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King Maker Foundation Seeks to Pass Civil Rights Baton at Howard University
Written by Khashiffa Roberts, NNPA Special Correspondent 08 May 2008
When Levy Daugherty began planning his foundation’s next major event, his vision extended into the next generation. The secondary and tertiary students, teachers and general supporters gathered ... read more >>
Survey Reveals Depression, Fear of Violence among South L.A. Students
Written by Associated Press 01 May 2008
CNS - Many South Los Angeles high school students are scared of violence on campus, dissatisfied with college preparatory classes and show signs of clinical depression, according to report based on ... read more >>
USC Black Alumni Holds 30th Gala
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 01 May 2008
On April 19, the USC Black Alumni Association (BAA) held their 30th annual Alumni Awards and Scholarship Benefit Gala at the Beverly Hills Hotel. It was a sold out affair where outstanding alumni were ... read more >>
Drew University to Build New Research Building
Written by City News Service 24 April 2008
CNS - The Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science, which had been associated with now-closed Martin Luther King Jr.-Drew Medical Center, announced plans for a $43 million research and nursing ... read more >>
Black Colleges Seeking More Financial Support from Alumni
Written by Dionne Walker, Associated Press 24 April 2008
Making money, administrators at Virginia State University have learned, takes money. The majority Black school has spent millions of state dollars renovating buildings, partly to heighten school pride ... read more >>
CNN Kicks Off HBCU Tour at FAMU
Written by Stephanie Lambert, Special to the NNPA from Capital Outlook 24 April 2008
The Cable News Network made its first stop at Florida A&M University this month for it’s first ever Black in America Historically Black College or University Tour. “I think it was just ... read more >>
What Everyone Should Know About Communicating with Teens
Written by Sentinel News Service 13 March 2008
Free Introduction Presentation Monday, March 17 Parents facing tensions and conflicts with their teens, can learn how to effectively communicate with their child to gain cooperation, become closer, ... read more >>
Faison And Faison Dental Clinic Receives Grant from L.A. Care
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 06 March 2008
Los Angeles, CA - The Faison and Faison APDC has received a grant from L.A. Care Health Plan to provide comprehensive dental treatment to special needs children and adults, including those living in ... read more >>
Brotherhood Crusade Receives $100,000 Boost from State Farm Youth Advisory Board
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 06 March 2008
Photo by Malcolm AliLeft to right: Ted Hope, Eddie Martinez, Charisse Bremond Weaver, Jessica Peres and Assemblymember Mike DavisOn Friday, February 29, State Farm Public Affairs Specialist Eddie Martinez ... read more >>
Study: Untraditional Schools Produce High Dropout Rates
Written by City News Service 28 February 2008
CNS - Just 100 high schools — many of them charter and alternative schools, and many in the Southland — produce more than 40 percent of the state’s high school dropouts, researchers ... read more >>
Angela Bass Can Turn L.A.'s Schools Around
Written by Jennifer Bihm (Contributing Writer) 28 February 2008
Mayor Villaraigosa appoints San Diego school reformer to lead the city’s students out of the depths of failure. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa has appointed educator and school reformer Angela ... read more >>
Foundation Steps Up it’s Campaign Against Drugs
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 28 February 2008
Kids at the Taste of Soul are very happy to have the Truth About Drugs booklets to learn more about the harms of drugs.The Foundation for a Drug-Free World is now offering training and also has free PSAs ... read more >>

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Students Address Curriculum Committee Regarding Single Gender Classes
Written by Christine Sabathia 28 February 2008
Christine Sabathia/Sentinel photo Representatives of ‘Boys Uplifted’ went before the LAUSD Curriculum, Instruction and Educational Equity Committee Feb. 14 to speak of the impact of single ... read more >>
3,000 Students - 40 Schools - One Love
Written by SWS 21 February 2008
SWS - At a time when so many historically Black colleges and universities are struggling due to a lack of endowment or decrease in student enrollment, there finally seems to be a light at the end of ... read more >>
Compton School Library Receives 10,000 Book Donation
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 21 February 2008
Access Books, a local volunteer program, delivered more than 10,000 books to Anderson Elementary School in Compton, Calif., on Feb. 9. The school’s library was replenished with new and gently ... read more >>

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Halle Berry Hosts Celebrity Golf Classic to Benefit Jenesse Center
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 14 February 2008
Silver Rose Weekend Set April 27 -28 As if she hasn’t already done enough during her years as chair of Jenesse Center’s annual fundraising gala, and more recently chair or its $2.5 million ... read more >>

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A Heartfelt Dedication
Written by Christine Sabathia 07 February 2008
Henry Clay Middle School names John B. Spencer Hall after teacher who has dedicated three decades to educating students Never one to be nervous in the classroom, veteran teacher John Spencer ... read more >>
Doctors Report Transplant Breakthrough
Written by Alicia Chang, Associated Press 31 January 2008
In what’s being called a major advance in organ transplants, doctors say they have developed a technique that could free many patients from having to take anti-rejection drugs for the rest of their ... read more >>
Organizations Gearing up for Black AIDS Day
Written by Jennifer Bihm (Contributing Writer) 31 January 2008
“Prevention is Power” is the theme for this year’s National Black AIDS Awareness Day on February 7, the mission- to build the capacity and increase awareness, participation and support ... read more >>
Change is in the Air
Written by Christine Sabathia 31 January 2008
Community partners with Crenshaw High School to improve quality of education The scene in Crenshaw Senior High School’s multi-purpose room on Monday was dramatically different than three years ... read more >>
Make 2008 the Year of Healthy Snacking
Written by ARAcontent 24 January 2008
The holidays are now just a distant memory; the ball has long dropped along with that New Year’s resolution to eat better and lose weight. It’s time to make a real change that you’ll ... read more >>
Hysterectomy Unnecessary with New Fibroid Treatment
Written by Jennifer Bihm (Contributing Writer) 24 January 2008
There is a safer, easier alternative to hysterectomy in the treatment of fibroids according to specialist Dr. Bruce McLucas founder of the UCLA- based Fibroid Treatment Collective. Emboliza-tion, a procedure ... read more >>
Los Angeles Welcomes 21st Century Hospital
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 24 January 2008
Kaiser Permanente West L.A. Awards $250,000 to Fund Innovative Community Agencies Representatives from all corners of Los Angeles will participate in the grand opening dedication ceremony of Kaiser ... read more >>
Volunteers Refurbish Elementary School on Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday
Written by City News Service 24 January 2008
CNS - More than 500 volunteers spent part of Martin Luther King Day today helping to refurbish an elementary school in Gardena. Workers from Home Depot, L.A. Works and the South Los Angeles and Gardena ... read more >>
Multi-Million Dollar Grant to Help Fund New Charter Schools in L.A.
Written by City News Service 24 January 2008
CNS - Three Los Angeles-area public charter school operators received $23.3 million in grants from the Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation to help fund 17 new charter campuses in the area. “High-quality ... read more >>



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