Former and current Los Angeles city council members Kevin de León and Gil Cedillo, respectively, sued claiming that a leaked racist recording they were on hurt their reputations.

Race Matters

L.A. City Councilman Kevin de León said he's the victim despite video evidence.

The now-former L.A. city council president didn't apologize for her anti-Black racism.


At one point during the conversation, Martinez even calls a Black child a little monkey and says he deserves a "beatdown" as a way to tame his allegedly wild behavior.

A Los Angeles intersection will be renamed in honor of Nipsey Hussle.


The Los Angeles City Council reached a settlement in the death of Wakiesha Wilson.