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Ridley-Thomas Taps BKCAME as Satellite Office for Community Healing for Grief and Loss
April 10, 2019
In the wake of the March 31 murder of Ermias Asghedom, known worldwide as Nipsey Hussle, L.A. County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas has been at the forefront of engaging resources to stop the violence and heal the community in South Los Angeles. ... read more »
88th St. Temple COGIC attend L.A. Clippers ‘Faith and Family Night’
March 27, 2019
On Sunday, March 17, members of 88th Street Temple Church of God in Christ, along with their friends and families, participated in the L.A. Clippers “Faith and Family” Night. ... read more »
$70M Magic Johnson Park Renovation Breaks Ground
March 12, 2019
(left to right) Earvin “Magic” Johnson, Supervisor Ridley-Thomas, and CBS’ Jim Hill at Magic Johnson Park Renovation Groundbreaking. Photo by Martin Zamora / Board of Supervisors Surrounded by hundreds of cheering South Los Angeles residents, ... read more »
FAME Hosts Citywide Kick-Off of African American Heritage Month
February 13, 2019
Parishioners and guests of First AME Church of Los Angeles (FAME) adorned African attire and enjoyed the drumbeats of Africa at FAME’s annual citywide kick-off celebration of African American Heritage Month on Feb. ... read more »
Gloria Gray Elected First African American Woman to Chair MWD Board
January 17, 2019
Her latest achievement is first Black to lead MWD Board  ... read more »
Powerful Preachers Headline Mt. Moriah’s 2019 Prayer Bowl
January 9, 2019
The Holy Spirit fell repeatedly throughout the 2019 Prayer Bowl as the Rev. George Hurtt, the Rev. Dr. Donald Parsons and Bishop Marvin Sapp delivered the Word of God with clarity, ... read more »
88th Street Temple COGIC Sponsor Winter Wonderland 2019
January 9, 2019
88th Street Temple Church of God in Christ partnered with L.A. County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas to bring snow to the 89th Street and Vermont Ave. neighborhood on Jan. ... read more »
Top Local Stories of 2018
December 27, 2018
Here are the top local stories of 2018 ... read more »
Innovative Program Taking Big Steps to Help Patients with Diabetes
December 20, 2018
Diabetes casts a pall on the lives of more than 4 million Californians – a startling 15 percent of the state’s adult population – and communities of color are disproportionately affected. ... read more »
Ridley-Thomas Leads Groundbreaking on New MLK Medical Building
November 8, 2018
L.A. County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas led the groundbreaking ceremony for the newest addition to the Martin Luther King, Jr. Medical Campus in Willowbrook: a medical office building that will increase access to healthcare in South Los Angeles by creating more space for physicians to care for patients. ... read more »
L.A. Honors Aretha Franklin with Gospel Music Tribute
September 5, 2018
God’s spirit enveloped the California African American Museum as Los Angeles came out for a gospel music tribute to the legendary Aretha Franklin on Aug. 30. ... read more »
West Angeles CDC Breaks Ground on New Affordable Housing Project
July 5, 2018
Sunny skies and beautiful weather were the perfect complement to the June 29 groundbreaking ceremony on a new affordable senior housing development for seniors and special needs residents. ... read more »
John Mack Sunrise (1-6-1937) Sunset (6-21-2018) A Hero, Statesman and Man of the People
June 28, 2018
When it comes to John Wesley Mack, the opinion is unanimous.  Civil rights legend, social justice warrior, and groundbreaking public servant are words that illustrated his life and career. ... read more »
Blake Organizes Huge Donation Drive to Aid Hurricane Victims
September 7, 2017
An unusual Labor Day celebration took place at West Angeles Church of God in Christ (COGIC) on Sept. 4, as Bishop Charles E. Blake, Sr. launched the first regional donation drive to aid victims of Hurricane Harvey in the Houston, ... read more »
Reflecting on the 1992 Civil Unrest 
May 3, 2017
Hundreds of people joined Board of Supervisors Chairman Mark Ridley-Thomas in marking the 25th anniversary of the 1992 Civil Unrest in Los Angeles with a teach-in and a candlelight vigil. ... read more »
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