About Tina Sampay

Tina Sampay, also known as Slauson Girl, is a writer and journalist from South Central, Los Angeles. She is currently building and growing her own news platform and hopes to make Slauson Girl a trusted source for independent news and media. Her drive and intent is representation for marginalized communities–including the one she comes from.

Slauson Girl represents the “Ghetto Girl” in inner city America who are left out of mainstream discussion. She hopes to broaden the perspective around girls in the inner city through her branding and writings.

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Mohammed Mubarak theGrio.com
March 12, 2022
Artist-activist Mohammed Mubarak honors historical Black and Los Angeles-based figures through murals throughout Hollywood.
February 8, 2022
Based in the West Adams district, the collectively run art space operates with the ethos ‘come one, come all.’
January 15, 2022
“Black people have had hand-me-down housing since we have been in America,” said Matthews, who is working on changing that fact.
January 4, 2022
Benjamin designs virtual reality spaces through 88 Ideas, his creative design company, named after his South Central L.A. streets.
Sunny Jones thegrio.com
December 21, 2021
Los Angeles realtor Sunny Jones is helping African Americans in her community become homeowners despite gentrification.
Celestina Bishop thegrio.com
December 13, 2021
Celestina Bishop decided to take action after finding the grounds of Woodlawn Cemetery abandoned where her family is buried.
December 7, 2021
Female entrepreneurs Whitney Beatty and Ebony Andersen opened Josephine and Billie’s, a cannabis retail store in Los Angeles.
November 26, 2021
Afi’shabaka and Wolley Ross are helping raise the health consciousness of the community with Baba’s Vegan Cafe in South Central, Los Angeles.
November 26, 2021
1010 Wine and Events recently opened in Inglewood and is owned by two sisters who understand the need to destress from life’s demands.
LaTisha Nixon and son Gemmel Moore; Ed Buck, theGrio.com
July 28, 2021
Multimillionaire Edward Buck was found guilty on nine counts involving the meth overdose deaths of Gemmel Moore and Timothy Dean.