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Los Angeles Times Executive Editor Norman Pearlstine to Resign

The top editor has been criticized for allowing racial disparities in the newsroom and failing to create a paper that accurately reflects Los Angeles
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Versace Designer Salehe Bembury Accuses Beverly Hills Police of Racial Profiling

The shaken-up fashion exec says officers told him he was stopped and searched for jaywalking
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‘The Simpsons’ and ‘Family Guy’ Cast Black Actors to Take Over as Cleveland and Carl

YouTube star Arif Zahir and 'The Flash' actor Alex Désert are set to take over voice duties for two key characters
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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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Democratic Officials Revive the Push to Get John Wayne’s Name Off Orange County Airport

Resurfaced comments the actor made in a Playboy interview have sparked fresh outrage
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Disneyland’s Problematic Splash Mountain Ride will Be ‘Completely Reimagined’

The log flume ride's Song of the South theme is about to be history
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Black L.A. Times Journalists Are Calling on Management to Address Newsroom Inequities

A letter to Times leaders asks for investment in hiring and retaining diverse staff–and rethinking the paper's coverage
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Byron Allen’s David and Goliath Battle with Comcast Made Him a Crusader for Black Entrepreneurs

After a years-long legal fight against alleged racial bias, the media mogul has struck a deal with the cable giant
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L.A.’s Longest-Serving Politician Is Cautiously Optimistic That This Is a Moment of Change

L.A. County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas talks criminal justice reform, systemic racism, and how the current protests differ from the 1992 uprising
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Protesters Rally at the Park Where ‘Torrance Karen’ Launched Her Racist Rant

Video of the woman's abusive, anti-Asian comments shocked social media