Minorities See Gains in Southland Political Influence
Back in 1973, Los Angeles elected its first African-American mayor, but there hasn't been once since. Historically black neighborhoods are vanishing, displaced, very often, by a growing Latino population. How does that affect the African-American community in Southern California? Political scientists Frank Gilliam, of UCLA's Luskin School of Public Affairs, and Fernando Guerra, director of LMU's Leavey Center, join Val to discuss black political power in L.A.