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FDA: Older Psych Drugs have Fatal Risks in Seniors
Written by Matthew Perrone, Associated Press 19 June 2008
The Food and Drug Administration warned doctors Monday that prescribing a certain group of psychiatric drugs to seniors suffering from dementia can increase their risk of death. Antipsychotic drugs are ... read more >>
Fathers Day Still Difficult But Son’s Legacy Helps Him Cope
Written by Jennifer Bihm (Contributing Writer) 12 June 2008
It’s still hard for Herbert Lewis to find solace five years after his son was murdered. Fathers Day is the hardest, he said. The only thing that gives him some comfort is the fact that Devron helped ... read more >>
Father’s Day in the Obama Household
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 12 June 2008
As Father’s Day approaches, one can imagine what the day will mean in the household of Senator Barack Obama, his wife Michelle and daughters Malia and Natasha (“Sasha”). To millions ... read more >>
Crenshaw Students Take Second Prize at Regional Business Competition
Written by Jennifer Bihm (Contributing Writer) 05 June 2008
Autumn Taylor, 18 and Ariana Drummond, 18 both of Crenshaw High School, placed second out of 600 L.A. students for their Groovy Smoothie idea in the National Foundation for Teaching Entrepreneurship ... read more >>
ICEF Names School for Miss Lee
Written by Sentinel News Service 05 June 2008
ICEF Public Schools will name its View Park Prep charter elementary school in honor long-time teacher assistant Frankie Lee at their West Los Angeles campus on Monday June 9. Affectionately known as Miss ... read more >>
Fitness Kidz on National Health EducationTour
Written by Jennifer Bihm (Contributing Writer) 05 June 2008
Nutritionist Dawn Strozier was raised on healthy food but that didn’t stop her from adopting the high fat low fiber Standard American Diet (SAD) when she got out on her own. But a serious medical ... read more >>
TV drug ads may have to zoom in on side effects
Written by Matthew Perrone, Associated Press 22 May 2008
The Food and Drug Administration is considering requiring TV drug advertisements to carry a toll-free number where patients can report serious problems with their medication. FDA consulted a panel of ... read more >>
Jury Deliberations Continue in Trial of Ex-Student’s Sexual Relationship Suit
Written by City News Service 22 May 2008
CNS - Jury deliberations continued last Friday in a case brought against Los Angeles Unified by a former high school student who alleges that school officials knew about her sexual relationship with ... read more >>
Lawmakers, Teens Debate 'Stop Saggin' Movement
Written by Kanita Mason, NNPA Special Correspondent 08 May 2008
It is known for being a fashion that originated in prison. Some think its cool while others believe it’s indecent. What is this nationwide debate? The phenomenon is known as “baggy pants.” ... read more >>
King Maker Foundation Seeks to Pass Civil Rights Baton at Howard University
Written by Khashiffa Roberts, NNPA Special Correspondent 08 May 2008
When Levy Daugherty began planning his foundation’s next major event, his vision extended into the next generation. The secondary and tertiary students, teachers and general supporters gathered ... read more >>
Survey Reveals Depression, Fear of Violence among South L.A. Students
Written by Associated Press 01 May 2008
CNS - Many South Los Angeles high school students are scared of violence on campus, dissatisfied with college preparatory classes and show signs of clinical depression, according to report based on ... read more >>
USC Black Alumni Holds 30th Gala
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 01 May 2008
On April 19, the USC Black Alumni Association (BAA) held their 30th annual Alumni Awards and Scholarship Benefit Gala at the Beverly Hills Hotel. It was a sold out affair where outstanding alumni were ... read more >>
Drew University to Build New Research Building
Written by City News Service 24 April 2008
CNS - The Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science, which had been associated with now-closed Martin Luther King Jr.-Drew Medical Center, announced plans for a $43 million research and nursing ... read more >>
Black Colleges Seeking More Financial Support from Alumni
Written by Dionne Walker, Associated Press 24 April 2008
Making money, administrators at Virginia State University have learned, takes money. The majority Black school has spent millions of state dollars renovating buildings, partly to heighten school pride ... read more >>
CNN Kicks Off HBCU Tour at FAMU
Written by Stephanie Lambert, Special to the NNPA from Capital Outlook 24 April 2008
The Cable News Network made its first stop at Florida A&M University this month for it’s first ever Black in America Historically Black College or University Tour. “I think it was just ... read more >>
What Everyone Should Know About Communicating with Teens
Written by Sentinel News Service 13 March 2008
Free Introduction Presentation Monday, March 17 Parents facing tensions and conflicts with their teens, can learn how to effectively communicate with their child to gain cooperation, become closer, ... read more >>
Faison And Faison Dental Clinic Receives Grant from L.A. Care
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 06 March 2008
Los Angeles, CA - The Faison and Faison APDC has received a grant from L.A. Care Health Plan to provide comprehensive dental treatment to special needs children and adults, including those living in ... read more >>
Brotherhood Crusade Receives $100,000 Boost from State Farm Youth Advisory Board
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 06 March 2008
Photo by Malcolm AliLeft to right: Ted Hope, Eddie Martinez, Charisse Bremond Weaver, Jessica Peres and Assemblymember Mike DavisOn Friday, February 29, State Farm Public Affairs Specialist Eddie Martinez ... read more >>
Study: Untraditional Schools Produce High Dropout Rates
Written by City News Service 28 February 2008
CNS - Just 100 high schools — many of them charter and alternative schools, and many in the Southland — produce more than 40 percent of the state’s high school dropouts, researchers ... read more >>
Angela Bass Can Turn L.A.'s Schools Around
Written by Jennifer Bihm (Contributing Writer) 28 February 2008
Mayor Villaraigosa appoints San Diego school reformer to lead the city’s students out of the depths of failure. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa has appointed educator and school reformer Angela ... read more >>
Foundation Steps Up it’s Campaign Against Drugs
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 28 February 2008
Kids at the Taste of Soul are very happy to have the Truth About Drugs booklets to learn more about the harms of drugs.The Foundation for a Drug-Free World is now offering training and also has free PSAs ... read more >>

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Students Address Curriculum Committee Regarding Single Gender Classes
Written by Christine Sabathia 28 February 2008
Christine Sabathia/Sentinel photo Representatives of ‘Boys Uplifted’ went before the LAUSD Curriculum, Instruction and Educational Equity Committee Feb. 14 to speak of the impact of single ... read more >>
3,000 Students - 40 Schools - One Love
Written by SWS 21 February 2008
SWS - At a time when so many historically Black colleges and universities are struggling due to a lack of endowment or decrease in student enrollment, there finally seems to be a light at the end of ... read more >>
Compton School Library Receives 10,000 Book Donation
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 21 February 2008
Access Books, a local volunteer program, delivered more than 10,000 books to Anderson Elementary School in Compton, Calif., on Feb. 9. The school’s library was replenished with new and gently ... read more >>

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Halle Berry Hosts Celebrity Golf Classic to Benefit Jenesse Center
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 14 February 2008
Silver Rose Weekend Set April 27 -28 As if she hasn’t already done enough during her years as chair of Jenesse Center’s annual fundraising gala, and more recently chair or its $2.5 million ... read more >>

 

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