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MLK Parade at Leimert Park Village

January 19, 2015 from 11am to 7pm
Los Angeles City Council President Herb Wesson will serve as grand marshal for Southern California's largest Martin Luther King Jr. Day observance, beginning at 11 a.m. at Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and Vermont Avenue. The parade will head west on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard to Crenshaw Boulevard and conclude near Leimert Park.
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MLK Parade at Leimert Park Village

January 19, 2015 from 11am to 7pm
Los Angeles City Council President Herb Wesson will serve as grand marshal for Southern California's largest Martin Luther King Jr. Day observance, beginning at 11 a.m. at Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and Vermont Avenue. The parade will head west on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard to Crenshaw Boulevard and conclude near Leimert Park.
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MLK Parade at Leimert Park Village

January 19, 2015 from 11am to 7pm
Los Angeles City Council President Herb Wesson will serve as grand marshal for Southern California's largest Martin Luther King Jr. Day observance, beginning at 11 a.m. at Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and Vermont Avenue. The parade will head west on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard to Crenshaw Boulevard and conclude near Leimert Park.
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So what brings you to Leimert Park Beat? Tell us a little bit about yourself.
I moved to the Leimert Park area near Crenshaw and Martin Luther King about six years ago and was overcome with the culture that now surrounds me.

I started this online community for my neighborhood as part of the master's program in online communities I am in at USC. I created Leimert Park Beat in April 2007.

It was always a dream of mine to have a newspaper. But here the community decides what's important by contributing the content. Leimert Park Beat strengthens the community by providing a virtual town square. Leimert Park Beat also empowers the community by giving it a voice in this big city.

After spending most of my life working at newspapers, I am now a media relations representative at a top research university.

I'm proud to be the chaplain, an elected position, in the Sutro Avenue Block Club. Our yearly barbecue is in August, holiday potluck is December and Yard Sale is in May.

I am also on the North Area Neighborhood Development Council, the city's neighborhood council which represents the area just east of Leimert Park.

Other neighborhood social networks I created:

SilverLakeStar.com
University Park Family.com
Echo Park Online


CulverCityTimes.com
http://RanchoParkOnline.com"">
RanchoParkOnline.com
http://SanPedroNewsPilot.com"">
SanPedroNewsPilot.com

If you would like to suggest a story, sponsor the site, contribute a blog post or if you would like to have help building your own online community, please contact me.
Who referred you?
Eddie North-Hager
Good times at:
Pete's Cafe at Fourth and Main Downtown, http://www.petescafe.com/
or to see the Zone, http://zonejams.com/, a friend's band. Or finding unknown adventures in Los Angeles and environs.
My other Website:
http://www.universityparkfamily.com
Last song I heard or I sang:
Femi Kuti: Do Your Best
Profession:
Media relations
My Leimert Park Secret:
I first tell people I live in Leimert Park to see what they know.

Then I tell them I live near Crenshaw and King to see what they think they know.

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If you live in the 90008 area code, you can use Leimert Park as the city of your address instead of Los Angeles. Only a few neighborhoods have this perk, such as Hollywood and Venice.
Hometown:
Louisville, Ky.
Block Club:
Sutro Avenue
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Married

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At 3:56am on July 23, 2014, Connie Muhammad said…
Are artist submissions still being sought for the jazz festival you just posted?
At 8:55am on June 6, 2014, DangerMan Urbansuperhero said…

Hey Eddie it was great to see you recently, can you tell me again when the next Community Counsel meeting is.

At 12:46pm on April 23, 2014, Linda Morgan said…

Hello again, it's me. I tried what you told me to change the picture, but it didn't work.  The link you provided was to the Culver City site, not Leimert park beat. Please help, are is there a support group that can assist? Thanks

At 10:10am on March 29, 2014, Linda Morgan said…

Hi Eddie, I can't seem to change my profile picture, can you assist please?

