Shaq Honored With Statue

March 23, 2017 

By Amanda Scurlock 

Sports Writer

 

There will be a new addition to the family of statues in front of the Staples Center. On March 24, a statue of Laker great and sports analyst... Read more...

DDS fails to implement changes addressing disparities among minority children with disabilities; Despite instruction from state Legislature, California’s Department of Developmental Services continues to provide fewer resources and services to minority ch

March 23, 2017 

LAWT News Service 

 

According to testimony during an oversight hearing last week in Sacramento, California’s Department of Developmental Services (DDS) has failed to address disparities... Read more...

2017 Buick LaCrosse Drive Experience: A Journey of a Lifetime; Sentinel and Watts Times Managing Editor Brandon I. Brooks journals his road trip from Philadelphia to Washington D.C. and visits Smithsonian National Museum of African American of History and

March 23, 2017 

By Brandon I. Brooks 

Managing Editor

 

This past weekend I, along with a select group of Black journalists and publishers from around the country were invited by General Motors... Read more...

Rock ‘N’ Roll Pioneer Chuck Berry Dies at 90; Considered by many the greatest guitarist of all time and a founding father of Rock ‘N’ Roll Chuck Berry leaves a legacy of American music history

March 23, 2017 

By Niele Anderson 

Contributing Writer

 

The soul of Rock ‘N’ Roll is found in the legacy and life of Charles Edward Anderson Berry better known as Chuck... Read more...

Sen. Holly J. Mitchell named recipient of inaugural Willie L. Brown, Jr., award; Award marks 40th anniversary of California Association of Black Lawyers

March 23, 2017 

LAWT News Service

 

The California Association of Black Lawyers has named Sen. Holly J. Mitchell recipient of its inaugural “Willie L. Brown, Jr., Advocacy Award,” the president... Read more...

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As Mandela is lauded, contradictions surface Written by Brian E. Muhammad
Ethnic violence spreads in South Sudan Written by Charlton Doki and Jason Straziuso
Caribbean Immigrants: The Rush to Become American Citizens Surpassed the 100,000 mark last year and increasing Written by Tony Best
South Africans still celebrating ‘Tata’ Mandela Written by George E. Curry
Winnie denies Mandela family feud Written by RAY FAURE
French-African Teen Wins Beauty Pageant, Igniting National Uproar Written by LAWT News Service
South Sudan on edge as army hunts coup plotters Written by CHARLTON DOKI and RODNEY MUHUMUZA
Senate Dems push Obama nominees, GOP bides time Written by ALAN FRAM
A commitment to Mandela Written by Xavier Higgs
Obama praises Mandela as ‘Great Liberator’ Written by George E. Curry
The Meaning of Nelson Mandela Written by Thandisizwe Chimurenga
The Life and Legacy of Nelson Mandela Written by Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr.
Nelson Mandela Celebrated during International Memorial Written by Jennifer Bihm
Obama’s Kenyan-born uncle allowed to remain in US Written by DENISE LAVOIE
Kenya breaks ground on big new airport; Kenya breaks ground on big, new airport to serve as regional hub only 4 months after fire Written by Jason Straziuso
Abuses, shootings of Black women spark outrage; Sisters besieged? Abuses, shootings of Black women spark outrage Written by Starla Muhammad
Late Mississippi Civil Rights hero Clyde Kennard honored in D.C. Written by Avis Thomas-Lester
Jesse Jackson celebrates 72nd birthday Written by Princess Manasseh
Marissa Alexander hopes for bond after being imprisoned over two years Written by D. Kevin McNeir
Last of ‘Scottsboro Boys’ pardoned Written by Herb Boyd
Civil Rights icon Jesse L. Jackson Sr. celebrates birthday at Rainbow PUSH Coalition gala Written by Kenneth D. Miller
Blacks continue fight to secure voting rights Written by Freddie Allen
First MLK’s kids, now the heirs of Malcolm X are headed to court Written by LAWT News Service
Obama pays tribute to John F. Kennedy legacy Written by DARLENE SUPERVILLE
Haiti’s prime minister tours Silicon Valley Written by MARTHA MENDOZA
Kerry: Muslim Brotherhood 'stole' Egypt revolution Written by LAWT News Service
Obama honors Clinton, Oprah with freedom medal; A look at Presidential Medal of Freedom recipients Written by LAWT News Service
Stop-and-Frisk More Court Action Ahead Written by Cyril Josh Barker
CBC, Others slam GOP over Watt snub; Congressman vows not to withdraw Written by Stacy M. Brown
Fight Continues to Tear Down Memorial to Jim Jones, New Book Honors the Children Written by Dr. Barbara Reynolds

News

Pasadena Police Calling for Witnesses in Gang Murder

March 23, 2017  City News Service   Pasadena police this week urged witnesses to contact them if they have information that could solve a double homicide...

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Community

Free Community Clean Up

Free Community Clean Up

March 23, 2017  Staff Report    On Saturday, March 25, the free Community Clean Up is back at the Sentinel from 9:00am-3:00pm. This is the community’s...

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Sports News

L.A. Lakers sign newcomer David Nwaba to multi-year deal

L.A. Lakers sign newcomer David Nwaba to multi-year deal

March 23, 2017  Associated Press   The Los Angeles Lakers have signed David Nwaba to a multi-year deal after the rookie guard impressed them on a...

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Arts & Culture

Freda Payne and Glynn Turman Honored At Giving Back Awards

Freda Payne and Glynn Turman Honored At Giving Back Awards

March 23, 2017  LAWT News Service   Glynn Turman and Freda Payne will be honored at the 18th Annual Roast/Toast sponsored by the Giving Back Corporation,...

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