Erin Aubry Kaplan

contributing opinion writer for The New York Times, former columnist for the LA Times, author of the book “Black Talk, Blue Thoughts, and Walking the Color Line: Dispatches From a Black Journalista”

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Journalist and columnist at KCET and contributing editor at the Los Angeles Times; author of Black Talk, Blue Thoughts and Walking the Color Line: Dispatches from a Black Journalista and the forthcoming I Heart Obama, an exploration of Obama's cultural and historical meaning to black Americans; board member of the UCLA Black Alumni Association

Erin Aubry Kaplan on KCRW

In LA, skyrocketing costs of living and a pandemic are highlighting the economic inequalities of a city known for glitz, glamour, and Hollywood happy endings.

LA used to think it was exceptional. Then came the coronavirus pandemic

In LA, skyrocketing costs of living and a pandemic are highlighting the economic inequalities of a city known for glitz, glamour, and Hollywood happy endings.

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“I don’t think [King’s dream] is realized. I think we get symbolic gestures of realization. But at the substance and at the root, we’re not seeing the change and the dream that Dr.

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“I don’t think [King’s dream] is realized. I think we get symbolic gestures of realization. But at the substance and at the root, we’re not seeing the change and the dream that Dr.

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KCRW talks about diversifying newsrooms with Erin Aubry Kaplan. She’s an opinion writer for The New York Times. She was the first regular Black op-ed columnist for the LA Times.

Veteran journalist Erin Aubry Kaplan on diversity and priorities in the media

KCRW talks about diversifying newsrooms with Erin Aubry Kaplan. She’s an opinion writer for The New York Times. She was the first regular Black op-ed columnist for the LA Times.

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