A student at Whitman College in Walla Walla, Wash., reflects on a diversity recruitment system that both nurtures and neglects.
Activists are urging Congress to keep laws in place that protect children who emigrate alone from Central America.
Guests shared stories about long lives spent in the ever-changing neighborhoods of Watts and South LA.
More from Intersections
June 25, 2014 By Kylie Morgan | Reporter
Cal State Northridge history professor Josh Sides discusses the weight of place names ten years after South Central became South LA.
June 24, 2014 By Alexis Mason | Reporter
Advocates say South LA needs to dedicate additional resources to mental ill treatment.
June 19, 2014 By Stephanie Case | Reporter
The library’s social justice archives are attracting a record number of visitors.
June 18, 2014 By Andrea Martinez | Reporter
Domestic workers continue to grapple with wage theft and other injustices.
June 16, 2014 By Neon Tommy
With a new Martin Luther King Jr. Hospital set to open, South LA is experiencing a number of changes to health care access.
June 11, 2014 By Logan Heley | Contributor
Belizeans and Belizean-Americans live all over L.A., but Joan and Sisters Restaurant still makes its home in South LA’s Little Belize.
June 5, 2014 By Alex Shultz | Reporter
The 112-year-old West Adams home is having a second life after locals helped restore the building.
June 3, 2014 By Daina Beth Solomon | Editor
Angelenos from South L.A. and around the city turned in handguns, shotguns, rifles and assault weapons in exchange for Ralph’s gift cards.
June 2, 2014 By Mikella Wickham | Reporter
A Latino punk band from South L.A. sets out to defy stereotypes.
May 29, 2014 By Michael Nystrom | Neon Tommy Reporter
South LA’s new Northgate Gonzalez Market is helping spur healthy eating habits along with programs like Jamie Oliver’s mobile teaching kitchen.
May 27, 2014 By Andy Vasoyan | Reporter
Bombassmuzik has changed with the times to offer a variety of “lifestyle” merchandise, but music is still the focus.
South LA in the News
RISE aims to generate economic activity that strengthens entire neighborhoods.
LAUL provides job training, job placement, youth achievement and business development programs.
Cop Watch calls on community members to protest police brutality.
Reporter Corps members Xochil Frausto and Shanice Joseph take us on a trip through Watts and speak with residents.
Reporter Corps member and college student Shanice Joseph asks why she gets so little support compared with young moms.
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Ryan Johnson takes us to where she grew up, Baldwin Hills, and talks with residents about problems with schools, diversity, and transportation challenges.
Participants in Reporter Corps, a USC Annenberg program to train young adults from South LA to report on their own communities, created audiovisual introductions to their neighborhoods this summer.