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Local organizations provide assistance to black businesses

LOS ANGELES — National Black Business Month celebrates black-owned business throughout the month of August. During the month, consumers are encouraged to visit businesses owned by African Americans. To advocate for those owners, there are a plethora of chambers and associations that assist in their growth and development. The Greater Los Angeles African American Chamber […]

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Resource fair marks start of National Black Business Month

LOS ANGELES — To mark August as National Black Business Month, the Black Business Association of Los Angeles held a community resource fair Aug. 3 at the office of Los Angeles school board member George McKenna, 5120 11th Ave., adjacent to Crenshaw High School. McKenna co-hosted the fair which was designed to help people trying to […]

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Baldwin Hills plaza set for makeover

BALDWIN HILLS — The Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza is one step closer to getting a makeover. After hearing hours of testimony and discussion July 13, the Los Angeles Planning Commission unanimously approved a proposal for a major redevelopment of the shopping center. The transformative, mixed-use project includes a hotel, an open-air retail village, offices, seven […]