Friday, February 27, 2015
BHERC Presents 21st Annual ‘Sistas are Doin it for Themselves’ Film Fest
Written by Sentinel News Service 18 July 2014
Officials at the Black Hollywood Education and Resource Center (BHERC), are presenting their 21st Annual Sistas Are Doin’ It For Themselves: See Their Images… Hear Their Stories Film Festival. Past ... read more >>
LA-based Wise Solutions Lands $200 Million+ Concession in Ivory Coast
Written by Sentinel News Service 18 July 2014
Lloyd Prevost, Wise Solutions Board Chairman (3rd from left) and Kelvin Fossett, Wise Solutions Executive Vice President (far right), join with Ivory Coast’s Ministers (l-r) of Environment, Finance, ... read more >>
‘Yes We Code’ Trains Black Youth on Computer Programming
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett Sentinel Religion Editor 18 July 2014
Van Jones and Mattie Lawson discuss the benefits of the 'Yes, We Code' initiative. (Valerie Goodloe photo) Practically every young person downloads applications or apps to their phones or tablets. Their ... read more >>
‘Queen of Creole Cuisine’ Leah Chase
Written by Kimberlee Buck Sentinel Intern 18 July 2014
In this Jan. 20, 2009 file photo, Chef Leah Chase, owner of Dooky Chase’ prepares for lunch at her restaurant in New Orleans. (Associated Press) Creole chef Leah Chase is practically synonymous with ... read more >>
LA Sentinel & Watts-Times win 5 NNPA Awards
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett 17 July 2014
LA Watts Times/ Sentinel Team (file photo) The Los Angeles Sentinel and its sister publication, L.A. Watts-Times, garnered four honors in the 2014 National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) Merit ... read more >>
ACCESS DENIED! BET Awards Not A Positive Experience for Black Press
Written by Brandon Brooks Managing Editor Jennifer Bihm Sentinel Staff Writer 17 July 2014
“At a black event [like the BET Awards] there is no reason that a black photographer shouldn't be there,” said Valerie Goodloe, who has done large scale photo shoots here for more than 12 years.(Robert ... read more >>
McKenna Opens Campaign Office in Crenshaw District
Written by Sentinel News Service 17 July 2014
  District 1 School Board candidate, George McKenna with potential constituent at his new campaign headquarters in the Crenshaw District Community members, elected officials, union leaders, educators ... read more >>
Price, Watson Meet with L.A.’s Music Professionals for 2015 Conference
Written by Sentinel News Service 17 July 2014
From left to right: Ernest Dillihay  of Arts Culture Entertainment, former Senator, Congresswoman and Ambassador Diane Watson, Ninth District City Councilman Curren Price and music veteran Vaughn De ... read more >>
16 year-old African American Girl’s Alleged Raped Goes Viral
Written by Amen Oyiboke, Sentinel Intern 17 July 2014
Jada and her supporters are fighting back on social media using the hash tag #IamJada to raise awareness about cyber bullying and rape. (Twitter Screen Shot)  Victim is speaking out after images of ... read more >>
CHP seizes medical records of woman seen punched
Written by TAMI ABDOLLAH, Associated Press 17 July 2014
LOS ANGELES (AP) — California Highway Patrol investigators have seized the medical records of a woman seen on video being repeatedly punched by one of its officers on the side of a Los Angeles freeway.   Chris ... read more >>
Demand for Independent and FBI Query Ignites Community Activists
Written by Kimberlee Buck and Amen Oyiboke 17 July 2014
A COLLECTIVE DEMAND: Sentinel Publisher and Brotherhood Crusade Chairman Danny J. Bakewell Sr. convenes with community leaders, lawyers, and elected officials to declare their injustice in the beating ... read more >>
VIDEO: Marlene Pinnock Press Conference
Written by Sentinel Staff Report 11 July 2014
-FBXFRgfnXE Community leaders converge in front of the Los Angeles Sentinel Newspaper for a press conference concerning the brutal beating of Marlene Pinnock by a California Highway Patrol officer. watch video >>
George McKenna Receives Endorsement of Former LAUSD School Board Candidates
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 July 2014
