle Pina)(courtesy photo) 1200 people ... read more >>
100 Black Men of America, Inc. Announces National Partnership with Black Alumni of Notre Dame
Written by Sentinel News Service 09 April 2015
Members of 100 Black Men of America 100 Black Men of America, Inc. (The 100) recently announced a national partnership with the Black Alumni of Notre Dame (BAND). Through the partnership, BAND will ... read more >>
Sit 'n Sleep and Tempur-Pedic help Jenesse Families to Rise and Shine with Generous Mattress Donation
Written by Sentinel News Service, 08 April 2015
  Jenesse Staff, Board, Donors and Friends Gathered at Shelter Location for  Mattress Installation Ceremony. Jenesse board, staff, supporters and friends recently gathered to celebrate a donation ... read more >>
“A Time of Deliverance, Hope & Forgiveness”
Written by WendyGladney Dean 03 April 2015
I truly love this time of year.  Everything seems to come alive!  The sun comes out, pastels are the color of the day, and we all seem to have a little more pep in our step.  Spring represents a time ... read more >>
Waters Leads 63 Members of Congress in Seeking a $200 Million Increase in NIH Alzheimer’s Research
Written by Sentinel News Service 02 April 2015
    Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43), Ranking Member of the Financial Services Committee and Co-Chair of the bipartisan Congressional Task Force on Alzheimer’s Disease, called ... read more >>
New App Aims To End Truancy
Written by Brian Carter, Staff Writer 02 April 2015
 The Snap2School application rewards students who get to class on time  Lamar Walker holds his phone with the Snap2School app, which is proving successful in getting youth attendance numbers up in ... read more >>
‘My Sister’s Keeper’ Launched at Howard University & Spelman College
Written by Maria Adebola 26 March 2015
Black Women’s Health Imperative, a Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit has launched the first chapter of the “My Sister’s Keeper” initiative at Howard University and Spelman College. The program ... read more >>
CSUDH Professor Receives Fulbright Award
Written by Sentinel News Service, 26 March 2015
Irene Osisioma, associate professor of teacher education at California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH), has been awarded a Fulbright Scholarship grant during the 2015-2016 academic year to ... read more >>
Black Employee Files Wrongful Termination Suit against Mount St. Mary’s
Written by City News Service 26 March 2015
A black former staff member at Mount St. Mary's University is suing his former employer alleging he was fired last year for dancing at a shopping mall with a student of another race. Mark Forte also ... read more >>
Dr. Robert R. Cole Succumbs
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 March 2015
  Dr. Robert R. Cole, who was employed for 29 years with the Los Angeles Unified School District, 13 years as a custodian, 10 years as a teacher and six years as an administrator has died. He was born ... read more >>
Valia “Val” Marie Luchetti
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 March 2015
    Beloved mother, sister, grandma, auntie, friend, activist, and devoted Catholic, Valia “Val” Marie Luchetti, was born on April 28, 1929 in Reno, Nevada to parents Fulvio John Luchetti and Mary ... read more >>
MTA to Roll Out Safety Measures for Bus Drivers
Written by City News Service 26 March 2015
Surveillance cameras, hard plastic barriers and other measures are being rolled out on Metro buses to protect drivers against assaults, transit officials announced. The measures are in response to a ... read more >>
Attorney General Kamala Harris is Keeping Her Focus
Written by Kenneth D. Miller, Assistant Managing Editor 26 March 2015
A Senate bid is in the future, but it’s about California now Attorney General Holder has brought great honor to America as our nation’s top law enforcement officer. His work to protect voting rights, ... read more >>
Ms. Hattie We Hear You!
Written by WendyGladney Dean 25 March 2015
                As we continue to honor women this month, I am fascinated by the life of actress Hattie McDaniel.  She was born around the turn of the century in 1895 and lived less than 60 ... read more >>
Heeding the Dangers of Power Lines
Written by Paul Netter of Southern California Edison 25 March 2015
Tree-trimming equipment should always be kept at least 10 feet away from power lines to avoid the serious injuries and even death that could come with contact. New campaign provides helpful safety tips ... read more >>
Black Public Relations Society Of Los Angeles Hosts 2nd Annual Pat Tobin PR Excellence Awards
Written by Sentinel News Service 20 March 2015
  Black Public Relations Society of Los Angeles (BPRS-LA) hosted the 2nd Annual Pat Tobin PR Excellence Awards on March 12, 2015 at CBS Studios Center in Studio City, Calif. (l-to-r) Honorees Roslyn ... read more >>
Howard L.A. Alumni Club Celebrates 148th Charter Day
Written by Sentinel News Service 20 March 2015
  L.A. Bison ring in Charter Day on March 27 The Los Angeles area Howard University Alumni Club will be celebrating the 148th Charter Day of the University with a weekend long celebration beginning ... read more >>
“To Achieve Positive Results Collaboration Is A Must!”
Written by Wendy Gladney Dean 19 March 2015
                 Over the years I’ve learned in order to really make a good impact on the lives of people we serve, it is important to have key and positive collaborations.  Forgiving For ... read more >>
Racial Disparities in Early Childhood Hurts U.S.
Written by Jazelle Hunt, contributing writer 13 March 2015
WASHINGTON (NNPA) –Increased investment in early childhood education and care can eradicate many of the racial success gaps that persist throughout society, according to a new report from the Center ... read more >>
How Many Ripples Will You Leave Across The Ocean of Life?
Written by WendyGladney Dean 12 March 2015
    Mother Teresa once said, “I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the waters to create many ripples.”  Globally, I believe women cast many stones that not only create ... read more >>
“From Whence We Came”
Written by WendyGladney Dean 05 March 2015
   This past summer I received a call from a lady by the name of Helen Viser Fitzgerald.  Ms. Helen was the manager of the Lubbock, Texas City Library, Patterson Branch and she was trying to locate ... read more >>
K. Anthony's School Student Akia Allan Ranks 4th Place in Los Angeles County Scripps Regional Spelling Bee
Written by Sentinel News Service 02 March 2015
    On Sunday, February 8, 2015, 10 year old fifth grader Akia Allan represented K. Anthony's School at the Los Angeles County Scripps Regional Spelling Bee.  This event is countywide and the winner ... read more >>
The National Congress of Black Women, Inc., Los Angeles Chapter
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 February 2015
  The National Congress of Black Women, Inc., Los Angeles Chapter Pressents Youth Empowerment Conference "Developing Youth Leaders for the 21st Century" Creating a Path to Your Future Saturday, ... read more >>
The Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters: A Labor Union that Changed Society
Written by Dr. Valerie Wardlaw Contributing Writer 26 February 2015
      Long before thousands gathered in 1963 to march on Washington, or heard Public Enemy in 1989 emphatically state that we had to fight the powers that be, there was the Brotherhood of Sleeping ... read more >>

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