Columnists Mayor Eric Garcetti Opinion

COMMUNITY REPORT: Leimert Park artist has designs on helping young people

Public art has the capacity to transform a community. It tells the history of a city better than any textbook. It reveals personal truth and spurs people to action. The freedom of expression acknowledges human suffering and offers those who have suffered the opportunity to tell their truth to the world. Whether it’s the mural Read More…

Columnists Earl Ofari Hutchinson Opinion

THE HUTCHINSON REPORT: Alesia Thomas case goes to trial

Here we go again. Another African-American is a victim of police over use of deadly force. The police officer accused of using the deadly force against the victim is charged and winds up in a court docket. A jury that is lacking African-Americans on it will decide the officer’s fate. And there’s a crack defense Read More…