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.
Election Results November 2014
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Sharon Kyle: It’s easier to find out the amount of space debris orbiting Earth than it is for me to know how many unarmed black men have died at the hands of the police across the United States so far this year.
Sharon Kyle: Police Kill How Many Unarmed People? Seems like a question that should be easy enough to answer or at least I thought so until I searched.
esterday, we ran a piece written by Anthony Samad regarding the LAUSD District 1 race. After the article was published, we received several comments that motivated us to remind our readers that the opinions expressed by individual writers are their own and do not necessarily reflect the opinion of the LA Progressive. The LA Progressive […]
Sharon Kyle: The story behind the creation of the Statue of Liberty was suppressed for more than 125 years. Finally, the National Park Service includes literature that explains the shackles and chains.
Sharon Kyle: LA Progressive holds the notion that as long as big money wields power and control of our government, the people will not have true representation. The California March for Democracy needs your support.
Ruby Dee, Dies at 91 of natural causes in her home in New Rochelle. The star of Hollywood and Broadway was equally famous for her activism