Monday, May 25, 2015
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 >>
US seeks stay of ruling on Obama immigration action
Written by JUAN A. LOZANO, Associated Press 26 February 2015
The U.S. government asked a federal judge Monday February 23, to lift his temporary hold on President Barack Obama's action to shield millions of immigrants in the country illegally from deportation. The ... read more >>
Bobbi Kristina Brown's father and partner feud over hospital visit as she fights for her life
Written by JONATHAN LANDRUM JR., Associated Press 26 February 2015
  Bobbi Kristina Brown, right, and Nick Gordon (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)   Bobby Brown (AP Photo/Gus Ruelas)  While Bobbi Kristina Brown fights for her life, a feud has erupted ... read more >>
ULTCW launches ‘We Care LA’ campaign to lift caregivers out of poverty
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 February 2015
SEIU ULTCW members participate in MLK Day parade. Courtesy photo Since the Great Recession, the country’s economic boom has improved the lives of many, especially those of the 1%; however, millions ... read more >>
Margaret Richards-Bowers Eyes Inglewood Unified School District Board Seat 1
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 26 February 2015
Margaret Richards-Bowers  “I want to see best practices, I want to see compassionate education.” “I came to America as a young girl, I had no idea about American culture,” said Margaret Richards-Bowers. ... read more >>
LAUSD Dedicates a School in the Name of a Living Legend U.S. Congresswoman
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 February 2015
                                                  Dr. Diane E. Watson Training center named after retired Ambassador Diane E. Watson, Ph.D Health and ... read more >>
Congresswoman Waters and Assemblyman Gipson to Chair 49th Annual Watts Summer Festival Commemorating the 1965 Civil Unrest
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 February 2015
   Congresswoman Maxine Waters Assemblyman Mike Gipson ‘Watts Phoenix 50’ to organize local activities and events The Board of Directors of the annual Watts Summer Festival (WSF) announced ... read more >>
Assemblywoman Burke Introduces 1st Bill to Improve State’s Tech Investments
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 February 2015
Assemblywoman Autumn R. Burke AB 522 creates a report card for IT contractors to increase accountability and competition. On February 23, Assemblywoman Autumn R. Burke (D-Los Angeles) introduced the ... 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 >>
This Week in Black History (Feb.26- March 4)
Written by Amen Oyiboke, Staff Writer; Kenneth D. Miller, Assistant Managing Editor 26 February 2015
(Andrew Brimmer) Feb. 26 1966- Andrew Brimmer became the first African American governor of the Federal Reserve board when President Lyndon B. Johnson appointed him.  Feb. 27 1988- Figure skater ... read more >>
Blacks Underrepresented in STEM Classes
Written by Freddie Allen, NNPA Senior Washington Correspondent 26 February 2015
0 0 1 18 104 LA Sentinel 1 1 121 14.0   Normal 0 false false false EN-US JA X-NONE   /* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormalTable   Wade Henderson, president and CEO of the Leadership Conference ... read more >>
Education Worker Summer Relief Act
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 February 2015
Assemblymember Sebastian Ridley-Thomas Assemblymember Ridley-Thomas introduces legislation to bring equity and economic stability to dedicated school workers who struggle during the summer break Assemblymember ... read more >>
Will Hawthorne Mayor Chris Brown Make 35th Senate Bid?
Written by Sentinel News Service 24 February 2015
On the heels the announcement that state Democratic Senator Isadore Hall will launch a campaign for the 44th Congressional District, speculation is looming that perhaps Hawthorne Mayor Chris Brown will ... 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 >>
The Conversation exposes all Sides of Domestic Violence
Written by Troy Tieuel, Contributing Writer 21 February 2015
 Physical acting is on display during the first act, as viewers witness the violent rape of Stacy Love by her husband.  The Loves are played by Ptosha Story and Vincent Ward. The abuser’s sister, ... read more >>
Black Woman Sues Sheriff’s Department for Racial Discrimination
Written by City News Service 19 February 2015
An Artesia woman sued the county last Friday, alleging sheriff's deputies mishandled her report that she fought off a man who invaded her home and downplayed her allegations because she is black. Vivica ... read more >>
LA Lakers Nick "Swaggy P" Young Treats Brotherhood Crusade Youth to VIP Suite at Lakers Game, Metta World Peace Joins Fun
Written by Sentinel News Service 19 February 2015
(Pictured left to right) Actor William Allen Young, Charisse Bremond-Weaver/CEO, Brotherhood Crusade, Metta World Peace, Kesha Nix and Larry Abel/AEG at Lakers vs. Nuggets game celebrating Black History ... 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 >>

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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