Saturday, February 28, 2015
Brenton A. Hamlet: Bank of America Advisor Makes Every Moment Count
Written by Xavier Higgs, Contributing Writer 12 February 2015
Bank of America Advisor Makes Every Moment Count Brenton A. Hamlet  (photo by Xavier Higgs) For some time now, there have been two versions of Brenton Hamlet. One is an urbane businessman. As ... read more >>
Peace & Unity March to Address Range of Community Concerns
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett, Sentinel Religion Editor 05 February 2015
Rev. Xavier Thompson Community leaders throughout Southern California are rallying to join the Peace and Unity March set for Saturday, February 21, at 10 a.m. The much-anticipated event, taking place ... read more >>
Written by Sentinel News Service 31 January 2015
(Reggie Jones Sawyer) The California Legislative Black Caucus hosts an open forum and family health and enrollment fair with free health screenings at the California African American Museum. The California ... read more >>
AMERICONS Fact-Based Cautionary Tale Play Revisits Sub-Prime Mortgage Crisis
Written by Kam Williams Contributing Writer 23 January 2015
It is California in 2007, at the height of the sub-prime mortgage boom. Jason “Jay” Kelley (Beau Martin Williams), a cash- strapped bouncer is offered an alternative line of work in a higher tax bracket ... read more >>
Don’t Leave Safety Hanging While Decorating for the Holidays
Written by Sentinel News Service 18 December 2014
When it comes to decorating, there’s nothing like the winter holidays. This holiday season, Southern California Edison (SCE) reminds its customers that nothing is more important than safety because ... read more >>
Jesse Jackson Calls Tech Hiring ‘Outrageous’
Written by George E. Curry, NNPA Editor-in-Chief 18 December 2014
In this photo taken Monday, Dec. 8, 2014, Rev. Jesse Jackson gestures during an interview in San Francisco. Now that Jackson and, his group, Rainbow Push, have gotten the technology industry’s biggest ... read more >>
The Business of Beauty
Written by Zon D'Amour, Contributing Writer 18 December 2014
Roshell Rosemond is the Founder/CEO of Beauty for Liquid Courage Cosmetics. From one lip lacquer to  fifteen matte lipsticks and three lip lacquers, Rosemond’s expanding empire provides great lessons ... read more >>
Blacks Rejoining the Labor Market
Written by Freddie Allen, NNPA Senior Washington Correspondent 11 December 2014
Valerie Wilson  The Black unemployment rate rose to 11.1 percent in November, according to the latest jobs report from Labor Department, because of increasing optimism in the economy. The Black unemployment ... read more >>
Crenshaw WorkSource Center Is Open For Business
Written by Sentinel News Service 28 November 2014
 l-r- James Rolfe, Kelly Rolfe Financial Services;  Patricia Phipps, Urban League; Kelly Rolfe; Nolan Rollins, Los Angeles Urban League President; Cedric Wilson, Former Marine and WSCenter Client; ... read more >> CEO Clarke Named to Obama Council on U.S.-Africa Biz Relations
Written by Special to the NNPA from The Washington Informer 27 November 2014 CEO Teresa Clarke U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker announced Thursday that CEO Teresa Clarke is among the 15 private sector leaders who have been appointed to President ... read more >>
Reverend Jesse Jackson and Rainbow PUSH Coalition Expose Lack of Diversity on the Corporate Boards of Technology Companies
Written by Sentinel News Service 13 November 2014
The Rainbow PUSH Coalition survey shows that there are just 3 Blacks and 1 Hispanic among the 189 total board members of the 20 technology companies surveyed.  There are just 36 women among the 189 ... read more >>
Community celebrates Michael Dolphin
Written by Jennifer Bihm (Contributing Writer) 13 November 2014
Please join us to celebrate Michael Dolphin’s legacy to Public Service Life presents us with two valuable gifts—one is time, the other, freedom of choice; the sovereignty to accept with your time, ... read more >>
Lincoln Awards Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity $25,000 as Part of Divine Nine Driven to Give
Written by Sentinel News Service 13 November 2014
