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New looks planned for South L.A.

CRENSHAW — An outdoor museum honoring Los Angeles’ African-American community will be the first of its kind in the city. Los Angeles City Councilman Marqueece Harris-Dawson hosted a community town hall meeting March 6 to discuss Destination Crenshaw, a “community-inspired public art and streetscape” design project. Around 150 people came out to the event at Read More…

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Howard University alumni group honors four members

LOS ANGELES — To most of its former students, Howard University is the “Mecca” among historically black colleges and universities, with Thurgood Marshall, Donnie Hathaway, Toni Morrison, Zora Neale Hurston, Stokely Carmichael, Sean (P. Diddy) Combs, Ta-Nehisi Coates and actress Phylicia Rashad among its many noted alumni. On May 20, at the Museum of African Read More…