89.3 KPCC Southern California Public Radio recently asked listeners and sources in the organization’s Public Insight Network to describe the kinds of conversations they were having with friends and family as a result of the Florida jury’s verdict on the trial of George Zimmerman.
Here are a few of the responses:
“As an African American male,…Continue
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There has been a lot of noise coming out of Pasadena, Ca. Only this time, it's not city-funded. Tha next generation of local, aspiring artists & musicians coming out are 'setting their own standard.' Before they are considered anybody, they are left to grind on tha indie underground circuit. This circuit consists of unknown to mildly known names. Here…Continue
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BLOOM youth Anthony Smith and BLOOM spokesperson and actor Larenz Tate
The California Community Foundation (CCF) celebrated the one-year anniversary of its Building a Lifetime of Options and Opportunities for Men (BLOOM) initiative with a town hall…Continue
The jury in the Florida murder trial of George Zimmerman last weekend acquitted the former neighborhood watch volunteer of all charges in the 2012 fatal shooting of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin.
The acquittal has prompted protests in Los Angeles, Oakland and in cities across the United States. People have also taken to social media to express their thoughts on the verdict.
In the wake of Zimmerman's acquittal, 89.3 KPCC Southern California Public Radio would like to know what…Continue
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Post on Facebook, Twitter, spread the word!…Continue
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89.3 KPCC Southern California Public Radio is bringing back #KidReads, and this time we are hosting a live program at the A C Bilbrew Library on July 20. KPCC early childhood development correspondent Deepa Fernandes will moderate a program with two literary whizzes who…Continue
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Read the article from OUR WEEKLY: Leimert Park may be fading as a Black cultural hub
Janet of Evolution Revolution Photography located in Inglewood, CA has been working a whole-hellava-lot!! Hopefully you can join her for one of her events or have your photo taken for one of your own upcoming events. Check out the listings below:Continue
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To: Mr Keith James of Stop Mass Incarceration & Revolution Books.
--- Since open 'comments' to your Blog are not available---
My respectful 'OPEN' response is just this...
"Guard the freedom of ideas at all costs. Be alert that dictators have always played on the natural human tendency to 'blame' others and to over simplify. And don't regard yourself as a Guardian Of Freedom unless you respect and preserve the rights of People…Continue
The TRUTH About What Happened at the June 10 Rally for Justice for Trayvon Martin, responding to AJea L.
from Keith James, Stop Mass Incarceration Network and Revolution Books volunteer
An article posted on The Leimert Park Beat (a website about the Leimert Park community), by AJea L on June 14, 2013 about a protest that took place in Leimert on June 10, 2013 – the first day of the trial of George Zimmerman for the murder of Trayvon Martin – is…Continue
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