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

Tuesday is the last day to vote in the California primary, and 13% of registered voters have returned a ballot so far.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Indica, sativa and hybrid may not be the best way to label weed. The most common system to categorize marijuana is misleading consumers, according to a new stud

from KCRW Features

A project to link rail systems in the Bay Area’s most populous city is beset with problems and delays. It doesn’t bode well for LA’s Union Station.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

Rufus Wainwright will play at The Ford Theatre in LA on June 14 to perform songs from his new album: “Rufus Does Judy at Capitol Records.”

from Greater LA