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‘How long to you plan to continue wearing face masks?’

STREET BEAT DeA’nna Rouzan Los Angeles “I probably will still continue to wear it after the government gives the approval to stop, just in case I feel...

How police officers become Derek Chauvin

THE HUTCHINSON REPORT By Earl Ofari Hutchinson Contributing Columnist There was a loud warning 30 years before Derek Chauvin choked George Floyd to death about how cops...

Conducting a conversation on gentrification

By Starlett Quarles Contributing Columnist Earlier this month I was fortunate enough to guest host the “Front Page,” KJLH’s early morning talk show. And since I...

‘How do you feel about Derek Chauvin’s conviction?’

STREET BEAT Gina Johnson Los Angeles ‘Great. It won’t change anything, but at least he’s going to jail.” Kevin Davis Los Angeles “It’s about time. I hope this sends a...

Conviction won’t prove the system works

THE HUTCHINSON REPORT By Earl Ofari Hutchinson Contributing Columnist Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin got his day in court. He was able to put on a...

Floyd’s killing changes perceptions for Minnesota residents

By Ray Richardson Guest Columnist I lived in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area for 30 years before moving to Inglewood five months ago. It has not been easy...

‘What gun law changes would you like to see made?’

STREET BEAT David Lewis Los Angeles “I don’t really think guns are the problem. People are the problem. … You have to look at who is shooting...

Support Black businesses that need our help

NAJEE’S NOTES By Najee Ali Contributing Writer As Black business owners continue to struggle to stay open during the pandemic, I want to highlight business owners who...

The Jackie Robinson everyone forgets

THE HUTCHINSON REPORT By Earl Ofari Hutchinson Contributing Columnist April 18 will be the 75th anniversary of Jackie Robinson’s first appearance in the uniform of a major...

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