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African American Heritage Month Poster Contest
Written by Sentinel News Service 05 March 2009
Mayor Villaraigosa to Present Awards to Winners of Student   The contest invited students from kindergarten through high school to explore aspects of African American Heritage while showcasing ... read more >>
LAUSD Historical Artifacts Bring Art to Life
Written by Sentinel News Service 05 March 2009
Some of the Los Angeles Unified School District's (LAUSD) most precious treasures including oil paintings, drawings, photos and memorabilia have been catalogued for all schools to share. The ... read more >>
Nutrition Myths Debunked
Written by Sentinel News Service 05 March 2009
Folklore and food lore often get mixed into a goulash of advice on nutrition. Well-meant advice covers when and what to eat, but it can be difficult to sort out the facts. Just in time for March, ... read more >>
Fighting The Sickle Cell Anemia Stigma
Written by JR Perry (Special to Sentinel) 05 March 2009
There's quite a lot of stigma toward the whole subject of sickle cell anemia. People can feel guilty because they carry a gene and they choose not to talk about it. So they need to talk about ... read more >>
The Closeted Nature of Some Black Men
Written by Wilbert C. Jordan, M.D., MPH 05 March 2009
The American public has now heard of the term Men on the Down-Low. It has become the colloquial term to refer to Black men who are bi-sexual. The concept is not new, and there are been other terms ... read more >>
Dorsey Black History Month Celebration Features Jesse Jackson, Cotton Club
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 05 March 2009
Susan Miller Dorsey High School, affectionately referred to as Dorsey High School, in Central Los Angeles, recently culminated Black History Month activities with a school assembly celebration that ... read more >>
City of L.A. to Host Inaugural Women's Festival
Written by Sentinel News Service 05 March 2009
 The L.A. City Commission on the Status of Women will host their inaugural Women's Festival Saturday, March 7, at Jim Gilliam Park (4000 South La Brea Avenue Los Angeles). Themed, "Women ... read more >>
"Mentoring to Save A Generation"
Written by Torrence Brannon-Reese 05 March 2009
The 15th Annual Male Youth Conference, "Strategies for the Development of the African American Manchild" convened this past Saturday at Los Angeles Southwest Community College. The conference ... read more >>
In The Cut Barber Salon Community Announcement
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 February 2009
Honor Roll Students, In appreciation for all your good efforts and achievements in school this semester, In The Cut barber salon want to show our gratitude to you. To Our Honor Roll and straight ... read more >>
African American Men's Health and Empowerment Summit
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 February 2009
Sherri Shepherd, Dick Gregory and Norm Nixon set to Participate The Black Barbershop Health Outreach Programs is excited to announce that Sherri Shepherd, co-host of ABC's Emmy nominated The ... read more >>
Fight Pediatric AIDS, Student-Run Largest Held on West Coast
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 February 2009
Students, Celebrities, Performers and Activist Unite at UCLA   The central motif of 2009 thus far has been hope - hope for change, hope for justice, hope for a newfound LOVE for fellow Americans ... read more >>
Top 5 Consequences to Bad Posture
Written by Dr. Damon Soraya 26 February 2009
We all live in a society where a huge emphasis is on looks. But one of the keys ways to maintain your looks that we often never think about is good posture. Remember, when your grandmother told you ... read more >>
King Reenacted at Martin Luther King Jr. Library
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 February 2009
Educator Saul E. Lankster reenacted excerpts from Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s famous, and not so famous, speeches at the Los Angeles County Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library at 17906 South ... read more >>
Former Fremont Student Passes Army Training
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 February 2009
Army Pvt. Marvin A. Guillen has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and ... read more >>
The 2009 Spirit of Peace Awards
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 26 February 2009
Though the event honored three outstanding American heroes, who are African Americans, the true beneficiaries of the event were the young persons who were in attendance. The Spirit of Peace Awards ... read more >>
Tour of WLCAC
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 26 February 2009
The Watts Labor Community Action Committee (WLCAC) open their doors to 150 very special guest for a tour of the facilities and for a screening of the Oscar nominated short documentary THE WITNESS - ... read more >>
Alpha Phi Alpha Miss Black & Gold Pageant
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 February 2009
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., Alpha Delta Chapter will hold their annual Miss Black and Gold Scholarship Pageant at USC on Sunday, March 1. The scholarship pageant is a national program under ... read more >>
Don't Touch My Tummy
Written by Loretta Jones 19 February 2009
When you are pregnant you are a target for some of the most strange and odd myths. Even before you begin to show people start to determine the sex of the baby. One of my best friends announced that ... read more >>
MEV legal clinic discusses child custody/support issues
Written by Sentinel News Service 19 February 2009
Attorney Thanayi Lindsey, Attorney Renee Sanders and Community Reginald Brass will discuss family law on Saturday, February 21, at 11 a.m., at the Mesereau-Ephriam-Villaraigosa (MEV) Free Legal Clinic, ... read more >>
Tony Wafford - the new National Director of Health and Wellness for the National Action Network
Written by Sentinel News Service 19 February 2009
AIDS is a cold, hard pandemic - a cannon barreling throughout the African American community in record numbers. Thus, it mandates straightforward, honest dialogue about who can stop it and how. It ... read more >>
California Woman Receives Most Advanced (Non-Invasive) Upper Extremity Prosthetic Solution
Written by Sentinel News Service 19 February 2009
Bionic i-LIMB Hand and Innovative Interface System Increase Amputee's Functionality and Confidence Revolutionary new prosthetic technology has made life easier and more fulfilling for a California ... read more >>
Has the community turned its back on Westchester H.S.?
Written by Florence Bracy 19 February 2009
Nearly 35 years ago, Westchester became the neighborhood high school for families residing in the Windsor Hills/View Park area. Then, comprised of predominantly white students who lived in the Westchester ... read more >>
We All Have A Role In Educating Children
Written by Marguerite Poindexter LaMotte 19 February 2009
Over the past several years, a great deal has been made about the roles and responsibilities of teachers, principals and administrators in helping each student reach and/or exceed his or her potential. ... read more >>
Bethune Middle School Re-Opens Swimming Pool After 15 Year Closure
Written by Sentinel News Service 19 February 2009
Water Safety Program Completes Inaugural Session Swimming pool accidents and drowning rates are higher in the inner city than in other communities. And, according to statistics compiled by the USA ... read more >>
Art Center College of Design Announces Spring 2009 Session
Written by Sentinel News Service 19 February 2009
Program is Open to all Fourth to Eighth Graders Art Center College of Design, one of the world's premier art and design schools, has opened registration for the Spring 2009 session of its Art ... read more >>

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