Danny J. Bakewell, Jr.

Danny J. Bakewell, Jr. serves as the executive editor and chief of staff of the Los Angeles Sentinel, the largest African American owned and operated newspaper west of the Mississippi, The Los Angeles Watts Times and WBOK Radio in New Orleans, Louisiana (the only talk radio station in the South dedicated totally to issues which affect the African American community). The Sentinel and the Watts Times each have a circulation base of over 250,000 weekly readers, and WBOK has a listening audience of over 100,000 as well as a major web presence with lasentinel.netlawattstimes.com and wbok1230am.com.

Danny Jr. is a board member of the USC Black Alumni Association, a Life Member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Inc. (Pasadena Alumni Chapter). He was recently appointed as the Political Action Chairman of the fraternity for the Western Region. He is also a Life Member of the NAACP and a board member of Sabriya’s Castle of Fun and the United Negro College Fund (Los Angeles).