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

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We live in a two-party system, but sometimes it takes a nudge from the margins to get things done.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

There’s a better way to resolve the country’s thorniest debates.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

UC Davis researchers found that about 110,000 new firearms were purchased statewide through mid-July.

from KCRW Features

KCRW speaks with incumbent LA District Attorney Jackie Lacey , as well as her opponent George Gascón , who used to be district attorney in San Francisco.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The Census count ends midnight Hawaii time. The Supreme Court earlier this week allowed the Trump administration to cut the Census count by about two weeks.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

State officials are cracking down on unofficial ballot drop boxes placed by Republicans in LA, Orange, and Fresno counties.

from KCRW Features

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for October 20, 2020.