“…We can take this desire, this need, and this necessity at this moment in history, the necessity to tell our story, to document our story, but also to mark our territory forever.” -Councilmember Marqueece Harris-Dawson
Photos from the Kingdom Day Parade, the Freedom Fest, and MLK Jr. Day Celebration at the California African American Museum.
"The Liquor Bank served as a hot spot of crime, drugs, and violence. Today, we said enough is enough, our community deserves better.” -Councilmember Marqueece Harris-Dawson
The veterans feel that they are being denied benefits and services because of their race.
Coach Mack has sent more than 50 high school athletes to college by dramatically increasing their speed.
The program has teams for beginners and advanced players.
The Baldwin Hills resident sports a 4.86 grade point average while blazing a trail on the track.
Training sessions at Rancho Cienega Sports Complex feature NFL down to youth athletes.
Spas, wine, and relaxation are just a short trip down the 15 Freeway.
Skiing and snowboarding are the main attractions, but this winter resort town has a lot more than that to offer.
Palm Springs and Palm Desert offers relaxation with luxury resorts, spas, fine dining, shopping, and attractions.
This co-op performs repairs, assists people in repairing their own bikes, and sells new bicycles.
The View Park-Windsor Hills health center promotes physical activity, mental health, and spiritual awareness.
“Through this fist style one gains long life and happiness.”
The park has a mile-long hiking trail and is the home of the infamous Culver City Stairs.
The filmmaker created the Haiti International Film Festival to showcase the best that his people have to offer.
The “Insecure” director, producer, and actress talks about the success Blacks are having in film; the backlash she received for saying, “I’m rooting for everybody Black;” and she gives advice to young filmmakers.
The festival features films from around the world, an art fest, and film networking events.
Claiborne is the founder of Style & Society Magazine, and she is a community relations manager at Los Angeles Metro.
This creative space brings together artist, musicians, entrepreneurs, and community members from all walks of life.
The podcast is designed to discuss issues that affect South Los Angeles communities.
Hyde Park, Angeles Mesa, and View Heights are all a part of the Park Mesa Heights Neighborhood Council.
Pacific Coast Regional CEO Mark Robertson expressed that we need to support our own at West Angeles Church of God in Christ’s Super Saturday event.
The Crenshaw Boulevard and 66th Street location is the first Papa John’s in South Los Angeles.
The Internet radio and podcast studio, located on Crenshaw Blvd. and 43rd Street, helps locals broadcast their messages to the masses.
The student-run branch provides financial literacy and work experience for members of Crenshaw’s Business Entrepreneurship and Technology program.
The fraternity will host a career fair and youth programs that will be open to the public, as well as a golf tournament and various social events. May 3-6.
SGRho chapters in Los Angeles, Inglewood, Culver City, Compton, and Santa Monica impact the lives of middle school and high school girls.
The university hosted the Civic and Social Entrepreneurship Summit, where students presented business plans to improve their communities.
Parents see improvements at school and at home from the boys of this mentoring program.
Donald Trump won the election and is in office, so many people have questioned the purpose of protesting.
Measure HHH passed in November to build housing for the homeless; Measure H on the March ballot is needed to pay for services.
Congresswoman Maxine Waters, Congresswoman Karen Bass, and Assemblyman Sebastian Ridley-Thomas met with 150 concerned community members.
Community Coalition discusses the propositions that greatly effects South Los Angeles, which includes marijuana, criminal sentencing, and taxes for education.
This Black-owned beauty supply store on Western Ave. and Washington Blvd. has products for men and women, and serves as a cultural center.
The natural hair community came together to show off the beauty of head wraps.
The View Park-Windsor Hills boutique makes original pieces for men, women, and children.
“Wine is a really beautiful beverage. There is a lot of artwork that goes into making it.” -Tuanni Price, owner of Zuri Wine Tasting & Tours
Through the American Heart Association’s Kids Cook with Heart program, Chef Bryce Fluellen has taught roughly 2,500 children the benefits of eating healthy.
The nonprofit organization is beautifying the area while making the air clearer.
The launch celebration also featured the expansion of the Community Safety Partnership with the LAPD.
Healing & Hope 4 the Homeless provides food for nearly 400 people on the first and third Saturdays of the month.
Ethnomusicologist Billy McCoy discusses the weekly music workshops in Leimert Park.
Leimert Park Village is the music mecca of South Los Angeles, featuring jazz, blues, soul, gospel, R&B, and hip hop.
This free performing arts program in Leimert Park instructs children in music, dance, theater, and film.
Justin Jackson’s photography portfolio has been heavily influenced by African American music and culture.
This cultural art center in Arlington Heights features paintings, film screenings, lectures, dance performances, and yoga classes.
The exhibit examines how housing restrictions, police brutality, and other incidents led to the 1992 uprising.
This Inglewood urban eatery has been serving the community for nearly 34 years.
Means, best known for portraying Felicia in the film “Friday,” serves tacos, burritos, and bowls with soul food ingredients at Jackfruit Cafe.
Edwin “Chef E Dubble” Redway and Marshawn “Peace & Love” Williams are giving their community a healthy food option.
Caribbean Gourmet and Who’s Hungry Caribbean & Catering bring amazing dishes to the farmers’ market.