• Sexual Assault Awareness
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    What’s the Point: A Reflection on Sexual Assault Awareness Month

    Written by Eliza Lee Author’s note: I acknowledge the topic of sexual assault is often repeated, cliche or in general incorrect. However, I am not here to talk about my own story of sexual assault. I am aware of the depravity left after encounters of assault and even more aware of how listening to another “survivor” can do nothing for healing. But for those of you reading this who have also been impacted, I pray you know how deeply validated and whole you are and that this is a journey that will never end for you, but you will grow to appreciate yourself because of it. The first time I…

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    Small businesses pursue representation

    Written by Rose Borrero “They say the blacker the berry the sweeter the juice, I say the darker the flesh then the deeper the roots,” – Tupac Shaku Winding down the streets of Inglewood, going past the Skittle-colored houses done in Spanish adobe style, past the corner markets and bodegas with signs stating, “Milk, Eggs, and Liquor,” bopped a festival celebrating Black History Month. It was nestled neatly in a predominantly Afro-Caribbean neighborhood, bragging of African and Jamaican food, niche afro-centric shops, and hair salons. Despite the abrupt windiness and the looming threat of rainfall, an entire block was lined with Black-owned businesses, natural food stands, and musicians and artists…

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    What’s the Point: Women’s March 2019

    What’s the Point: Women’s March 2019 Thecla Li, Staff Photographer Caitlin Gaines, Freelance Photographer Thecla Li, Staff Photographer Hannah Clark, Freelance PHotographer Pierce Singgih, Freelance Photographer Pierce Singgih, Freelance Photographer Caitlin Gaines, Freelance Photographer Thecla Li, Staff Photographer Hannah Clark,  Freelance Photographer Pierce Singgih, Freelance Photographer Thecla Li, Staff Photographer Thecla Li, Staff Photographer Pierce Singgih, Freelance Photographer Caitlin Gaines, Freelance Photographer Thecla Li, Staff Photographer Phillip Smart,  Freelance Photographer Phillip Smart,  Freelance Photographer Hannah Clark,  Freelance Photographer Caitlin Gaines, Freelance Photographer Phillip Smart,  Freelance Photographer Hannah Clark,  Freelance Photographer

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    Dancing through history

    Los Angeles hosted a powwow on Saturday, Nov. 17 to celebrate Native American heritage with traditional music, dances, food and apparel. Our photographer Justin Johnson got photos of the event.