Pamela Garrett
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Pamela Garrett promoted Jonathan Moss's event State of Education in South Los Angeles
Nov 29, 2013
Pamela Garrett commented on Nathaniel J. Shaw, artist BeBop's blog post Every so often a walk through "YESTERDAY". . .
"When you walk along skid row, do you talk to the people there? Are they open to conversations? I've driven down the streets and walked on the outskirts but not really walked in the heart of skid row. To me the homeless area extends into the…"
Nov 29, 2013
Pamela Garrett promoted enhager's blog post Shop Leimert Park for the holidays and especially on Nov. 30
Nov 29, 2013
Pamela Garrett commented on Beth Newcomb's blog post Oral Cancer Can Be Caught Before It Kills
"Good grief! Is there any part of your body that cancer can't grow? sigh. Thanks for the information."
Nov 29, 2013
Pamela Garrett posted a status
"Oh, BTW had a chance to see screening of movie,"Black Nativity". It has Afro American cast, little or no profanity or sex. Please support."
Nov 29, 2013
Pamela Garrett posted a status
"Greetings! I'm not one to get out with the crowds for Black Friday but will get out and support a few businesses for small business saturday"
Nov 29, 2013
Pamela Garrett promoted Beth Newcomb's blog post Protect Your Child’s Smile from the Start
Nov 29, 2013
Pamela Garrett promoted Beth Newcomb's blog post Diabetes Doesn’t Have to Hurt Smiles
Nov 29, 2013
Pamela Garrett commented on Baldwin Hills Restoration's event 50th Anniversary of the Baldwin Hills Dam Failure
"Wow! Talk about living through history! I remember this event. So glad I lived between Jefferson and Adams at the time. The water didn't come that far."
Nov 10, 2013
Pamela Garrett might attend Baldwin Hills Restoration's event
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50th Anniversary of the Baldwin Hills Dam Failure at Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area

December 14, 2013 from 11am to 4pm
Celebrate the Unfolding of our Magnificent Parklands!For additional information please call (323) 290-5270 or email david.mcneill@bhc.ca.govSee More
Nov 10, 2013
Pamela Garrett promoted Baldwin Hills Restoration's event 50th Anniversary of the Baldwin Hills Dam Failure
Nov 10, 2013
Pamela Garrett is attending Terri Dixon's event
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Live Performance & Art Workshop at California African American Museum

December 1, 2013 from 1pm to 5pm
TARGET SUNDAYS AT CAAM – It’s a KWANZAA BONANZASunday, December 1, 2013, 1pm-5pmIn keeping with the seven principles of Kwanazaa, the California African American Museum (CAAM) gathers for a special celebration in the spirit of giving, unity, and community. Music, spoken work and seasonal revelry will herald the holidays as we bring closure to another year. It’s also an opportunity to find the perfect gift for someone at our Holiday Marketplace, or create something with a personal touch at our…See More
Nov 10, 2013
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Films at CAAM Celebrates Fresh Voices at California African American Museum

November 20, 2013 from 7pm to 9pm
Middle of Nowhere (2012, 97 mins)Wednesday, November 20, 2013, 7pmA devoted wife puts her dreams on hold while awaiting the release of her incarcerated husband.  After four years she embarks upon a path to her own self-empowerment.  Directed and written by Ava DuVernay. RSVP 213.744.2024. All are welcome! This event is free and open to the public.  CAAM is located at 600 State Drive, Exposition Park, Los Angeles, CA 90037.  For more information visit…See More
Nov 10, 2013
Pamela Garrett promoted William Grant Still Arts Center's event Community Dialogue: How Do You Serve Your Community? What Does Community Service Mean To You?
Nov 10, 2013
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Community Dialogue: How Do You Serve Your Community? What Does Community Service Mean To You? at West Adams, Mid-City

