L.A. Rockstars Laud 10-Year Anniversary with Baseball Festival

January 12, 2017 

By Amanda Scurlock 

Sports Writer 

The Inglewood baseball fund brought together professional and youth baseball players at the first annual Community Baseball Festival on January... Read more...

Dr. Martin Luther King’s Legacy

January 12, 2017 

By Xavier Higgs

For many, Martin Luther King, Jr., Day is a just another a national holiday or maybe a day of public service. For some who personally knew Dr. King, it changed their life forever... Read more...

Actress Viola Davis receives Walk of Fame Star

January 12, 2017

City News Service 

Actress Viola Davis received the 2,597th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame Thursday January 5, recognizing a film career that has brought her two Oscar nominations and whose... Read more...

Civil Rights Leaders challenge rigged confirmations

January 12, 2017 

By Charlene Muhammad 

Contributing Writer

Civil rights leaders condemned the rushed Jan. 10 hearing of Senator Jeff Sessions, President-Elect Donald Trump’s pick for U.S. Attorney... Read more...

South Los Angeles supports Lucas Museum of Narrative Art

January 05, 2017 

Special to the LAWT 

Let Chicago’s loss be Los Angeles’ gain, in particular South LA’s gain. 

 

Earlier this year, Chicago snubbed the opportunity to become the home... Read more...

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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
Mandela’s granddaughter bares her past in book Written by CARLEY PETESCH
GOP blocks key Obama court nominee in Senate vote Written by ALAN FRAM
Immigration Reform Stuck in Limbo Written by Barrington M. Salmon
Study: 8.8 billion Earth-size, just-right planets Written by SETH BORENSTEIN
A Soldier's Story: Our Vets share their experience in the military Written by Edward Rice, III and Princess Manasseh
Holder looks for answers on overcrowded prisons Written by KATHY MATHESON and PETE YOST
Egypt court upholds Muslim Brotherhood ban Written by SARAH EL DEEB
Congressman Jesse L. Jackson, Jr. reports to Butner Federal Correctional Facility in North Carolina Written by LAWT News Service
Blacks still represent the majority of Orleans Parish residents Written by Christopher Tidmore
NAACP: New exams block graduation Written by Christian Morrow
Black NY bus driver saves woman from jumping off bridge Written by LAWT News Service
Radio One’s Sheila Stewart killed in Atlanta car accident Written by Avis Thomas-Lester
Judge delays ruling on a dismissal of charges against teen shot by police Written by Ashley N. Johnson
Call me Senator Cory Booker; Booker wins Senate seat Written by Glenn Townes
Black farmers finally collect in $1.2 billion in discrimination case Written by Freddie Allen
NAACP Board of Directors holds final board meeting of the year Written by LAWT News Service
Walters honored, lionized at Howard U. Conference Written by Barrington M. Salmon
Back on the job, federal workers worry about another shutdown Written by Jazelle Hunt
Obama taps Jeh Johnson to lead Homeland Security Written by LAWT News Service
Ivie, McNeill & Wyatt seek justice for Johnson family; Law firm files wrongful death suit against Riverside law enforcement officers’ after use of excessive force resulted in the death of an unarmed man Written by Brian W. Carter
Science fiction can rescue Black communities Written by Stafford L. Battle
Egypt: Relations with United States in ‘turmoil’ Written by Barbara Surk
Sagging pants banned in some Texas restaurants Written by Cierra Duncan
U.S. increases un-needed surveillance of citizens Written by Freddie Allen
28 years in prison for corrupt ex-Detroit mayor Written by Ed White
National Black Church Initiative; NBCI asks Black community to leave Tavis Smiley and Dr. Cornel West alone, “take their hands off of these brothers” Written by LAWT News Service

News

Dylann Roof sentenced to death for killing 9 church members

Dylann Roof sentenced to death for killing 9 church members

January 12, 2017  By Meg Kinnard and Jeffrey Collins  Associated Press  An unrepentant Dylann Roof was sentenced to death Tuesday January 10, for...

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Community

Lucas Museum to be built in Exposition Park

Lucas Museum to be built in Exposition Park

January 12, 2017  LAWT News Service  Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas thanked legendary filmmaker George Lucas for bringing his $1-billion Lucas Museum...

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Sports News

USC ‘Fights On’ to Win Rose Bowl

USC ‘Fights On’ to Win Rose Bowl

January 05, 2017 By Amanda Scurlock  Sports Writer   The 103rd Rose Bowl had all the excitement of a basketball game. Lead switches, shocking interceptions,...

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Arts & Culture

Legendary TV & Film Hairstylist Kenneth Walker shows no signs of stopping

Legendary TV & Film Hairstylist Kenneth Walker shows no signs of stopping

January 12, 2017  By Brittany K. Jackson  Contributing Writer  Recently, the Sentinel sat down in an exclusive interview with legendary hairstylist...

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