Jasmyne Cannick

social and political commentator

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Political consultant who writes about the intersection of race, politics and culture; social and political commentator, based in Los Angeles, California; contributor to National Public Radio's News and Notes

Jasmyne Cannick on KCRW

Tomorrow marks 25 years since the verdict – and aftermath – that changed L-A.

A city boiled over, but the problems persist

Tomorrow marks 25 years since the verdict – and aftermath – that changed L-A.

from The Mixer

Los Angeles is a place of stark contrasts, even when it comes to access to quality food.

South L.A.'s Food Desert Persists

Los Angeles is a place of stark contrasts, even when it comes to access to quality food.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

When King Drew Medical Center opened in South L.A. in 1972  it was more than just a hospital. It was a symbol of hope and empowerment for L.A.’s African-American community.

New Hospital, New Hope to Replace King Drew Medical Center

When King Drew Medical Center opened in South L.A. in 1972  it was more than just a hospital. It was a symbol of hope and empowerment for L.A.’s African-American community.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

More from KCRW

California Assemblyman Rob Bonta has introduced a new bill in the state legislature that would protect medical marijuana users from employment discrimination.

from KCRW Features

Governor Gavin Newsom rolled out a new program called the California Health Corps this week.

from KCRW Features

California has more in common with Mexico City than Washington, D.C.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

Los Angeles County officials have declared a health emergency in response to coronavirus, while announcing six new reported cases. The number is expected to change.

from KCRW Features

The Staples Center hosted a memorial for Lakers star Kobe Bryant. It featured music from Beyonce and Christina Aguilera, and speeches from Vanessa Bryant and Michael Jordan.

from Greater LA

LAUSD is suspending classes as of March 16 for at least two weeks.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

On this Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, we replay some of our favorite episodes. Local poets share their work and discuss LA's spoken word scene.

from Greater LA

As the first big wave of COVID-19 infections hit San Francisco and LA, some city dwellers want to ride out the pandemic in more rural environments.

from KCRW Features

Would you choose to rent or own a condo in a multifamily building, or own a single family home?

from Design and Architecture