Ayanna Alexander

social justice reporter for Bloomberg Law

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Larry Krasner, one of the first big city district attorneys elected as part of the progressive prosecutor movement, is up for reelection this year.

Rising crime rates could undermine the US’ progressive prosecutor movement

Larry Krasner, one of the first big city district attorneys elected as part of the progressive prosecutor movement, is up for reelection this year.

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President Biden recently signed executive orders on racial equity. He called for the Department of Housing and Urban Development to examine its policies around housing discrimination.

What racial equity in America may look like under President Biden

President Biden recently signed executive orders on racial equity. He called for the Department of Housing and Urban Development to examine its policies around housing discrimination.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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Join us as candidates running for the Los Angeles Mayoral race debate the issue of homelessness, live on KCRW. Come back on May 20th at 6 p.m. to watch the livestream.