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Ferguson protesters reach the site where Ezell Ford was killed last August. | Daina Beth Solomon

OPINION: Why Latinos need to speak out for Black lives

Community Coalition’s Alberto Retana calls for solidarity between Black and Latino communities all around the country.

Erin Aubry Kaplan with her father, Larry Aubry. Kaplan covered the 1992 Riots, while Aubry covered the 1965 Riots. | Jenna Pittaway

Reporting on social change, 50 years after Watts

#WattsRevisited sparked discussion on how to remember the 1965 riots, and how to find stories about the future.

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South LA schools follow state-wide graduation trends

Dozens of South L.A. schools have increased their graduation rates, following a trend in California schools.

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South LA stunt pro sparks opportunity for protégés

La Faye Baker, one of Hollywood’s only Black stuntwomen, encourages girls to leap into film.

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New name game: South LA or SOLA?

Ten years ago, “South Central” became “South LA.” Could “SOLA” be next?

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South LA residents march to protest neighborhood oil drilling

Residents take to the streets on a day when oil well operators are slated to clean the site.

#EmergingUS is set to launch in two months. (Heidi Carreon/Neon Tommy)

Immigration documentary explores meaning of ‘American’

Jose Antonio Vargas discusses his film “Documented” and the upcoming #EmergingUS digital magazine.

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South LA’s District Square: Big plans and a long waiting game

The delayed development is still hoped to boost the local economy, if it can get built.

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Activist and political commentator Earl Ofari Hutchinson talks racial tensions

Reporter Max Schwartz spoke with Hutchinson about the past and present state of race relations.

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A garden sprouts at South LA Library

“Renegade gardener” Ron Finley plans to grow an edible garden alongside the bookshelves at Vermont Square Library.

Jamar Nicholson, South LA teenager shot mistakenly by police, at a news conference Wednesday.

Claim filed in shooting of South LA teen

A teenager shot and wounded by police in South LA is suing the city.

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LA County joins City in considering minimum wage hikes

The County Board of Supervisors are examining a wage increase while the mayor still advocates for city raises.

A cracked sidewalk in South L.A. is hazardous to pedestrians. | Kate Guarino

LA pledges $1 billion to smooth its sidewalks

The settlement from a class action lawsuit will ensure funding over 30 years.

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The 24th Street Theatre in West Adams offers theatre and arts education.

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Profiles of South L.A. organizations that are propelling positive change.

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Profiles of South L.A. organizations that are propelling positive change.

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One of Gabriel Garcia Marquez's famed novels, "Love in the Time of Cholera" | Ross Angus

Aun vive el Gabo: Tribute poem to Gabriel García Márquez

Reporter Corps member Miguel Molina writes a tribute poem to Gabriel Garcia Marquez.

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Footnotes from South LA schoolday walks

As parents guide their kids to school on foot, the family experiences the joys of living in a walkable neighborhood.

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First person: College isn’t for us?

Skylar Endsley Myers compares her experience as a private-school student against her best friend Randall’s experience in South LA public schools.

Jesus Vargas, an alum of the URBAN TxT program, who served as moderator of Demo Day 2014.  | Willa Seidenberg

OPINION: A high school student’s observation of the mayoral forum

Which of the candidates emphasize L.A.’s youth?

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My neighborhood: Manchester Square

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