Crowds of people enjoyed jazz, music and art at the 19th annual Jazz Festival.
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.
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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.
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.
South LA in the News
Profiles of South L.A. organizations that are propelling positive change.
Intersections’ Nonprofit Spotlight series profiles organizations propelling positive change in South LA.
The 24th Street Theatre in West Adams offers theatre and arts education.
On Councilwoman Jan Perry’s last day in office, after 12 years in office, she took a moment to speak with Reporter Corps.
Ryan Johnson takes us to where she grew up, Baldwin Hills, and talks with residents about problems with schools, diversity, and transportation challenges.
Intersections Reporter Corps member Miguel Molina writes of continuing struggles with the Deferred Action of Childhood Arrivals Act.
Skylar Endsley Myers compares her experience as a private-school student against her best friend Randall’s experience in South LA public schools.
Reporter Corps member Miguel Molina writes a tribute poem to Gabriel Garcia Marquez.