At 10:58am on October 21, 2013, ColoredPeople.net said…

Thank you for approving our posts! We value our collaboration with you.

At 9:01am on July 8, 2013, AJea L said…

Dear Eddie,

Thank you so much for your kind and welcomed comment on my Freedom Of Ideas post! Peace Be With You my Friend <3

At 11:44am on November 18, 2012, Jonathan Burdeshaw said…

Thank you so much for the welcome Eddie. Lauren and I should be in the house after the holiday. Have a great Thanksgiving as well and we for sure will meet soon. Check out my website. jonathanburdeshaw.com. Cheers and hope your having a Sunday fun day!

At 11:28pm on October 31, 2012, noah rappaport said…

Do you work with a non-profit or are you associated with one?

I belong to a charitable fundraising platform of a private funding group.  Our mission is to raise funds, for personal requirement, sending kids to college, get out of debt, charitable needs, etc...

 

At 11:14pm on October 25, 2012, noah rappaport said…

My background is in managing businesses and in PR and Marketing & Advertising.  Let's work together to make LA a better place.  Let's plan some events & work with non-profits & raise money, etc...

At 11:12pm on October 25, 2012, noah rappaport said…

I am new, would like to meet more people on the committees.

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From a kitchen table in Leimert Park - There's a lot going on (with or without you)

Posted on January 17, 2015 at 1:00am 2 Comments



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Today is the Empowerment Congress. Wait - don't tune out yet. 

Thousands of people from our area attend to learn about how Los Angeles runs - AND WHO RUNS LOS ANGELES. 

What I'm trying to say is that this is a special opportunity to get to…

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Are you going to Ciclavia in Leimert Park tomorrw? What's a Ciclavia? Get the Full Ciclavia Route

Posted on December 6, 2014 at 10:00am 0 Comments

One of the greatest community events to hit LA - Ciclavia - comes to Leimert Park Sunday.

Ciclavia (pronounce it as you like) closes major streets to cars and opens them to walkers, bikers, strollers, unicyclists and the like. Click here for all the details.

This is a slideshow of my trip from Leimert Park to the 2011 Ciclavia that spanned from Boyle Heights to East…

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In memoriam: Lark Galloway-Gilliam, a force for good in Leimert Park

Posted on December 5, 2014 at 11:22am 0 Comments

Lark Galloway-Gilliam just worked and worked and worked. I saw few people more in the community over the past decade. She was doing things and getting things done, according the community organizations.



I didn't know her personally - but she made my life better because she made Leimert Park better and that's where I live.

Recently she was an important part of the group at the ECWANC that spearheaded the mitigation agreement with the California Science Center after…

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Ron Harris of Lucy Florence passes

Posted on November 25, 2014 at 1:00pm 0 Comments

According to the Lucy Florence Facebook page, one of the world famous Aswirl Twins, Ron Harris passed away suddenly.

Our thoughts are with his family and especially his twin, Richard Harris.

Ron and Richard were pioneers of the Leimert Park renaissance that we are now witnessing. Things…

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Good news: Zambezi Bazaar announces triumphant return to Leimert Park Village

Posted on November 20, 2014 at 3:53pm 2 Comments

 The sisters sent the following message: "We know you've been waiting a long time for us to come back, and it's been a long and dedicated journey.  Please join us and share this announcement with your neighborhood, friends and family.  We looking forward to continuing our relationship with our community."…

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Leimert Park Art Walk Comedy Show - Jan 25th 2015 at KAOS Network

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The Leimert Park Art Walk is tomorrow - as usual the last Sunday of the month. But you've never seen Leimert Park Village like this. Check out the new park, the Papillion Art gallery, the revived The World Stage Art, Education & Performance Gallery and more.

Leimert Park Art Walk Comedy Show - Jan 25th 2015

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Crenshaw, Los Angeles, California under construction!

