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‘Should the government issue a second stimulus check?’

STREET BEAT Antonia M. Routt Los Angeles “I think it would be absolutely important to receive an additional stimulus check since initially we believed the pandemic would...

THE HUTCHINSON REPORT: LAPD’s optics in South L.A. still look awful

By Earl Ofari Hutchinson, Contributing Columnist Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti has announced the formation of a new community safety bureau within the Los Angeles Police...

How to talk to your children about racism

By Brickell Quarles, Guest Columnist With all that is going on during this global pandemic, one of the main topics being addressed in today’s news is...

NAJEE’S NOTES: Sheriff’s Dept. trying to cover-up Guardado shooting

By Najee Ali, Contributing Writer Andres Guardado was an 18 year old Los Angeles man who was shot several times in the back and killed by...

THE HUTCHINSON REPORT: County’s Anti-Racism Motion Won’t Cut It

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved July 21 what appeared at first glance to be a bold new antiracism initiative that would...

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...

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