Community Opinion Street Beat West Edition

‘Has MLK’s dream for equality for all been realized yet?’

STREET BEAT Lisa Jackson Hollywood  “No, we’re going backwards. Look who’s in the White House now. It seems like Jim Crow is being reinstated. The more we protest and fight for equality, the worse it gets for us.”  Damian McCully Los Angeles  “Certainly not. However, there have been strides made from the time of Dr. Read More…

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Activists continue push for rent control in Inglewood

INGLEWOOD – Incentives for first-time homebuyers, caps on rent increases in older buildings and urban zoning that sets aside affordable housing in new developments are among the strategies that could make living in Inglewood affordable for longtime residents, members of a local civic organization say. Supporters of the Uplift Inglewood Coalition discussed these ideas and Read More…

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STREET BEAT: ‘What are you looking forward to in 2019?’

Los Angeles Ralph Sutton “Do the best I can do and be the best I can be and help my community to survive [President Trump].” India Grasso and Damien Steele Phoenix, Arizona “We have big plans for our acting careers, to get more TV and film castings and to be better and do better.” Arlene Read More…