Two neighborhoods — Boyle Heights in Los Angeles and Crown Heights, Brooklyn New York — are experiencing the gamut of changes associated with gentrification. And some are pushing back against those who would cash in on the eviction and displacement of longtime residents. On this edition of Making Contact we hear how one Crown Heights … Continued
We speak with celebrated musician Meklit about her new recording and upcoming show; we observe the 25 year mark of the beginning of 1992’s Los Angeles uprising and revisit part one of Davey D speaking with Twilight Bey about the Rodney King beating by the LA Police.
As more than 125,000 people marched in cities and communities around the world on April 15th, today, on Tax Day we’ll bring you a special report. Our field correspondent Tami Hamada Woronoff was on the streets of downtown Los Angeles where tens of thousands of people showed up to demand tax justice and that Donald … Continued
As thousands of people gather in downtown Los Angeles for an immigrant rights rally we’ll air a special report today featuring immigrant voices speaking with our correspondent Tami Hamada Woronoff. And, as the House moves to strip funding from Planned Parenthood and even eliminate abortion rights, we’ll speak with Christine Grimaldi of Rewire News who’s … Continued
On today’s show we’ll bring you a special report from the streets of Los Angeles, one of hundreds of cities where mobilizations against Trump’s agenda took place. And, we’ll hear from Angela Adrar, Executive Director of the Our Power Campaign and Climate Justice Alliance. She was one of thousands of people on the streets of … Continued