Private family funeral service planned for Frederick Price


Wave Staff Report

SOUTH LOS ANGELES — A private family funeral service will be held for Frederick K.C. Price, the founder of Crenshaw Christian Center, at 11 a.m. March 6. The funeral will be streamed via EIF YouTube channel, Facebook page, Website-Watch Now and On Demand.

Closed public casket viewings will be conducted from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 4 and 5 at the FaithDome at Crenshaw Christian Center 7901 S. Vermont Ave.

All COVID-19 safety protocols will be enforced at the public viewing.

L.A. Urban League

to mark centennial

SOUTH LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles Urban League will celebrates its centennial by hosting a virtual discussion on 100 years of Black history in Los Angeles from noon to 1 p.m. Feb. 27.

The virtual event will discuss pre-war black community growth to World War II, Black economic empowerment to the L.A.riots and African American equality to Black Lives Matter and forecasting leadership and justice and excellence for the next 100 years.

To register for this event, visit The event can be streamed at NBCLA.COM/COMMUNITY.

Produce giveaway

planned at Coliseum

EXPOSITION PARK — #Food4Thought will host a contact-free produce and personal protective equipment giveaway with the Social Justice Learning Institute and USC Athletics at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Feb. 27.

The event will provide 1,000 families with boxes of fresh produce. The event is drive-through only, and a mask is required for service.

To register, visit

County workers mark

Black History Month

LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles County African American Employees Association will conclude its virtual Black History Month celebration at 7 p.m. by honoring the county’s first black Chief Executive Officer Fesia A. Davenport.

Davenport is responsible for managing the strategic direction and day-to-day operations of the nation’s largest municipal government.

The event is free and open to the public. To register for tickets, visit

Hamer Institute

to honor leaders

LOS ANGELES – The Fannie Lou Hamer Institute is hosting a virtual Black History Month celebration at 6 p.m. Feb. 25.

The event will be presented live via Facebook @FannieLouHamerInstitute and will recognize Hamer’s incredible work along with four other honorees who have demonstrated service in the spirit of Hamer. The four other honorees are Ron Finley, Bobbie Jean Anderson, Kahlila Williams and Melina Abdullah.

For more information about this event, email

Compiled by Taylor Goodson.

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