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Vermont Avenue Post Office renamed in honor of Marvin Gaye

SOUTH LOS ANGELES — A South Los Angeles post office has been renamed to commemorate the life of the “Prince of Soul” Marvin Gaye.  Members of the Gaye family, local elected officials, Los Angeles Postmaster Joe Zapata and community members gathered at the Vermont Avenue Post Office June 15 to celebrate the dedication. U.S. Rep. Read More…

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Seminar focuses on reasons for black infant mortality

LOS ANGELES — The statistics are startling: Nationally, the death rate for black babies who die in infancy is twice as high as for white babies and more than 4,000 black babies die before their first birthday.  In Los Angeles County, the rate is three times higher. Black infant mortality was the topic of discussion Read More…