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Ebony and Jet Images to be Donated After Photo Archive Sale
August 2, 2019
On Thursday, Walker as president of the Ford Foundation and Elizabeth Alexander, president of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, shepherded a $30 million deal to buy the photo archive of America's most iconic Black magazines. A judge in Chicago approved the sale as part of an auction to pay off secured creditors of the Johnson Publishing Company, which sold the magazines three years ago. ... read more »
Chicago Defends Location of Obama Library in Federal Court
November 29, 2018
The City of Chicago made its first full-throated response this week to a lawsuit seeking to stop construction of the Obama Presidential Center, saying the buildings would sit on land that wasn't subject to restrictive public-trust laws. ... read more »
Groundbreaking for Lucas Museum of Narrative Art, Mellody Hobson goes one-on-one
April 5, 2018
More than 100 civic and community leaders joined Mellody Hobson and George Lucas at the groundbreaking for the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art which is the largest public gift ever given to a municipality. ... read more / watch video »
CEO of L. A. Promise Fund at the Lucas Museum Press Conference
August 2, 2017
L.A.'s Promise Fund CEO Veronica Melvin thanked the Lucas family for investing in the South L.A. and also thanked the people who brought the museum to fruition. ... read more / watch video »
Mark Ridley-Thomas on The Lucas Museum being in Exposition Park
July 25, 2017
Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas mentions how having the Lucas Museum promotes arts and culture ... read more / watch video »
L.A. City Council President Herb Wesson: “We don’t give art the credit that it deserves”
July 25, 2017
At the Lucas Museum press conference, City Council President Herb Wesson explains how narrative art plays a major role in civil rights and American history ... read more / watch video »
Councilmember Curren Price presents George Lucas and Mellody Hobson with gift
July 25, 2017
The Lucas Museum of Narrative Art will be a place of education innovation and creativity for the children in the community. ... read more / watch video »
Eric Garcetti explains how the Lucas Museum will benefit youth and adults
July 25, 2017
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti talks about how the new museum will provide jobs and bring a vibrant upgrade to exposition park ... read more / watch video »
The ‘New 9th’ District Welcomes the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art 
June 29, 2017
Legendary filmmaker George Lucas who introduced movie lovers to Star Wars and Indiana Jones, along with his wife Mellody Hobson, received overwhelming approval from the Los Angeles City Council for the construction of the Legendary filmmaker George Lucas who introduced movie lovers to Star Wars and Indiana Jones, along with his wife Mellody Hobson, received overwhelming approval from the Los Angeles City Council for the construction of the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art (LMNA). ... read more »
George Lucas and wife Mellody Hobson speak on Lucas Museum of Narrative Art opening in South L.A.
June 28, 2017
George Lucas and wife Mellody Hobson speak on Lucas Museum of Narrative Art opening in South L.A. ... read more / watch video »
South Los Angeles Supports Lucas Museum of Narrative Art
January 3, 2017
Earlier this year, Chicago snubbed the opportunity to become the home of the future Lucas Museum of Narrative Art, forcing the prolific movie director George Lucas and his wife Mellody Hobson to consider other locations, namely, Treasure Island in the Bay Area and Exposition Park in South LA. ... read more »
County Supervisors Envision Lucas Museum at Expo Park
November 23, 2016
The Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to issue a resolution declaring Exposition Park as the ideal location for a museum planned by the legendary filmmaker George Lucas. ... read more »
Ambassadors for Humanity Gala honors Mellody Hobson and George Lucas
November 10, 2016
Lucas is a graduate of USC, and both he and Hobson are esteemed leaders and supporters of the university and its diverse community ... read more »
George Lucas and Mellody Hobson donate $10 million to USC for Students of Color
November 4, 2015
Creator of the Star Wars franchise, George Lucas, and his wife, Mellody Hobson, recently donated $10 million dollars to USC’s School of Cinematic Arts for students of color. The endowment is the largest single donation for student support in the school’s history. ... read more »
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