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The Lookout: Cal Bill Aims to End Homelessness; Make Housing a Basic Human Right
April 22, 2021
While some might debate if shelter is a basic human right, you'd be hard pressed to find anyone who would argue that it isn't essential to an individual's quality of life. And in California, where just about every aspect of the nation's housing crisis is on full display, housing laws become all the more consequential. Especially during a global pandemic.
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1992 UPRISING: MUCH MORE STILL NEEDS TO BE DONE
March 14, 2019
Mainstream media, in particular, tended to soft-pedal the long range outcomes of the 1992 uprising, i.e., “riots.” Citing groups like the Community Coalition and Koreatown Immigrant Workers Alliance, it emphasized some things had been accomplished. Few would disagree. However, the coverage represented a familiar glossing over of the lack of progress for fundamental change in South Central Los Angeles (SCLA). In 1992, even descriptions of participants themselves were often misleading- Blacks and Koreans were frequently referred to as the primary participants, actually, Latinos too were heavily involved and far more Latinos were arrested than Blacks. ... read more »