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

More adults are living with their parents now than they have in more than a century. It’s a third of all adults under 34. But in Los Angeles, it’s more than 40% .

from Greater LA

The Human Rights Campaign found that a city’s size did not guarantee equity for their queer community.

from KCRW Features

A block party in South Pasadena reveals the unexpected pleasures of being neighborly.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

The state’s legal cannabis market is on track to hit $3.1 billion in sales this year. But the unlicensed market is expected to be far larger, at an estimated $8.7 billion.

from Greater LA

Longtime businesses in Little Tokyo are facing gentrification. They worry they’ll be priced out as downtown has revitalized, and rents are going up.

from Greater LA

On this Veterans Day, we replay some of our favorite segments from the year. Rob Zabrecky talks about his early days in LA’s punk scene.

from Greater LA

Fires ravaged San Diego in 2007, and scheduled power shut-offs caused chaos. Since then, the city has made improvements to their power grid and their scheduled outage procedures.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Los Angeles’ oldest children’s theater recently moved from downtown to Highland Park.

from Greater LA

Some people left the ashes behind. Others are trying to rebuild.

from KCRW Features