The first Black History Month event of 2022 began with Dr. Melina Abdullah, a recognized expert on race, gender, class and social movements.
Patrisse Khan-Cullors told East Los Angeles College students who aspire to be activists on March 19 that they need to find the issues that impact them the most, because that is what will keep them motivated and committed to their work.
By: Breanna Fierro The fight for racial equity continues as students of color are disproportionately impacted by the pandemic. Los Angeles Community College District Vice Chancellor of Educational Programs and Institutional Effectiveness Ryan Cornner, commended the African American Outreach Initiative (AAOI) for making it their goal to work toward students and communities. Cornner said people need to go beyond supporting the communities during times of crisis, at AAOI’s 2021 Black…
Michael Eric Dyson’s “Long Time Coming” is a heartfelt book that uses the history of racism in America to show how it has shaped our culture and society in various heinous ways.
He goes far back in history from the “Final Passage”, where African people were stolen from their land and forcibly placed inside slave ships, to when two white men murdered a young boy named Emmitt Till after being supposedly accused of cat-calling a white woman.
Angela Davis spoke in a town hall meeting held by the office of the East Los Angeles College President Alberto Roman. The meeting discussed racial equity and social justice in America today from colonization to the death of Black human beings.
Systematic oppression and unjust policing toward African Americans was expounded in an honest discussion on racial equity and power. The Los Angeles Community College District fostered a space for the discussion, Pursuing Racial Equity in Police Reform on Nov. 12.
Black Lives Matter, Antifa, and the Boogaloo Bois seem similar, but are not and that confusion is causing everyday citizens to take up arms with scary results.
The BLM movement originated in 2013 due to the increasing number of police brutality against black people.
For decades, African Americans have been protesting for young lives they’ve unjustly lost.
Now in 2020, people around the world are reminded that things still have room to further change.
Long before Breonna Taylor, George Floyd, Trayvon Martin, and even before the Black Lives Matter organization existed, the death of a young girl shook the Los Angeles African American community.
Hundreds packed Mariachi Plaza in Boyle Heights Saturday to show solidarity with protests across the country following the death of George Flyod at police hands.
By Dorany Pineda Hundreds of protesters rallied on Avenida Cesar Chavez on Thursday in opposition to Democratic Presidential Candidate Hillary Clinton’s visit to East Los Angeles College. As attendees of Clinton’s speech left the men’s gym, protesters surrounded them on both sides. Several supporters of Democratic Presidential Candidate Bernie Sanders shouted “ELAC is for Bernie.” The crowd of protesters was mixed, with youth making up the majority of the demographic….