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Billionaire Tom Gores Resigns from LACMA’s Board Amid Prison Telecom Controversy

His company's investment in Securus Technologies had become a point of contention for racial justice advocates
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Nearly 30 Percent of Latinas in California Have Lost Employment During the Pandemic, New Report Finds

Only 9.4 percent of white women lost work during the same time period, according to the 2020 Economic Status of Latinas Report
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L.A. Demonstrators Express Fury, Frustration Over Breonna Taylor Announcement

Black Lives Matter’s usual Wednesday protest against DA Jackie Lacey had a fresh infusion of energy this week as demonstrators marched downtown
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Black Lives Matter Co-Founder Wants Hollywood to Show Up for the Cause

L.A. activist Patrisse Cullors calls for actors and writers strike for justice
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NBA Playoff Games Expected to Resume Following Player Protest

On Wednesday, pro athletes in the NBA, WNBA, and other leagues protested the police shooting of Jacob Blake in Wisconsin by refusing to play
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This UCLA Professor’s Books on Policing and Prison Used to Be Treated as Radical. Now, Everything’s Changed

Award-winning historian Kelly Lytle Hernández seizes on a moment when the country is suddenly willing to grapple with white supremacy
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Film Critics Remain Overwhelmingly White and Male, Survey Finds

Male reviewers are also more likely to focus on films made by and centering males
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Activists Will Remove a Memorial to Victims of Police Violence

A project honoring Black people killed by police will come down from the Silver Lake Reservoir fence
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When ICE Threatened International Students with Deportation, Their Peers Sprang into Action

A contingent of current and former UCLA students used social media to connect and create an invaluable resource for vulnerable visa-holders
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Environmentalists Grapple with the Racist History of John Muir

The Sierra Club attempts to address the ”deeply harmful” elements of its co-founder’s legacy