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Zumba: Feminism-powered Fitness

Three nights a week in a neighborhood in El Monte, women do their hair and makeup as if they were going out on the town. Instead they are headed to an intensive exercise class. Reporter Cara Santa Maria discovered how a Zumba class can do much more than burn calories; it can unite a group of Latinas who are making their bodies, friendships, and community stronger.

Featuring Interviews With:

  • Dionne Espinoza, professor, Chicano Studies, Liberal Studies, and Women's and Gender Studies at California State University, Los Angeles.
  • Judith Olalde, Zumba student.
  • Veronica Marquez, Zumba instructor

Upcoming Airdates

Environmental Justice

Exploring environmental justice with a dive into lead-contaminated communities; the effects of the Chiquita Canyon Landfill; and an interview with an African-American environmental leader.

 

  • 2017-08-17T14:00:00-07:00
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  • 2017-08-19T05:30:00-07:00
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  • 2017-08-20T11:30:00-07:00
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Can L.A. County End Homelessness?

L.A. County voters approved a sales tax hike to fund services for the homeless. Can homelessness be solved? How will the money be spent? What are the real solutions to this crisis?

  • 2017-08-22T13:00:00-07:00
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  • 2017-08-24T14:00:00-07:00
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  • 2017-08-26T05:30:00-07:00
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  • 2017-08-27T11:30:00-07:00
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Dangerous Drones, 54 Kitchens, Board Games

More than a million drones have taken flight in the air above us. But they're proving to be dangerous. Authorities say it times to start regulating them. In a simple brick building in Lincoln Heights 54 kitchens and 54 chefs are making unique foods. They couldn't afford their own commercial kitchen, so they've come to LA Prep to scale up their business for a fraction of the cost and half the time. In a digital world full of endless entertainment options, find out why people have rediscovered their love of the old-fashioned board game.

  • 2017-08-29T13:00:00-07:00
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  • 2017-08-31T14:00:00-07:00
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  • 2017-09-02T05:30:00-07:00
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  • 2017-09-03T11:30:00-07:00
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