Saturday, May 23, 2015
Mayor Villaraigosa Launches Summer Youth Program
Written by Sentinel News Service 16 July 2009
MAYOR VILLARAIGOSA LAUNCHES SUMMER YOUTH JOBS PROGRAM AT LOS ANGELES COMMUNITY COLLEGESThe program provides opportunities for summer youth employment and job skills training while students continue their ... read more >>
5th Annual LABBX
Written by Sentinel News Service 16 July 2009
The fifth annual Los Angeles Black Book Expo (LABBX) will be held Saturday, August 22, from 11:00 A.M. until 5:00 P.M. in the Expo Center in Los Angeles. "Empowering Community Through Literature" is the ... read more >>
Superintendent Cortines’ Statement on Proposed Suspension of Prop. 98
Written by Sentinel News Service 16 July 2009
Gov. Schwarzenegger's proposal to suspend Proposition 98 education funding is violating a promise California voters made to the children of this state.While LAUSD already has made deep cuts based on the ... read more >>
Jazz, Food, and Summer Fun Set for Central Avenue
Written by Sentinel News Service 16 July 2009
Councilwoman Perry Announces Line-up for the 14th Annual Central Avenue Jazz Festival Scheduled for July 25 and 26This year the Central Avenue Jazz Festival celebrates its 14th Anniversary here in the ... read more >>
One Man’s Laughing Mission to Help Lift Spirits
Written by Janet Alston Jackson 16 July 2009
Sean Davis (top center) bringing on the laughs as the sole African American Clown featured in the “the Heavies” act of the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus. AFRICAN-AMERICAN CLOWN ... read more >>
What You Need to Know for a F.R.E.S.H. Balanced Life
Written by Sentinel News Service 16 July 2009
Mikki WadeWHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW FOR A F.R.E.S.H. BALANCED LIFE Do you believe a person set up for failure can be successful? Mikki Wade does... Born in Central Africa, Mikki's childhood was not an easy ... read more >>
Lee and Culbreath Celebrate Birthdays
Written by Cora Jackson - Fossett (Contributing Writer) 16 July 2009
(From left) Keisha Stewart, Faye Culbreath, Reginald Jone-Sawyer, Charisse Bremond and Rev. Eric Lee.Scores of well-wishers turned out on July 11 to celebrate the birthdays of Faith Culbreath and Rev. ... read more >>
NABJ to Honor Top National Journalist and Professor from Howard
Written by Sentinel News Service 09 July 2009
The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) has announced that for the first time in the history of its special honors, a professor and student from the same institution will be honored with Journalism ... read more >>
AACCFE to Feature Living Black History Presentation with Ivan J. Houston
Written by Sentinel News Service 09 July 2009
"Black Warriors: The Buffalo Soldiers of World War II" Author Chronicles His Experience in WWII's First Black Infantry Combat UnitOn Sunday, July 12 at 5 pm, the African American Catholic Center for Evangelization ... read more >>
Closing The Gap: The Love of Reading
Written by Taiesha Flenaugh (Contributing Writer) 09 July 2009
Simply knowing how to read is not enough. A love for reading is crucial in helping a child become an independent learner. I read to my daughter since she was born. She learned to read with beginning books ... read more >>
Black Males Matter in Classrooms
Written by Gary L. Flowers NNPA Columnist 09 July 2009
"I think it is necessary for students to be exposed to a knowledge transfer system that is diverse in terms of those who are transferring the knowledge. And that diversity should look like the community." ... read more >>
Michael Jackson and the Media’s Madness
Written by Dr. Firpo W. Carr (Columnist) 02 July 2009
Crucified then; canonized now On June 3, 2005, about a week before the jury returned with verdicts on the multiple charges against Michael Jackson in his child molestation case, conservative MSNBC host ... read more >>
My Michael Jackson Encounters
Written by Janet Alston Jackson 02 July 2009
His Passing is Our Message For many years I have worked with celebrities when I was a publicist for CBS and ABC Television Networks. But none I have met made me “star struck” like Michael ... read more >>
The Jackson Family
Written by Cheryl Tillman Lee (Family Editor) 02 July 2009
