History of Crenshaw Boulevard (01:16)
Crenshaw Boulevard started as a small road in Los Angeles in the early 1900's; today it represents the rich diversity of the city. The history and development of Crenshaw Boulevard are explored.
The American Dream (04:30)
The proprietor of a Crenshaw Boulevard car wash business describes coming to the United States and shares his beliefs about chasing the American dream.
History of the Crenshaw District (01:58)
Crenshaw Boulevard forms the western boundary of South Los Angeles. The history of the Crenshaw District since the 1920s is examined.
Leimert Park: Our Place (07:33)
Businesses, proprietors, and residents of the Leimert Park community are featured.
Success Amid Adversity (07:01)
Crenshaw Boulevard represents the rich diversity of cultures and dreams which make up the city of Los Angeles. A young man whose father was murdered in the 1980s finds support from his community and earns a college football scholarship.
Unity Within Diversity (08:24)
The organization ONE LA unites leaders from diverse community groups to oppose gangs and promote positive social change.
Hollywood Park Race Track (07:21)
An immigrant from Panama finds success as a waiter at the Hollywood Park race track and his son becomes a successful jockey.
Undocumented Workers: Lucia and Victor (08:13)
Roadside vendors sell a variety of goods at intersections along Crenshaw; two undocumented Mexican workers are featured.
Nisei and Issei of Crenshaw Boulevard (05:15)
Japanese-Americans have a long history in the Crenshaw district; a young Japanese-American woman is profiled.
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