Eric Garcetti was elected mayor of Los Angeles in Tuesday, reassembling the coalition of Westsiders and Latinos that carried Antonio Villaraigosa into office eight years ago.But as this L.A. Times map shows, Garcetti also carried the northwest San Fernando Valley, a largely Republican area that Vill ... More >>
In reaction to the L.A. riots, black flight from Los Angeles whittled the K-12 population down to only 9 percent African-American, as of the 2009-10 school year.
But those roughly 61,000 black kids are being punished much more harshly than white, Asian or Latino kids, according to new data from the ... More >>
Angela Davis, former Black Panther, is the go-to commentator on any protest or political uprising these days. (And, apparently, the go-to stencil for "street artists" designing nostalgic protest fliers.)
So why hasn't anyone asked her how she feels about the DREAM Act -- the national push to grant ... More >>
The feds cracked down today on a San Gabriel Valley Latino gang they say has been on a war path against African Americans for 20 years.
Sixteen people were arrested, 23 were already behind bars, seven were arrested on state drug allegations, and 12 others were on the loose as authorities act ... More >>
Jewish JournalSheriff: Not hateful, just bitterThe three male Calabasas High School students who admitted to tagging their campus in swastikas, racial slurs and personal attacks will not be prosecuted for a hate crime.
Why? L.A. County sheriff's officials say the graffiti was not, despite ap ... More >>
nsm88.orgSeveral groups are preparing to demonstrate against a purported neo-Nazi organization that is planning a rally outside City Hall downtown on April 17.
Over the weekend a self-described "coalition of grassroots Los Angeles groups" announced a counter-protest at 10 a.m. that day at Te ... More >>
Queer Town talked with Jeffrey King the other day, and he was not happy. A prominent figure in the gay community and founder of In The Meantime Men's Group, a South Los Angeles outreach organization for gay black men, King was frustrated with power gays -- black and white -- the gay mainstream as a ... More >>