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Destination Crenshaw project unveiled in South L.A.

By Dennis J. Freeman Contributing Writer CRENSHAW — Residents were given a preview of what a new and revitalized Crenshaw Boulevard will look like once the Crenshaw Rail Line construction is completed Dec. 8. Eighth District City Councilman Marqueece Harris-Dawson invited residents, local elected officials and other dignitaries to look at renderings and her planners […]

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Bill calls for two years of free tuition at community colleges

LOS ANGELES — Under a proposed California law, first-time community-college students attending full-time could be given two years of free tuition. Assembly Bill 2 was introduced on Dec. 4 at Los Angeles Trade Technical College. It is intended as a step toward free community college for students in California. Currently, the program in California waives […]

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Karen Bass to serve as chair of Congressional Black Caucus

LOS ANGELES — U.S. Rep. Karen Bass will prioritize highlighting activities of Congressional Black Caucus members as the new caucus chair for the incoming 116th Congress. “One of my primary goals is to lift up the accomplishments of individual members of the Congressional Black Caucus so that black Americans understand exactly what the Congressional Black […]