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John Lewis, A Founding Father Of American Democracy

When John Lewis left us July 17, editorials and columns paid tribute to his leadership, his courage, his moral example. The praise was well...

‘Should schools reopen in August under current conditions?’

STREET BEAT Kyia J. Culver City “Absolutely not. I don’t have children of my own, but I would personally be very afraid for the safety of my...

COMMUNITY REPORT: Brenda Shockley To Serve As City’s Chief Equity Officer

“I welcome this opportunity to continue to fight for racial equity and equal opportunity, and against systemic racism and injustice.” Those are the words of...

THE HUTCHINSON REPORT: Douglass’ Question Still Hasn’t Been Answered

On July 5, 1852, the Rochester Ladies’ Anti-Slavery Association expected a mild, polite discussion, and praise of the virtues of Independence Day from the...

PASTOR’S CORNER: George Floyd Was No Willing Martyr

I have never been one to join “causes,” but I have watched with interest and sorrow at the recent news reports of the George...

‘How Do You Plan To Celebrate The Fourth Of July?’

STREET BEAT Monique Ruffin Los Angeles “I’m going to be really celebrating what freedom really is and understanding that we’re really changing our world right now. That’s...

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L.A. County to launch $100M relief program for low-income renters

A beloved coffee shop for the LGBTQIA+ community had to close its doors this month. A new $100 million rent relief program for low-income renters...

Biden names Kamala Harris as vice presidential choice

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — California Sen. Kamala Harris has been chosen as presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden's vice presidential running mate, a...

Health official ‘cautiously optimistic’ about latest coronavirus numbers

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — With the county representing smaller shares of the state's coronavirus cases and deaths, Los Angeles County's public health director...

Health officials say hospitalizations continue to decline in Los Angeles County

Hospitalizations continue to decline in L.A. County. There are currently 1,568 confirmed COVID-19 patients hospitalized, down from last month’s average of 2,200 patients. — The Mercury...