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Harriet Paves the Way

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority paid homage to a civil rights heroine while preparing to clear a path for the Crenshaw/LAX Line about 80 feet beneath South Los Angeles. Supervisor and Metro Board Chair Mark Ridley-Thomas led a dedication ceremony on February 1st to name the Line’s tunnel boring machine (TBM) after abolitionist Harriet Tubman, who […]

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24th Empowerment Congress Summit Draws 1,300

About 1,300 people participated in a meaningful dialogue about Los Angeles County’s crisis of homelessness at the 24th Annual Empowerment Congress Summit, and vowed to work together — as a community — in search of solutions. Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas described homelessness as one of the most profound issues of our time, pointing out an estimated 44,000 people live on the […]