Wednesday, December 17, 2014
Trojan Couple Endows Scholarship for Future Principals
Written by Barbara Goen 06 March 2014
Carlton (PhD ’87) and Eloise (BA ’64) Blanton (Photo/Kathy Christie) Eloise (BA ’64) and Carlton (PhD ’87) Blanton love to share memories – with many details and specifics –of the principals ... read more >>
BLSA Honors Giant Attorney Robert H. McNeill Jr.
Written by Kenneth D. Miller Assistant Managing Editor 06 March 2014
OUSTANDING ALUMNI: Robert H. McNeill Jr. receives the Black Law Students Association Outstanding Alumni Award from BLSA co-presidents, Shonnie Harris and Davetta Selma on Feb. 27 at Southwestern Law ... read more >>
Leimert Planning Initiative Wants 20/20 Vision with Media
Written by Brian W. Carter Sentinel Staff Writer 06 March 2014
The Leimert Park Village Initiative held a panel to facilitate a better network between the community and local media outlets. On Monday, March 3, the Leimert Park Village 20/20 Vision Planning Initiative ... read more >>
Fisk Jubilee Singers Perform at First AME
Written by Staff and Wire Report 06 March 2014
The internationally renowned Fisk University Jubilee Singers perform to a crowd of about 1000 at First AME Church in Los Angeles   The internationally renowned Fisk University Jubilee singers stopped ... read more >>
Black History Month Finds African-Americans' Optimism on the Rise
Written by Sentinel News Service 06 March 2014
MassMutual Study Reveals Positive Steps to Help Overcome Remaining Financial Challenges    As the country wrapped up Black History Month celebrations, a recently released study showed that African-Americans ... read more >>
Sharpton Talks about the Struggle Today
Written by LaGloria Wheatfall Houston Defender 06 March 2014
Al Sharpton    HOUSTON – Al Sharpton said the assault on voting rights continues to be one of the biggest challenges facing African-Americans today.   Sharpton made the comments during a trip ... read more >>
Mandela Honored in London
Written by Sentinel Wire Service 06 March 2014
Daughter of South African leader Nelson Mandela, Zindzi, poses on the red carpet upon arrival to attend the royal film premier of "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom" in central London. British ... read more >>
Fashion Industry Pioneer and Newspaper Publisher Is Remembered As Trailblazer
Written by Sentinel News Service 06 March 2014
Ophelia DeVore Dr. Ophelia DeVore Mitchell Dies at Age 93 Dr. Ophelia DeVore (Mitchell) died peacefully on Friday, February 28, 2014. She was 92. Known for her pioneer efforts in the ... read more >>
The 311th ESC celebrates Black History Month
Written by 1st Lt. Fernando Ochoa 06 March 2014
Michelle Cruz, Yellow Ribbon administrative assistant, and Veronica L. Blackmon, Department of the Army supervisory staff operations and training officer, attended an observance for African-American/Black ... read more >>
Obesity Rates on the Decline Among Young Children
Written by Sentinel News Service 06 March 2014
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack joined First Lady Michelle Obama in Des Moines, IA, to kick off a nationwide tour celebrating the second anniversary of "Let’s Move!" They were joined by fitness ... read more >>
Governor Brown Warns against Legalized Marijuana
Written by City News Service 06 March 2014
Different strains of pot are displayed for sale Dec. 27, 2013, at Medicine Man marijuana dispensary in Denver. Medicine Man was among the first batch of Denver businesses to receive a license allowing ... read more >>
Black and Brown Inmates Herded into Private Prisons
Written by Jazelle Hunt NNPA Washington Correspondent 06 March 2014
Orleans Parish Prison in New Orleans (Photo courtesy of Creative Commons)   WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Although private schools are often lauded for providing a better education to students, the same ... read more >>
Obama Tries to Add Substance to Male Initiative
Written by Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent 06 March 2014
President Obama Outlines Plan to Uplift Black Boys (NNPA Photo by Freddie Allen) No one had seen President Obama more emotional than last week when he announced “My Brother’s Keeper,” a new ... read more >>
