“I don’t usually take vaccines. To be honest, I don’t really trust the system. … Someone very close to me tested positive, so out of respect for that person I probably would.”
Pastor William D. Smart Jr.
“Yes. Because of my role as president and CEO of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference of Southern California, I would take the vaccination. The patent belongs to a … black woman.”
Theresa Ilalio Alcantra
“I’m really mixed with my feelings on the vaccine. My sister’s been vaccinated. Maybe not tomorrow, but eventually I’ll take it.”
“No. I’m actually a vegan. From what I understand, they use certain parts of animals to create the vaccine. That’s one issue I have with the vaccine. The other is the fact that it’s mutating into different strains.”
Compiled by Cynthia Gibson in Leimert Park.