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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 »
WATTS HEALING
August 13, 2020
 While a compelling case can be made for a significant expansion of the Los Angeles City Council, a more modest and immediately doable approach to demonstrating our concern with minority rights in these turbulent times would be to free Watts from Council District 15 and join it with Council District 9. ... 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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PHFE WIC Unveiled The New Obama Blvd WIC Center Honoring Motherhood, Breastfeeding Month and Black Breastfeeding Week
September 5, 2019
Since changing what was Rodeo Blvd to Obama Blvd, the PHFE WIC unveiled Tuesday, August 27, 2019, the Obama Blvd. WIC Center to match, also honoring breastfeeding month and Black breastfeeding week with a family-friendly celebration. ... read more »
A look into the creative mind of writer-director-producer Dallas Jackson
June 17, 2019
Writer, director and producer Dallas Jackson is methodically building his entertainment empire. This news is a reason to celebrate because Mr. Jackson is unapologetically Black and more to the point, ... read more »
Hope Comes to South Central Los Angeles
January 4, 2019
COMMUNITY DAY is happening at a time when South Central communities are in dire need of help and hope, Bishop Edward Turner, has spearheaded Community Day Celebration for twenty-four years.. He started community day some twenty four years ago. Bishop has always had a heart for the people in the community, his finger is on the pulse of the people, and he lives in the community which he serves. ... read more »
Comic Book Artist Goes from Superheroes to Civil Rights
August 9, 2018
People familiar with the 2013 graphic novel "March'' and its two sequels already know that Lewis' illustrated history of his role in the civil rights movement became a sensation. Despite critics who thought a "comic book'' was too pulpy for an elder statesman's story, it triumphed on the New York Times best-seller list. The third installation went on to win the National Book Award, a first for a graphic novel. ... read more »
Christina Cooper Gets Talk Show, Produces Feature Film
June 14, 2018
Local actress and filmmaker launches "The Christina Cooper show" this summer and new feature film "South Central Love" in 2019. ... read more »
Righteous Outrage and Action Must Be Sustained
January 25, 2018
Since the civil rights era, there’s not been sustained outrage to high-profile incidents, or countless other similar incidents of police abuse. ... read more »
Smithsonian Channel’s “The Lost Tapes: LA Riots” Captures the Essence of the L.A. Uprising 
May 2, 2017
“The Lost Tapes: LA Riots” showed all the important events leading up to the 1992 uprising, from the protests for the firing of then chief Daryl Gates, to the shooting of Latasha Harlins. ... read more »
County Supervisors Envision Lucas Museum at Expo Park
November 23, 2016
The Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to issue a resolution declaring Exposition Park as the ideal location for a museum planned by the legendary filmmaker George Lucas. ... read more »
Big Sean & DJ Mustard Give Back To South Central
September 7, 2016
President Obama’s initiative, My Brother’s Keeper, Roc Nation and STATE Bags recently gave students at 42nd Street Elementary a pep rally to remember complete with one of the hottest artist and producers in the music industry ... read more »
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