Jasmyne Cannick

Guest

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

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President Trump today declared a national emergency to get funding for his border wall. California Gov.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Senate Bill 50 would force LA to allow more housing near public transit. It cleared a committee hearing in Sacramento on Tuesday.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The “Bethel effect” – named after a local church – is transforming the city of Redding in a way that even non-Christians can appreciate.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

Greater LA is coming soon! And we want to hear from you.

from Greater LA

A bill in Sacramento called SB50 would override local zoning rules to legalize small and mid-size apartment buildings around public transit and job centers.

from Design and Architecture

Huntington Beach – Surf City USA – is paddling away from mainstream California.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

Governor Gavin Newsom today announced a halt to the death penalty in California. The state has a complicated history with the death penalty.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

California State Senator Scott Wiener’s controversial housing bill, SB 50, has been shelved for debate until next year.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The shooting at a synagogue in San Diego County has led places of worship to lock doors, hire guards and install metal detectors.

from Greater LA