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
Tomorrow marks 25 years since the verdict – and aftermath – that changed L-A.
Apr. 28, 2017from The Mixer
Los Angeles is a place of stark contrasts, even when it comes to access to quality food.
Jan. 29, 2016from 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.
May. 28, 2015from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
President Trump today declared a national emergency to get funding for his border wall. California Gov.
Feb. 15from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Senate Bill 50 would force LA to allow more housing near public transit. It cleared a committee hearing in Sacramento on Tuesday.
Apr. 25from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
The “Bethel effect” – named after a local church – is transforming the city of Redding in a way that even non-Christians can appreciate.
Apr. 4from Zócalo's Connecting California
Greater LA is coming soon! And we want to hear from you.
Apr. 24from Greater LA
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.
May. 8from Design and Architecture
Huntington Beach – Surf City USA – is paddling away from mainstream California.
Feb. 14from Zócalo's Connecting California
Governor Gavin Newsom today announced a halt to the death penalty in California. The state has a complicated history with the death penalty.
Mar. 13from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
California State Senator Scott Wiener’s controversial housing bill, SB 50, has been shelved for debate until next year.
May. 17from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
The shooting at a synagogue in San Diego County has led places of worship to lock doors, hire guards and install metal detectors.
May. 2from Greater LA