Wednesday, May 6, 2015
Despite Majority of Blacks Supporting a Minimum Wage Hike, Leaders Face an Uphill Battle
Written by Danielle Cralle, contributing writer 05 March 2015
(courtesy photo) Although the fight to raise the minimum wage for some of the city’s hardest working people is supported by an overwhelming number of Blacks, Los Angeles-based leaders of the Raise ... read more >>
Inglewood Stadium Plan Under Attack
Written by Kenneth D. Miller, Assistant Managing Editor 05 March 2015
Mayor Butts Blasts AEG Backed Report (courtesy photo) Inglewood Mayor James T. Butts continued to support the approved $2 Billion stadiums plan on the site of the former Hollywood Park racetrack this ... read more >>
Controversy Swirls Over LAPD Shooting of Homeless man
Written by Kenneth D. Miller, Assistant Managing Editor 05 March 2015
Slain victim was known to have mental health issues (Snapshot from video) A homeless man was slain after an altercation with Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) officers on the afternoon of Sunday, ... read more >>
Baseball Coach Honored With Baseball Diamond
Written by Staff report, 05 March 2015
  Photo Courtesy of Office of Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas On February 28, baseball coach, Frank Garnett received the honor of having a baseball field at Jackie Tatum Harvard Recreation Center (JTHRC) ... read more >>
Sabriya's Castle of Fun Foundation Calls For Donors
Written by Brian Carter, staff writer 05 March 2015
Sabriya Bakewell The annual event continuously makes an effort to get the public to donate life-saving blood. Blood is a life-saving serum that is desperately needed by many people suffering from ... read more >>
Diversifying Ballet: An Unlikely Story
Written by Danielle Cralle, contributing writer 05 March 2015
(Photo credit Gregg Dalman) Fresh off the release of her memoir, Life In Motion: An Unlikely Ballerina, Misty Copeland, one of the most visible ballerinas of the moment visited the Black-owned Eso Won ... read more >>
Why Council President Herb Wesson Deserves Your Vote
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 February 2015
Council President Herb Wesson (courtesy photo)  Herb Wesson, the current L.A. City Councilmember for District 10, cares deeply about our community. Throughout his career, both as State Assembly Speaker ... read more >>
Key Support Mounting for Isadore Hall Congressional Bid Democratic state legislator earns Rep. Bass endorsement
Written by Kenneth D. Miller, Assistant Managing Editor 26 February 2015
Since declaring that he would seek the 44th Congressional seat soon to be vacated by Rep. Janice Hahn’s bid for Los Angeles County Supervisor in 2016, state Senator Isadore Hall has already garnered ... read more >>
Sentinel Urges YES VOTE for Charter Amendments 1 and 2
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 February 2015
Sentinel Urges YES VOTE for Charter Amendments 1 and 2   What it does Charter Amendments 1 and 2 would increase voter participation and hold politicians accountable by holding municipal elections at ... read more >>
CDU’s Dr. Wilbert Jordan Urges Parents to Think Twice Before Kicking Gay Children Out of Home
Written by Isidra Person-Lynn 26 February 2015
Dr. Wilbert Jordan, Director, Oasis Clinic Young Joey could hold his tongue no longer.  After his Mom came home from her Wednesday night choir rehearsal, he peeked into her room to ask her if he could ... read more >>
Thousands say they were sexually harassed riding L.A. Metro
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 February 2015
Thousands of Metro train and bus riders claimed in a survey released on Thursday that they were sexually harassed during their public transit trips. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority asked 22,604 ... read more >>
Minimum Wage Briefing to Be Held on Friday
Written by Danielle Cralle, contributing writer 26 February 2015
On Friday, February 27 a group of labor leaders, workers, business owners, and community members will gather at the Los Angeles Labor Federation boardroom to discuss the impending campaign aimed at raising ... read more >>
Historic March for Justice Brings Together Community In Of Support of Ezell Ford Family
Written by Sentinel Staff Report 26 February 2015
