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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 »
Councilmember Harris-Dawson and Mayor Garcetti Break Ground on New Bridge Housing in Council District Eight
April 18, 2019
Councilmember Marqueece Harris-Dawson and Mayor Garcetti broke ground today on a new emergency bridge housing facility that will provide beds for 100 homeless Angelenos at a time, and offer on-site supportive services to help them transition into permanent housing. The project will be the first of Mayor Garcetti’s “A Bridge Home” sites to open in South L.A. ... 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 »
South Los Angeles City Councilman  Marqueece  Harris-Dawson Declares Intersection Of Crenshaw Blvd. And West Slauson Ave. As  Ermias “Nipsey Hussle” Asghedom Square 
April 11, 2019
South Los Angeles City Councilman Marqueece Harris-Dawson announced that the heartbeat of the South LA community, the intersection of Crenshaw Boulevard and West Slauson Avenue, would be named in honor of one of it's own, Ermias "Nipsey Hussle" Asghedom. ... 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 »
Wesson Expands “Destination Crenshaw” to Obama Blvd
February 28, 2019
Proposal will nearly double scope of project ... read more »
First-of-its-Kind Study Identifies Institutional Racism as Main Driver of Black Homelessness
February 28, 2019
LAHSA report shows how structural racism, discrimination, and unconscious bias in housing, employment, criminal justice, and child welfare policies have led to overrepresentation of Black people experiencing homelessness    ... read more »
AT&T and Brotherhood Crusade Launch Los Angeles Program to Support Diverse Filmmakers
February 28, 2019
The contribution is the first step in a larger campaign from AT&T to build a better tomorrow in Los Angeles communities, Believe Los Angeles℠.  ... read more »
Garcetti and OASC Hosts African American Authors
February 28, 2019
The African American Heritage Month observance continues with a closing ceremony at City Hall on Feb. 28 recognizing outstanding Black city employees. ... read more »
Report Finds One-Third of L.A. County’s Homeless Are Black
February 28, 2019
The report, which includes 67 recommendations, concludes that racism, discrimination and unconscious bias in public systems and institutions has contributed to homelessness. ... read more »
Wesson Expands ‘Destination Crenshaw’ to Obama Blvd
February 22, 2019
Los Angeles City Council President Herb Wesson announced plans on Tuesday to expand the innovative Destination Crenshaw Project celebrating African American culture north to Obama Boulevard from its current terminus at West Vernon Avenue. ... read more »
L.A. City Council, LAPD Target Sex Trafficking with New Approach 
February 7, 2019
Councilwoman Martinez, the LAPD, and service providers are bringing the resources, strategies, and tools to the Operations-South Bureau to end sex trafficking.     ... read more »
L.A. City Council Addresses Government Shutdown
January 24, 2019
Elected officials, federal workers and union members gathered at LAX to address the government shutdown. ... read more »
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