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On 30th Anniversary, Los Angeles Reviews Impact of 1992 Civil Unrest  
April 28, 2022
Thirty years ago, on April 29 to May 4, 1992, the streets of South Los Angeles were on fire – literally and figuratively – with both structures and tempers flaring due to the acquittal of four White LAPD officers charged with the horrific beating of Black motorist Rodney King.  ... read more »
The Shining Light Foundation Brings ‘Black History Mural Project’ to Leimert Park  
April 21, 2022
On Sunday, April 17, 2022, the Black History Mural Project had an unveiling in Leimert Park at the Fernando Pullum Community Arts Center. This project paints 28 murals in different cities to educate people on different Black figures throughout history and their significant contribution to society.  ... read more »
Project Pit Brings ‘The Den’ Back to Leimert Park 
March 31, 2022
Carlton Epic and his Project Pit team operate The Den every other Thursday in Leimert Park featuring an open mic, music, food and drinks, and live music.  ... read more »
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Sole Folks Partners with Black Co-Op to Bring Farmers Market to Leimert Park
March 30, 2022
Sole Folks, a retail-based co-op in Leimert Park, has partnered with Black-owned farms to bring fresh produce to the community.   ... read more »
Legendary Jazz & Blues Artist Barbara Morrison Passes at 72
March 24, 2022
Barbara Morrison came into the world on September 10, 1949. ... read more »
StreetsLA Awarded Grant Funds for Improvements in Underserved Communities
March 17, 2022
StreetsLA (Bureau of Street Services) has received funding of nearly $15 million for three projects that will beautify and improve the safety in several underserved communities of Los Angeles. ... read more »
CALL FOR THEATER ARTIST – Voices of the Rebellion Deadline Extended
March 10, 2022
In conjunction with and support of Monumental Los Angeles April 29th-May 4th, 2022, Twinbiz is proud to announce that the Department of Cultural Affairs’ Leimert Park Cultural Hub will commission a total of six playwrights, actors, or spoken word artists to create and perform original or historical works in theatrical observance of the 30th anniversary of the LA Civil Uprising. ... read more »
Leimert Park Walking Exhibit Chronicles Black Cinema
February 10, 2022
Movie lovers will have an opportunity to tour a walking exhibit chronicling the history of Black film now on display in Leimert Park.  ... read more »
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Los Angeles Health Save and Downtown Crenshaw Give Away Organic Foods in Leimert Park
January 21, 2022
Every month, Since January 2021, the Los Angeles Health Save in partnership with Downtown Crenshaw came together to provide up to 100 bags of fresh organic and locally grown produce that included items such as sweet potatoes, ... read more »
Morrison Performing Arts Center Presents Free Concerts
January 20, 2022
Barbara Morrison Performing Arts Center presents the free “Inspired Sound Concert Series”  every Saturday at 8 p.m., at 4305 Degnan Blvd., Suite 101, in the Leimert Park district of Los Angeles. ... read more »
Leimert Park Community Celebrates Sika Dwimfo’s 81st Birthday
January 6, 2022
On Monday, December 27, the Leimert Park community surprised longtime business owner and community activist and cornerstone, Sika Dwimfo, for his 81st birthday.   As Sika’s birthday approached, ... read more »
DANCE THEATRE OF HARLEM: A HISTORY, A MOVEMENT, A CELEBRATION
November 4, 2021
Former ballerina, Judy Tyrus, visited Los Angeles to promote her book, "DANCE THEATRE OF HARLEM: A HISTORY, A MOVEMENT, A CELEBRATION," a book co-written by dancers, Tyrus and Paul Novosel, two longtime members of the dance company. ... read more »
Black Lines Matter: The Fight Over Redistricting Lines in Los Angeles
October 28, 2021
: Council Districts (CDs) 8, 9 and 10 saw minimal changes in the final draft map to be submitted to the Los Angeles City Council by the Redistricting Commission. The adopted draft map, which passed by a 15-6 vote, featured adjustments to the three CDs with the city’s highest numbers of voting age African Americans. Most notably, Exposition Park is now located in CD 8. ... read more »
Wells Fargo Pledges One Million Dollars to Support the Los Angeles Urban League Center for Entrepreneurship
October 28, 2021
The Hot and Cool Café, located in Leimert Park, Los Angeles, was recently the venue for a well-attended press conference where Wells Fargo announced a $1 Million Dollars investment in the Los Angeles Urban League, the 100-year-old highly respected civil-rights and economic empowerment organization. ... read more »
Why Redistricting Matters to You
September 30, 2021
Here is a year after one of the most impactful racial reckonings since the Civil Rights Movement. Here is the crossroad, a partisan split on the road strewn with masks, vaccines, and misinformation. Here is the largest humanitarian crisis our city has ever seen. ... read more »
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