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Beyond ‘the Talk’: How I Plan to Address Police Violence Against Black Communities Beyond ‘the Talk’: How I Plan to Address Police Violence Against Black Communities

My son is only 5 years old and we’ve already had “the talk.” I can recall being a little older when my grandfather, a probation officer, had the same talk with me. It’s the same talk that has been given time and again in black families following the deaths of Eric Garner, Terence Crutcher and Michael Brown, all…

Report: Black Workers in L.A. Face ‘Jobs Crisis’ That’s Causing Decline in Black Community Report: Black Workers in L.A. Face ‘Jobs Crisis’ That’s Causing Decline in Black Community

A new study conducted by the University of California, Los Angeles, says that the city’s black community is in decline as a direct result of the lack of jobs available to black workers, who are more likely to remain unemployed or drop out of the workforce entirely as a result of the 2007-2009 recession.

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