Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Speaks At Black Historic Spaces Event

The Los Angeles City Planning Office of Historic Resources partnered with the Getty Conservation Institute to create the African American Historic Places, Los Angeles (AAHPLA) project. The project was created to designate landmarks throughout Los Angeles that hold historic significance in the Black community.

Community Celebrates Designation of ‘New Orleans Corridor’ in South Los Angeles 

On Saturday, June 17, just two days before Juneteenth, Los Angeles City Councilmember Heather Hutt, and the Los Angeles Jazz Festival Foundation hosted the dedication and ribbon-cutting ceremony for the newly named  “New Orleans Corridor”; (Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Church, 1977 W Jefferson Blvd, LA, CA 90018) to Harold & Belle’s Creole Restaurant (2920 W Jefferson Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90018 ). The New Orleans Corridor will honor the historical migration of Creole and African American families from Louisiana to their settling in Los Angeles during a violently tumultuous period in the South. Los Angeles Mayor Karen Bass, New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell, Inglewood Mayor James T. Butts, Basketball legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, and more joined other dignitaries and musicians to mark the special occasion. 

Lakers and Bibigo Unveil New Lakers Dynamic Duos Mural

      On Monday, June 5, the Los Angeles Lakers and representatives of bibigo® foods hosted their inaugural ‘Lakers Town’ community event in Koreatown. The event featured a new Lakers mural by artist, Jonas Never, and appearances by Los Angeles Lakers legends, Kareem Abdul Jabbar, James Worthy, A.C. Green, and Robert Horry at the unveiling of a mural that celebrates some of the dynamic duos in Lakers history. According to Kiesha Nix, vice president of Charitable Affairs & Lakers Youth Foundation, the Lakers, the partnership with bibigo is intend to create inspiration, creativity, vibrance, and a lasting impact in communities such

LeBron James Makes NBA History

With four championship rings and nearly every other honor available to a basketball player, the 38-year-old James closed in on this next moment in history with the confidence of a player who has been even better than anyone could have expected two decades ago when the kid from Akron, Ohio, reached the NBA.