The cause of Stanley Thiesfield’s death — and hundreds of others — remains a mystery.
URBAN TxT promotes teen entrepreneurs in South LA at its Demo Day 2014.
Crowds of people enjoyed jazz, music and art at the 19th annual Jazz Festival.
More from Intersections
August 17, 2014 By Heidi Carreon | Neon Tommy
A peaceful vigil became an outlet for anger after the police shootings of Michael Brown in Missouri and Ezell Ford in South LA.
July 28, 2014 By Ashley Hansack | Community Contributor
A student at Whitman College in Walla Walla, Wash., reflects on a diversity recruitment system that both nurtures and neglects.
July 25, 2014 By Sinduja Rangarajan | Staff Reporter
Activists are urging Congress to keep laws in place that protect children who emigrate alone from Central America.
July 14, 2014 By Daina Beth Solomon | Editor
Guests shared stories about long lives spent in the ever-changing neighborhoods of Watts and South LA.
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.
South LA in the News
St. John’s treats South LA’s incoming young immigrants, Two high schoolers win essay contest + The history of the LAPD’s “militarization”
August 18, 2014
George McKenna wins LAUSD School Board, LAPD reacts to South LA death + USC attackers plead not guilty
August 13, 2014
New housing development making waves in South LA, LAUSD board race + Former aide to Councilman Price charged with corruption
August 8, 2014
Arts education along with social and emotional learning for middle- and high-schoolers.
Bienestar provides LGBT support services for the Latino community in South LA.
RISE aims to generate economic activity that strengthens entire neighborhoods.
Intersections Reporter Corps member Miguel Molina writes of continuing struggles with the Deferred Action of Childhood Arrivals Act.
Can Crenshaw’s magnet programs lure affluent African-American families from Baldwin Hills?
Mario Narciso speaks with his neighbors about parks, safety, and community.
On Councilwoman Jan Perry’s last day in office, after 12 years in office, she took a moment to speak with Reporter Corps.
Reporter Corps member and college student Shanice Joseph asks why she gets so little support compared with young moms.