The family group made music history when their first four singles shot to Number one in 1970  Michael Jackson was one of the most gifted, and most of all popular recording artists of all time. Dominating ... read more >>
LAUSD Joins The National SupportMusic Coalition
Written by Sentinel News Service 25 June 2009
The Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) and the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) the trade association of the international music products industry, announced today that the District ... read more >>
LAUSD KLCS-TV Prepares Viewers For Digital Format Changeover
Written by Sentinel News Service 25 June 2009
In anticipation of all Los Angeles broadcasters turning off their analog transmitters and broadcasting in digital format effective June 12, KLCS-TV/DT, the education television station licensed to the ... read more >>
Economic Downturn Hurts Future Measure Q Bond Program
Written by Sentinel News Service 25 June 2009
The Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) today announced that the current economic crisis is not only impacting the General Fund, but the District's Bond Program as well.  Like most homes in ... read more >>
LAUSD Board Member Marguerite LaMotte Hosts Student Leadership Conference
Written by Sentinel News Service 25 June 2009
Students representing 13 middle and high schools participated in the 4th Annual Board District 1 Student Leadership Conference, hosted by LAUSD Board Member Marguerite Poindexter LaMotte.The event, held ... read more >>
ICEF Public Schools Receives $8.6 Million Grant To Support Expansion
Written by Sentinel News Service 25 June 2009
Grant from CA Department of Education Will Provide Tuition-Free After-School Programs for 800 Students at the High-Performing Public Charter Schools  ICEF Public Schools today announced that it has ... read more >>
El Camino High Student Wins Online Video Contest With 130,901 VOTES
Written by Sentinel News Service 25 June 2009
A video submitted by Loren Simons, a sophomore at El Camino Real High School, received the grand prize in a contest sponsored by Los Angeles Unified Board of Education Member Tamar Galatzan.Galatzan will ... read more >>
El Camino College's Outstanding Students Set to Transfer
Written by Sentinel News Service 25 June 2009
Shaminna Mingon Jones is on her way to a nursing career, a path she is proud to pursue. As the student speaker at the 62nd Annual Commencement ceremony at El Camino College. Shaminna is eager to share ... read more >>
Superintendent Ramon C. Cortines Proposes Deeper Cuts
Written by Sentinel News Service 25 June 2009
Faced with a growing deficit and a July 1 deadline to submit a budget balanced for the next three years as required by state law, Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) Superintendent Ramon C. Cortines ... read more >>
Closing the Gap: Grades Plus State Tests
Written by Taiesha Flenaugh (Contributing Writer) 25 June 2009
I was shocked by Ken Miller's cover story entitled "Crenshaw Holding the Line on Exit Exam." Some honor roll students at Crenshaw High School have repeatedly failed the California High School Exit Exam. ... read more >>
LAUSD School Ranked Among Top 50 Public High Schools
Written by Sentinel News Service 25 June 2009
LAUSD SCHOOL RANKED AMONG TOP 50 PUBLIC HIGH SCHOOLS IN U.S. BY NEWSWEEK MAGAZINE The Los Angeles Center for Enriched Studies (LACES) in the Los Angeles Unified School District has been ranked among the ... read more >>
Summer Youth Swimming Program to Kick-Off
Written by Sentinel News Service 25 June 2009
6,000 participants at 36 pools to gain access to healthy activity, learn water safety, and gain job training through Kaiser Permanente's $1.7 million program Kaiser Permanente and the City of Los Angeles ... read more >>

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Events Calendar

Mon May 25 11:00AM -
67th Annual Memorial Day Service
Sat May 30 9:00AM -
Afrikan Mental Liberation Weekend
Sat May 30 11:30AM -
Black Mother: Standing in the Gap
Sun May 31 9:00AM -
Afrikan Mental Liberation Weekend
Sat Jun 6 11:00AM - 5:00PM
21st Annual Gilmore Heritage Auto Show
Tue Jul 14 5:00PM - 9:00PM
Taste of Farmers Market
Sun Aug 2 12:00PM - 3:00PM
L.A. Parent 35th Birthday Bash