This year, Juneteenth and Father’s Day coincide on Sunday and standing at that intersection are African-American fathers. “We need to hear their diverse voices,” said singer and author Nita Whitaker. […]
James Knox, an LA native, knows firsthand what challenges youth face every day. Raised in Compton, Knox and his peers decided that they were not contributing to the narrative that […]
Rep. Maxine Waters (CA-43) and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi believe the Biden
No Going Back, a unique directive by the Committee for Greater LA, is calling on …
No Going Back, a unique directive by the Committee for Greater LA,
Talking face-to-face to almost 30,000 voters during the course of a winning political campaign gave newly-elected Los Angeles City Councilman Marqueece Harris-Dawson a very clear picture of some of his constituents’ key concerns.
Congressional representatives Maxine Waters, Karen Bass, and Janice Hahn along with Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas were among the local elected officials from Los Angeles who went to Selma last weekend to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Selma to Montgomery march and ultimate passage of the 1965 Voting Rights Act.
At a National Black Peace Officer conference held last week in Los Angeles, officers spoke on the recent series of shootings involving African American men. Officers were polled and felt, in most cases, incidents like these are based on fear—the fear of the African American male.
“I was in a position to see exactly what happens in the human hand. I got the basics of what it’s all about and thought yeah, I’ll make my own.”
Peter Trimble found his formula through trial and error. A design student at the University of Edinburgh, he was aiming to produce an artistic exhibition for a module on sustainability, when he stumbled on “Dupe,” a living alternative to concrete.