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Inglewood School Board recognized with 2016 UCLA Award

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Inglewood Unified School Board Member D’Artagnan Scorza Receives 2016 UCLA Award Inglewood, CA — Dr. D’Artagnan Scorza, Ph.D. received the 2016 UCLA Award for Recent Graduate Achievement on Saturday, May 7th. The UCLA Awards were bestowed upon nine alumni, including Scorza, in front of 300 members of the UCLA community at Royce Hall on UCLA’s […]


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LAAAWPPI alumni share thoughts on the Presidential Election

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South of the 10 continues to look at the upcoming Presidential election, from the point of view of African-American women.  Although the column appears on City Watch LA, the column is edited before being published.  Here is the unedited version.


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Los Angeles Times sets the tone for Congressional Race

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Los Angeles Times (LAT) opinion writers delivered a weapon of mass destruction this morning.  Awakened to an email alert that declared who the Times is endorsing to replace Congresswoman Janice Hahn, in the 44th Congressional District.  In typical LAT fashion, they didn’t hold back.


LA County Democrat Party OPPOSES Compton sales tax measure

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LA County Democrat party members reject new taxes. Releasing endorsements for the upcoming June election cycle, there is much chatter about the lack of supoort for the measure, despite their strong support of the city’s mayor.


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Compton councilwoman opens Soul Food restaurant

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A loyal 2 Urban Girls reader and long time Compton resident, inquired if we have frequented the newest soul food resident to open in District 4.  Located in the shopping center directly across from the Compton courthouse and adjacent to Popeye’s, this family run business has city council connections.


Leaders Up to host career readiness workshops in South Los Angeles

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LeadersUp, a nonprofit organization focused on creating career opportunities for 18 to 24 year olds, will be hosting FREE career readiness workshops across South LA during May. With over 18,000 unemployed young adults in the area, we invite you to share the information and help prepare local talent to employment opportunities in the community.  To register, young […]


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Compton City Manager goes rogue

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Compton City Manager Roger Haley has issued a memo to city council members, declaring his intent to go against their wishes and allocate funds to educate the residents on the pending sales tax increase ballot initiative.  Haley expressed his authority to enter into contracts, with vendors, without the consent of council.  He attributes his decision […]


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