Thursday, April 2, 2015
Christmas Season Begins with Traditional Tree Lighting
Written by Kenneth D. Miller Assistant Managing Editor 04 December 2014
Councilman Bernard Parks Celebrates 12th Ceremony An event that began 12 years ago with 8th District First Lady Bobbi Parks spearheading a campaign to raise $100,000 to purchase a 100 foot-tall Christmas ... read more >>
City to Grant $100,000 to Homeless Outreach
Written by City News Service 04 December 2014
The city of Los Angeles will pay $100,000 to a homeless outreach group to direct Venice's chronically homeless population to beds at the Westside Winter Shelter, which opens for the winter season and ... read more >>
Vision to Learn and Compton Unified Join Forces to Help Children See Better
Written by Sentinel News Service 04 December 2014
Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas, Board President Micah Ali, Mayor Aja Brown, radio host Big Boy, and former Dodgers joined Vision To Learn Founder Austin Beutner to kick off Compton program and present ... read more >>
Habitat for Humanity LA Gives Compton Family a New Home
Written by Amen Oyiboke, Staff Writer 04 December 2014
Trenisha Dorsey completed hours of classes in partnership with the organization to receive her new home. Trenisha Dorsey holds the keys to her new home with her children beside her. (Photos Courtesy ... read more >>
Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Observes World AIDS Day 2014
Written by Sentinel News Service 04 December 2014
On December 1, the global community observed World AIDS Day, remembering all those affected by HIV and AIDS.  Since 2009, the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Incorporated (CBCF) and 18 national ... read more >>
Blacks Still Trail Whites and Latinos in Getting Treated for HIV
Written by Freddie Allen, NNPA Senior Washington Correspondent 04 December 2014
WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Blacks who have been diagnosed with the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) continue to lag behind Whites and Latinos when it comes to getting linked to care, increasing the chances ... read more >>
Written by Associated Press 04 December 2014
  NEW YORK (AP) — A grand jury cleared a white New York City police officer Wednesday in the videotaped chokehold death of an unarmed black man stopped for selling loose, untaxed cigarettes — a ... read more >>
Darren Wilson Resigns from Ferguson PD
Written by Amen Oyiboke, Staff Writer 29 November 2014
(courtesy of Associated Press) After fears of security and well-being, Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson has resigned from the police department, according to Associated Press. The officer who fatally ... read more >>
Violence Erupts after Michael Brown Announcement
Written by Jennifer Bihm, Sentinel Staff Writer 28 November 2014
Lesley McSpadden, the mother of Michael Brown, left standing on the top of a car, reacts as she listens to the announcement of the grand jury decision Monday, Nov. 24, 2014, in Ferguson, Mo. A grand ... read more >>
Marion Barry Hailed as a Freedom Fighter
Written by Kenneth D. Miller, Assistant Managing Editor 28 November 2014
Marion Barry  Marion Barry (AP Photo)    Former Washington D.C. Mayor Succumbs    Former Washington, District of Columbia Mayor Marion Barry long recognized for being video taped while ... read more >>
New Frontier Elects Mike Davis as President
Written by Kenneth Miller, Assistant Managing Editor 28 November 2014
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South Los Angeles Submits Promise Zone Application
Written by Sentinel News Service 28 November 2014
A year after Los Angeles Secures Its First Coveted Designation, More than 100 Community Partners join to Advocate for a Second to serve the needs of some of the City’s Poorest Neighborhoods     Representing ... read more >>
CLBC Applauds Governor Brown’s Selection of an African American for the Calif. Supreme Court
Written by Sentinel News Service 28 November 2014
Leandra R. Kruger (Courtesy of Gov. Office)  Last African American Appointed to the California Supreme Court was in 1996. SACRAMENTO – Monday, November 24, 2014 - Today, Governor Jerry Brown ... read more >>
YWCA Honors Cheryl Boone Isaacs
Written by Sentinel News Service 28 November 2014
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Wesson, Bass, Ridley-Thomas urge calm
Written by Sentinel News Service 27 November 2014
At a press conference, Council President Herb Wesson, Congresswoman Karen Bass, and Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas urged calm and a peaceful reaction to the grand jury verdict regarding the death of Michael ... read more >>
For-Profit Prison Companies Foster ‘Treatment Industrial Complex’
Written by Freddie Allen, NNPA Senior Washington Correspondent 27 November 2014
WASHINGTON (NNPA) – As cash-strapped state and local governments shift resources from incarceration to treatment for individuals convicted of low-level drug crimes, for-profit prison companies are ... read more >>
This Week In Black History (Nov. 27 - Dec. 3): The Truth behind Thanksgiving
Written by Amen Oyiboke, Staff Writer 27 November 2014
These photos depict the Pequot Massacre where hundreds of Native Indians were killed by Europeans and Pilgrims upset by a death of a fellow European Pilgrim  We all enjoy the holidays especially ... read more >>
LAX Police Union Announces 2015 Leadership
Written by Sentinel News Service 27 November 2014
  The Board of Directors of the Los Angeles Airport Peace Officers’ Association (LAAPOA) recently announced their 2015 leadership. Senior Lead Officer Marshall McClain was overwhelmingly re-elected ... read more >>
President Barack Obama’s grandmother Mama Sarah Obama honored, advocates education during U.S. visit
Written by Charlene Muhammad, Contributing Writer 27 November 2014
(l-r)  Kathy Calvin (President & CEO, United Nations Foundation), First Lady Gertrude Mutharika of the Republic of Malawi, and First Lady Penehupifo Pohamba of Namibia discuss Government's Role ... read more >>
Obama defends moves on immigration
Written by Darlene Superville, Associated Press 27 November 2014
President Barack Obama signs two presidential memoranda associated with his actions on immigration in his office on Air Force One as he arrives at McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas, Friday, ... read more >>
Pastor Touré Roberts
Written by Zon D'Amour, Contributing Writer 26 November 2014
How has this man of God made church cool for millennials in the entertainment industry?  Touré Roberts is the founder of One Church International, one of the fastest growing churches in Los Angeles with ... read more >>
Florida 'warning shot' case ends in plea deal
Written by Derek Kinner (Associated Press) 25 November 2014
A woman accused of firing a gun at her estranged husband and his two sons in what she said was self-defense took a plea deal in a case that first got attention because her attorneys used Florida's "stand ... read more >>
Obama appeals for calm after Ferguson decision
Written by Josh Lederman (Associated Press) 25 November 2014
President Barack Obama speaks to the media in the briefing room of the White House, Monday, Nov. 24, 2014, in Washington, after the Ferguson grand jury decided not to indict police officer Darren Wilson ... read more >>
Chris Paul Hosts Celebrity Waiter Charity Event
Written by Zon D'Amour, Contributing Writer 21 November 2014
Los Angeles Clipper, and 7-time NBA All Star, Chris Paul recently hosted the CP3 Foundation’s Celebrity Server Dinner. He is a star on and off the court with his selfless contributions to various charitable ... read more >>
Mikki Taylor
Written by Zon D'Amour, Contributing Writer 21 November 2014
The Editor-At-Large for ESSENCE Magazine shares insight on the business of the beauty industry based on over three decades of experience in service to black women. For over thirty years Mikki Taylor has ... read more >>

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