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Author: Robert Garcia

Brown v Board of Education Equal Justice & Human Dignity Artist Lorie Novak May 17

Artist Lorie Novak created this photograph to commemorate the anniversary of Brown v Board of Education, commissioned by attorneys in the Western Regional Office of the NAACP Legal Defense & Educational Fund in 1994. Lorie writes, “Robert, this photo exists […]

The Honorable John Martin and the Southern District of New York

“For those who regard the United States attorney’s office for the Southern District of New York as a model of what a prosecutor’s office should be, it was distressing to see the former leader of that office, Rudolph Giuliani, telling […]

Support Chicano Park #EarthDay 2018

GreenLatinos with civil rights, faith, environmental, conservation, and indigenous communities support Chicano Park, and the community of Barrio Logan, San Diego, CA, in their fight for respect, safety, and the right to celebrate, preserve, and conserve their history and culture. […]

Kellogg Park Dream Comes True! Thank you Miguel Rodriguez & CAUSE | Ventura

Miguel Rodriguez writes: On the eve of the ribbon cutting for Kellogg Park I’d like to thank all of the Ventura Avenue families who attended countless meetings, made tons of calls, and showed up to demand that their voices be […]

Fair Housing Act April 11, 1968, Overcoming the Legacy of Residential Segregation #fairhousing50

Fair housing is a bedrock civil rights protection, crucial to our nation’s core values of equal opportunity, human dignity, and just democracy for all. A strong and effective Fair Housing Act must continue to help move our country beyond a […]

Comey Choked When it Counted & Disgraced Justice

Comey’s great mistake: “He was the F.B.I. director overseeing the investigation into Hillary Clinton’s private email server. He and his team decided that she had not done anything that warranted criminal charges. And he knew that Republicans would blast him […]

Low Riders at the Beach? Yes! Ballona Postcards Student Mural

The student mural Postcards from Ballona “reflects historic and current events in the life of the creek and Culver City.” A close reading reveals remarkably diverse people, values, and insights presented by Culver Middle School students working with the county […]

Billie Holiday April 7, 1915

Billie Holliday Dunbar Hotel South Central L.A. The Great Wall of Los Angeles © Judith Baca.Sponsored by SPARC […]

L.A. has a long history of failure on homelessness. It needs leaders who take responsibility. L.A. Times Editorials Part 6

“Our homelessness crisis is a national disgrace,” according to the L.A. Times editorial board in a series of six editorials. There are at least 58,000 homeless people in the county, a number that has lurched upward in recent years amid […]

Martin Luther King, Jr. & César Chávez Unidos para Defender Nuestros Derechos English Español

Click on the image to watch the video “La importancia aquí hoy día, en esta comunidad y esta nación, es que todos somos iguales, aquí nádie vale más ni menos, y que tanto afroamericanos como latinos tenemos que estar unidos […]