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WATCH: Janelle Monáe speaks at Wondalunch food giveaway in Watts
July 14, 2020
Singer, rapper, and actress Janell Monae said it was an honor, and privilege to serve the community. “This is where I feel I am rocking in my purpose the most,” says Monae. In an interview with the Los Angeles Sentinel, Monae mentions, “We’re in tough times with COVID-19, and folks not being able to survive, not knowing where their next meal is. We want to erase the stigma of asking for help.” ... read more / watch video »
WATCH: Bakewell Building South LA
July 14, 2020
Danny J. Bakewell, Jr. talks to Tanya Mcrae and Spectrum News ... read more / watch video »
WATCH: Angela Rye speaks at Wondalunch food giveaway in Watts
July 10, 2020
Wondalunch just held their second event in Watts giving away contact free, prepackaged meals that includes fresh fruit, vegetables, and poultry. There are hungry people all over the country, but particularly in the Los Angeles community. Community leaders have graciously contributed their time to ensure the people have food on the table. ... read more / watch video »
WATCH: Congresswoman Maxine Waters speaks at Wondalunch food giveaway in Watts
July 10, 2020
Wondalunch just held their second event in Watts giving away contact free, prepackaged meals that includes fresh fruit, vegetables, and poultry. There are hungry people all over the country, but particularly in the Los Angeles community. Community leaders have graciously contributed their time to ensure the people have food on the table. ... read more / watch video »
WATCH: Senator Mitchell Sustains Funding for Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Hospital
July 10, 2020
Monday—July 6, 2020 California State Senator Holly Mitchell met with Dr. Elaine Batchlor, CEO of Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Hospital. Senator Mitchell and Dr. Batchlor shared a brief discussion about the importance of protecting the hospital’s budget. ... read more / watch video »
WATCH: Press conference for Tajanae Nelson, mother of three killed
July 5, 2020
Tajanae Nelson, mother of three killed. Press conference at LA Sentinel July 1, 2020 ... read more / watch video »
SONG OF THE DAY: Sam Cooke – A Change Is Gonna Come (Official Lyric Video)
July 3, 2020
“A Change Is Gonna Come” by Sam Cooke Lyrics: I was born by the river in a little tent Oh, and just like the river I’ve been a-runnin’ ever since. ... read more / watch video »
SONG OF THE DAY: Miles Davis – So What (Official Video)
July 2, 2020
Miles Davis’ official music video for ‘So What’. Click to listen to Miles Davis on Spotify: ... As featured on Kind of Blue. Click to buy the track or album via iTunes: ... ... read more / watch video »
SONG OF THE DAY: Marvin Gaye-Inner City Blues (Make Me Wanna Holler)
June 27, 2020
Explore the music of Marvin Gaye: https://lnk.to/g24lE For more Marvin Gaye news and merchandise: Classic Motown Website: https://lnk.to/ClassicMotownWS Classic Motown Store: https://lnk.to/ClassicMotownST Music video by Marvin Gaye performing Inner City Blues (Make Me Wanna Holler). (C) 1971 Motown Records, a Division of UMG Recordings, Inc. #MarvinGaye #InnerCityBlues #Vevo #RandB #VevoOfficial ... read more / watch video »
WATCH: Baron Davis talks giving back to South L.A. youth
June 27, 2020
Baron Davis talks giving back to South L.A. youth ... read more / watch video »
WATCH: Compton Mayor Aja Brown speaks at the ‘ByeCOVID’ Juneteenth free testing event
June 27, 2020
Compton Mayor Aja Brown, Originals Nation and Trap Heals founder Damon Turner all partnered together to host “ByeCOVID,” a local initiative event where they provided free COVID-19 testing to Compton residents along with care packages to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus. The event serviced over 1,000 people who registered or pre-registered. It was great vibes of live music, food, art, and a group of ambitious volunteers to serve the community. There couldn’t have been a more innovative way to host this event. ... read more / watch video »
SONG OF THE DAY: What’s Going On (Official Video)
June 19, 2020
We shot ‘What’s Going On' in Detroit and Flint Michigan, we wanted a place that resonates with the song and the history of Motown, while also remaining relevant to the sociopolitical issues in the music video. The music video took four days to shoot, but I traveled to Michigan a couple weeks early to find the right people. It was very important for us to find real people that resonated with the stories, rather than casting actors. We wanted the history of the song and the communities we filmed in to come through in our video. For example, Steve Smith, who plays the blind man in our music video, actually worked for Motown when ‘What’s Going On’ was originally recorded. ... read more / watch video »
WATCH: Mayor Garcetti Announces Major Steps to Promote Racial Equity in Los Angeles
June 19, 2020
Mayor Eric Garcetti today called for affirmative action in City government and signed an executive directive to study and promote racial equity in City departments. To help lead, coordinate, and drive these efforts, he also named Deputy Mayor Brenda Shockley as L.A.’s first-ever Chief Equity Officer. ... read more / watch video »
WATCH: Unrest Marks 99th Anniversary of Tulsa Massacre
June 14, 2020
Robert Kovacik reported on NBC4 News at 11 p.m. on Sunday, May 31, 2020. ... read more / watch video »
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