The LAUSD has more than 900 schools which serve 700,000 students. Authorities are planning a search operation of all campuses.
Robert Pickett and Darryl Lewis, two men who were allegedly racially profiled in Inglewood, California by a police officer four years ago, are seeking justice after the incident nearly cost them their lives. According to The Huffington Post, Pickett and Lewis arrived at the home of Pickett’s cousin in May 2011 when Officer Mike Bolliger responded to a report of two armed potential […]
Daniel Andrew, the officer who was seen punching a mentally ill woman on a California highway in July 2014, will not face charges for the incident. According to The LA Times, prosecutors declined to press criminal charges after reviewing video and witness statements from the incident. Officials summarized Andrew, a California Highway Patrol officer, was […]
Freeway Ricky Ross, 55, the former Los Angeles kingpin that ruled the country at the height of the crack cocaine epidemic, was arrested last week on suspicion of possessing drug money, the New York Daily News report. According to the News, Ross was in possession of over $100,000 at the time of his arrest in […]
Since his transfer to a Los Angeles facility from a Nevada hospital, his family released a statement claiming the former NBA player was able to walk on his own for a short time.
Los Angeles based organizations including Dignity and Power Now, Black Lives Matter LA, and the ACLU of Southern California will be joining the Ella Baker Center for Human Rights in a Politicon event hosted and moderated by Tourè this Saturday in order to highlight how the families of the victims of police brutality are the ones leading the charge for change, introduce the key players, and encourage people to join the fight.
Amber Rose has taken her role as a feminist to heights today when her Amber Rose SlutWalk swept through the streets of Los Angeles. An estimated 15,000 people were in attendance and the former stripper used her huge platform to smash stereotypes, denounce respectability politics and forgive two high-profile men in her life who used […]
Video captured of a group of San Bernardino sheriff’s deputies kicking and punching a suspect who led the police on a chase while on horseback has prompted an internal investigation into the arrest, the LA Times reports. On Thursday, San Bernardino County Sheriff John McMahon ordered the investigation, calling the video captured by NBC Los […]
According to a Los Angeles Police Department claim, the rookie officer who shot and killed a homeless man on Skid Row in the city’s downtown area Sunday did so after the man allegedly reached for the officer’s gun, CNN reports. The dramatic scene was captured on video that went viral, highlighting the nation’s persistent struggles with police […]
Little Silas Phillips (pictured) was determined to enter this world by any means necessary, even if he was still completely encased in his amniotic sac, also known as an “en caul” birth. The premature miracle boy’s delivery is so rare (about 1 in 80,000), the doctor who delivered him snapped a picture with his cell phone that was placed […]
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