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.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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 .

from Which Way, L.A.?

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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Between 2016 and 2019, Bakersfield police officers used force that broke at least 45 bones in 31 people, an analysis of public records shows.

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Community activists, entrepreneurs, and local politicians are keeping tabs on President Biden’s $2 trillion infrastructure spending plan that’s currently being debated on Capitol Hill.

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California will roll out a statewide electronic vaccine verification program, which Gov. Gavin Newsom does not call a passport.

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Crowns & Hops , based in Inglewood, will be LA’s first Black-owned brewery.

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More than half of all American adults have been vaccinated, according to the Biden administration, and life is seemingly speeding back to normal.

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On June 15, the Golden State is saying goodbye to many of the regulations that have shaped daily life for the last pandemic year.

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