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The Painted Lady LA: Grand Opening of Black-Woman Owned Tattoo Shop
June 30, 2022
The Painted Lady LA is a Black woman-owned business, The Los Angeles Sentinel had an exclusive interview with founder and owner Autumn Armstrong before the grand opening. ... 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 »
‘Subjects of Desire’ Screened at the 30th Anniversary of Pan African Film Festival
May 26, 2022
‘Subjects of Desire’, a provocative feature documentary written and directed by Jennifer Holness, screened at the 30th Anniversary of the Pan African Film Festival that took place in Los Angeles this past weekend from April 19 to May 1. Jennifer had to reschedule her 30th wedding anniversary to Greece in order to be in attendance for her screening at this festival, that's how special this screening was to her. This documentary has been screened at over 30 film festivals across the world but being supported by the black community is always a great feeling she states. ... read more »
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‘Subjects of Desire’ screening at the 30th Anniversary of Pan African Film Festival
May 16, 2022
‘Subjects of Desire’, a provocative feature documentary written and directed by Jennifer Holness,  screened at the 30th Anniversary of the Pan African Film Festival that took place in Los Angeles this past weekend from April 19- May 1. ... read more »
Thomas Jefferson High School Gets First Black Female Principal 
April 7, 2022
Thomas Jefferson High School is the fourth oldest high in the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD).  ... read more »
Council District 8 and StreetsLA Begin Cool Pavement & Tree Plantings in South Los Angeles Neighborhood   
March 31, 2022
As part of the city’s efforts to continue to mitigate climate change and reduce urban heat, Councilmember Marqueece Harris-Dawson and StreetsLA announced today the start of cool pavement work and tree plantings in a South Los Angeles neighborhood of Council District 8 as the Next Phase Urban Cooling Program continues.  ... read more »
Active Recycling Co. Gives Out FREE $20 Gas Cards
March 31, 2022
With gas prices at an all-time high throughout Los Angeles, working families are being hit hard. ... read more »
First But Not Last: Black Girls See Themselves in Court Pick
March 24, 2022
In 2013, as she watched President Barack Obama's second inauguration, 7-year-old Veronica Bofah decided she wanted to be just like him. ... read more »
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Getty Trust to Host Free Community Festivals
March 16, 2022
The J. Paul Getty Trust is partnering with community groups across Los Angeles County to launch a ten-part series of free, outdoor community art festivals.  ... read more »
LA Sanitation and Environment Hosting Clothing Drive
March 10, 2022
The Solid Resources Citywide Recycling Division (SRCRD) of LA Sanitation and Environment is inviting the Los Angeles community to donate new and gently-used clothing for men, women, and children. ... read more »
LA Pride Set to Return June 12
March 3, 2022
The LA Pride Parade, canceled for the past two years, is returning and taking a new route in the community where the movement started. ... read more »
MacArthur Park Section Opens After Months of Closure for Maintenance
March 3, 2022
A section of MacArthur Park reopened to the public after being closed for more than four months as crews conducted a $1.5 million improvement project with landscape and general park upgrades. ... read more »
Baldwin Vista Residents Oppose County’s Opening Public Trail in Their Neighborhood
March 2, 2022
At 3:30 a.m., on December 14, 1963, less than two years after Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s famous visit to Los Angeles, the Baldwin Hills Reservoir Dam, in South Los Angeles broke, releasing 250 million gallons of water, destroying homes and killing five people. ... read more »
FX Presents Saint on Crenshaw – A Community Pop-Up Celebrating the Season 5 Premiere of Snowfall
March 2, 2022
February 19-20, brought Saint’s on Crenshaw, a weekend-long, community powered pop-up in the heart of Los Angeles. As a way to celebrate the Season Five launch of their hit show “Snowfall”, FX hosted this free event at Vector 90 (3423 W. 43rd Place Los Angeles, CA) from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. ... read more »
Robert Woods, Rebuilding Together and Lowe’s Come Together for 27thAnnual Kickoff to Rebuild 
February 17, 2022
On February 11th, Lowe’s Home Team Player and Los Angeles Rams wide receiver, Robert Woods, joined Rebuilding Together Of The City of Angels and Lowe’s, the Official Home Improvement Sponsor of the NFL, to provide essential repairs for 16 homes in Los Angeles neighborhoods including View Park as part of Kickoff to Rebuild.  ... read more »

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