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Inglewood group establishes community response fund

INGLEWOOD — The Social Justice Learning Institute has created a community response fund to support families experiencing financial hardship during the COVID-19 crisis. The organization recently received $25,000 from the All Ways Up Foundation to go toward feeding families in Inglewood and the nearby communities of Hawthorne, Lawndale, Lennox and South Los Angeles.  Program managers Read More…

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Townhall focuses on tobacco use in black community

HAWTHORNE — Across the country, approximately 45,000 African Americans die each year from smoking-related diseases, which has emerged as the number one cause of death in the black community — surpassing fatalities from accidents, AIDS, diabetes, and homicide.  According to statistics, an estimated 1.6 million black Americans under the age of 18 will become regular Read More…

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Red-light camera opponent takes on area cities

LOS ANGELES — In 2002, Jim Lissner was captured on camera running a red light in Culver City — an incident that has spurred 14 years of activism to rid the state of red-light cameras. When Lissner went to court to contest his $270 citation, he expected he would see a lot of young people Read More…