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The 50th NAACP Image Awards Nominees Luncheon

The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) hosted its 50th NAACP Image Awards Nominees Luncheon this past Saturday at the Loews Hollywood Hotel. The celebration comes weeks before the anticipated 50th NAACP Image Awards. The post The 50th NAACP Image Awards Nominees...

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Hundreds of Cyclists Will Ride 100 Miles through Los Angeles To Find a Cure For MS

National MS Society’s Bike MS is the Largest Fundraising Bike Series in the World The post Hundreds of Cyclists Will Ride 100 Miles through Los Angeles To Find a Cure For MS appeared first on Los Angeles Sentinel.

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Kinecta Federal Credit Union Announces its 2019 ‘Youth Scholarships and Teaching Grants for Grow’ Program

Eight $2,000 Scholarships to Help Full-Time Students to Make Higher Education a Reality and Six $2,000 Grants for Teachers to Bolster Instruction and Classroom Projects   The post Kinecta Federal Credit Union Announces its 2019 ‘Youth Scholarships and Teaching Grants for Grow’ Program...

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Cold Temperatures Expected in Parts of Los Angeles County

 The Los Angeles County Health Officer is extending a Cold Weather Alert due to the National Weather Service’s forecast for low temperatures. Wind chill temperatures are expected to be below 32 degrees Fahrenheit. The post Cold Temperatures Expected in Parts of Los Angeles County appeared first...

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After organizing TEDxCrenshaw in 2015, local residents began asking Zaneta J. Smith where they could find events similar to this in the South Los Angeles area. The post Curating Connections and Communities through ‘Kolor Society’, A Social Club for the African Diaspora  appeared first on Los...

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Rep. Nanette Diaz Barragán (CA-44) joined Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40), Nydia Velazquez (NY-7) and Yvette Clarke (NY-9) to introduce the Dream and Promise Act, H.R. 6, as an original co-sponsor. The post Rep. Barragán Co-Sponsors the Dream and Promise Act of 2019 appeared first on...

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In this era of political madness, mean-spiritedness, racial and religious scapegoating, continued and expanding police violence, obscene inequities in wealth and power, mass incarceration, extensive and needless poverty and proposals for mass deportations, immigration bans, an apartheid wall and...

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Enroll today The post Brotherhood Crusade Employment and Paid Internship Opportunities for 16-24 Year Old Youth appeared first on Los Angeles Sentinel.

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The California Student Aid Commission (CSAC) wrapped up its Cash for College program campaign on Saturday, March 2, at West Los Angeles Community College (WLACC).  The post Cash for College Wraps up at West LA College  appeared first on Los Angeles Sentinel.

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  A 38-year-old man was charged today with the murder of a 9-year-old girl whose body was found partially inside a large duffel bag near an equestrian trail in the Hacienda Heights area.  The post Man Charged With Murder of 9-Year-Old Girl Found Dead Along Trail  appeared first on Los Angeles...

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The new STEAM lab will serve third- through fifth-grade pupils at the 400-student K – 5 grade school. The post New STEAM Lab Unveiled at South Los Angeles School appeared first on Los Angeles Sentinel.

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“When there's more of us in the room fighting for our stories to be told, and raising awareness about the issues impacting our communities, we have an even better chance of creating change and ending the practices that unfairly hold us back,” said Color of Change in a statement released...

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The Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences listed her official cause of death on its website. The post George Foreman’s daughter died by suicide, autopsy finds appeared first on Los Angeles Sentinel.

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The Los Angeles Lakers signed 33-year-old Andre Ingram from the team’s G-League affiliate, South Bay Lakers, on a 10-day contact Monday. The post L.A. Sentinel Reports: Lakers Sign 33-Year-Old Andre Ingram to a 10-Day Contract appeared first on Los Angeles Sentinel.

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Jury selection begins this week in the trial of an East Pittsburgh police officer charged with homicide in the shooting death of an unarmed Black teenager. The post Jury Selection Set In Officer’s Trial For Killing Black Teen appeared first on Los Angeles Sentinel.

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Featuring West Coast premieres of “Lazurus” and “Kairos” as well the Los Angeles premiere of “The Call” The post The Music Center Celebrates Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre’s 60th Anniversary with Four Special Programs appeared first on Los Angeles Sentinel.

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Coming of age in the 1970s, I can still vividly remember seeing Marvin Gaye at the Kool Jazz Festival at the Oakland Coliseum and thinking how wonderful it was that Kool cigarettes were supporting our artists. I was a teenager and didn't connect that Big Tobacco's sponsorships, product giveaways,...

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Moving to highlight the potential dangers to academic success, Dr. George J. McKenna III convened the “Let’s Talk Student Health” town hall meeting on March 9.    The post McKenna Hosts LAUSD Student Health Meeting  appeared first on Los Angeles Sentinel.

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Ernie Barnes: A Retrospective will be on display from May 8–September 8, 2019. The post The California African American Museum Presents Exhibition on the Life and Art of Ernie Barnes appeared first on Los Angeles Sentinel.

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In honor of Women’s History month, the Clippers Mentorship Assist Program invited 100 girls to an exclusive viewing of “Captain Marvel” at L.A. Live. The post Clippers Invite Young Girls to “Captain Marvel” Screening appeared first on Los Angeles Sentinel.

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