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All the Reasons You Should Join Summer Movie Nights in South L.A. Parks
July 29, 2021
The office of Councilmember Marqueece Harris-Dawson coordinates summer park activities for South L.A. youth and families. ... read more »
Summer is Almost Over but Still Time for Fun and Free Outdoor Activities at your LA County Parks
July 29, 2021
Families can cool off and enjoy some safe time together enjoying activities ... read more »
US to send first vaccine doses to Africa in coming days
July 18, 2021
The U.S. will begin making its first COVID-19 vaccine shipments to Africa in the coming days, with the ultimate goal of sharing 25 million doses this summer across the continent in partnership with the African Union. ... read more »
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Summer Movie Nights in South LA Parks
July 15, 2021
Join in on the Summer Park activities for South LA youth and families coordinated by the office of Councilmember Marqueece Harris-Dawson ... read more »
South L.A. gets to Double Dip
June 24, 2021
Celebrating the 2021 swim season with two new pools at Algin Sutton and Van Ness Recreation Centers ... read more »
Los Angeles Parks Department to Reopen Nearly 30 Pools In Time for Heat Wave
June 17, 2021
Pools will be open from 2 p.m.-6 p.m. weekdays and 1 p.m.-5 p.m. weekends through Sunday. ... read more »
Louisiana Trooper Suspended Over Violent Death of Shackled Man
March 3, 2021
This week, authorities announced they had suspended Louisiana State Police Master Trooper Kory York, and acknowledged that Ronald Greene, who was shackled, handcuffed and dragged, “was mistreated.” The admission came after Greene’s family viewed graphic body camera footage of the arrest that included York using a barrage of expletives as he detained the Black motorist. York and other troopers were seen on the video choking and beating Greene. ... read more »
Basking in the Sun? Prolonged Exposure Increases Chance of Skin Cancer in the Black Community
August 6, 2020
Melanoma, a form of skin cancer that can affect all ethnic groups, is detected in Black Americans in its later stages more than in any other ethnic group. ... read more »
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The Time is Now to Help Prevent Gun Violence in Urban Neighborhoods
September 19, 2019
At the beginning of this summer, I wrote an Op-Ed for the National Newspaper Publishers Association. I asked for support for the anti-violence programs around the country and many of you responded. For that, I am grateful. ... read more »
Basking in the Sun? Prolonged Exposure Increases Chance of Skin Cancer
June 20, 2019
African Americans are at risk and should take steps to protect skin ... read more »
New Road Trip Report Shows Rising Gas Prices, Work Schedules Cramp Car Travel
June 20, 2019
To kick off the season, CarInsurance.com surveyed 1,000 drivers to find out how they feel when behind the wheel, what their family road trip experiences are like, what they do to cope with traffic and what types of mishaps they’ve had due to poor road conditions. ... read more »
Learn to Swim!
June 21, 2018
City of L.A. Expands Affordable Swim Program for Kids ... read more »
Detroit at crossroads 50 years after riots devastated city
July 20, 2017
Five days of violence would leave 33 blacks and 10 whites dead, and more than 1,400 buildings burned. More than 7,000 people were arrested. A decline that had already begun would accelerate; Detroit was the nation's fourth biggest city in 1960, but would rank 21st by 2016. The middle class fled, and a proud city fell into poverty, crime and hopelessness. ... read more »
Adjust Summer Diet To Meet Your Body’s Needs
July 14, 2017
The weather’s not the only thing that heats up in summer. So do our bodies, which makes this time of year a great time to transition to a healthier diet. If we aren’t careful, foods we eat during the summer can affect our bodies and digestion through Thanksgiving and beyond. ... read more »
Summer Things To Do
July 13, 2017
Check out some of these local activities available this summer! ... read more »
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