The Lincoln Motor Company recently concluded its first Divine Nine Driven to Give program, designed to support local communities while teaming up with historic African-American Greek-letter groups The ... read more >>
Malcolm N. Bennett received Lifetime Achievement Award
Written by Sentinel News Service 12 November 2014
(L-R) Malcolm N. Bennett, President/CEO - International Realty & Investments and Earl "Skip" Cooper, President/CEO - Black Business Association (BBA)   On October 16 at the Black Business Association ... read more >>
Race and Opportunity in Detroit Part I
Written by Zenobia Jeffries Special to the NNPA from The Michigan Citizen 06 November 2014
Editor’s note: This article is part of a series that looks at the racial imbalance and inequity in the foundation funding to Detroit residents. “Detroit’s revitalization is completely one-sided. ... read more >>
Blacks “Unbank” at Higher Rates than Whites
Written by Freddie Allen, NNPA Senior Washington Correspondent 06 November 2014
When it comes to cashing checks and other financial transactions, Blacks are “unbanked” at much higher rates than Whites, according to a new report by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC). The ... read more >>
Los Angeles Attorney Collins Receives National Action Network’s Vanguard Award
Written by Sentinel News Service 31 October 2014
The Los Angeles Chapter of the National Action Network (NAN) presented its Vanguard Award to Attorney Caprice Collins of the Collins Law Group on Thursday, October 16 at the California African American ... read more >>
AABLI Congratulates Dr. Thyonne Gordon
Written by Sentinel News Service 31 October 2014
The African American Board Leadership Institute is congratulating one of its members, Dr. Thyonne Gordon for her appointment by Governor Edmund G. Brown, Jr., to the California Naturopathic Medicine ... read more >>
Sorority Empowers College Bound Students
Written by Zon D'Amour, Contributing Writer 30 October 2014
Saturday, October 25 nearly 300 high school students and their parents attended the 2nd Annual African-American College Planning Conference at Golden Valley High School in Santa Clarita, CA. The event ... read more >>
New Nielsen Study Underscores Need for Diversity
Written by By Jazelle Hunt, NNPA Washington Correspondent 11 October 2014
  Nielsen’s Cheryl Pearson-McNeil says Blacks are trendsetters.  WASHINGTON (NNPA) – The most effective way for companies to connect with African Americans is by reflecting diversity in their advertisements ... read more >>
Black Men Show Job Gains
Written by Freddie Allen, NNPA Senior Washington Correspondent 11 October 2014
The unemployment rate for Blacks fell from 11.4 percent to 11 percent and the labor force participation increased from 61 percent in August to 61.7 percent in September, largely because of short-term gains ... read more >>
Health & Wellness Conference Oct. 25
Written by Special to the Sentinel 09 October 2014
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Mental Health Issues on Skid Row and Beyond
Written by Maya Humes, Sentinel Intern 24 July 2014
On June 30, LAPD Senior Lead Officer Deon Joseph, who has been patrolling Skid Row for 16 years, wrote in the Downtown News that Skid Row is currently "in the throes of a mental health state of emergency."  While ... read more >>
188 Youth Defy The Odds and Ends
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 26 June 2014
Director of the Los Angeles County Department of Children & Family Services, Philip L. Browning introduced speakers and congratulated the graduates. KTLA 5 Morning News Co-Anchor, Chris Schauble ... read more >>
In Memory of Dr. Maya Angelou; An American Great
Written by Eric Lee, Sentinel Contributing Writer 12 June 2014
  Dr. Angelou reminds us all to be humbled by life, and to be in tune with our realities for better or for worse as they make us who we are. (photo by Associated Press) Recently, the world witnessed ... read more >>

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Events Calendar

Sat Feb 28 12:00AM
Under The Freeway
Sun Mar 1 12:00PM - 3:00PM
What Is…A Producer? Networking Event
Sat Mar 7 8:00AM -
Love You Madly: A Portrait of Duke Ellington
Sat Mar 14 12:00AM
8th Annual TST Ten Minute Play Festival
Sat Mar 21 8:00AM -
Sun Mar 22 8:00AM -