From performing with an ensemble to working at the Smithsonian to mentoring Watts youth (including a young Nipsey Hussle), WTAC's advocate has done it all and keeps fighting for her adopted neighborhood.
During the ‘90s, Chicanx youth were coming of age in world that increasingly criminalized Black and Brown youth and marginalized communities of color. Prop 187 would become one of the catalysts for a newfound activism.
In this food and drink guide, we highlight a longstanding Cuban supper club and a national dish that both serve as a nod to Valdés roots, and a live jazz venue that doubles as a home for delicious Eritrean and Ethiopian cuisine.
A part of performance group Culture Clash, Richard Montoya and his collaborators used their political humor to "ignite something that would get the U.S. Latino kids enraged about this (initiative), get them going."
In 1990, Richard Polanco assumed the chairmanship of the Latino Caucus, which was a small group, but he saw a political opportunity to grow the ranks of elected Latino representatives when he saw the tremendous growth of the Latino population in the state
As tens of millions of people across the U.S. cast their ballots in early voting ahead of the Nov. 3 election, "Democracy Now!" looks at voter suppression efforts with journalist and academic Jelani Cobb.
Pointing again to younger residents as driving forces behind coronavirus case numbers, Los Angeles County's public health director warned that large and small gatherings are a continued major source of COVID-19 transmission.