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Watts Rising Collective Awarded $35 Million Grant 
February 8, 2018
The grant will help fund development and infrastructure projects that achieve major environmental, health, and economic benefits to the Watts community.   ... read more »
Write in America: Los Angeles Sentinel & Black Media Professionals Honored During African American Heritage Month  
February 8, 2018
Throughout history, it has been the Black photographers, videographers, on camera and radio personalities, the digital media, print publications and so many more who have reintroduced the Constitutional meaning of freedom of the press and freedom of speech.    ... read more »
L.A. Clippers Unveil Playground at Watts Elementary School
February 1, 2018
The L.A. Clippers Foundation, along with Clippers guard Patrick Beverley and the Yael and Scooter Braun Family Foundation unveiled a new playground at 107th Street Elementary School.  ... read more »
California Legislative Black Caucus Selects Assemblymember Mike Gipson as the New Secretary/Treasurer
February 1, 2018
The California Legislative Black Caucus (CLBC) has selected Assemblymember Mike Gipson (AD-64) as the new Secretary/Treasurer. The position has been vacant since Assemblymember Sebastian Ridley-Thomas (AD-54) resigned from the Legislature due to health concerns. ... read more »
Brotherhood Crusade Receives Neighborhood Builders Award and $200,000 Grant from Bank of America to Continue Serving the Youth of South Los Angeles
February 1, 2018
Organization to utilize funds to build on its near 50-year track record of exemplary service to the community. ... read more »
Men of Courage: Big Sean, Jerome Bettis, Karim Webb, Dave Bing  & More Change the ‘Narrative of Black Men in America’ 
February 1, 2018
Recently, Ford Motor Company partnered with an all-star lineup of Black men to spearhead the Los Angeles launch of Men of Courage, a now nationwide initiative designed to change the narrative of Black boys and men in America.  ... read more »
California Legislative Black Caucus Endorses Sydney Kamlager for Assembly District 54 
February 1, 2018
Says She’ll be an Advocate to Ensure the Doors to Higher Education and Job Training are Open to All  ... read more »
Ivie, McNeill & Wyatt Welcomes Three Attorneys to Its DTLA Office 
February 1, 2018
— Firm adds five attorneys over the last year, underscoring its consistent growth —  ... read more »
Black Entrepreneurs Pitch Their Ideas at Inglewood’s Sip & Sonder
February 1, 2018
The Los Angeles Black Investors Club bring a new Black Business networking event to Inglewood. ... read more »
Strategic Growth Council oks $35 million to Watts community 
February 1, 2018
The Strategic Growth Council, under the California Environmental Protection Agency, voted in support of a $35 million Transformative Climate Communities (TCC) Program Grant to be awarded to the Watts Rising Collaborative.   ... read more »
Clippers trade Blake Griffin to Pistons in surprise deal
February 1, 2018
The Clippers acquired LI’s Tobias Harris, Avery Bradley, Boban Marjanovic and draft picks for the star forward. ... read more »
MTA CEO Phil Washington Says “Accountability, Safety & Respect for Our Riders Is A Must”
February 1, 2018
Metro CEO calls for investigation of LAPD’s handling of woman removed from subway and encourages de-escalation of confrontational situations as much as possible.  ... read more »
Watts Healthcare Corporation Opens New Facility and Applauds Obamacare 
February 1, 2018
As the nation continues to face unstable and inhumane leadership under the Trump Administration, which includes threats to the Affordable Healthcare Act (also known as Obamacare), the Watts Healthcare Corporation shows the equity, effectiveness, and stability of the law.  ... read more »
Metro statement on video of young woman being removed by police from subway vehicle
January 30, 2018
As Metro continues to work with our partners at the Los Angeles Police Department on the investigation of a young woman being forcibly removed from a Metro subway train yesterday, I want to be clear about my position: We want our Customer Code of Conduct rules enforced, but I’m disappointed at the way the situation escalated. ... read more »
Sheriff’s Deputies Clear Homeless Camp
January 25, 2018
Sheriff's deputies and public works crews descended on Orange County's largest homeless encampment along the Santa Ana riverbed . ... read more »
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