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Over 2,500 South L.A. Families were Provided Groceries at Community Food Bank Drive-Through
July 23, 2020
In the heart of the Crenshaw District, in South L.A., a community food distribution drive through was held at the Los Angeles Sentinel on Saturday, July 18, 2020 from 9M – Noon, to provide groceries for community members experiencing economic hardship due  with the COVID-19 pandemic.  Bakewell Media, Los Angeles Sentinel, Mothers In Action, AFGE, Los Angeles County Federation of Labor, Labor Community Services, the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank, Miguel Contreras Foundation, Teamsters National Black Caucus, Councilmember Herb Wesson of CD 10 and County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas of the 2nd District collaborated to successfully distribute groceries to 2,500 families in Los Angeles and surrounding areas.  ... read more »
L.A. Council President Emeritus Herb Wesson To Hold Free Diaper Grab-and-Go Saturday
April 10, 2020
Los Angeles City Council President Emeritus Herb J. Wesson Jr. and Good Plus Foundation will host a diaper grab-and-go for 10th Council District residents on Saturday morning from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. at his district office in Koreatown. Diapers will be given to families in need during the COVID-19 pandemic. Priority will be given to families in the 10th Council District but no families are excluded from applying. Limited quantities and sizes available. All families must sign-up online at herbwesson.com/diapers. No walk-ups will be permitted. ... 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 »
Bringing Destination Crenshaw to the Taste of Soul Experience
October 17, 2019
Destination Crenshaw aims to preserve and celebrate the legacy of the Crenshaw Corridor and benefit the Crenshaw community. ... read more »
A Humble Leader Prepares for a Great Pilgrimage Hajj
August 8, 2019
On July 27, 2019, business, religious leaders, Imams, former gang leaders, and families from Pasadena, Orange County, San Bernardino, San Diego, Riverside and parts in-between came to Masjid Bilal Ibn Rabah, located in the heart of the Crenshaw district, to pay respect and express well wishes to a legend and probably one of the most important and influential leaders in the southern California African American Muslim community, Naim Shah Sr. ... read more »
Artist and Entrepreneur Demi Lauren Honors Nipsey Hussle With a Mural on Crenshaw Representing All He Stood For
June 14, 2019
The mural was revealed and celebrated on April 20, 2019, at Earle’s. ... read more »
Neighborhood Says goodbye to Hip-Hop Legend and Community Giant
April 18, 2019
The city of South L.A. honors slain rapper Nipsey Hussle with Grand Memorial ... read more »
David G. Brown Editorial Cartoon
April 11, 2019
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History Maker Mack Blazes a Trail in Public Garden World
March 1, 2019
It’s no secret that time spent in nature is a health benefit that enhances a person’s quality of life as a place of respite, recreation, education and exploration. Yet, many may be unaware of the existence of public gardens as an inviting space for this occurrence. ... read more »
The Best of Crenshaw & Around 2018
December 27, 2018
We take a look back on what happened on and around the Crenshaw District in 2018 ... read more »
Leimert Plaza Park To Be Enhanced and Restored
March 8, 2018
New three-year commitment shared by the city of Los Angeles, the Los Angeles Parks Foundation and City National Bank ... read more »
Blacks Must Define and Stand Their Common Ground
October 26, 2017
Blacks must work cooperatively among themselves and collaborate with allies to reduce the likelihood of current and future Trayvon Martins being killed again and again.” ... read more »
Crenshaw/LAX Transit Project Area Updates 8-24-17
August 24, 2017
***Metro Update*** ... read more »
LAPD cracks down on Crenshaw Cruisers and Drunk Drivers
May 31, 2017
Los Angeles Police Department addresses cruising activity and driving under the influence during Memorial Weekend in press conference ... read more »
Terrace Martin on Music: “It starts with the children”
March 3, 2017
Locke High School alum and music producer Terrace Martin talks about the Crenshaw district and the importance of having music classes in schools. Host: Brandon I. Brooks ... read more / watch video »
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