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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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Nonprofit Spotlight: RISE Financial Pathways

Photo Courtesy of RISE Financial Pathways Facebook Page

RISE aims to generate economic activity that strengthens entire neighborhoods.

Nonprofit Spotlight: Inside Out Community Arts

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Arts education along with social and emotional learning for middle- and high-schoolers.

Nonprofit Spotlight: Mayme A. Clayton Library & Museum (MCLM)

Photo Courtesy of the Mayme A, Clayton Library & Musuem

For more than 40 years, Dr. Clayton amassed a collection of African-American literature, manuscripts, films, and ephemera.

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A night with Reporter Corps South LA

Reporter Corps South LA members present their work to the community at the 24th Street Theatre.

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My Neighborhood: Watts

Reporter Corps members Xochil Frausto and Shanice Joseph take us on a trip through Watts and speak with residents.

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First person: Why I should get in-state tuition as an undocumented student

Intersections Reporter Corps member Miguel Molina writes of continuing struggles with the Deferred Action of Childhood Arrivals Act.

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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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.

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