Columnists Lekan Oguntoyinbo Opinion

Global colonialism by any other name still smells as bad

As a child growing up in Africa, one of the first history lessons I learned was about leaders of anti-colonial struggles around the world. I read about Mahatma Gandhi, a tiny, bespectacled man in a homemade loincloth who brought down the British Empire in India without lifting a single weapon. I read about liberation struggles […]

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Harris-Dawson wins 8th Council District seat; Wesson re-elected

LOS ANGELES — Marqueece Harris-Dawson, who took over the leadership of South Los Angeles’ Community Coalition after its founder, Karen Bass, was elected to the state Assembly more than a decade ago, followed in his mentor’s political footsteps March 3 when he was elected to the Los Angeles City Council. Harris-Dawson won the election to […]