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Black History Month Recognizes: The California Jazz and Blues Museum
February 15, 2018
Located in Leimert Park, the museum showcases inspired art and more dedicated to jazz and blues. ... read more »
BISHOP T.D. JAKES SHARES KEY TAKEAWAYS FROM NEW BOOK ‘SOAR’
January 3, 2018
Bishop T.D. Jakes shares key takeaways from his latest book "Soar" centered around business and entrepreneurship. ... read more / watch video »
Man Shot, Injured During Car Jacking Attempt in Leimert Park
December 21, 2017
A man in a car was shot during an attempted robbery in the Leimert Park neighborhood of South Los Angeles Tuesday afternoon, police said. ... read more »
Crenshaw Community Concerns Invoke Gentrification Summit
December 7, 2017
Event organizer Damien Goodman founder of the Crenshaw Subway Coalition, noted, “Sixty percent of the room was black, but the rest was brown and yellow coming together. ... read more »
Construction Update Community Meeting
Nov. 29 Join Metro and Walsh-Shea Corridor Constructors for a Construction Update Meeting. We will be sharing updates on construction along the entire corridor, including Leimert Park, ... read more / view event »
Bishop T.D. Jakes’ Book ‘SOAR’ Teaches How to Build Your Vision
November 15, 2017
World-renown pastor, author, and filmmaker, Bishop T.D. Jakes recently stopped through Eso Won Books in Leimert Park to share with his Los Angeles supporters the release of his latest book, ... read more »
Blacks Must Define and Stand Their Common Ground
October 26, 2017
Blacks must work cooperatively among themselves and collaborate with allies to reduce the likelihood of current and future Trayvon Martins being killed again and again.” ... read more »
The 11th Annual Leimert Park Village Book Fair To Showcase L.A.’s Best-Selling Authors
August 17, 2017
The local book fair has 100,000 attendees as well as hundreds of authors, poets, artists and community leaders over the past 10 years. ... read more »
Viver Brasil Brings Unity with Dance!
July 27, 2017
The dance company brings the stories of the African Diaspora from Brazil to the community. ... read more »
The California Jazz and Blues Museum
June 29, 2017
Based in Leimert Park, the museum pays homage to local legends of jazz and blues ... read more »
Dr. Jeanette Parker: A Life Dedicated to Young Minds
June 23, 2017
Today’s Fresh Start charter school sits in the midst of the Leimert Park area, where poverty seems to be at war with impending change. Here, as it is in a number of L.A. County areas, homeless camps are juxtaposed with construction, which will inevitably lead to a more upscale environment. Inside the school, the students are being prepared for the changing world, one that will challenge their basic as well as technological sensibilities. ... read more »
City National Bank Opening First Office in Historic Crenshaw District
June 14, 2017
City National will support the community’s growth New office will be the bank’s 31st office in Los Angeles County ... read more »
Terrace Martin on Music: “It starts with the children”
March 3, 2017
Locke High School alum and music producer Terrace Martin talks about the Crenshaw district and the importance of having music classes in schools. Host: Brandon I. Brooks ... read more / watch video »
Eso Won—The Community’s Bookstore
February 22, 2017
Through multiple locations and uncertain times, Eso Won continues to be a one-stop shop for African-American and Black literature ... read more »
Building #BlackXmas: Resisting White Capitalism in the Wake of Donald Trump
December 23, 2016
The ads abound, lopsided media stories played on infinite loops about shopping and buying (not about the murders of 15 year-old James Means in West Virginia or William Sims outside of Richmond, California – who were both killed in recent weeks at the hands of White supremacists). ... read more »
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