November 16, 2013 from 2pm to 4pm
How Do You Serve Your Community and What Does It Mean To You?  An invitation to share in a roundtable discussion on the idea of community service and what it has meant in your own life experience, organized by the William Grant Still Arts Center in conjunction with the current exhibition Tequio Aqui, Tequio Alla. Contribute your own voice in a discussion including words from active community members.See More
Nov 10, 2013
Pamela Garrett posted a status
"Greetings on an easy sunday. I hope you are enjoying yours. Soo happy to have the day off tomorrow. Thank you to all veterans on the LP Beat"
Nov 10, 2013

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So what brings you to Leimert Park Beat? Tell us a little bit about yourself.
I own a business that provides tours of Los Angeles. This company is different because we provide tours of south Los Angeles, Watts and Compton as well as other areas of the city. As well as a native of Los Angeles and amateur historian I enjoy exploring around town. Finding this site is great because I can keep up with what's going on in the village for without always needing to drive over. I like to be involved with other communities as well as the one I live in.
Who referred you?
I discovered it while doing research online for my 'Our Roots Run Deep" Tour.
Good times at:
Through the years as an native of L.A.....Sixth Avenue ES, Louis Pasteur Jr. High, Susan Miller Dorsey HS [Simbia Wakunda],seeing movies at the Baldwin Hills Theater,Hollywood Skating Rink,the Watts Summer Festival, Festival In Black,Black Family Reunion, Shelly Garrett Beauty Shop plays, Blueberry Hill,Page Four,Ebony Showcase,cruising the caribbean,Kwanzaa festivals,tours with L.A. By Pam Tours.....
My other Website:
http://www.LABYPAMTOURS.com
Last song I heard or I sang:
Function at the Junction
Profession:
Tour Guide/ Elementary School Educator
My Leimert Park Secret:
Now if I told you it wouldn't be a secret!
Hometown:
Los Angeles

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Celebration Time-Come On! Juneteenth in Leimert Park this weekend

Posted on June 11, 2013 at 7:30am 0 Comments

This Saturday will be the third weekend in the month of June so you know what that means right? Well yes. Sunday is Father's Day. But I'm talking specifically about the state holiday that takes place each year on the third Saturday in June ever since Governor Gray Davis signed into law Assembly Bill 1749 in 2002 and Senate Bill 812 in 2003. What? You need a hint? Okay..."They" say that on this day the appropriate thing to eat is barbeque and red soda water.…

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My Reason To Relay

Posted on May 23, 2013 at 12:08am 0 Comments

Like most of us, I know too many people whose lives have been touched by cancer. Quite frankly I believe that cancer is big business which is why in all this time scientists and doctors have not come up with a cure. In the meantime I've started participating in the annual Relay for Life event.

     They are held in communties across the United States. I will be participating in the Baldwin Hills Relay For Life…

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February 21, 2015 from 3pm to 9pm
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The Dubber - Cleaning Up The Dirty South at BlogTalkRadio

January 25, 2015 from 6pm to 7:30pm
In the tradition of the Mississippi Delta Bluesmen, THE Dubber confronts the world with only a guitar and his words. The self- taught singer/songwriter continues reinventing himself by fusing the styles of a 30 year musical journey. Rock, Jazz and Funk, flavored with the International sounds of Reggae, Middle Eastern Music and Afro Beat, creates the complex stew that helps him express his blues in an innovative and distinct manner.Since 2005, the Washington DC born/South Carolina based musician…See More
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Leimert Park Art Walk Comedy Show - Jan 25th 2015 at KAOS Network

January 25, 2015 from 7pm to 9pm
Hosted By Comedian Stevie Mack, The Leimert Park Art Walk Comedy Show is a unique family friendly learning experience, bringing together people from various cultures in a fun, diverse and entertaining comedy showcase touching upon a wide range of topics.Social…See More
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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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Hosted By Comedian Stevie Mack, The Leimert Park Art Walk Comedy Show is a unique family friendly…

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

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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?

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