Marching for justice: Congresswoman Karen Bass, Danny J. Bakewell, Sr., Laphonza Butler, Rev. Xavier Thompson, and Pastor K W Tulloss march along MLK Boulevard on Saturday, Feb. 21 As the clouds rolled ... read more >>
LAUSD Superintendent: ‘Not Enough Money for iPads, Laptops in Every School’
Written by City News Service 26 February 2015
Los Angeles Unified School District Superintendent Ramon Cortines said last week he does not believe the district has the money to complete its goal of providing every student with a laptop or tablet ... read more >>
Peaceful “March for Justice and Unity” Sparks Outcry to Stop Police Brutality by the Los Angeles’ African American Community
Written by Sentinel News Service 22 February 2015
(l-r Centered) Rev. Xavier Thompson; President, Baptist Ministers’ Conference L.A. and Danny Bakewell, Sr.; Executive Publisher, Los Angeles Sentinel chant for Justice at the March for Justice and ... read more >>
Ezell Ford Family Unites with Bakewell for Historical MARCH on Feb. 21
Written by Amen Oyiboke, Staff Writer; Kenneth D. Miller, Assistant Managing Editor 19 February 2015
On the 50th Anniversary of  the Assassination of  Malcolm X,  Leaders Unite A list of some of the participants in the March for Unity and Justice. (courtesy photo) Tritobia Ford, the mother of Ezell ... read more >>
Brotherhood Crusade Teen Shot by LAPD
Written by Kenneth D. Miller, Assistant Managing Editor 19 February 2015
Jamar Nicholson survives wounds to back (Courtesy photo) Days before the historical March for Justice and Unity where organizers planned protest of senseless crimes against Black teens either by police ... read more >>
T.H.E. Health and Wellness Centers CEO and President Passes
Written by Sentinel News Service 19 February 2015
  (Courtesy photo) The Board of Directors of T.H.E. (To Help Everyone) Health and Wellness Centers announced today the sudden passing of Ms. Risë K. Phillips, MPH, MBA,  CEO and President. Ms. Phillips, ... read more >>
Progress Report delayed on African Americans in Hollywood
Written by Maleena Lawrence, Contributing Writer 19 February 2015
DeVon Franklin (Courtesy photo) In the wake of a devastating hack attack at Sony Pictures coupled with the revealing stagnation of diversity lacking behind the camera, on screen and in the boardroom ... read more >>
Council President Herb Wesson: Powerful Leadership
Written by Staff and Wire Report 19 February 2015
As the leader of L.A.’s City Council Wesson has been revered by many, feared by some but always respected ANOTHER STEP FORWARD: Councilman and President Herb Wesson has clearly demonstrated that he ... read more >>
Legendary Photographer Bill Jones Honored
Written by Sentinel News Service 19 February 2015
    Famed Photojournalist Bill Jones Among Honorees for Black Business Association 45th Anniversary Year Dinner Salute to African American History Month ... read more >>
Compton High School Retires NBA Star and Alum DeMar DeRozan’s Varsity Team Jersey
Written by Sentinel News Service 19 February 2015
Compton High School’s boys’ basketball team paid tribute to DeMar DeRozan by wearing the same number he wore when he played for his alma mater, Thursday, February 12, before his varsity jersey was ... read more >>
‘Songs in the Key of Tribute’ – a star studded list of performers came out to honor Stevie Wonder for his Grammy special.
Written by Troy Tieuel, Contributing Writer 19 February 2015
 In this Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015 file photo, Stevie Wonder, sitting at piano at bottom center, is joined by guest performers, including Jennifer Hudson, from right, Lady Gaga, Tony Bennett, and others, ... read more >>
MTA Joint Effort Offers Crenshaw Businesses Vital Support
Written by Brian W. Carter, Staff Writer 12 February 2015
Metro’s Business Solution Center will offer local businesses a place of support and information. L.A. Urban League Nolan V. Rollins President & CEO, Inglewood Mayor & Metro Board member James ... read more >>
The Dynamic History of Blacks $1 Trillion Buying Power
Written by Kenneth D. Miller, Assistant Managing Editor 12 February 2015
Foundation of Our Economic Progress Rooted in Los Angeles In 2012 Nielsen conducted a study that concluded that Blacks buying power would reach $1trillion by 2015 and as we Celebrate Black History Month, ... read more >>

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