Los Angeles Sentinel

Established in 1933, the Los Angeles Sentinel is an African American owned and operated newspaper that puts emphasis on issues concerning the African American community and its readers.

Los Angeles Sentinel Historical Archive allows readers to browse complete issues, cover to cover, from 1934 to 2005.

  • Search more than 20 article types, keyword, date ranges, specific dates, author, and more.
  • View news articles, photos, advertisements, classified ads, obituaries, cartoons, and more for added context.
  • Print and download articles and images in PDF format.

Los Angeles Sentinel Historical Archive is free and easy to access with your library card and PIN.

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