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Congresswoman Barragán to Host Annual Black History Month Event Honoring Leaders Impacting the District
February 15, 2019
Congresswoman Barragán will host her Annual Black History Month event tomorrow, February 16 to honor the achievements and contributions of Black visionaries impacting the 44th Congressional District. This year’s theme, Together We Rise, was chosen to emphasize the prevailing thought that our community’s strength lies in our unity.  ... read more »
Friends of Watts Towers Want Apology for Hooks’ Suspension
November 29, 2018
The Civil Service Commission revoked Watts Towers Art Center Director Rosie Lee Hooks’ suspension recently, however Friends of Watts Towers members say they now want an apology from the city and they are asking community members to join them in petitioning for one. ... read more »
Hooks Continues Appeal of Watts Towers Suspension 
September 20, 2018
Educator and Watts Towers Arts Director Rosie Lee Hooks was found not guilty of insubordination after a July 31 hearing, but guilty of not adhering to the public art approval process to paint a mural of Watts native and jazz legend Charles Mingus. ... read more »
Support Grows for Watts Towers Art Center Director 
May 24, 2018
Community leaders and residents have come out recently in support of Watts Towers Art Center Director Rosie Lee Hooks, who was suspended last month for commissioning a mural of jazz great Charles Mingus on the youth art center named for him ten years ago. ... read more »
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