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The Uncertain Future of Leimert Park's World Stage

The Uncertain Future of Leimert Park's World Stage

The impending Metro Station has brought unexpected changes to Leimert Park with increased rents threatening local businesses and longtime cultural spaces such as the World Stage.
The Center Can Hold: Leimert Park and Black Los Angeles

The Center Can Hold: Leimert Park and Black Los Angeles

Nurtured by three generations of African Americans with a shared vision of economic self-empowerment, the patronage of black businesses, the cultivation of black arts, and the main ...
Community Activists Push for Alternative Plan in I-710 Corridor Project

Community Activists Push for Alternative Plan in I-710 Corridor Project

One of the largest infrastructure projects in the nation is taking shape in Los Angeles, and communities want their voices to be heard.
Leimert Park: A Couple's Mission to Make Arts Education Available to Everyone

Leimert Park: A Couple's Mission to Make Arts Education Available to Everyone

"We spoke to different people within the community about this issue and decided we would create a volunteer system that would allow people with different talents to bring that tale ...
Leimert Park and the 1932 Olympics

Leimert Park and the 1932 Olympics

Located in Baldwin Village, only a mile away from the nascent Leimert Park development, this was the very first Olympic Village since the ancient Greeks pitched their tents on the ...
Leimert Plaza Park: Where the Community Speaks

Leimert Plaza Park: Where the Community Speaks

Since the 1980s Leimert Plaza has been a go-to community space for the African American community.
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