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Taraji P. Henson to host 14th Annual BET Celebration of Gospel
Written by Princess Manasseh Sentinel Contributing Writer 03 April 2014
New host, another great show BET wins again with Celebration of Gospel 2014  Airing Sunday, April 6 BET’s Celebration of Gospel is a hand clapping, foot stomping, voice raising good time.  Filmed ... read more >>
USC's Black Student Assembly holds Candlelight Vigil for Trayvon Martin and Jordan Davis
Written by Shonassee Shaver Sentinel Contributing Writer shonassee@lasentinel.net 03 April 2014
USC student gives a speech on slain victims of racial violence. USC’s Black Student Body honors past and present victims of racial violence. USC’s Black Student Assembly (BSA) took a somber stance, ... read more >>
Fireworks Show Takeover Attempt Just Another USC/Commission Swipe at Councilmember Parks
Written by Sentinel News Service 03 April 2014
The University of Southern California(USC) and Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum Commissioner Curren Price, are continuing what has become a petty retaliation effort against Councilmember Bernard C. Parks ... read more >>
Mike Gipson has Double-Digit Lead in AD 64
Written by Sentinel News Service 03 April 2014
Carson City Councilmember Mike Gipson appears to be the front runner for the 64 AD seat Carson City Councilmember Mike Gipson's campaign recently released new poll results showing Gipson with a double-digit ... read more >>
Hawthorne Mayor Joins First Ladies’ Health Initiative
Written by Sentinel News Service 03 April 2014
The 3rd Annual First Ladies Health Initiative, a multi-city program that began in Chicago six years ago is furnishing its first-ever secular location in Hawthorne on April 27 Hawthorne Mayor Chris ... read more >>
AABLI Congratulates Debra Hammond
Written by Sentinel News Service 03 April 2014
Debra Hammond Officials from the African American Board Leadership Institute recently announced that Debra Hammond, executive director of the University Student Union at California State University, ... read more >>
Bakewell TOS Cookbook Signing Reveals Unlimited Possibilities
Written by Kenneth D. MillerAssistant Managing Editor 03 April 2014
Bakewell Media CEO Danny J. Bakewell Sr. signs the first release of the Taste of Soul Cookbook, the first vivid documentation of the Taste of Soul Family Festival, and the recipes of the chefs that made ... read more >>
Bobbie J. Anderson Earns Incumbent Support for 8th District
Written by Kenneth D. Miller Assistant Managing Editor 03 April 2014
Former New Frontier president runs for City Council in 2015 Veteran Los Angeles community activist and former New Frontier Democratic Club President Bobbie Jean Anderson has earned the endorsements ... read more >>
Community Clean Up Holds Press Conference
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 27 March 2014
Danny J. Bakewell, Sr. Los Angeles Sentinel chairman & executive publisher and Brenda Marsh-Mitchell, president of Mothers in Action with Council President Herb Wesson, Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas, ... read more >>
High School Girls In Los Angeles Foster Care Have Prom Dreams Come True At ‘Glamour Gowns’
Written by Sentinel News Service 27 March 2014
Glamour Gowns 2014 will take place March 29 between 10am and 5pm at the Los Angeles Convention Center to provide over 350 young women with new formal gowns, shoes, jewelry and more from major designers, ... read more >>
Minority Apartment Owners Association Meets with Section 8 Director
Written by Sentinel News Service 27 March 2014
Left to Right Peter Lynn, executive director of Los Angeles Housing Authority Ruth A. Hayles - executive director - MAOA and Malcolm Bennett, president - MAOA and International Realty & Investments The ... read more >>
Chairman Horton, BOE Free Nonprofit Financial Conference Attracts 2,000 Registrants to El Camino College Auditorium
Written by Sentinel News Service 27 March 2014
Board of Equalization Chairman Jerome E. Horton and his wife the Honorable Yvonne Horton Over 2,000 nonprofit executives, administrators, and others who provide not for profit services in the Los Angeles ... read more >>
Over 350 community members gather for re-entry town hall and resource fair for formerly incarcerated people and their loved ones
Written by Sentinel News Service 27 March 2014
Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-Calif.), State Senator Holly Mitchell (D-Culver City) and Assemblymember Reginald Jones-Sawyer, Sr. (D-South Los Angeles) welcomed hundreds of community members and advocates ... read more >>
JPMorgan Chase & Co. Title Sponsor Los Angeles Urban League 41st Whitney M. Young, Jr. Awards Dinner
Written by Sentinel News Service 27 March 2014
National Urban League President and CEO, Marc Morial This year, JP Morgan Chase & Co will chair and sponsor  the Los Angeles Urban League’s 41st Whitney M. Young Jr. Awards Dinner on April 25 ... read more >>
Wesson and Galperin Bring Open Data to Community
Written by Jennifer Bihm (Contributing Writer) 27 March 2014
City Council President Herb Wesson and City Controller Ron Galperin address community meeting on accessing data on city finances Council President Herb Wesson and City Controller Ron Galperin recently ... read more >>
Finding Pearls In The Community
Written by Jennifer Bihm & Brian W. Carter, Sentinel Staff Writers 27 March 2014
Rosa Johnson (center) with Pearls Academy mentors A non-profit continues to help create strong and edified young women in the community. Pearls Academy Inc. (PAI) AKA Preparing Early and Refining Little ... read more >>
Judge Orders Release of Unwilling Participant in Murder
Written by ELIZABETH MARCELLINO City News Service 27 March 2014
Mary Jones, (shown in white shirt) was released from prison 32 years after being convicted of a crime she said she didn’t commit (courtesy photo)       A 74-year-old woman who served 32 years ... read more >>
Graduating Medical Students at Charles R. Drew University Celebrate A Highly Successful Match Day
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 March 2014
On March 21, Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science celebrated Match Day - the day on which medical students across the country find out where they will spend their residencies—the next ... read more >>
UNCF Mayors’ Masked Ball: A Celebration in Education
Written by Danny J. Bakewell, Jr. Sentinel Executive Editor 26 March 2014
Edison International Chairman Ted Craver and actor, philanthropist and community activist Hill Harper were honorees at UNCF's third annual Mayors Masked Ball A Night of Fun and Fundraising Political ... read more >>
St. Francis Medical Center Opens New STEMI Receiving Center
Written by Sentinel News Service 21 March 2014
“The residents of South Los Angeles deserve access to high-quality services in their community and the opening of this new receiving center does just that. Lives will be improved and even saved because ... read more >>
Los Angeles Elder Activist Honored as California ‘Senior Leader’
Written by Sentinel News Service 21 March 2014
Betty Johnson (in middle with her plaque), along with Dr. Meredith Minkler, UC Berkeley School of Public Health professor and program founder, and Jonathan Malagon, project director of the California ... read more >>
Sepulveda Boulevard Lane Closures between Mountaingate Drive and Skirball Center Drive Planned March 21 to April 21
Written by Sentinel News Service 20 March 2014
Beginning 9 p.m., Friday, March 21 to Monday, April 21, Sepulveda Boulevard will be reduced to one northbound lane between Mountaingate Drive and Skirball Center Drive to conduct roadway construction ... read more >>
Walker Temple AME Opens Bilingual Mental Health Clinic
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett Sentinel Religion Editor cora@lasentinel.net 20 March 2014
Pastor Rosalynn K. Brookins (seated) and Rev. Dr. Thema Bryant-Davis opened a bilingual mental health clinic at Walker Temple AME Church. As demographics rapidly change in Southeast Los Angeles, Walker ... read more >>
Donors, City Officials Come out to Support Annual Sabriya’s Castle of Fun Blood Drive
Written by Jennifer Bihm Sentinel Staff Writer jennifer@lasentinel.net 20 March 2014
Donors, celebs and city officials who came out Saturday March 15 to support Sabriya’s Castle of Fun Foundation’s (SCFF) bi-annual blood drive in front of the Los Angeles Sentinel on Crenshaw.Over ... read more >>
Community Clean Up Event
Written by Brian W. Carter Sentinel Staff Writer brian@lasentinel.net 20 March 2014
  On Saturday, March 29, the Sentinel along with Empowerment Congress West Area, Crenshaw Chamber of Commerce and Radio Free KJLH will be hosting a Community Clean Up from 9:00am-1:00pm. This event has ... read more >>

 

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