Opinion Street Beat

Do you think blacks will ever receive reparations for slavery?

STREET BEAT Destiny Alexander View Park  “Yes. I believe that any person with color from back in the day that went through slavery. … It’s a matter of everybody being equal.” Rory Perkins Inglewood “Yes, because we built this country and I feel that it’s overdue.” Kim Zinsmeister Carson “I think we should. We struggled Read More…

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‘Should fireworks be illegal throughout L.A. County?’

STREET BEAT Kenisha Hudson Los Angeles  “I think inner-city fireworks are not ideal. They pose a threat to the safety of the individual lighting them, if they’re not a professional. In its proper place, fireworks are amazing.” Valiyah Basailous Culver City  “It depends on where they’re done. I appreciate it when they’re done in the Read More…

Opinion Street Beat

‘Ten years after his death, what is Michael Jackson’s legacy?’

STREET BEAT Aleiyah Fowler Los Angeles “He’s a legend, the king of pop. Still to this day nobody has taken his spot. People are still influenced by this man and he’s one of the greatest entertainers, period.” Will McCauley Chicago “Everyone loves him. He’s not going to go out of style. He can always connect Read More…