writer, director and producer
Director of the documentary Little White Lie
In 1967 the Supreme Court legalized interracial marriage. The case was called Loving v. Virginia. Richard and Mildred Loving sued the state of Virginia for not allowing them to marry.
Feb. 14, 2018from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
The parents of Rachel Dolezal appeared on the Today Show this morning to talk about their daughter.
Jun. 15, 2015from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Lacey Schwartz's new documentary, "Little White Lie" examines what happens when you've identified as white your whole life only to find out as a teenager that you're actually black.
Dec. 3, 2014from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
When LA Times business columnist David Lazarus turned to antidepressants, he had been diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes and struggled with sleep. The pills helped.
Sep. 10from Greater LA
Homeless deaths spiked by 76% in Los Angeles last year. This year's deaths have already outpaced that.
Sep. 6from KCRW Features
A state bill called AB 5 would require businesses that rely on independent contractors to reclassify them as employees and offer benefits such as health insurance and sick pay. There’s…
Sep. 11from KCRW Features
Critics say that the ordinance infringes on civil rights. Councilwoman Rodriguez says it's necessary for everyone's safety.
Aug. 30from KCRW Features
A Wall Street Journal investigation found that more than 4,000 products on Amazon were missing safety labels, not up to safety standards, or were banned outright -- but still for sale.
Aug. 26from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Officials are ending the rescue effort after a devastating fire broke out on a boat off the coast of Santa Barbara.
Sep. 3from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Beachy, laidback, charming and frightening. Santa Cruz is the scariest place in California.
Sep. 12from Zócalo's Connecting California
LAUSD kids are back in their classrooms today. For parents, it means buying new school supplies, dropping off their kids at school or at a bus stop, and fighting traffic.
Aug. 20from Greater LA
Mountain lions now roam the hills surrounding Los Angeles.
Aug. 26from Greater LA