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Sole Folks’ Akil West Mobilizes Business Owners To Purchase Building In Leimert Park

ByTina SampaySeptember 15, 20216 min read

Over the last year, Sole Folks has transformed dormant retail space in Leimert Park into a vibrant hub for creatives and commerce. In the process, the retail co-op has also…

AAREP LA Partners with One United Bank to Host Networking Brunch at Post & Beam

ByJason LewisSeptember 8, 20214 min read

The African American Real Estate Professionals of Los Angeles (AAREP LA) recently hosted a networking event in the heart of the Baldwin Hills community at Post & Beam. The event,…

Crenshaw Family YMCA Taking Flight Under The Right Leadership

ByTina SampayAugust 26, 20214 min read

Veda Ramsay-Stamps stepped into her role as Executive Director of the Crenshaw Family YMCA with one goal in mind – to transform the organization by focusing her efforts around community…

Pandemic, Protest, and Perseverance: Black-Owned Bookstore Closes Year By Opening Up Second Location

BySibylla NashDecember 1, 20203 min read

When mandatory stay-at-home orders were issued last March, thousands of local businesses were left scrambling. For most ‘brick and mortar’ retailers, the ability to adapt meant the difference between business…

Digital ‘Redlining’: Fair Housing Lawsuit Filed Against Redfin

ByIn The Building LA – Staff WriterNovember 2, 20203 min read

Real estate technology firm Redfin has been named in a lawsuit alleging that the company uses its online platform to engage in modern-day “redlining” and discriminatory pricing practices. In the…

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