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

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

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

One of the wealthiest and most liberal states in America has created a humanitarian emergency that only those who caused it can truly fix.

from Scheer Intelligence

The Centers for Disease Control and Protection says the U.S.

from Greater LA

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

from Zócalo's Connecting California

This may be the year that California finally gets to pick who’ll be the next president.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

On this July 4, Greater LA replays some of our favorite stories from spring. We visit a 20,000 square foot estate in Beverly Hills -- a giga-mansion that's been tough to sell.

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 “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