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July 14, 2020
Danny J. Bakewell, Jr. talks to Tanya Mcrae and Spectrum News ... read more / watch video »
Friends and Colleagues Reflect on Brad Pye’s Legacy
July 9, 2020
The recent passing of Brad Pye, Jr., the “godfather” of L.A.’s Black sports journalists, prompted many people to reflect on Pye’s legacy. The following are some of the comments his admirers shared with the L.A. Sentinel. ... read more »
Wondalunch hosted their second event with Congresswoman Maxine Waters, Angela Rye and Janelle Monae.
July 9, 2020
“Here we are. We are getting ready to hand out some food. Now everybody that’s not working, get back,” says Congresswoman Maxine Waters. Wondalunch just held their second event in Watts giving away contact free, prepackaged meals that includes fresh fruit, vegetables, and poultry. There are hungry people all over the country, but particularly in the Los Angeles community. Community leaders have graciously contributed their time to ensure the people have food on the table. ... read more »
Brad Pye Jr., Trailblazing Sports Writer and Broadcaster, Passes Away
July 5, 2020
Brad Pye, Jr., a trailblazing sports writer and broadcaster, passed away July 5, at his home in Los Angeles. Pye, who was recognized throughout the nation for his pioneering efforts on behalf of African American athletes, suffered from various health issues that contributed to his death at the age of 91. ... read more »
Youth March at USC Calls for Justice
July 2, 2020
Evan, a USC student, when asked about the message behind the ‘Defund The Police’ slogan, said “the idea of the slogan, ‘Defund LAPD’ or ‘Defund the Police’ is stemming from a call to divest and to reinvest into the communities that are suffering from a lack of education programs, housing programs, along with the environmental crisis that has been going on across our nation. ... read more »
Brotherhood Crusade Promotes Energy and Water Conservation Through LADWP Partnership
July 2, 2020
To support the grant, Brotherhood Crusade established Youth and Environmental Ambassadors that will work to inform their peers and residents about public health issues and topics on conservation ... read more »
10th Council District W.S.C. 35th Annual Scholarship Awards ‘Embracing the Future’ Honors and Salutes their 2020 Graduates
July 2, 2020
The 10th Council District Women’s Steering Committee despite COVID19 were still able to provide scholarship awards to five outstanding students ... read more »
Hathaway-Sycamores Announces the Retirement of Dr. Gail Allsup Jackson
June 25, 2020
One of the largest mental health agencies in LA County, announces the retirement ... read more »
‘Leimert Park Rising’ brings out thousands in support of Juneteenth and Black Lives
June 25, 2020
The energy surrounded Leimert Park filled the African American community with love and hope for brighter days. For many people in the community, Leimert Park has always been a hub for people to shop and bond with each other. ... read more »
Community Icon Eso Won Bookstore Recieves Overwhelming Support on BHERC “Operation Love” Day
June 18, 2020
As part of its continuing effort to support the revitalization of the Black community BHERC rallied support for ESO WON Bookstore a business critical to the Los Angeles area that provides access to Black literature of all genres. ... read more »
Local civil rights leaders protest to stop CIM from purchasing Baldwin Hills Mall.
June 11, 2020
Local civil rights organizations protested in front of the Baldwin Hills Mall to send a message to CIM that they do not approve their purchase of the plaza. Recently, CIM bought the plaza and the community is concerned about what their plans are. ... read more / view gallery »
JPMorgan Chase teams with Brotherhood Crusade to develop new workforce skills in response to pandemic
June 11, 2020
JPMorgan Chase has made a $160,000 commitment to the Brotherhood Crusade’s COVID-19 community relief efforts in response to the increasing economic disparities in South Los Angeles caused by the pandemic. The firm’s investment will focus on new workforce skills development and training. The funds will help the Brotherhood Crusade to deliver coaching, training and career transition to support disconnected youth, and underemployed and unemployed families impacted by the COVID-19 crisis across South Los Angeles.   ... read more »
Councilmember Price Hosts Virtual Discussion with South L.A. Youth titled “Protest and Unrest”
June 11, 2020
“If we are to create a more inclusive, equitable and just society, we must listen to our young people. This moment is eerily familiar to when I learned that Martin Luther King, Jr. had been assassinated on April 4, 1968. As the first Black student body president at Morningside High School in Inglewood, I refused to let the movement die with him so I organized a rally in the auditorium where we mourned with the world and made a promise to carry out his mission. Here we are again, decades later, at a monumental moment in our history and on the precipice of another impending breakthrough being led by our collective force of people from all walks of life and every color of the rainbow.”   ... read more »
LEIMERT PARK RIDE/RUN/WALK FOR LOVE AND HEALING
June 11, 2020
The evening of Sunday, May 31, was the 99th anniversary of the Black Wall Street Massacre. That weekend was filled with peaceful protests throughout Southern California, supplemented by rioting and looting in Santa Monica, Beverly Hills, West L.A. and Hollywood. ... read more »
L.A. Council President Emeritus Herb Wesson to Host Veterans Grocery Giveaway
May 28, 2020
Attendees are required to wear face coverings and observe 6 feet of social distancing guidelines at all times. ... read more »
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