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L.A. Council Members Smith, Wesson Call on Legislators to Act on Gun Control
August 9, 2019
Two Los Angeles City Council members – ironically named Smith and Wesson -- introduced a resolution today calling on state and federal lawmakers to pass gun-control legislation such as banning the sale and possession of assault weapons. ... read more »
Black Advocate and Democratic Leader Darren Parker Dies
July 23, 2019
LOS ANGELES — Darren Parker, president of the California Democratic Party’s African American Caucus and a decades-long political activist and assistant to multiple Assembly Speakers, died Monday in the Los Angeles area after a battle with esophageal cancer. ... read more »
NAACP Theatre Awards Affirm Black Excellence in Theatre
June 27, 2019
Biographical Musicals “Born for This” and “Summer: The Donna Summer Musical” earn multiple honors ... read more »
South L.A. Churches Host Day Party for the Homeless
May 30, 2019
The visitors were transported by bus from various shelters and streets in South L.A. and Skid Row. ... read more »
Harris Continues Presidential Kick Off in Los Angeles
May 22, 2019
City and county elected officials, plus hundreds of Angelenos gathered at Los Angeles Southwest College on May 19 as Senator Kamala Harris continued her presidential campaign kickoff here in the southland. ... read more »
L.A. City Council President Herb Wesson To Declare May 21 “John Singleton Day” in Los Angeles, Honoring Legendary Filmmaker’s Life and Legacy
May 21, 2019
LOS ANGELES – Los Angeles City Council President Herb J. Wesson Jr. will declare May 21, 2019 “John Singleton Day” in Los Angeles on Tuesday, commemorating the life and legacy of the legendary filmmaker John Singleton who passed away on April 28. ... read more »
South L.A. Celebrates Barack Obama Boulevard
May 9, 2019
Thousands of people converged on South Los Angeles to witness the renaming of Rodeo Road to President Barack Obama Boulevard. The daylong street festival, highlighted with music, ... read more »
WATCH: President Barack Obama Blvd. South L.A. street renaming ceremony
May 6, 2019
President Barack Obama street renaming, unveiling ceremony ... read more / watch video »
TEC Leimert Brings ‘TecYoSelf’ to South L.A.
May 2, 2019
TEC Leimert is a conference for business professionals, new and old. ... read more »
Los Angeles City Council Secures Multi-Year Funding for Cannabis Social Equity Program
April 23, 2019
Council President Herb Wesson   The Los Angeles City Council has voted to move forward a measure to provide the Los Angeles Department of Cannabis Regulation (DCR) with $3 million annually for the next three year to fund the City’s Cannabis Social Equity Program, ... read more »
Official Date Announced for Renaming One of Los Angeles’ Most Iconic Streets After America’s 44th President
April 23, 2019
LOS ANGELES, Calif. – Los Angeles City Council President Herb Wesson has announced that on Saturday,May 4, the City of Los Angeles will officially unveil Obama Boulevard in honor of America’s 44th President of the United States of America. ... read more »
L.A. Sentinel Hosts Conversation on Advancing Black America Featuring CBC Chairwoman Karen Bass
April 18, 2019
The topic of discussion for the evening — advancing Black America during a pivotal moment in Congress ... read more »
GLAAACC Pays Tribute To Business Leaders
April 11, 2019
For the 26th year, the Greater Los Angeles African American Chamber of Commerce (GLAAACC) recognized individuals and corporations that championed the organization’s mission to “advocate and promote the economic growth and development of African American business.” ... read more »
Statement by Los Angeles City Council President Herb Wesson on the Passing of Nipsey Hussle
April 1, 2019
“Ermias Asghedom, more commonly known as the hip-hop artist Nipsey Hussle, inspired so many people and loved the community he came from. I join South L.A. ... read more »
WATCH: The First Ladies of L.A. City Council Pt. 4
March 29, 2019
LA City First Ladies speaks on the most memorable moment of there careers and they love being apart of there husband legacy and loving and living there life to the fullest. ... read more / watch video »
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