Sharon Kyle, JD

sharon-kyle-13aSharon Kyle, J.D. is the Publisher of the LA Progressive which she co-founded with her husband Dick Price. Before launching her career in the social justice arena, for more than 20 yrs, Ms. Kyle served as a resource manager for several large space flight projects at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory. During her tenure at NASA/JPL she enrolled in and graduated from law school and now serves as adjunct professor of law at Peoples College of Law in Los Angeles. She also sits on the board of the ACLU Pasadena/Foothills Chapter. Ms. Kyle also serves on the editorial board of the Ms. Kyle is the proud mother of a teacher and an attorney and proud step-mom of a premed student.

Hogtied and Dragged by Police

Hogtied and Dragged by Police — Sharon Kyle

Hogtied and Dragged by Police video surfaced on YouTube that shows a person, who is hogtied, being dragged away by a police officer. The title and text accompanying the video suggests that the person in the video is Sandra Bland. Turns out, the video is mislabeled. We don’t know if the mislabeling was done intentionally […]

Independence Day, For Some


In 1852, former slave and legendary abolitionist Frederick Douglass was invited to give a speech at a 4th of July event to commemorate the signing of the Declaration of Independence.

Top Five Articles for 2014

Top Five Articles for 2014

Sharon Kyle: Tune in today, on our LA Progressive Live! show to hear us discuss these particular articles and the possible reasons for their popularity. This is a call-in show so you’re welcomed to join the conversation.

Four Hundred Years a Slave

Four Hundred Years: Slavery to Ferguson -- Sharon Kyle:

If we are to ever come to a place in this country where the nation agrees that this is a national problem that deserves national attention, we’ll first have to learn how to analyze it and get to its source. But we can’t do that without learning how to be honest with ourselves.

Flex Your Vote


Tom English: Flex Your Vote. America is in a tender place right now but we can change that.

Marissa Alexander Facing 60 Years If Convicted

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Sharon Kyle: Marissa Alexander came to the nation’s attention around the time a spotlight was cast on another trial in Florida, that of George Zimmerman. But the outcomes couldn’t have been more different.

Evolution of a Criminal

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Darius Clark Monroe had discovered through the making this film a way to use media to heal. And so I listed as he delved into the making of a documentary that morphed into a model for restorative justice.

Six Shocking Truths about Prisons


Sharon Kyle: At least 37 states have legalized the contracting of prison labor by private corporations. Companies like Boeing, Motorola, Microsoft, AT&T, and Target are reaping major benefits from this captive labor pool.

Judging the Judges November 2014

Judging the Judges

Sharon Kyle: The California 2014 General Election has 14 candidates running unopposed for various judicial offices. As these are not competitive races, the only way any of these candidates could be defeated is if by some miracle someone were to get enough voters to write-in the opposing candidate’s name and office.

Discussing Post 9/11 America with Teka-Lark Fleming


Dick and Sharon of the LA Progressive sat down with Ms. Fleming on the anniversary of 9/11 on MP Chronicles’s The Blk Grrl Show to talk about the impact that 9/11 has had on the lives of Americans since that fateful day in 2001.