Tag: Race

California Dreaming? The Integration of Immigrants into American Society

Kevin R. Johnson Immigrants, including undocumented immigrants, are unquestionably members of our communities across the United States. Currently, roughly eleven […]

Martin Luther King Jr.’s L.A. Bomb Scare

Patrick Parr This is not the life I expected to lead. But gradually you take some responsibility, then a little […]

Undocumented California: An Evening of Readings and Music

Gather with us Thursday 5 October in Tijuana at Cine Tonalá for an evening of friendship, readings, and music, entering […]

Mapping LA-tinx Suburbia

Genevieve Carpio Andy Rutkowski   One of the most famous attempts to describe Los Angeles depicts it as an enclave of […]

Pokémon Go, an Unnatural History: Reflections on race, privilege, and access to augmented nature

Bryan B. Rasmussen Lately, I’ve put summers in the service of natural history, something I didn’t get much of as […]

Origins of the LA Riots

The 1992 Los Angeles riots had roots not in Rodney King but in a killing that brought three very different women to a violent intersection a year earlier.

Witness to a Hanging

“Hangmans trees” force us to think about California’s violent history of uprooting.

Justice and Time

Before and after Oscar Grant. “The arc of the moral universe is long but it does not necessarily bend toward justice…”