Sunday, April 19, 2015
Metro Pilot Program Strives to Provide Financial, Other Support To Small Businesses Working Hard to Combat Impact of Rail Construction
Written by Metro Press Release 06 April 2015
Los Angeles Mayor and Metro Board Chair Eric Garcetti, along with Metro Board members Los Angeles County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas and Jacquelyn Dupont-Walker, delivered checks totaling $66,310 to ... read more >>
NFL Star Dwight Freeney Says Investors Looted Him for Millions
Written by Kenneth D. Miller, Assistant Managing Editor 02 April 2015
Former Charger and 7-time Pro Bowler filing lawsuit against BOA      NFL Star Dwight Freeney explains his case against Bank of America to the media in downtown Los Angeles on Tuesday March 31. (Ian ... read more >>
Written by Sentinel Wire Services 27 March 2015
      The Dodgers are inviting the Los Angeles community to join more than 100 companies who will be on hand Saturday, March 28, when the Dodgers host the 20th annual Community Job Fair.  Last ... read more >>
Local Real Estate Broker Attends National Apartment Association Conference in Washington D.C. S
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 March 2015
Malcolm N. Bennett, President/CEO -  International Realty & Investments / Regional Vice President - National Apartment Association (NAA) Malcolm N. Bennett, local real estate Broker and CEO of ... read more >>
Chick-Fil-A on South Figueroa St. Reopens After Fire
Written by Zon D'Amour, Contributing Writer 26 March 2015
Rising like a phoenix from the ashes, Owner/Operator Ashley Derby gives insight on the popular eatery’s return For the past four months, patrons of the immensely popular USC In-Line Chick Fil-A haven’t ... read more >>
Multicultural Consumers Transforming the U.S. Mainstream
Written by Sentinel News Service, 25 March 2015
 With multicultural consumer spending in the United States today at $3.4 trillion, this “super consumer” group has tremendous impact on U.S. mainstream culture, according to a Nielsen report released ... read more >>
Garcetti Announces Phillip Washington as New Metro CEO
Written by Sentinel News Service 19 March 2015
   New Metro CEO Phillip Washington. (courtesy photo) L.A. Mayor and Metro Chair Eric Garcetti today announced that the Metro Board has appointed Phillip Washington as the new CEO of Metro.  “Phil ... read more >>
Skip Cooper and Black Business Association Celebrate 45 years of Service
Written by Sentinel News Service 05 March 2015
Earl "Skip" Cooper  (Ian Foxx Photo)  Gwen Moore  (Ian Foxx Photo)  On Saturday, hundreds of business owners, elected officials and community advocates piled into the ball room of the recently ... read more >>
Chick-Fil-A Owner/Operator: Adaobi Gwacham
Written by Zon D'Amour, Contributing Writer 05 March 2015
Adaobi Gwacham is the newest Owner/Operator of Chick-Fil-A in Pasadena, CA. Still in her twenties, the Nigerian born entrepreneur gives insight on the highly competitive and selective process and her journey ... read more >>
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 >>

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