Mayor’s new plan regarding LAPD budget
In a surprising turn of events, Mayor Eric Garcetti is taking back his decision to cut the Los Angeles Police Department’s budget made last July.
Reviewing plans to better aid LGBTQIA+ community on campus
The LACCD Chancellor’s LGBTQIA Advisory Committee delved into establishing programs including safe zones for students in the queer community in their recent meeting.
Town hall illuminates passion for activism
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.
“Long time coming” brings racism, American culture awkwardness into focus
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.
Police reform on focuses injustice
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.
Numerous groups turn people violent
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.
‘A Love Song for Latasha’ shows life not lived
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.
Protesters continue to demand end to police brutality in U.S.
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.