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Dodgers Foundation Partner with Vector 90, and Councilman Marqueece Harris-Dawson for Drive-Thru Giveaway
October 22, 2020
The RBI drive-through has been their new form of giving back to the communities. ... read more »
The Dreamers Youth Foundation’s, Samantha Smith and Osh Speak on Giving Back to the Community
September 24, 2020
Co-Founders Osh and Samantha Smith started The Dreamers Foundation in 2015 as a small workshop. Throughout the years, they transitioned their workshop over to Vector 90, a collaborative workspace created by David Gross and the late Nipsey Hussle. Co-Founder Smith said it is essential to know the power Black people have. She stated, "We need to know that we have power as Black people, and this is the year we take our power back. We have to use our voices." Smith states it is ok to go out and march, but wants people to vote and make real changes in the community to see results. ... read more »
SÜPRMARKT and D Smoke presents ‘Feed The Hood’ to the Inglewood Community
September 3, 2020
Feed The Hood gave the people building blocks for a healthy and immune life. They were excited to give away 200 bags of100% organic produce. Brands such as Sweet Green and Every Table, and Penny Pound Ice stepped up to make it happen. Volunteers spent hours making sure the bags were filled with goods. Elevate Culture, and DJ QwessCoast provided music to enhance the event. Suprmrket founder Olympia Auset said their mission is to make it easy and affordable for people to eat well in the community. "South Central has 1.3 million people, only 60 grocery stores. African Americans lead every other ethnic group in deaths from preventable diseases like diabetes and cancer." Auset wants to stop the genocide in the African American communities. ... read more »
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Black Fact of the Day: Saturday August 15, 2020 – Brought to you by Black365
August 15, 2020
August 15: Ermias Asghedom, better known as Nipsey Hussle, was born in Los Angeles, 1985 ... read more »
Councilmember Harris Dawson Brings Successful Small Business Accelerator to South LA
May 14, 2020
South Los Angeles businesses are experiencing a renaissance. COVID-19 has presented obstacles and setbacks, however, our community is resilient and local leaders are leveraging every available resource to support entrepreneurs and ensure they can thrive despite this crisis. Councilmember Marqueece Harris-Dawson has partnered with Grid110 to support emerging South LA entrepreneurs and businesses. Grid110 is an accelerator aimed at helping new entrepreneurs build and grow strong, sustainable businesses and established business owners take their ventures to the next level. ... read more »
Nipsey Hussle’s Legacy Endures a Year After His Death
March 30, 2020
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The year since Nipsey Hussle was gunned down has not diminished the rapper’s legacy, but rather cemented it and continues to prove true his catchphrase, ... read more »
Destination Crenshaw Broke Ground in Leimert Park Celebrating the Future of Black History and Community in the South L.A.
March 5, 2020
At the intersection of Crenshaw and Leimert, hundreds gathered to honor the history of Crenshaw Boulevard and Leimert Park and to celebrate the groundbreaking of Destination Park and its centerpiece; Sankofa Park.  ... read more »
Grammy-Winning Producer Hit-Boy Reflects on the Past Year, His Growth and His Vision for 2020 and Beyond
February 20, 2020
With his Grammy win and a new album, the world for Hit-Boy remains full of opportunity and advancement. ... read more »
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Staples Center Will Host Public Memorial for Kobe Bryant on Feb. 24
February 6, 2020
Staples Center will host a public memorial for Kobe Bryant, his 13-year-old daughter Gianna Bryant, and the seven other victims killed last month in a helicopter crash on Feb. 24, according to the L.A. Times. ... read more »
Nation Rocked with the Tragic Loss of Lakers Legend Kobe Bryant Amid 62nd Annual Grammy Awards Celebration
January 30, 2020
The Grammy’s, while side-swiped by the news, would carry on in his honor at the Staples Center, the epicenter he made his home for more than 20-years. ... read more »
Nipsey Hussle to be Honored During Sunday’s Grammy Awards
January 23, 2020
Rapper Nipsey Hussle will be posthumously honored during Sunday's Grammy Awards ceremony with a musical tribute featuring John Legend, Meek Mill and others, The Recording Academy announced today. ... read more »
Destination Crenshaw is for South LA and by South LA
January 16, 2020
The dawn of a new decade marks a series of innovative projects and initiatives to look forward to. If the theme of 2019 was about fighting to keep South LA intact as outside developers encroached further into our community, the beginning of 2020 is about spreading a message of defiance through unity and Black ownership. ... read more »
Notable Deaths of 2019
December 26, 2019
This year, we said goodbye to amazing men and women, who left lasting legacies with their work, talents and time… ... read more / view gallery »
South LA Cafe Brings Out Community Leaders at Grand Opening of Community-Focused Coffee Shop
December 26, 2019
There are so many talented, innovative entrepreneurs in our communities, but the lack of resources hinders us from moving forward. SLAC is setting the blueprint of what African Americans should continue to strive for in the city of Los Angeles. There is a lot of gentrification going on, and black people get pushed out of our neighborhoods: it's a crucial time for us to start investing in the community, and taking control of our destiny. ... read more »
How We Can Attack Systemic Racism
December 19, 2019
Earlier this year, I toured Vector90, the late Nipsey Hussle’s tech incubator in Crenshaw. I met a 14-year-old from Noblesville, Indiana, just a few hours south of my hometown of South Bend, who’s interested in coding. But he also told me about being called racist slurs at his school—in 2019. ... read more »
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