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Mel’s Fish Shack Captures Waves of Tradition in Savory Fried and Grilled Fish
September 24, 2020
The shack is a staple in the collective community ... read more »
Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas Travels Across Second District to Distribute 10,000 Masks Throughout COVID-19 Impacted Communities
August 27, 2020
Due to the disproportionate effects of COVID-19, the need for assistance in Los Angeles has taken over certain communities. Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas answered the call for help; in the past several weeks, he’s been traveling and delivering PPE to essential workers within his district.   ... read more »
Members of St. Paul First Lutheran Church Reprimand A Black Woman for Sitting on their Lawn
July 30, 2020
They called security to handle “the problem” that quietly sat on their lawn with her laptop. Hired protection approached Marshall-Brown on their bikes to advise that it would be in her best interest to move, “they received a call from the church about her.” ... read more »
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Discussing a Movement in Time with Brenda Shockley, Los Angeles’ First Chief Equity Officer
July 16, 2020
In her new role as chief equity officer, Shockley looks to build bridges that allocate resources and leverage within city hiring, promotion, and construct a solid platform for meaningful change. ... read more »
L.A. Community Leaders and Grass Roots Organizations Come Together to Discuss ‘The People’s Budget’, Redefining the City’s Financial Pipeline
July 2, 2020
Elected officials along with activist members unveiled the fear behind the word “defunding” in reference to the irrigation adjustment of city budget. ... read more »
Seeing This Revolution Through A Wider Lens
June 12, 2020
On June 4, at the First African Methodist Episcopal Church in L.A., the mayor of Los Angeles participated in “Justice Matters” which opened a dialogue about the current social climate. Pastor Edgar J. Boyd hosted the event and stood on the principle, “If there is equity in access, there will be equity in behavior and celebration.” The purpose for the meeting is vocalize the vision to respond to the inequalities seen on May 25. The Publisher of the L.A. Sentinel Danny Bakewell attended the meeting, “I want to put what’s going on in our society, in our city in particular, in perspective. I’m happy to see all the people out, shoulder to shoulder…it sends a message to the world that they see us, and they hear our cry.”   ... read more »
Grammy-Award Winning Performance Expert, KJ Rose releases new book ‘The Rose Effect’
April 23, 2020
The book that calls for your best performance ... read more »
Mayor Garcetti Foresees Extreme Budget cuts in the future; L.A. faces one of the worst Fiscal seasons due to COVID-19
April 21, 2020
Monday, April 20. The Mayor of Los Angeles provided an update surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic. Mayor Eric Garcetti outlined city structures that were directly affected by coronavirus. From a fiscal perspective, L.A. is in its worst economic shape since the recession. Eric Garcetti put a budget in place to stabilize the city’s economy. Within the Annual State of the City Address, Eric Garcetti confirmed a second wave of the virus. The second wave will factor into decisions made around lifting the Stay at Home Order. Mayor Garcetti covered the CARES Corps. He stated it would help with testing, that focuses on contact tracing of the virus. The CARE Corps. Is looking to be a long-term solution for the current systematic disparities that Los Angeles is facing. ... read more »
Los Angeles City Mayor Speaks with Experts from Medical and First Response Industries about COVID-19 Pandemic
April 17, 2020
According to her years of study in the HIV Pandemic, Cynthia Davis stressed the differences in behavior between the two viruses. HIV took over 40 years to reach 1.5 million cases globally, coronavirus took 2-3 months to reach 500,000 positive cases within the U.S. alone. Dr. Davis stressed the physical guidelines and the importance in testing to combat the spread of COVID-19. Cynthia Davis declared, “...You want to use what is called, Universal Precautions, which means you treat everyone as if they have been infected with COVID-19 and take the appropriate precautions.” This includes hand washing, wearing a mask, and practicing social distancing. ... read more »
L.A. County COVID-19 Update: Los Angeles Department of Mental Health discusses the psychological effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic
March 26, 2020
Tuesday, March 24. The director of Los Angeles Department of Mental Health, Dr. Jonathan E. Sherin reviewed the psychological effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. As we practice social distancing, new mental challenges have surfaced. Dr. Sherin disclosed the resources available for all L.A. County residents, as well as the available aid throughout the region. ... read more »
Stages of Jade Novah, The Modern-Day Renaissance Woman
March 5, 2020
This album demonstrates Jade’s poetic infrastructure; outlining her mission to live within her purpose. ... read more »
Speaking about Fashion Without Prejudice in honor of ‘Cross Colours’ exhibit at the California African American Museum
February 20, 2020
Fashion Without Prejudice was a successful conference held at the California African American Museum in honor of the Cross Colour exhibit. It carefully explored today’s story of the armor worn to combat gender and racial discrimination. ... read more »
Jazz Pianist Jason Moran will perform live score for historical film “ Selma” at the Soraya
January 30, 2020
Jason Moran is the name to know in the jazz circuit. ... read more »
Introducing Leilia, the Soulful Nightingale
January 9, 2020
Music from Leilia journeys far deeper than the heart, it’s destination is to resonate in the mind. ... read more »
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