NBC News Los Angeles reports the Los Angeles United School District is investigating a teacher who gave a word problem to 7-year-olds that featured slaves, cotton picking, “masters,” the "missus," and the “Big House.”
The settlements of lawsuits brought on by individuals who were wrongfully convicted of crimes, families of those killed by police officers, and disability rights activists, equate to millions of dollars in payouts.
Lawyers for the city of Los Angeles have reached a $4 million settlement with the family of Brendon Glenn.
Scores of students staged a walk-out on Monday to express disdain for the President-Elect Donald Trump.
Aformer Los Angeles Police Department detective was awarded $50,000 as part of a settlement with the city. Frank Lyga alleges he lost his job after being “wrongfully perceived to be racist.” This from the same man who shot and killed fellow LAPD Officer and Black man Kevin Gaines in 1997. Lyga was found to be acting in self-defense […]
Los Angeles settles a discrimination lawsuit for $50,000. The case involved a White LAPD detective who killed a Black officer.
Wayne Spindler, a 46-year-old Los Angeles lawyer, repeatedly attended city council meetings to accost Council President Herb Wesson.
A civilian oversight panel ruled Tuesday that LAPD officers were justified in the shooting of Black unarmed homeless man Charly Keundeu Keunang, writes The Guardian. Keunang, who lived on the streets of Los Angeles’ Skid Row, was shot six times which included two shots to the chest, reports the news outlet. The Los Angeles police commission held […]
They are planning to make changes in an effort to diversify their board and nominations in the future.
Despite the troubles she faces in correcting the troubles of the district, King sees herself as a trailblazer and hopes to serve as an inspiration.