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National Society of Black Engineers Convention Showcases Community Impact
Written by Sentinel News Service 25 March 2015
 More than 8,000 to Attend the Event, in Anaheim, Calif. The National Society of Black Engineers will hold its annual convention at the Anaheim Convention Center March 25-29.  The 41st annual convention ... read more >>
Black Employee Sues ‘Operation Gratitude’
Written by City News Service 25 March 2015
The Van Nuys-based organization that sends care packages to the military was sued last Friday by a former employee who alleges he was fired due to his race and gender and also because he asked for time ... read more >>
Inglewood City Clerk Election Offers an Honest Choice
Written by Francis Taylor, Contributing Writer 22 March 2015
Yvonne Horton When Inglewood voters go to the polls on April 7, 2015, they will have a clear choice for Inglewood City Clerk. Yvonne Horton, Inglewood City Clerk, is the experienced, intelligent and ... read more >>
One woman saving L.A. schools, one charter at a time
Written by Danielle Cralle, Contributing Writer 19 March 2015
Dr. Jeanette Grattan Parker Hailing from the projects of Birmingham, Alabama, Dr. Jeanette Grattan Parker moved to California shortly after high school. After years of hard work, she found herself in ... read more >>
June Ambrose & Johnetta Boone
Written by Zon D'Amour, Contributing Writer 19 March 2015
The acclaimed fashion stylist and costume designer conclude their national tour celebrating the evolution of fashion at the Baldwin Hills-Crenshaw Macy’s. Fashion enthusiasts hung on to every word of ... read more >>
Inglewood Mayor Cautions Residents About Petitions
Written by Kenneth D. Miller Assistant Managing Editor 19 March 2015
(courtesy photo) Now that AEG has eliminated itself from the prospects of landing an NFL team by abandoning its plans last week, and with both the San Diego Chargers and Oakland Raiders are currently ... read more >>
Fight For $15: A Caregiver’s Plight
Written by Sentinel Staff Report 19 March 2015
A group of workers gather to fight to raise the wage. (Photo Credit SEIU-ULTCW) Everyday, Felicia Slumkoski –Barnes gets up at 4:45am to begin her day. First, she cares for Desmond, her 25 year ... read more >>
Farewell LAPD’s Captain III Paul Snell
Written by Sentinel News Service 19 March 2015
(Captain III Paul A. Snell) Captain III Paul A. Snell, area commanding officer, Southwest Area is retiring after 30 years and 6 months of dedicated service to the Los Angeles Police Department including ... read more >>
Sabriya’s Castle of Fun Foundation Bi-Annual Blood Drive
Written by Amen Oyiboke Staff Writer; Danielle Cralle Contributing Writer 19 March 2015
Donors from all over Los Angeles gather to give the gift of life Bank of America Volunteers and Pamela Bakewell. (courtesy photo) Sabriya’s Castle of Fun Foundation (SCFF) successfully hosted a ... read more >>
Panel moves toward vote on attorney general pick
Written by Erica Werner, Associated Press 13 March 2015
Loretta Lynch won approval from a key Senate committee Thursday to serve as the nation's next attorney general, as divided Republicans clashed over her support for President Barack Obama's immigration ... read more >>
Jones-Sawyer Appointed Chair of Select Committee on the Status of BMOC
Written by Sentinel News Service, newsroom@lasentinel.net 13 March 2015
Assembly member Reginald Byron Jones-Sawyer Sr. was recently appointed chair of the Assembly Select Committee on the Status of Boys and Men of Color along with Assembly member Rob Bonta (D-Oakland). ... read more >>
Wesson Provides Computers for Baldwin Village Families
Written by Sentinel News Service 12 March 2015
Council President Herb Wesson, is joined by Mayor Eric Garcetti (right) and Councilmember Bob Blumentfield (left) at Jim Gilliam Recreation Center in Baldwin Village where community over 50 residents ... read more >>
Family of Man Killed at City Walk Last Year Sues LAPD
Written by City News Service 12 March 2015
 James Renee White Jr. (photo courtesy of family)     The parents of a 21-year-old man killed in an LAPD officer-involved shooting at Universal City Plaza last year are suing the city. James White ... read more >>
Sentinel Celebrates 82nd Year
Written by Jennifer Bihm, Staff Writer 12 March 2015
"I always say that the [Los Angeles] Sentinel is like a family," former publisher Ruth Washington told The Los Angeles Times in 1981. "By that I mean it belongs to us and it belongs to the people, just ... read more >>
Jacque Robinson continues historic run for City of Pasadena Mayor
Written by Kenneth D. Miller, Assistant Managing Editor 12 March 2015
Jacque Robinson became one of the youngest elected officials in the history of the City of Pasadena when she won her City Council race at the age of 28, and Tuesday March 10th she pushed fellow council ... read more >>
Ford’s Relatives File Lawsuit in State Court
Written by City News Service 12 March 2015
(courtesy photo) The parents of a man who was fatally shot by police in South Los Angeles filed a civil rights and wrongful death lawsuit – this time in state court -- alleging Ezell Ford was killed ... read more >>
Help Save a life With Sabriya’s Castle of Fun Foundation
Written by Amen Oyiboke, Staff Writer 12 March 2015
The local non-profit organization calls for donors to give blood (Sabriya Bakewell) Sabriya’s Castle of Fun Foundation (SCFF) will host a blood drive Saturday, March 14, from 10 a.m.- 3 p.m., at ... read more >>
Majority of Blacks Support a Minimum Wage Hike, But Leaders Face an Uphill Battle
Written by Danielle Cralle, staff writer 05 March 2015
(courtesy photo) Although the fight to raise the minimum wage has received support from an overwhelming number of Blacks, Los Angeles-based leaders of the Raise The Wage Coalition still face an uphill ... 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, newsroom@lasentinel.net 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, staff 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 ... 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 >>

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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