Discover how cranberries and pumpkins became fall fundamentals with Samantha Brown and Chris Packham. Catch gangs of turkeys and rare bird art. Peek into the world of nighttime critters with Bob Poole.
As an enslaved woman in the south, Biddy Mason was valued highly because of her knowledge in herbal medicine, but as a free woman in Los Angeles, Mason became a boundry-breaking midwife, nurse and philantropist.
The traditional narrative of the Watts Uprisings suggest that businesses fled from the chaos, but the story of Operation Boostrap suggests a wholly different story. Through their work, Operation Boostrap uplifted the community.
Nicknamed “Architect to the Stars,” African American architect Paul R. Williams was one of the most successful architects of his time. But at the height of his career he wasn’t always welcome in the buildings he designed because of his race.
"Tending Nature" shines a light on the environmental knowledge of indigenous peoples across California by exploring how the state's Native peoples have actively shaped and tended the land for millennia.
This season features six half-hour episodes showcasing a collection of short films from schools across Southern California, including, winners in the categories of Documentary, Narrative and Animation.
As part of our exploration of Leimert Park, we asked our readers to submit their stories and memories of the neighborhood and its surrounding areas. These first hand accounts will help us tell the story of a neighborhood born in the 1920s as a planned community designed by the Olmsted Brothers, and for the past several decades has been considered a hub of African American arts and culture.
You can help shape our narrative by sharing your stories, like the ones seen below, that tell your personal experiences in the area, provide insight, or define "the best" of Leimert Park. We'd love to hear from you!
In an effort to widen access for more middle and low-income students, USC will eliminate tuition for families earning $80,000 or less annually and will no longer consider home equity in financial aid calculations, it was reported today.
SoCal Connected recently joined the firefighters at Station 9 for a 24-hour shift, responding with them on call after call, allowing the pictures, firefighters and Skid Row residents to tell their own story.