Dr. Maulana Karenga to Teach Summer Seminar
Written by Sentinel News Service 16 July 2011
The Kawaida Institute of Pan-African Studies will hold its 33rd annual seminar in social theory and practice with emphasis on leadership and social change, Sunday, July 24 through Saturday, July 30, 2011 ... read more >>
South Los Angeles Youth Vie for Top Honors
Written by Sentinel News Service 08 July 2011
Academic Bowl Competition Series Engages YouthFrom Underperforming Area SchoolsWhen 15-year-old Manual Arts High School student Chennel Green started this competition, she was receiving D's and F's in ... read more >>
26th Annual Johnabel Scholarship Fund
Written by Sentinel News Service 07 July 2011
Fabian Wesson (right) and members of the 10th Council District Women's Steering Committee with scholarship recipients.On Saturday, June 18, the Johnabel Gentry Scholarship Committee hosted their annual ... read more >>
Former Mayors Urge FCC to Approve AT&T/T-Mobile Merger
Written by Sentinel News Service 01 July 2011
With the nation crawling out of a recession and the unemployment rate, particularly of African Americans, continuing to hover near record highs former mayors Shirley Franklin (Atlanta, GA), Ronald Dellums ... read more >>
L.A. Youth Scholars Win Big in San Francisco!
Written by Sentinel News Service 01 July 2011
Young Black Scholars from L.A. area   -  Junior Division champions, Corrine Adams and Brianna Goodall, of St. Philomena Catholic School.Young Black Scholars from L.A. area - Senior Division champions, ... read more >>
Crenshaw High Students Go to China
Written by Sentinel News Service 01 July 2011
The Kinseys with Crenshaw High students The Kinsey Collection and LA Urban League partner with Crenshaw High School to send students to China for cultural exchange programThe Kinsey Collection, Crenshaw ... read more >>
The Rave debuts at Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 30 June 2011
Ken Lombard For the past few months, there has been a lot of construction and renovation activities taking place at the Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza, and this week it all comes to fruition. Under the ... read more >>
Project Noble Cause is fighting Foreclosure
Written by Sentinel News Service 23 June 2011
The non-profit organization hopes to arm the community with the tools to fight the foreclosure virus.By Brian W. CarterSentinel Staff WriterForeclosure. The word no one wants to hear but it's blasting ... read more >>
5th Annual Leimert Park Village Book Fair
Written by Sentinel News Service 23 June 2011
Sugar Ray Leonard Bob and Weave Into the 5th Annual Leimert Park Village Book FairBoxing Legend's Special Appearance Adds a Knockout Punch to Celebrity-Filled Line-up of AuthorsWith a jab, cross, uppercut ... read more >>
Dr. Gensa B. Scott Holds Successful Annual Event
Written by Cherly Tillman Lee (Family Editor) 16 June 2011
 Dr. Gesna B. Scott, a music instructor, celebrated her 51st Annual Piano Recital on Sunday, June 13, at Calvary Baptist Church in Compton Calif.This auspicious occasion featured students of the pianoforte ... read more >>
Verbum Dei Celebrates National Commitment Day
Written by Sentinel News Service 27 May 2011
Graduating senior, Traveon Cason, with Proud Mom showing their destination: Santa Clara University. Graduating senior, Martin Rincon announcing Georgetown University as his Fall destination. Seniors announce ... read more >>
Congresswoman Richardson Announces 37th District Arts Competition Winners
Written by Sentinel News Service 17 May 2011
WASHINGTON DC--Congresswoman Laura Richardson (D CA37) today announced the winners of the annual Congressional Arts Competition which hosted its awards reception on May 6, 2011 at California State University ... read more >>
Education: the civil rights struggle
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 17 May 2011
Improving education for Black students has always been an uphill battle even before Brown v. Board of Education in 1954By Yussuf J. SimmondsSince the landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision, Brown v the Topeka ... read more >>
Foshay Students Win Big at FIRST Robotics Competition
Written by Sentinel News Service 25 April 2011
A team of students from Foshay Learning Center in Los Angeles, will represent the Los Angeles Unified School District at the 2011 FIRST Robotics Championship this week in St. Louis Missouri. The learning ... read more >>
Challengers Boys and Girls Club Members Get Their Hands Dirty, But Mom Would Approve
Written by Sentinel News Service 25 April 2011
Planting gardens improves kid's attitudes toward fruits and vegetables The Challengers Boys and Girls Club is planting an American Heart Association Teaching Garden as part of an education initiative to ... read more >>
Cochran’s Middle School Annual Principal’s Honor Roll Celebration
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 04 April 2011
Principal Scott M. Schmerelson's Annual Honor Roll Celebration was held Wednesday, March in the auditorium from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Parents, students, friends and staff were there for recognition of students ... read more >>
Cal State Committed to Boost Black Graduation
Written by Chris Levister 11 March 2011
Officials spread gospel of higher education at Black churches across the state By Chris Levister Special to the NNPA from the Blackvoicenews.comAs church goers at Ecclesia Christian Fellowship lifted their ... read more >>
Obama to GOP: Don’t cut education spending
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 11 March 2011
President Barack Obama watches a student during his visit to classrooms at TechBoston Academy with Melinda Gates, center, in Boston, Tuesday, March, 8, 2011. Melinda Gates is the co-chair of the Bill and ... read more >>
Andrew Young Speaks at Spelman Program
Written by A. Scott Walton (Special to the NNPA from the Atlanta Voice) 11 March 2011
By A. Scott WaltonSpecial to the NNPA from The Atlanta VoiceATLANTA--Spelman College closed out Black History Month on a high note last week when a capacity crowd filled the school's Sisters Chapel for ... read more >>
AKA Sorority Inc., Theta Mu Omega Chapter 2011 Educational Advancement Scholarships
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 11 March 2011
Theta Mu Omega Chapter is committed to the excellence of academia. We are committed in assisting our youth to reach their goals through high education. Theta Mu Omega awards more than $10, 000 in scholarship ... read more >>
Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. Kappa Nu Sigma Chapter, Serving the Community with Klass!
Written by Jason Lewis 03 March 2011
KNS is "Going for the G.O.L.D!" (Growing, Outstanding, through Leadership, Development.)By Jason Lewis Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc, Kappa Nu Sigma Chapter, is one of the youngest Greek chapters in the ... read more >>
Rev. Jesse L. Jackson Touts the High Value of Career Schools
Written by Sentinel News Service 03 March 2011
BIRMINGHAM, AL--In a commencement address at Virginia College, Rev. Jesse L. Jackson espoused the value of postsecondary education, applauding 387 graduates of the career school that specializes in preparing ... read more >>
Coffee Klatch and Principal for a Day at Johnnie L. Cochran Middle School
Written by Sentinel News Service 03 March 2011
On Friday, February 25th, Cochran Middle School hosted two outstanding events: First, Principal Scott M. Schmerelson's monthly "Coffee Klatch" (breakfast) where parents and guests were updated on current ... read more >>
Verbum Dei High School Annual Mardi Gras Awards Dinner
Written by Sentinel News Service 03 March 2011
Verbum Dei High School will be having its Annual Mardi Gras Awards Dinner to celebrate and support Scholarships for students on Thursday, March10, 2011, at 6:00 P.M., at the California Club in Downtown ... read more >>
Marguerite P. LaMotte, the Teachers’ Choice
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 03 March 2011
(L to R): Dr. Todd Ullah, principal of Washington Preparatory High School; Marguerite P. LaMotte, LAUSD school board member; and California State Senator Roderick Wright. The on-campus sports complex will ... read more >>