Fri, Jul

With planning for the 2028 Los Angeles Olympic Games underway, the ULI Los Angeles: Urban Marketplace held panel discussions with the topic of increasing tourism in local Black communities.

South Los Angeles resident Randal Henry has published a book that showcases remarkable African Americans who were born, raised, or lived in South L.A.

A South Los Angeles playground has been renamed in honor of Harlins, and Netflix released a documentary about her life.

FOX SOUL’s all-Black news show covers national news from a Black perspective.

Protesters in Los Angeles want justice, a reallocation of public safety funds, and D.A. Jackey Lacey to prosecute law enforcement agents.

Councilmember Marqueece Harris-Dawson presents Destination Crenshaw to community members at The Museum of African American Art on the third floor of Macy’s at the Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza. Photo by Jason Lewis

“…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

Senator Kamala Harris with actors Jurnee Smollett-Bell and Jussie Smollett. Members of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. which Harris is a member of, are holding signs behind them. Photo by Jason Lewis

Photos from the Kingdom Day Parade, the Freedom Fest, and MLK Jr. Day Celebration at the California African American Museum.

Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas, standing in front of the tunnel boring machine, addresses a crowd six stories below Crenshaw Blvd. Photos by Jason Lewis

The Crenshaw/LAX Transit Project stations at Exposition Blvd., MLK Jr. Blvd., and in Leimert Park are now connected.

Photos from the Kingdom Day Parade, Martin Luther King Jr. Freedom Fest in Leimert Park, and the Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration at the California African American Museum (CAAM).

The bulk of the construction for Metro’s Crenshaw/LAX Transit Project is out of sight, as there is a six-story hole under Crenshaw Blvd. at Rodeo Rd., Martin Luther King Blvd., and 43rd Place. Photo by Jason Lewis

There are three six-story holes under Crenshaw Blvd.