John Mack to Host Conversations at CAAM
Written by Sentinel News Service 05 March 2014
Former Los Angeles Urban League President John Mack The California African American Museum (CAAM) will host Conversations at CAAM Saturday March 8, from 1:00 p.m. until 2:30 p.m., with former president ... read more >>
Written by Sentinel News Service 05 March 2014
Sabriya's Castle of Fun Foundation in partnership with The LA Sentinel and the Bakewell Company is hosting a blood drive on Saturday, March 15th from 10 - 3pm in front of the LA Sentinel Office at 3800 ... read more >>
Photos: Black Firsts in Comics
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 01 March 2014
Comics are definitely blockbuster hits that are here to stay but the material is much older and filled with Black Firsts. Comic book-based films are set to hit theaters as early as April with Marvel’s ... read more >>
Photos: Trailblazin' Models
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 01 March 2014
Black models have contributed greatly to the industry even though it hasn’t been an easy road. Fashion is one of the largest markets in the world responsible for selling everything from clothing and ... read more >>
Supervisor gives Sentinel One-on-One exclusive: Supervisor Ridley-Thomas Fights Back and Sets the Record Straight
Written by Danny J. Bakewell Jr. Sentinel Executive and Kenneth D. Miller Assistant Managing Editor 27 February 2014
Los Angeles County Supervisor and Board Chairman Mark Ridley-Thomas is determined to set the record straight in regards to his converted garage home office’s security system and to maintain his stellar ... read more >>
Association of Black County Administrators Celebrates Black History Month
Written by Sentinel Wire Services 27 February 2014
Los Angeles County, Association of Black County Administrators will be celebrating its Annual Black History Program February 27, 2014 social hour begins at 6:30pm at the Carson Community Center, 801 ... read more >>
California’s First Black Veterans Summit
Written by Xavier Higgs, Sentinel Contributing Writer, 27 February 2014
Will Gunn, Peter Gravett and Bobby McDonald joined forces at California’s first black veteran’s summit   Will Gunn, General Counsel US Department of Veterans Affairs, said Black Americans ... read more >>
Lakers Star Changes Lives by Launching Swaggy P Brigade during Black History Month
Written by Sentinel News Service 27 February 2014
Lakers star Nick “Swaggy P” Young hosted 60 South Los Angeles youth from four Los Angeles Brotherhood Crusade youth development programs in three Staples Center suites on Sunday, February 23.   In ... read more >>
Mervyn M. Dymally Bust: Unveiled at Charles R. Drew Nursing School
Written by Francis Taylor Sentinel Contributing Writer 27 February 2014
  A bronze bust of the late California political icon, the Honorable Mervyn M. Dymally was unveiled at the Mervyn M. Dymally School of Nursing on the Charles R. Drew University campus on Thursday, ... read more >>
Waters Calls on Regulators to Ensure Mortgage Servicers Continue to Protect Homeowners
Written by Sentinel News Service 27 February 2014
  Following widespread concern over the actions of a number of independent mortgage servicers, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), top Democrat on the Financial Services Committee, has called on government ... read more >>
Sebastian Ridley-Thomas introduces new fuel legislation
Written by Sentinel News Service 27 February 2014
Assemblymember Sebastian Ridley-Thomas has introduced, AB 1907, a bill that would regulate the retail sale of compressed natural gas (CNG) and liquefied natural gas (LNG) fuels for use in cars ... read more >>
Holden Introduces Bill to Make Sure President Obama is Recognized in California Textbooks
Written by Sentinel News Service 27 February 2014
  President Barack Obama will take his rightful place in California textbooks under legislation proposed by Assemblymember Chris Holden (D-Pasadena).  AB 1912, the President Barack Obama Curriculum ... read more >>

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