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

UCSB's first class of Promise Scholars graduated this past spring. Low-income students received free tuition for maintaining at least a 2.75 GPA.

from Greater LA

Immigrant rights advocates and groups nationwide are preparing for this weekend, when a major ICE operation is supposed to take place.

from Greater LA

The LAPD is planning to expand its volunteer police force to 5,000 across the city. But some residents worry that vigilantism could take a wrong turn. We go for a ride-along.

from Greater LA

Santa Barbara is having a vigil tonight for the 34 people who died in the Conception diving boat fire. We look at the history of diving in the area.

from The 805

Over the past three years, the minimum wage has been going up annually. As of July 1, another hike will affect employers and employees across LA.

from Greater LA

To our detriment, California has lost touch with one of its greatest thinkers.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

The Trump administration tried to bury a report showing that it's water use plans for California would decimate a unique species of salmon.

from KCRW Features

In its zeal to oppose President Trump at every turn, California risks becoming that the thing that it fears.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

Beachy, laidback, charming and frightening. Santa Cruz is the scariest place in California.

from Zócalo's Connecting California