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Inglewood Named All-America City!

The National Civic League announced its list of 10 All-America Cities which included Inglewood, California. The ten winning cities listed alphabetically were: Phoenix, Arizona Inglewood, California Fort Wayne, Indiana Richmond, Indiana Wichita, Kansas Somerville, Massachusetts Albany, New York Kinston, North Carolina Statesville, North Carolina Caroline County, Virginia More at the L.A. Times

'Harvard Girl'

From the L.A. Times: Khadijah Williams, 18, overcomes a lifetime in shelters and on skid row. Khadijah Williams stepped into chemistry class and instantly tuned out the commotion. She walked past students laughing, gossiping, napping and combing one another’s hair. Past a cellphone blaring rap songs. And past a substitute teacher sitting in a near-daze. […]

TOMORROW: REVITALIZING AND EMPOWERING COMPTON THROUGH PEOPLE, PARKS AND PROGRAMS

Celebrate the Grand Re-Opening of Summer Pools in the Second District Join Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas and The Empowerment Congress REVITALIZING AND EMPOWERING COMPTON THROUGH PEOPLE, PARKS AND PROGRAMS Saturday, June 20, 2009 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Roy Campanella Park 14812 Stanford Avenue, Compton 90220 Experts from various County departments, non-profit agencies and community based […]