The church partnered with other COGIC churches, political leaders, public figures, and community members to support people affected by Hurricane Harvey.
The renaming process is not complete yet; locals are encouraged to voice their opinion.
The Crenshaw/LAX Transit Project stations at Exposition Blvd., MLK Jr. Blvd., and in Leimert Park are now connected.
Ridley-Thomas has plans for more pro bono legal clinics in the future.
The Olympics will allow Los Angeles, including South L.A., to showcase the best that the city has to offer.
Yarber grew up as a huge Los Angeles Rams fan, and now he is the team’s wide receivers coach.
Bragging rights are on the line at this event that brings the Divine Nine together.
The View Park Prep grad continues to excel academically and athletically.
Palm Springs and Palm Desert offers relaxation with luxury resorts, spas, fine dining, shopping, and attractions.
Jamaica gets you from A to ‘all right’ with luxury all-inclusive resorts, adventurous nature tours, and rich culture.
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.
Claiborne is the founder of Style & Society Magazine, and she is a community relations manager at Los Angeles Metro.
“I Am” is a reflection of Alexis’ upbringing and community involvement in South Los Angeles.
The playlist includes Marvin Gaye, A Tribe Called Quest, Lauryn Hill, Nina Simone, 2Pac, Beyoncé, Prince, Aretha Franklin, James Brown and many others.
The village attracts massive crowds on weekends, but not during the week. Community leaders are looking to increase foot traffic and business on a daily basis.
A small business loan from Pacific Coast Regional helped Shaw open A Kut Above Hair Design 20 years ago, and she’s still going strong.
The 5th Annual Mobile Retail & Food Truck Expo will be held at L.A. Trade Tech on September 23.
The organization features programs such as Young Black Scholars and Pathways to Success.
The Launch Academy was created to make math and science fun for children.
Adults at the Ladera Center Starbucks and children in after-school programs take advantage of the mental aspects of the game.
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.
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
This View Park-Windsor Hills establishment has everything from made to measure suits to a grooming salon.
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.
This organization offers counseling not only to people diagnosed with mental issues, but also to their family members and caregivers as well.
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.
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.
The food truck has received rave reviews from critics.