Tens of thousands of teachers, parents, students and supporters in the Los Angeles Unified School District are demanding better pay, smaller class sizes and more resources and support staff for students—nearly 75 percent of whom are Latinx.
The United States’ largest city to officially replace Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples’ Day marks its first official commemoration with a series of events, including a concert by rock band Redbone.
The SoCal quartet just dropped their latest album, “Freedom is Free.” We spoke with bassist Eduardo Arenas about the band’s unique name, bigotry on the road and why making joyous music is an act of protest.
Ahead of opening night for Patrisse Cullors’ “Power: From the Mouths of the Occupied,” the activist talked to Colorlines about how the production will incorporate the stories of Seattle locals in each performance.
From Baton Rouge to St. Paul to Los Angeles, hundreds hit the streets this weekend to protest the police killings of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile. There were hundreds of arrests, and, in several faceoffs, demonstrators were knocked to the ground by police and stepped on.