Sahra is Communities Editor for Streetsblog L.A., covering the intersection of mobility with race, class, history, representation, policing, housing, health, culture, community, and access to the public space in Boyle Heights and South Los Angeles.
"Whenever I ride, I think if I'll make it back to see my mom wake up or to have dinner. Put yourself in our shoes."
"How is USC going to make it right?"
Few communities love harder than South Central.
“I’m about to go out here, I’m bout to ride my bike. I’m bout to have me a good day,” he said, smiling. “I feel good today, Momma. Man, I’m free.”
USC Public Safety Officers cuffed a man riding without a light, questioned him about warrants, and told him LAPD would be asked to come run a warrant check
Crenshaw turns "insult into opportunity” to reclaim space for the celebration of Black life, culture, and contributions via a 1.3-mile-long open-air "People's Museum"
Youth BKoB inspired to join in the King Day parade years ago now serve as inspiration for the next generation
Youth BKoB inspired to join in the parade years ago now serve as inspiration for the next generation
Earlier today, Jasmyne Cannick alerted the South Central community to the swastikas defacing the “Our Mighty Contribution” mural gracing Crenshaw’s 7800-foot-long Great Wall. Vandals deface Black Panther mural on Crenshaw Blvd. in #SouthLA with swastikas. https://t.co/UH3NXO4TkF — Jasmyne Cannick (@Jasmyne) November 29, 2018 Even as she lamented the hate crime, hateful comments were popping up […]