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Homeboy Industries Has One of L.A.'s Newest Gourmet Food Trucks

Homeboy Industries Has One of L.A.’s Newest Gourmet Food Trucks

by Jamilah King on September 18 2014, 11:54AM

Chilaquiles, anyone?

Topics: Culture

Infamous Toddler Video Sparks Dialogue in Northeast Omaha

Infamous Toddler Video Sparks Dialogue in Northeast Omaha

by Carla Murphy on January 23 2014, 7:00AM

Community members react to controversial video of a cursing African-American toddler and the police union’s role in publicizing it.

Topics: Criminal Justice

Snoop Lion Joins Rappers Donating to Funeral for LA Girl

Snoop Lion Joins Rappers Donating to Funeral for LA Girl

by Von Diaz on September 13 2013, 12:18PM

Six-year-old Tiana Ricks was killed this week in a suspected gang incident.

Topics: /NOW

Prosecutor Drops Case Against Los Angeles Activist Alex Sanchez

Prosecutor Drops Case Against Los Angeles Activist Alex Sanchez

by Jamilah King on December 20 2012, 11:01AM

One of the most respected gang intervention workers in the country may finally be a free man.

Topics: /NOW

Who Are 'Gangbangers' and Are They Treated Fairly? [Reader Forum]

Who Are ‘Gangbangers’ and Are They Treated Fairly? [Reader Forum]

by Nia King on October 22 2012, 9:03AM

Colorlines readers respond to the second presidential debate’s heated exchanges on immigrants, women, and diversity vs. fairness.

Topics: Immigration, Immigration Reform, Politics

El Salvador's Historic Gang Truce May Show Pathway to Peace in the U.S.

El Salvador’s Historic Gang Truce May Show Pathway to Peace in the U.S.

by Mónica Novoa on June 25 2012, 9:58AM

Activists in the United States are watching closely as El Salvador works to address the root causes of gang violence.

Topics: Criminal Justice, Global Affairs

Toddler's Murder Begs Hard Questions About Violence--and Policing

Toddler’s Murder Begs Hard Questions About Violence—and Policing

by Julianne Hing on August 17 2011, 9:50AM

East Oakland has long been plagued by gun violence, and many in the community have demanded more cops. They’ve also demanded more respect and less violence from the police who protect them.

Topics: Criminal Justice

Homies Unidos’ Alex Sanchez Out on Bail

by Jorge Rivas on February 16 2010, 12:05PM

Nine months ago we wrote about the arrest of Alex Sanchez, one of the most respected gang intervention leaders in the country, who was arrested on federal charges of racketeering. We’re happy to report Sanchez is out on bail,…

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