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Monthly Archives: May 2013

Word on the Streets: Los Angeles

“Laissez Les Bon Temps Rouler” Let the good times roll is the new anthem for Leimert Park residents.  It was recently announced that between the City of Los Angeles and LACMTA (Metro) there will be a subway stop at Leimert Park.


Community Review: Inside the Morningside High School Students Protest

“Power concedes nothing without a demand. It never has and it never will.” -Frederick Douglass


Compton Activists Declare Support for Omar Bradley

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On June 4th, the City of Compton has a huge choice to make – who will be the next mayor.  You have two candidates who both hold undergraduate and masters degrees, are both articulate and passionate about the city.  But what one candidate possesses over the other is an overwhelming amount of support of fellow […]


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Morningside High School stage sit-in to support principal

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The entire student body staged a sit-in at Morningside High School today to protest the removal of Dr. Reggie Sirls as principal.  The sit-in was conducted peacefully and without incident.


A Decade of Decline: Arnold Butler

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What can I say about Arnold Butler?  He is a former teacher and current advisory board member of IUSD.  As many of you many not know, Butler was board president back in 2010.  Prior to that he was caught up in many lurid scandals involving assaulting children within the IUSD.  Many reputable periodicals, The LA […]


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How soon before the Equity in Education Committee pulls the trigger in Inglewood USD

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The Weigand Avenue Elementary Parents United group voted unanimously on Thursday to turn their failing elementary school into a school of choice run by the Los Angeles Unified School District, according to a news release from Parent Revolution, the group that helped pass California’s parent trigger law and has provided logistical support to parent groups […]


Aim High’s 12u wins Hardwood Showdown

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Kenny “The Jet” Smith’s Aim High 12u squad won the Hardwood Showdown out in Garden Grove, CA.  Coached by the legendary Vincent Smith, Kenny’s brother, he has helped develop many kids into NBA caliber athletes.  (Read more)


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