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Fury, Exhaustion, Hope: Black Photographers Turn Their Lenses on the Protests

Four locals share their view of a historic moment in activism
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Meet Rachel Rossi, the Progressive Ex-Public Defender Running for DA

“L.A. is ready to for a new kind of District Attorney, and a bold, transformative vision of justice,” she says
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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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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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Local Toy Company CEO Lashes Out at Influencer on Twitter: ‘You Are a Disgrace to Black People’

When Amina Mucciolo accused LOL Surprise of using her likeness, the Van Nuys-based company’s chief exec went on a Twitter tirade
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Black Students Are Underwhelmed with USC’s and UCLA’s Response to the Current Movement

“Actions speak louder than words," one student says. "And it’s just been a lot of words for me"
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Madonna Joins L.A. Protests to Oust District Attorney Jackie Lacey

The pop superstar joined activists at City Hall on Wednesday
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How L.A. Activists and Allies Are Fighting to End Violence Against Sex Workers

Activists gathered to read the names of 200 sex workers who lost their lives last year—but remembrance is just part of their mission

From an Activist to a Comedian, Here Are 11 L.A. People to Watch in 2020

L.A. is full of dynamic people, but pay extra attention to what these folks have on the horizon

Record Label Young Turks Has Changed Its Name in Recognition of the Armenian Genocide

“We were unaware of the deeper history of the term,” the founder states.