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#LA Thursday 1/22 Exposition to Leimert Park: Utility Support work at Rodeo Rd and Crenshaw Bl, will affect eastbound and westbound with full lane closure, ongoing nightly 9pm - 6am. Exposition to Leimert Park: Utility Support work at Crenshaw Bl from Exposition Bl to Coliseum St, will…

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It is weird that Mayor Eric Garcetti has office hours and that he's reaching out, waiting to hear from you. But it shouldn't be. Give it a shot and see if he listens.

Office Hours with Mayor Garcetti

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Mayor Eric Garcetti is committed to hosting regular office hours to stay in touch and hear directly from the Angelenos he serves. RSVP here to discuss your concerns with the mayor.

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#Selma - it's a state of mind

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Today marks the 50th anniversary of the Teachers' March in Selma. To learn more about this milestone in the struggle for African-American voting rights, order our new film, Selma: The Bridge to the Ballot: bit.ly/1u2JBNM

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Brings parks to South LA - thanks First 5 LA, Los Angeles Neighborhood Land Trust and Curren D. Price, Jr.

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GRAND OPENING! Join us as we celebrate the opening of our newest tot park this Saturday, January 24 from 10 am - 12 pm at the corner of Avalon and Gage in #LosAngeles. There will be #FREE music, activities and food! #parks…

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The sign is still up at Babe's and Ricky's Inn - is anybody home?

Babe's & Ricky's Inn: Keeping the Light On For the Blues

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Founded in 1964 on Central Ave., the mythical Blues venue found a new home in Leimert Park during the…

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It's time for the #Blues at Barbara Morrison PAC - First Thursdays!

DEZ!!

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NBC News takes on the black male teacher shortage (next up the black male Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) shortage, the black male Oscar.com shortage ...)

Diversity in the Classroom: How to Solve the Black Male Teacher Shortage

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America's K-12 students have never been more diverse, with students of color now outnumbering white…

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Tavis Smiley's take on free speech and Charlie Hebdo Officiel

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Free speech isn’t free. Be sure to watch my PBS show Monday and Tuesday night for a panel discussion on the First Amendment right to free speech. My guests include publisher Larry Flynt, actress and comedian Roseanne Barr, comedian and author Maz Jobrani, ACLU legal director…

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What did you take away from the Empowerment Congress?

Empowerment Congress considers chaos or community

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Justice is indivisible. Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. And wherever I see injustice, I’m going to take a stand against it...

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"The Principle not Principal Crisis Cosmology - Moment of truth change documentary - old Moore is less & less is more new ∞. "Everything we think we know about our Universe is wrong.""
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DojO- commented on DojO-'s event THE World STAGE Saturday Jazz Workshop· Bobby West ♪ Jan 24th
"More about this event on the Web:  Additional listings - info & updates - "conscientious, mindful & respectful" -   O-! To: Leimert Park Village / The World Stage Saturday Jazz Workshop allaboutJazz - Your Go-To…"
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DojO- commented on DojO-'s event THE World STAGE Saturday Jazz Workshop· Bobby West ♪ Jan 24th
"Get Well Soon or Feel Better Sooner! Reggie Gooden (unofficial-official) " 'Ambassador', & 'LACMA Fri Nite Jazz Mayor' "; Ed Reagin "O'wise Patron of the art, Jazz"; " Dolores Petersən…"
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DojO- commented on DojO-'s event THE World STAGE Saturday Jazz Workshop· Bobby West ♪ Jan 24th
"To: Adrian Dove, President & CEO 30th Annual Kingdom Day Parade A big THANK YOU!!! (for your love & respect) B-lated - g☯☮d 'n safe Martin Luther King Jr. Day(s)! ¿Where wuz da' Jazz band(s), huh? (representin')…"
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Offering a fresh look at the groundbreaking play that established David Mamet as a seismic force in theater, the Department of Music, Theatre and Dance at California State University, Los Angeles joins forces with multiple award-winning Deaf West Theatre to present American Buffalo. Deaf West Theatre is renowned for casting a mix of deaf and hearing actors in productions…

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