Monday, November 24, 2014
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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 >>
Apple buys headphone maker, music streamer Beats for $3 billion
Written by Associated Press 28 May 2014
Luke Wood, Jimmy Lovine and Dr. Dre Rob Bennett/AP Images for Beats by Dr. Dre Apple is striking a new chord with a $3 billion acquisition of Beats Electronics, a headphone and music ... read more >>
Tax Time Tip Sheet: Simplify e-Filing with Mobile Tax Tips and Apps from Aio Wireless
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 April 2014
Mobile tax filing is on the rise with nearly 50% of people using their smartphones to file their taxes. We are fast approaching the tax deadline set by Uncle Sam, and this frantic and stressful time ... read more >>
Getting Covered Means I Get to Focus on What Matters: My Kids
Written by Shellie Braggs 12 March 2014
  I work hard helping at-risk young adults in Dallas get the job training and life skills they need to make better lives for themselves and their families. I know how important that is because I’m ... read more >>
Next Generation of African American McDonald’s Owners Carry Family Torch
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 27 February 2014
Donald Bailey Jr. who owns a McDonald’s in the Crenshaw Community poses with his dad, Donald Bailey Sr. who is also a franchise owner Three second generation McDonald’s franchise owners ... read more >>
Hot Dog on a Stick Files Bankruptcy
Written by City News Service 07 February 2014
Hot Dog on a Stick (photo courtesy of Facebook) Hot Dog on a Stick, the Carlsbad-based chain of shopping mall eateries known for staff in brightly colored, striped uniforms and impaled corn dogs, announced ... read more >>
Congratulations to Robert Shives!
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 06 February 2014
 Robert Shives Jr Associate General Counsel, Fujitsu America, Inc.  Shives was recently elected to the board of San Jose Jazz (photo courtesy of AABLI) Members of the African American Board Leadership ... read more >>
Business in Black History: North Carolina Mutual Life Insurance
Written by Jennifer Bihm (Contributing Writer) 06 February 2014
Downtown Durham view showing the North Carolina Mutual Life Insurance Company Headquarters. In 1965, the N.C. Mutual Life Insurance building became the tallest office building owned by African Americans ... read more >>
BOE Launches 2014 Volunteer Tax Preparation Assistance Season
Written by Sentinel News Service 06 February 2014
 California Taxpayers leave 1.2 Billion in tax refunds on the table. Board of Equalization Chairman Jerome E. Horton, reported that 1.2 Billion Dollars in federal tax refunds and $180 million in state ... read more >>
Day Wear to Holiday Attire, Gaudy Garbs Boutique Has It
Written by Shonassee Shaver, Sentinel Contributing Writer 22 November 2013
Toya Jamison, owner of Gaudy Garbs Boutique Photo by Shonassee shaver There is no need to go anywhere for holiday attire when you have fashionable Gaudy Garbs Boutique in your neighborhood.  GGB ... read more >>
Estate Planning 101: BLESSED ARE THE PEACEMAKERS
Written by Marlene S. Cooper 17 October 2013
“I don’t care if the lawyers and the courts end up with all of the money.  I just don’t want her to get a penny of it.”  This is the type of statement I’ve heard several times in a dispute ... read more >>

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