Friday, May 22, 2015
VA Honors Waters for Commitment to Women’s Veterans
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 December 2014
Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43) is honored for her work to create the Center for Women Veterans in 1994. She was presented a special recognition by Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert A. McDonald (L) ... read more >>
Fast Food Protests Continue in Los Angeles
Written by City News Service 11 December 2014
Fast-food workers and their supporters staged rallies in Los Angeles and across the country last Friday in a continuing campaign for a $15 an hour wage and the right to unionize. Fast-food workers and ... read more >>
RAINBOW PUSH COALITION and Reverend Jesse L. Jackson Commend Microsoft
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 December 2014
 On December 4, Rev. Jesse Jackson appeared before Microsoft’s annual shareholder meeting. “I speak to you today representing the Rainbow PUSH Coalition, about the need to open up a new era of ... read more >>
Cosby Calls Sexual Assault Allegations ‘Extortion’
Written by City News Service 11 December 2014
Attorneys for Bill Cosby filed a motion calling for dismissal of a lawsuit accusing the actor-comedian of sexually assaulting a 15-year-old girl at the Playboy Mansion in 1974, saying the complaint amounts ... read more >>
Rhimes to be Inducted Into NAB Hall of Fame
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 December 2014
  The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) announced recently, that Shonda Rhimes, creator and executive producer of “Grey’s Anatomy” and “Scandal” will be inducted into the NAB Broadcasting ... read more >>
A Classical Christmas Concert
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 December 2014
  4th District Councilman Dr. Willie O. Jones and the Los Angeles Youth Orchestra will partner to host A Classical Christmas Concert. The concert will take place at the new Dollarhide Community Center, ... read more >>
Santa Clause is Coming to Town!
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 December 2014
  Santa Clause came to town thanks to a community safety partnership between LAPD, WAGEES, HACLA, LAFD, Maxine Waters EPC, O'Reilly's Auto Parts, and Sierra Canyon High School. Santa Clause rode his ... read more >>
Psychologists and Activists Nationwide to Join Ferguson in Healing
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 December 2014
 Enola Aird, founder and president of Community Healing Network, joined the Association of Black Psychologists in with support groups across the country December 5 and 6 in which Black people are working ... read more >>
Outrage Brews in Police Shooting of 12-Year-Old
Written by Starla Muhammad, Special to the NNPA from The Final Call 11 December 2014
Samaria Rice, the mother of Tamir, a 12-year-old boy fatally shot by a Cleveland police officer, speaks during a news conference Monday, Dec. 8, 2014, in Cleveland. Surveillance video released by police ... read more >>
CA Lottery Discourages the Sale of Tickets to Minors
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 December 2014
As we approach the holiday season, the California Lottery reminds players and its retail partners to gift responsibly by discouraging the sale or gifting of lottery products to minors.  Every year the ... read more >>
What is the air quality in your neighborhood?
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 December 2014
Low-cost portable air quality sensors may help provide answers Attendees at SCAQMD’s workshop, “My Air Quality,” viewed numerous displays by vendors, agencies and organizations on the use of portable ... read more >>
Wesson Opens West Adams Heights Park
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 December 2014
Tubular Bells: Council President Herb Wesson was joined by area residents giving the tubular bells at the new West Adams Heights Park a try at the Grand Opening of the park. (photo courtesy of Herb Wesson’s ... read more >>
SCLC Sponsors Speech Contest for Southern California Students
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 December 2014
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Wilt Chamberlain Scores Two Stamps of Approval
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 December 2014
Barbara Lewis, left, and Selina Gross, sisters of Hall of Famer Wilt Chamberlain, hold a plaque presented to them during halftime of an NBA basketball game between the Golden State Warriors and the Philadelphia ... read more >>
Debbie Allen Dance Academy Performs ‘The Hot Chocolate Nutcracker’
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 December 2014
Back by popular demand for the fifth consecutive year, the Debbie Allen Dance Academy and the Annenberg Foundation present the modern holiday classic and three-time Nutty Award-winning, “The Hot Chocolate ... read more >>
The Open Wounds of Ferguson and NYPD
Written by Amen Oyiboke, Staff Writer 11 December 2014
      Protesters in New York participate in demonstrations holding signs rallying against a grand jury’s decision not to indict NYPD officer Daniel Pantaleo for Garner’s death. (Associated Press)   Recent ... read more >>
AT&T Faces $10 Billion Race Discrimination Suit
Written by Freddie Allen, NNPA Senior Washington Correspondent 11 December 2014
  WASHINGTON (NNPA) – A group that advocates for economic inclusion and fair contracting for Black-owned media recently filed a $10 billion dollar lawsuit alleging racial discrimination against AT&T ... read more >>
New Board Approves Sheriff Department Citizen’s Oversight Commission
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 December 2014
Supervisor Mark Ridley - Thomas Supervisor Hilda Solis Supervisor Sheila Kuehl After two years of debate, discussion and impassioned testimony from residents, reform advocates and former jail ... read more >>
Hall Wins Landslide Senate Bid
Written by Kenneth D. Miller, Assistant Managing Editor 11 December 2014
COALITION BUILDER: Senate elect-Isadore Hall III is joined by Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti at the Doubletree Hotel in Carson during his victory celebration on Tuesday Dec. 9. Hall earned more than ... read more >>
Assemblymember Jones-Sawyer Elected Chair of California Legislative Black Caucus
Written by Sentinel News Service 05 December 2014
Assembly Member Reginald Byron Jones-Sawyer Sr., from Los Angeles, has been elected to serve as Chair of the California Legislative Black Caucus (CLBC).  Jones-Sawyer, who represents areas of South ... read more >>
Supreme Court considers Facebook threats case
Written by SAM HANANEL, Associated Press 05 December 2014
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This Week in Black History (December 4-10)
Written by Amen Oyiboke, Staff Writer 05 December 2014
(Fred Hampton) December 4 1915- The Great Migration began with approximately two million African American Southerners move to the Northern industrial centers to find work within the next following ... read more >>
Johnson: Immigration changes 'simple common sense'
Written by ERICA WERNER, Associated Press 05 December 2014
Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson speaks at a news conference following the secretary's visit to the Islamic Center of the San Gabriel Valley in Rowland Heights, Calif., Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014. ... read more >>
Report Shows Which Christmas Toys are Hazardous
Written by Intern 1 05 December 2014
With the holiday shopping season in full swing, a consumer advocacy group teamed up with Children's Hospital Los Angeles to release the 29th annual ``Trouble in Toyland'' report, highlighting toys that ... read more >>
Failure to Indict White Cop in Ferguson will Not Derail Movement for Justice
Written by Jazelle Hunt, NNPA Washington Correspondent 05 December 2014
Protesters of the grand jury decision in the Michael Brown shooting march through the St. Louis Galleria mall Friday, Nov. 28, 2014, in Richmond Heights, Mo., chanting slogans. They stayed in the mall ... 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