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Mudtown Farms Provides Homegrown Produce to Residents of Watts
April 21, 2022
Fresh vegetables, herbs and fruits are growing on 2.5 acres in the heart of Watts. Formally called Mudtown Farms, the huge urban agricultural park will provide homegrown produce and a healthy environment for local residents. ... read more »
Legendary GTA Voice-Over Actor Shawn ‘Solo’ Fonteno Speaks his Truth in New ‘Game Changer’ Memoir
April 14, 2022
At the peak of the crack epidemic in the 1980s, Solo used this time to make large profit with a consistent demand for the highly addictive substance. At the risk of his health, community, and family, Solo succumbed to a life that came with a guaranteed threat to everything he loved. ... read more »
Simple Ways to Deal With Anxiety 
April 14, 2022
Ever found yourself anxious on a day-to-day basis dealing with the same emotions everyday? It is completely normal to have this feeling, especially with being in a global pandemic that has changed the way we live and interact with one another everyday. ... read more »
Crenshaw Skate Club Collaborates with the LA Clippers for a Limited-Edition Collection 
April 7, 2022
The Los Angeles Clippers has collaborated with the Crenshaw Skate Club (CSC), a L.A.-based clothing brand that represents the SoCal skateboarding culture, to release a limited-edition collection.   ... read more »
Black Representation During Los Angeles Fashion Week- BLESS BY BLESS
April 7, 2022
BLESS BY BLESS was designed by Bless Maz, creating a bridge between luxury and wardrobe essentials. The collection has influence in New York, Boston, and Los Angeles. The latest collection from Bless By Bless made a debut showing in Los Angeles Fashion Week 2022. ... read more »
New Production Company ‘8bitclosedfist’ Creates Home for all Blerds!
April 7, 2022
8bitclosedfist founder, Ronell Crawford, wanted to create a space where the Blerd community could feel at home. ... read more / view gallery »
California’s New CARE Court Is Justice Option for People Addicted, Mentally Ill
April 7, 2022
Gov. Gavin Newsom has met with some of the state's counties to promote CARE Court, a mental health framework the state created to help people who are suffering from mental illness and Substance Use Disorder. ... read more »
Global Pandemic Hurts Students and Academics
April 6, 2022
Ever since the pandemic started, we have seen major changes in our everyday lifestyles. From the way people gathered in different places, to sporting events, and even remote and in-person jobs. ... read more »
Six Drought Friendly Ways to Deep Clean This Spring
March 31, 2022
California’s Save Our Water program encourages everyone to continue water saving habits as residents work together to end the drought. Water conservation efforts are ongoing and critical to saving the state’s water supply. ... read more »
Sole Folks Partners with Black Co-Op to Bring Farmers Market to Leimert Park
March 30, 2022
Sole Folks, a retail-based co-op in Leimert Park, has partnered with Black-owned farms to bring fresh produce to the community.   ... read more »
C&B Creative: Black Women-Owned Business Specializes in Creating Unforgettable Moments
March 30, 2022
Los Angeles inspired showroom conglomerate, C&B Creative, is a Black women-owned brand. Kayla Green and Jazmine Holifield are setting the tone and capturing unique energy within their projects. As creative engineers, Green and Holifield shared the details in constructing their business values to reflect the community needs. ... read more »
Check Your Breast
March 23, 2022
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released that Black women are 40% more likely to die of breast cancer than white women. One in eight women born today will have breast cancer in their lifetime, however, many women still lack proper education on breast health.   ... read more »
Cal Reparations Task Force: Yale Prof. Traces Long History of Racism in Public Health
March 17, 2022
Dr. Carolyn Roberts said the trauma descendants of enslaved Africans suffered during transportation to the United States was only the beginning of a “broken relationship” between African Americans and the United States’ healthcare system. ... read more »
Jazzy Jam for Empowerment’s “Yes! That’s My Dress!” Event
March 15, 2022
On March 26, 2022 Pasadena non-profit Jazzy Jams For Empowerment will be hosting a community event, “Yes! That’s My Dress!” A prom dress pop-up giveaway designed to get young women of color prepared the 2022 prom season. ... read more »
A Call for Community Healing: Black Participation in Alzheimer’s Research 
March 13, 2022
The AHEAD study is the first known research project to enroll participants that are as young as 55 and customize the treatment based on the patient's amyloid level. In order to elevate the health within underrepresented groups, there is a call for community healing.  ... read more »

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