Community Street Beat West Edition

STREET BEAT: ‘What do you think was the best movie in 2018?’

Dolann Knox Los Angeles “‘Black Panther.’ Just the support that black people came out and showed and it was a really good movie. It was the best one I saw.” James Dillard Inglewood “‘Creed II.’” I liked the first one, but the second film did it justice.” Chris Rowles Los Angeles “‘Creed II.’” Misty Wilks Read More…

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STREET BEAT: Do you think Kamala Harris can be elected president?

Karla Jan Morgan-Biggs Moorpark “Sure do. I like her spirit, presentation, and she speaks with knowledge. She has my vote.” Edwin Biggs Moorpark “Yes, she will be able take command of the situation and really turn around some of these things that have been going down hill the last two years.” Larry Hinds Greenville, Mississippi Read More…

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COMMUNITY REPORT: Gang reduction program helps youth grow and develop

Christian Taylor could have chosen a very different path. Struggling at home and school, there was very little to stop him from following in his brother’s footsteps and joining a gang. But something changed. During middle school, Taylor enrolled in our Gang Reduction and Youth Development (GRYD) program which delivers prevention and intervention services that Read More…