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Councilman Curren Price Mobilizes the South LA Community to get Hundreds of Local Senior Citizens Vaccinated
February 11, 2021
Mobile COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic: The First to Come to District 9 ... read more »
Crustees’ Pies Looks to Bring Joy to the Community, One Slice at A time
January 28, 2021
The peach cobbler is symbolic for family, holidays, and tradition in the collective community. The recipe holds generations of tweaks in the ingredients and shared experiences in the kitchen, giving the crust its extra flavor and distinction. In most cases, family recipes stay between relatives, but for Crustees’ owner, Sharon Washington, her first slice into the pie artisanship came from a collective pool of inspiration, and she’s been cooking with a sense of unity ever since. ... read more »
In Loving Memory of Iris Marie Laurent Stanford
January 28, 2021
On Saturday, January 23, the children of Iris Marie Stanford held a drive-by outdoor, memorial at the LA Sentinel.   Family, friends, colleagues, and over 40 people on zoom gathered outside the Sentinel, where Iris she worked in the Classified section department for 27 years.  The memorial was opened with a prayer by pastor and cousin, Kasey Whitney.  The spirit-filled event filled with purpled included speeches from her children, Kyara, Tanya, and Wellington, Jr., who spoke about their experiences and lessons bestowed upon them by their mother.  Also, the other spoke gave testimonies on their experiences with iris.  As the event summed up the memorial, the assembly of attendees released 66 purple balloons in Iris's honor, on Crenshaw Blvd., as the DJ played Gladys Night’s “I Hope You Dance.”    ... read more »
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This is a Tribute: We Remember Iris Marie Laurent Stanford
January 28, 2021
Iris Stanford worked in the Classified section department for the Sentinel for over two decades and over that time, she became the heart of a community. She served as the Classifieds Specialist for the Sentinel and L.A. Watts Times Newspaper. Anyone who did business, whether it was a DBA, an ad, or renting a room—you went to Iris.  In many ways, she was the mother of the Sentinel office, checking you when needed, loving on you always and laughing with you all the time. ... read more »
MAKING A WAY OUT OF NO WAY
January 21, 2021
As the Coronavirus pandemic nears the one year mark, Sausedo said the services and employment programs that CBI and other community nonprofits provide is more critical than ever. “In this country, at this particular time, we as black people, really have come to a point where we have to be the change we want to see,” said Sausedo. “Among many other things, 2020 proved that we’ve got to save ourselves because no one else is going to. ... read more »
Black Physicians Get Vaccinated to Build Trust in Science Among High-Risk Minority Populations
January 14, 2021
What better way to convince doubting patients than to show them, even the local leading Black physicians will get the COVID vaccine? ... read more »
Woman-Owned Catering Business Has Made Long-Standing Memories in Every Dish for Over 20 Years
January 14, 2021
Daria shared her passion and how she came to be the most sought-after catering business in Los Angeles. ... read more »
YMCA OF METROPOLITAN LOS ANGELES, LOS ANGELES DODGERS, AND LOS ANGELES DODGERS FOUNDATION PRESENT THE 50th ANNUAL MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. BROTHERHOOD CELEBRATION ON JANUARY 15TH
January 14, 2021
The Inspiring Multimedia Event Streams Live on January 15 at 9AM, Honoring Dave Roberts, Manager, Los Angeles Dodgers, Sharon Robinson, Vice-Chair Jackie Robinson Foundation, and Keynote Speaker Stedman Graham. ... read more »
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Community Partners Celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr’s Legacy With Read And Feed Drive Thru On January 18
January 14, 2021
Co-Hosts - Noah’s Ark Publishing, YWCA of Greater Los Angeles, Los Angeles Football Club; LAFC Foundation, and Ward Economic Development Corp.(WEDC) To Donate COVID Book Authored by Youth and Grocery Box to 1,500 Local Families ... read more »
SCLC Celebrates King Legacy Week 2021
January 13, 2021
Southern Christian Leadership Conference of Southern California will host several events as part of their King Legacy Week 2021, which commemorates the life of the Rev. ... read more »
Blacks More Likely to Be Searched During Stops, Data Shows
January 7, 2021
   Black and Hispanic Los Angeles residents are more likely to be searched or subjected to force if stopped by police or sheriff's deputies, a statistic true statewide, according to a data-rich report released today by the California Department of Justice. ... read more »
Councilmember Marqueece Harris-Dawson Celebrates Grand Opening of Navigation Center in Council District Eight
January 7, 2021
Today, Los Angeles City Councilmember Marqueece Harris-Dawson announced the opening of the Navigation Center at 729 W. Manchester Avenue. This one-stop-shop will provide critical services to people experiencing homelessness and connect them to resources, such as employment opportunities and supportive housing. This project is funded at nearly $9 million thanks to HHH, a $1.2 billion bond issued by Councilmember Harris-Dawson and supported by millions of voters to create housing and provide services for individuals and families that are experiencing homelessness. ... read more »
Jimmy Iovine Plans to Help Build New High School in South L.A.
January 7, 2021
Interscope Records co-founder and philanthropist Jimmy Iovine has sold his catalog of worldwide producer royalties to a music investment and song management firm and plans to use the proceeds to help build a high school in South Los Angeles. ... read more »
Top Crenshaw & Around Stories of 2020
December 31, 2020
These are the top stories of what happened in Crenshaw & Around this year. ... read more / view gallery »
Tyrei Lacy “DJ Tee” Shares His Business Model Behind The GS Sports Bar and Introduces Fine Dining with The District by GS
December 24, 2020
Tyrei Lacy has a gift for triggering the release of serotonin through the human body; he knows how to make people feel good and create a memorable time. Known in the music world as ‘DJ Tee,’ he has traveled the globe with hip-hop legends, mixing sounds that forced the body to move involuntarily to his beat. ... read more »
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