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The DJ Behind L.A.'s Low End Theory Talks Avant-Garde Hip-Hop Play

The DJ Behind L.A.’s Low End Theory Talks Avant-Garde Hip-Hop

by Jamilah King on August 29 2014, 2:31PM

The party is a weekly that served a proving ground for acts like Flying Lotus.

Topics: Culture

Chef Roy Choi is Getting His Own Food Show on CNN

Chef Roy Choi is Getting His Own Food Show on CNN

by Jamilah King on August 13 2014, 10:19AM

L.A.’s son is going national.

Topics: Culture

Crime Writer Rachel Howzell Hall Explores South L.A.'s Gentrification

Crime Writer Rachel Howzell Hall Explores South L.A.’s Gentrification

by Jamilah King on July 29 2014, 10:15AM

She says that her hometown has a story to tell.

Topics: Culture

Marlene Pinnock Files Lawsuit Over Freeway Beating

Marlene Pinnock Files Lawsuit Over Freeway Beating

by Julianne Hing on July 18 2014, 11:51AM

The CHP officer caught pummeling Pinnock with punches used excessive force, the lawsuit claims.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Los Angeles Mayor Says City Will Step Up for Migrant Children

Los Angeles Mayor Says City Will Step Up for Migrant Children

by Julianne Hing on July 15 2014, 6:05PM

A different response than what came out of Murrieta, Calif.

Topics: Child Migrants, Immigration, /NOW

Marlene Pinnock's Freeway Beating Revives Talk of Officers' Responsibilities

Marlene Pinnock’s Freeway Beating Revives Talk of Officers’ Responsibilities

by Julianne Hing on July 11 2014, 2:44PM

Cops aren’t social workers, but they are first responders.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Family Plans Lawsuit After CHP Officer's Violent Freeway Beating of a Black Woman

Family Plans Lawsuit After CHP Officer’s Violent Freeway Beating of a Black Woman

by Julianne Hing on July 7 2014, 3:01PM

The family of Marlene Pinnock is demanding answers and legal justice after a California highway patrol officer beat her on a Los Angeles freeway

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Here's How Los Angeles Built Its Photo Archive of Communities of Color

Here’s How Los Angeles Built Its Photo Archive of Communities of Color

by Jamilah King on June 13 2014, 10:28AM

The Los Angeles Library’s “Shades of L.A.” photo archive contains more than 10,000 images of black, Latino and Asian-American families.

Topics: Culture

Deputy Testimony Confirms Culture of Abuse in L.A. County Jails

Deputy Testimony Confirms Culture of Abuse in L.A. County Jails

by Julianne Hing on June 6 2014, 7:00AM

Unprovoked beatings, filmed “gladiator-style” fights between inmates, “flashlight therapy” were all a routine part of life inside the Los Angeles County Men’s Central Jail.

Topics: Criminal Justice

The Latino Queer Arts and Film Festival Kicks Off in Los Angeles Play

The Latino Queer Arts and Film Festival Kicks Off in Los Angeles

by Jamilah King on April 11 2014, 1:32PM

In Los Angeles this weekend? Check this out.

Topics: Culture

Cal State L.A. Students Push for Ethnic Studies Requirement

Cal State L.A. Students Push for Ethnic Studies Requirement

by Jamilah King on February 12 2014, 11:53AM

Another showdown is brewing over ethnic studies.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Chicana College Student Claims Police Assaulted Her in Hospital

Chicana College Student Claims Police Assaulted Her in Hospital

by Jamilah King on February 11 2014, 4:44PM

And she’s got the video evidence to prove it.

Topics: /NOW

Proposed $15 Los Angeles Hotel Worker Minimum Wage Would Be Boon to City's Latinas

Proposed $15 Los Angeles Hotel Worker Minimum Wage Would Be Boon to City’s Latinas

by Julianne Hing on January 21 2014, 5:09PM

Los Angeles is getting ready to take on a minimum wage hike fight for hotel workers.

Topics: Economy, /NOW

In Los Angeles, 87 Percent of Public School Libraries Lack a Librarian

In Los Angeles, 87 Percent of Public School Libraries Lack a Librarian

by Julianne Hing on January 16 2014, 2:36PM

The district employs 98 school librarians for 768 school libraries.

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth

Did Incriminating Evidence End Sheriff Baca's Career?

Did Incriminating Evidence End Sheriff Baca’s Career?

by Aura Bogado on January 14 2014, 7:00AM

Sheriff Lee Baca stepped down from Los Angeles County Sheriff amid accusations of prisoner and visitor abuse in his department. Were the too much for even Baca to bear?

Topics: Criminal Justice

'Street Knowledge 2 College' Profiles Students at FREE L.A. High School

‘Street Knowledge 2 College’ Profiles Students at FREE L.A. High School

by Von Diaz on November 21 2013, 10:00AM

A new web series looks at one innovative high school that aims close the school-to-prison pipeline.

Topics: /NOW, Youth and Race

L.A.'s Star Chef Roy Choi Talks About Melding Cultures

L.A.’s Star Chef Roy Choi Talks About Melding Cultures

by Jamilah King on November 18 2013, 7:00AM

The celebrity chef dishes on the new flavor of the country.

Topics: Arts & Culture

Flash Mob Does 'Thriller' Dance to Protest Echo Park Gang Injunctions

Flash Mob Does ‘Thriller’ Dance to Protest Echo Park Gang Injunctions

by Jamilah King on November 1 2013, 11:45AM

More than 150 people participated in and witnessed the protest.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

LA County Sheriff Baca Found Personally Liable for Inmate Beating

LA County Sheriff Baca Found Personally Liable for Inmate Beating

by Aura Bogado on October 18 2013, 4:20PM

Baca may have to pay up to $100,000.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

On National Coming Out Day, LA Teachers Wear Badges in Solidarity

On National Coming Out Day, LA Teachers Wear Badges in Solidarity

by Von Diaz on October 11 2013, 3:56PM

As part of ‘Coming Out for Safe Schools,’ this is the first time the LAUSD has gone to such extensive measures to show solidarity towards LGBTQ students.

Topics: /NOW

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