McKenna heads to August 12 run-off election with the strong backing of fellow educators George McKenna, who with 45% of the vote nearly outright won the June 3 special election to replace deceased LAUSD ... read more >>
Special Needs Children Get Rare Swimming Pool Adventures In Compton “Special Needs Swim Adventurers Club”
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 July 2014
Compton City Council Member Janna Zurita (1st District) is determined to share with special needs children the fun of frolicking in swimming  pools like other kids this summer. Compton City Council ... read more >>
Police: Girl riding scooter killed by stray bullet
Written by Associated Press 11 July 2014
Genesis Rincon, 12, was shot while riding her scooter in Paterson. (photo courtesy of Facebook) A 12-year-old girl riding a scooter in a northern New Jersey neighborhood was struck and killed by a stray ... read more >>
Howard Named first African American, First Woman Naval Admira
Written by Staff and Wire report 10 July 2014
On July 1, Navy Admiral Michelle J. Howard became the first African American and first woman in that position in U.S. Naval history.  (file photo)  On July 1, Navy Admiral Michelle J. Howard became ... read more >>
Mother’s in Action to host 16th Annual Back to School Health and Family Festival
Written by Kimberlee Buck Sentinel Intern 10 July 2014
Mother’s in Action will host their 16th Annual Back to School Health &  Family Festival at the Los  Angeles Coliseum Saturday, July 19 from 10am- 3pm. For 16 years this event has been centered ... read more >>
Harold & Belles Hosts 6th Annual Summer Block Party & Crawfish Boil
Written by Sentinel News Service 10 July 2014
Harold & Belles has been a staple in the Black Community and the Jefferson Park Community of Los Angeles since 1969. This area was once one of the wealthiest areas with Edwardian, Craftsman and Art ... read more >>
Justice Sought for Black Woman Savagely Beaten by CHP Officer
Written by Kenneth D. Miller Assistant Managing Editor 10 July 2014
FREEWAY TRAGEDY: In this video still caught by an amateur cell phone, the unnamed White CHP officer is shown pummeling the defenseless Black woman 51-year old Marlene Pinnock on the 10 Freeway in Santa ... read more >>
Civil Rights leaders hold Press Conference about CHP beating
Written by Sentinel Staff Report 10 July 2014
  Maisha Allums, the daughter of Marlene Pinnock who was seen being beaten by a California Highway Patrol Officer on a viral video stands with the Attorney representing the family, Caree Harper at ... read more >>
Detroit: Disconnecting Water from People Who Cannot Pay is an Affront to Human Rights, Say UN Expert
Written by 03 July 2014
Nicole Hill holds up her past due water bill at her home in Detroit on June 25, 2014. Detroit Water department spokeswoman Curtrise Garner says service to 4,500 customers was cut last month, but more ... read more >>
Planned Parenthood Los Angeles Blasts Anti Birth Control Ruling
Written by City News Service 03 July 2014
The Supreme Court recently delivered its verdict in a case that weighs the religious rights of employers and the right of women to the birth control of their choice — a decision that stems from a suit ... read more >>
Judge dismisses Zimmerman's lawsuit against NBC
Written by Associated Press By MIKE SCHNEIDER 03 July 2014
George Zimmerman, acquitted last year of gunning down unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin recently had a defamation lawsuit against NBC dismissed  (AP photo) A Florida judge recently dismissed the defamation ... read more >>
Los Angeles Student Paints His Way to Win National 365 Black Community Choice Youth Award
Written by Sentinel News Service 03 July 2014
Los Angeles student Skyler Grey recently won a $10,000 scholarship and was chosen as one of two McDonald’s® 365Black® Community Choice Youth Award Honorees. (photo courtesy of 365Black Awards) An ... read more >>

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Events Calendar

Sat Feb 28 12:00AM
Under The Freeway
Sun Mar 1 12:00PM - 3:00PM
What Is…A Producer? Networking Event
Sat Mar 7 8:00AM -
Love You Madly: A Portrait of Duke Ellington
Sat Mar 14 12:00AM
8th Annual TST Ten Minute Play Festival
Sat Mar 21 8:00AM -
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