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Recent Suspensions Shed Light on LAUSD’s ‘Teacher Jail’

"The suspension of Iris Stevenson, an award-winning choir director at Crenshaw High School in December 2013, not only sparked public outrage

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SAVING GRACE: NIA LONG

Looking back at Nia Long's career, it's more than obvious the native Brooklynite has come a long ways since playing Will Smith's girlfriend and fiancée in “Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.”





Smarter Sentencing Act Leads to Bipartisan Cooperation to Lessen Prison Funding

The Senate Judiciary Committee approved The Smarter Sentencing Act...

 

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Documentary Recalls One of America’s Biggest Political Scandals & The Woman Who Survived It

To this day, Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas is best remembered...

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One on One: Mekhi Phifer

A Harlem, NY native and Los Angeles resident, Mekhi Phifer's acting career began with a bang...


L.A. City Council Approves Moratorium on Fracking

During the morning hours on November 23rd in Westwood, two UCLA campus police officers...


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