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L.A. protest group promotes the BLM movement

L.A. protest group promotes the BLM movement

Every Tuesday from 6 to 8 p.m. in Los Angeles on the corner of Victory Boulevard and Canoga Avenue near the Orange Line station, a group meets to promote a message of love and unity.  Six months ago, Samson Tupuola and Emily Alvarado decided to start the group Orange...

Opinion: We still need to evolve as a more equal society

Opinion: We still need to evolve as a more equal society

It has been a chaotic last few months as the Black Lives Matter movement has inspired protests nationwide since the tragic death of George Floyd on May 25.  As a resident of L.A. county, I have directly seen the protests in my area as well as plentiful news and media...

Minds Matter: Black Lives Matter and teen mental health

Minds Matter: Black Lives Matter and teen mental health

A single verdict led to a movement that would undoubtedly change the face of 21st century America. After the trial of George Zimmerman resulted in a “not guilty” verdict, friends Alicia Garza, Opal Toma and Patrisse Cullors founded the Black Lives Matter organization...