David Lehrer

Community Advocates

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President of Community Advocates Inc, an Los Angeles-based human relations organization; former Regional Director of the Anti-Defamation League

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Joe Hicks, who died    on Sunday   , was an iconoclastic figure in Los Angeles politics and media. In the ‘70s, he was a radical with the Black Power movement.

Remembering Joe Hicks

Joe Hicks, who died on Sunday , was an iconoclastic figure in Los Angeles politics and media. In the ‘70s, he was a radical with the Black Power movement.

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On the two-month anniversary of Occupy Wall Street, protesters tried — unsuccessfully — to  shut down the New York Stock Exchange .

In Different Cities, Different Styles of Protest

On the two-month anniversary of Occupy Wall Street, protesters tried — unsuccessfully — to shut down the New York Stock Exchange .

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LA County's Human Relations Commission  has made  Dr.

Award to LA Islamic Leader Hathout Sparks Dispute

LA County's Human Relations Commission has made Dr.

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