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.?
Josh Barro discusses Joe Biden’s surge in the polls, Trump’s stumbling, and where US China policy should go next with Christine Emba, Megan McArdle and Ali Wyne.
Jun. 26from Left, Right & Center
Throughout the uprisings inspired by the killings of Eric Garner, Breonna Taylor, Freddie Gray and so many other Black victims, white leaders refused to learn from Black Lives Matter,…
Jul. 10from Scheer Intelligence
Read this post from Josh Barro about new changes on Left, Right & Center.
Jul. 1from Left, Right & Center
Two important moments in LGBTQ history happened in Huntington Park in December 1968. The first: Reverend Troy D.
Jun. 26from KCRW Features
Writer/Director Judd Apatow has focussed his career on making comedy -- and drama -- people who, when forced to make a choice between adulthood and remaining a kid, put it off.
Jun. 23from The Treatment
A Facebook post looking for Black video editors sparked hateful comments and allegations of “anti-white racism,” drawing attention to Hollywood’s lack of diversity and reluctance to…
Jun. 25from Greater LA
Governor Gavin Newsom says the state is shutting down indoor operations at restaurants, wineries, tasting rooms, movie theaters, museums and more in 19 counties to curb the…
Jul. 1from Greater LA
“We can’t act like nothing happened.” The service was a moment for his friends and family to remember him. But they also demanded answers from authorities.
Jul. 1from KCRW Features
Berlin passed a hotly debated anti-discrimination law this month, the first of its kind in Germany, that allows victims to pursue legal remedies against state officials — including…
Jun. 17from Studio Berlin