actress and playwright
Actress and playwright who has appeared on television and in film; Professor at New York University's Tisch School of the Arts and a recipient of a MacArthur Genius Grant
A recent conference on the aftermath of the 1992 Rodney King riots was called "Los Angeles: America, only sooner." What are the lessons for the rest of America — then and now?
Apr. 30, 2012from Which Way, L.A.?
In 1991, Rodney King, an African American, was chased down for drunk driving by officers of the Los Angeles Police Department.
Apr. 30, 2012from To the Point
(L-R) Warren Olney, Gary Phillips, Anna Deavere Smith and John Singleton
Apr. 26, 2012from Which Way, L.A.?
A combat veteran reflects on the moral impact America’s longest war has had on its own people.
Mar. 13from Scheer Intelligence
He's back in the news.
Mar. 4from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers
N ew York is calling on health care workers from all over to come help with the flood of coronavirus patients.
Mar. 31from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
It’s primary election day in California and 13 other states (plus one territory). In LA County, about 1000 voting centers are open until 8 PM.
Mar. 3from Greater LA
One day ahead of California's primary, U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren will hold a rally at East LA College. Sen.
Mar. 2from News Stories
Corrin Rankin wants to convert more Black Democrats into Republicans. She’s a board member on the president’s “Black Voices For Trump” re-election initiative.
Feb. 27from Greater LA
How are Angelenos who rely on buses and trains feeling about coronavirus? What are LA Metro officials doing to ensure that passengers are safe?
Mar. 10from Greater LA
There’s been early denial and official inaction when it comes to both the coronavirus outbreak and climate change. Can either crisis teach us about the other?
Mar. 19from To the Point
The coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak will likely mean crowded hospitals, school closings and shuttered workplaces. It could even lead to a global recession.
Mar. 5from To the Point