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Herb Wesson Overwhelmingly Wins New Frontier Democratic Club Endorsement
January 23, 2020
Wesson secured over seventy votes from club members while former councilwoman Jan Perry had 18 votes and State Senator Holly Mitchell had 10. ... read more »
Urban California Could Start Looking More Like Some East Coast Cities
January 23, 2020
California, known for cities and towns with sprawling neighborhoods of single family homes with yards, typically built with short driveways, could experience a significant architectural shift. ... read more »
SCAQMD Focuses on Environmental Justice at MLK Luncheon
January 23, 2020
The agency brought together community leaders, elected officials, young people and dedicated activists to honor King as well as focus on the collaborative efforts to improve air quality. ... read more »
L.A. County Moves to Eliminate Red Tape In Providing Housing for Homeless
January 23, 2020
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors today approved a handful of motions designed to more quickly respond to provide housing for people living on the streets. ... read more »
Black Leaders Confront LAPD Chief Moore, demand changes in the midst of gang database corruption scandal
January 23, 2020
Group wants changes in the midst of gang database corruption scandal ... read more »
Kimberly Hebert Gregory orchestrates 1st annual fundraiser for the Black Rebirth Collective
January 23, 2020
A movement for black artistry in the theatre. ... read more »
California Voters Could Sanction Cities for Not Housing the Homeless
January 23, 2020
Last week, a task force Gov. Newsom appointed made an aggressive new policy recommendation: Slap legal sanctions on local governments that fail to reduce homelessness by supporting the development of shelters and other housing options for people without permanent homes. ... read more »
Vermont-Slauson EDC Helps Minority Businesses Move to Next Level
January 16, 2020
In operation for more than 30 years, VSEDC offers tools to aid both start-up ventures and established owners ... read more »
“A King for the ages”
January 16, 2020
Tributes to the transformative life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. ... read more »
Captain Latasha Wells Amerson appointed Assistant Chief, L.A. World Airports Police Department
January 16, 2020
Captain Latasha Wells Amerson appointed Assistant Chief, L.A. World Airports Police Department ... read more »
MLK Freedom Festival Celebrates the Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Reminds Us of the History of Leimert Park
January 16, 2020
Every year on January twentieth, the South Los Angeles community gathers to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Lowriders, marching bands, and drill teams help make up the largest MLK Day celebration in the country. The parade brings residents together from across California before culminating with the Freedom Festival at Leimert Park. For 35 years, the Kingdom Day Parade has brought residents together along Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, Crenshaw Boulevard and neighboring streets to celebrate social progress, acknowledge our past and look towards our future. For four years, Councilmembers Marqueece Harris-Dawson, Herb Wesson, and Curren Price, who each represent sections of South L.A., have hosted the MLK Freedom Festival to activate Leimert Park and engage residents to create community solutions. Despite this long-standing tradition, many residents do not know the history and significance of Leimert Park and how it relates to the legacy of Dr. King. ... read more »
Lucas Museum Acquires African American Film History Archive ‘SEPARATE CINEMA’
January 16, 2020
The Lucas Museum of Narrative Art, currently under construction in Los Angeles’s Exposition Park, is thrilled to announce its recent acquisition of the Separate Cinema Archive, which documents African American cinema history from 1904 to 2019. Encompassing more than 37,000 rare items, the archive includes a major selection of original film posters, lobby cards, film stills, publicity material, scripts, an extensive reference library, and more. ... read more »
Destination Crenshaw is for South LA and by South LA
January 16, 2020
The dawn of a new decade marks a series of innovative projects and initiatives to look forward to. If the theme of 2019 was about fighting to keep South LA intact as outside developers encroached further into our community, the beginning of 2020 is about spreading a message of defiance through unity and Black ownership. ... read more »
SENTINEL EXCLUSIVE: Chief Moore Responds to LAPD Corruption Allegations
January 16, 2020
LAPD Chief Michel Moore told the Sentinel that the investigation has expanded to 19 officers and the number could grow ... read more »
SCLC Names Winners of MLK Essay & Oratorical Contest
January 16, 2020
Six middle and high school students emerged as winners of the 5th Annual MLK Essay and Oratorical Contest. ... read more »
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