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Barry Jenkins to Hollywood: Adapt More Black Literature

The “If Beale Street Could Talk” director discusses the importance of the Black literary canon to the film industry.

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#TBT: Revisiting 'The Wiz's' Impact on The Culture

Ease on down the road of film history via a 40th anniversary retrospective essay from the Los Angeles Times.

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After Transition, Amateur Champ Patricio Manuel Preps for Pro Men's Boxing Debut

The multiracial boxer on his pre-transition hardships: “For a long time I forced a narrative that I didn’t really believe just because I didn’t feel I had another way around it.”

Why Some Officers Who Kill on the Job Return to Work Right Away

LAPD officer Eden Medina killed Omar Gonzalez and Jesse Romero less than two weeks apart this summer. A new Los Angeles Times article tries to answer why Medina was back on the job so soon after the first shooting.

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Gabrielle Union Hopes Nate Parker Case, Movie Will 'Open Up The Conversation'

Union, an actress and rape survivor who stars in “The Birth of a Nation,” addressed her co-star Nate Parker’s 1999 case in a candid new op-ed.

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14 Must-Read Reactions to Baton Rouge Police Shooting

Shaun King: “Blaming the #BlackLivesMatter Movement for violence would be like blaming libraries for illiteracy rates or fire departments for fires.”

L.A. Sheriff Dept. Chief of Staff Resigns Over Racist Emails

Los Angeles County Sheriff Jim McDonnell switched from calling Tom Angel’s emails “humor” to labeling them “inappropriate and unprofessional.”

L.A. Sheriff Dept. Official 'Apologies' for Racist Emails

Tom Angel: “I apologize if I offended anybody, but the intent was not for the public to have seen these jokes.”

READ: WWII Internment Camp Survivor Visits Detention Centers, Illuminates Striking Similarities

“The parallels, the resonance, the familiarity of the situation was really clear,” Dr. Satsuki Ina told the Los Angeles Times. 

Los Angeles Times Drops 'Illegal Immigrant'

The announcement comes after weeks of discussion at the paper.

L.A. Times Considering Changes in Use of 'Illegal Immigrant'

The L.A. Times is in a unique place because Los Angeles is home to the largest population of undocumented immigrants in the United States. But also because they received a $1-million grant to cover immigration and other interests for people of color.