David J. Leonard

author of “Playing While White: Privilege & Power on/off the Field.”

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David J. Leonard on KCRW

NFL players, coaches and owners are speaking out protests during the national anthem.

Trump vs. NFL players

NFL players, coaches and owners are speaking out protests during the national anthem.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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Nury Martinez says she wants homeless encampments restricted in her district because her constituents, including immigrant, working-class families, can enjoy public spaces.

from KCRW Features

The UC Board of Regents approved increasing tuition and fees by 4.2% for new undergraduates starting fall 2022.

from KCRW Features

Pasadena will be the first Southern California city to require its city employees to get vaccinated against COVID.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Josh Barro, Liz Bruenig and Megan McArdle talk about the Democrats’ $3.5 trillion budget resolution, breakthrough COVID-19 infections, and whether you should worry about inflation.

from Left, Right & Center

The American federal government is probing its history of Native children who were taken from families and forced into boarding schools.

from KCRW Features

More than a dozen children died in the last five years while in the custody of LA’s Department of Children and Family Services.

from Greater LA

Project Roomkey, a statewide effort to place medically vulnerable unhoused people in hotel rooms during the pandemic, is scheduled to close at the end of September.

from Greater LA

Barry Diller, who made his name as a powerful studio boss, recently told NPR that “the movie business is over.”

from The Business

Josh, Megan and Gustavo discuss vaccine mandates, the bipartisan infrastructure deal and the end of federal eviction moratoriums.

from Left, Right & Center