dave chappelle 8:46

Dave Chappelle Blasts Police and Pundits in Powerful Surprise Special

The comedian's new special 8:46 is named after the amount of time an officer knelt on George Floyd's neck
West Hollywood Pride LA pride parade marcher

L.A. Pride Issues Apology for ‘Missteps’ in Planning, Steps Back from Role in June 14 Event

This weekend's event will now be known as All Black Lives Matter Solidarity March rather than L.A. Pride
national guard insurance

California Insurance Policies Can’t Deny Claims Using ‘Riot’ Clauses, Insurance Commissioner Confirms

Rumors that coverage could be denied for injuries sustained at protests had spread on social media
bedlam documentary jail mental health

A New Documentary Takes a Deep Dive Into L.A.’s Struggling Mental Health System

Black Lives Matter founder Patrisse Cullors, who appears in the film, calls its broadcast ”beyond urgent”
jane fonda fire drill friday protest la

Jane Fonda and Norman Lear Join Activists in Occupying Oil Company Offices in DTLA

The action follows the first Fire Drill Friday rally in L.A.
kelly lytle hernandez

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

Nury Martinez Has Introduced a Motion That Could Cut $150 Million from the LAPD

Moving city funds away from policing and into community programs has been a rallying cry of this week's protests
mlk art black lives matter

A New Art Series Celebrates the Vibrant Life of Dr. Martin Luther King

Artists selected by BLM organizers take inspiration from the iconic figure in moments of joy, reflection, and love
greta mnuchin davos

Steve Mnuchin Thinks Greta Thunberg Needs to Go to College Before She Can Speak on Climate Change

Trump’s treasury secretary spent his time at Davos making condescending jokes about a teenager