A trio of African-American attorneys led a discussion on what people should do if they find themselves pulled over by the police.
District 9 Councilman helps bring new traffic light to 56th and Figueroa.
Just months ago, the lightly browned yard behind the oldest operating library in LA sat unused, save for the handful of individuals who relaxed in it.
More from Intersections
August 31, 2015 By Ashley Hansack | Community Contributor
During the commemoration, the Watts Reimagined team brought people together in an abandoned lot on 103rd Street and Central Avenue.
August 14, 2015 By Tiffany Walton | Reporter
Healthy food options are sprouting in Watts. The riots that occurred in Watts in 1965 left the community without stable and reliable restaurants and other food establishments. As this year marks the 50th anniversary of the Watt’s Riots, the community continues to rebuild and grow. One of those things growing is a farmer’s market, an […]
August 9, 2015 By Intersections South LA
Lynn Manning, co-founder and artistic director of Watts Village Theater Company, died of liver cancer Monday at 60.
July 7, 2015 By Jordyn Holman | Senior Reporter
The push to make ethnic studies a staple within the California education system received nationwide attention when a South Los Angeles teacher was named Social Justice Activist of the Year.
June 29, 2015 By Anna-Catherine Brigida | Multimedia Editor
High school teacher Jay Davis incorporates lessons on civil unrest in Los Angeles into his media arts class to improve the conditions that often lead to riots.
June 29, 2015 By Daina Beth Solomon | Editor-in-Chief
Intersections was a finalist or winner in nine categories at the LA Press Club awards June 28.
May 1, 2015 By Community Contributor
Community Coalition’s Alberto Retana calls for solidarity between Black and Latino communities all around the country.
April 30, 2015 By Intersections South LA
#WattsRevisited sparked discussion on how to remember the 1965 riots, and how to find stories about the future.
April 29, 2015 By Marisa Zocco | Staff Reporter
Dozens of South L.A. schools have increased their graduation rates, following a trend in California schools.
April 27, 2015 By Anna-Catherine Brigida | Multimedia Editor
La Faye Baker, one of Hollywood’s only Black stuntwomen, encourages girls to leap into film.
April 26, 2015 By Kate Guarino | Senior Reporter
Ten years ago, “South Central” became “South LA.” Could “SOLA” be next?
April 24, 2015 By Intersections South LA
Residents take to the streets on a day when oil well operators are slated to clean the site.
April 22, 2015 By Neon Tommy
Jose Antonio Vargas discusses his film “Documented” and the upcoming #EmergingUS digital magazine.
South LA in the News
Provocative city appointments turn Huntington Park into immigration flashpoint + LA trash agency ordered to clear backlog of illegal dumping complaints
September 1, 2015
August 27, 2015
Honoring the man who broke golf’s color barrier + Social media are reshaping policing and conversations about violence
August 25, 2015
Profiles of South L.A. organizations that are propelling positive change.
For more than 40 years, Dr. Clayton amassed a collection of African-American literature, manuscripts, films, and ephemera.
RISE aims to generate economic activity that strengthens entire neighborhoods.
Julieta Mendez responds to an LA Times article about “soaring home prices” in South LA.
Skylar Endsley Myers compares her experience as a private-school student against her best friend Randall’s experience in South LA public schools.
After spending time silent about the death of her brother, Theresa Olsteen wrote about the impact of loosing a family member to violence.
By gardening and keeping lights low, a family in Watts challenges mainstream notions of “environmentalism.”
Watch Skylar E Myers’ audiovisual slideshow about her neighborhood in South Central LA.