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  • ... Latino journalist Ruben Salazar died at the hands of Los Angeles Sheriff's as they broke up ... why we should celebrate his birthday, and not just remember his death . In 2008 the United State Postal ... Salazar was becoming an activist journalist when his life was cut short, killed by a sheriff's tear gas canister while covering ...
  • Writer and educator Ruben Mendoza shares his Los Angeles arrival story. [scald=27427:kl_image_original_context] KCET Departures asks, "What's your or your family's Los Angeles arrival ... she was leaving me on my own for the first time in my life , and she was going back home. "The plan was that I was going back to San ...
  • Eric Garner. Sandra Bland. Ruben Salazar . Artist Patrick Martinez documents police-related deaths ... in Fullerton who had followed the unarmed teenager and his passenger from a street racing event to a dead-end street. Two days ... day in a suburb of St. Paul, Minnesota, Philando Castile, just shy of his 33rd birthday, was shot and killed by police officers ...
  • ... Council Member Larry Van Nostran has died. It was not an unexpected death when it came. Larry had prepared in recent weeks ... of local government and with the burdens of civic life willingly taken up year upon year. This did not make Larry a hero ... writes about Los Angeles twice each week at KCET's SoCal Focus blog. He is the former deputy city manager of Lakewood. ...
  • ... a "Black cultural nationalist." As most know, Baraka was not the only one politicized by the death of Malcolm X. As the Black ... of the soul, was what Malcolm attempted in our social life ." Baraka's standard for writing about music equals the notoriety of ...
  • ... to the growing Los Angeles portfolio of restored works. Ruben Soto's Echo Park mural "Eyes" was another vintage Los Angeles mural ... had struck a friendship. "¨Sage's image joins the other portraits , up to 20' x 9' segments, that sit on Glendale Boulevard under the ...
  • ... into a target with his face on it. "At that time in my life , I wasn't happy with who I was, things going on in my life , or my ... definitely still comes up in his work, though not always consciously. "My perspective internally has changed, but I think ...
  • ... Angelenos are bringing conversations about death to life .  The "positive death " movement  is empowering people to ... professionals came in) and said, ‘Actually you're not qualified to take care of the body. That's how the funeral home system in ... a little less afraid. I’m Cara Santa Maria, for “ SoCal Connected.”   ...
  • ... violent clashes with Sheriff's deputies, resulting in the death of local journalist Ruben Salazar . [scald=79165:kl_image_original_context ... and the Southwest with the message, "Our struggle is not in Vietnam but in the movement for social justice at home." ...
  • ... with you on the scariest rollercoaster, and the one whose life at the end seemed to leave blank pages. After his death , one ... produce the short segments that were shown as "Videolog," not much different from the news features he had done in Nashville and ... essay, in a different form, originally appeared in SoCal Focus in 2013.) ...

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