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Harris-Dawson, Wesson to Host 4th Annual South LA Pride Celebration
June 22, 2022
After a two-year hiatus, South LA Pride is set to make its return on July 1. Co-hosted by Los Angeles Councilmembers Marqueece Harris-Dawson and Herb Wesson, ... read more »
Spivey’s Quilts Stitch Together African American Culture and History
June 22, 2022
Mix media artist Carlos Spivey’s colorful exhibition titled “The Sum of the Parts: Dimensions in Quilting” are magical ancestral canvases that stitch together the African diaspora, slavery, and images of current-day Black family, love, and spirituality. ... read more »
Councilmember Herb Wesson Partners with Leimert Park Rising for Upcoming Juneteenth Festival Celebration
June 16, 2022
The 10th Council District in collaboration with Leimert Park Rising will co-sponsoring   this year’s Juneteenth celebration on Saturday, June 18th in Leimert Park Village to commemorate the holiday. ... read more »
TRAP HEALS: A Prayer. A Feeling. A Mission.  
June 16, 2022
Damon Turner’s Trap Heals is more than just a professional creative agency, and a business that works to provide communities of color with sustainable equity.  ... read more »
Karen Bass Overtakes Caruso as Leading candidate for Mayor of Los Angeles 
June 16, 2022
On June 7, after the first round of voting came in, billionaire developer Rick Caruso stood in the middle of his luxury mall, “The Grove,” exclaiming, “The voters of Los Angeles had spoken.”  As it turns out, Caruso’s celebration might just be a short-lived victory tour.    ... read more »
CDPH, Community Groups Wrap Kids’ COVID Wellness in Fun Outdoor Events
June 16, 2022
As of June 9, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) reported 1.4 million cases of COVID-19 among youth aged 5-17, which accounted for 15.5% of all cases in the state. There have been 46 deaths among children in this age group. For children below five years old, 293,607 confirmed cases have been reported and 25 deaths. ... read more »
The Soul of Summer Is Upon Us 
June 9, 2022
SOULNIC adds music — lots of it —  for an incomparable picnic experience going into its 13th year in Los Angeles this summer.  ... read more »
Chesapeake Tenants Win Inspection of Unsafe Conditions at Apartment Complex 
June 9, 2022
On June 6, the Los Angeles County Health Department and Los Angeles City Code Enforcement began conducting the inspection of the 425-unit Chesapeake Apartment complex, located on Obama Blvd. in the Baldwin Hills/Crenshaw area.  ... read more »
Black Mother Struggles to Avoid Sex Work in South LA to Survive 
June 9, 2022
Everyday the streets of Los Angeles are filled with people suffering from unbearable loss.  The kind of loss that makes you simply lose your mind.  Loss of your job, loss of your home, loss of your car, loss of your family, loss of your standing in this world, and worse of all, the loss of hope.    ... read more »
Karen Bass Beats Back $30M Attack Campaign to Face Caruso in Runoff for Mayor of L.A. 
June 9, 2022
Rep. Karen Bass and billionaire real estate developer Rick Caruso jumped ahead of the field in the primary race for Los Angeles mayor on June 7 and were on course for a November runoff.  ... read more »
Rams Provide Caps and Gowns to Inglewood Unified Graduating Seniors
June 9, 2022
The reigning champion Los Angeles Rams helped the seniors of the Inglewood Unified School District (IUSD) celebrate their graduation by purchasing their caps and gowns. The donation benefits over 460 ISUD graduating seniors from Inglewood high school, City Honors International Preparatory School, and Morningside High School. ... read more »
Renaud Launches Buttah Skincare for Melanin-Rich Pigments
June 8, 2022
The moment that I heard Buttah Skincare®’s founder, Dorion Renaud’s deep, sultry voice I knew that I was speaking to a man with confidence.  ... read more »
Mama Shye Hosts First Black Girl Yard Sale
June 8, 2022
Meet Alex Harrell, better known as Mama Shye. Harrell curated the brand of ‘Mama Shye’ in 2017 when she was 38-weeks pregnant with her first-born daughter, Zara.  ... read more »
Reparations Supporters: All Black Americans Should Read Calif. Task Force First Report
June 2, 2022
One year to the day since making its historic debut, the California Task Force to Study and Develop Reparation Proposals for African Americans delivered its anticipated interim report to the California legislature.  Responding to the release, Black reparations activists are encouraging Black Californians to read the report and share their reactions with the task force during a series of upcoming listening sessions scheduled both in Northern and Southern California. ... read more »

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