138 entries

Category: Justice

Diego Luna Delivers More Than Expected in Cesar Chavez Movie

A movie about the great grape boycott in 1965 can't help but put its key figure in the middle of it.
categories Arts & CultureImmigrationJusticePoliticsRace/Ethnic Relations

Pinkberry Co-Founder Given 7-Year Sentence for Beating Homeless Man

The co-founder of frozen yogurt chain Pinkberry was sentenced to seven years in state prison for beating a panhandler with a tire iron in 2011, according to the Los Angeles Times.
categories BusinessJusticePublic Safety

Self-worth Powers an Immigrant’s Dream

Asian Journal profiles "Super Lawyer" Abigail Zelenski.
categories ImmigrationJusticeProfiles

Living in the Shadows: Detention Centers Deaths Raise Immigrant Rights Questions

There have been more than 130 other deaths since 2003 in the 250 detention centers for immigrants in the country.
categories HealthImmigrationJusticePolitics

L.A. County D.A. Lacey, YWCA President & CEO Faye Washington Honored by SCE

On Friday, February 7, Southern California Edison held its 12th Annual Black History Month Celebration to recognize individual and business/community achievements.
categories BusinessCity AffairsJusticeNeighborhoodsPoliticsRace/Ethnic Relations

Pinoy Caregivers Protest Against Unfair Employer in Fresno

A group of Filipino caregivers staged a protest on Thursday, January 23, against their employer, Bedford Care Group of Fresno, who owes them around $1.6 million in back wages and overtime salary.
categories BusinessFamily/Inter-generational NewsHealthJustice

Proposed Tobacco Settlement Excludes Black Media

A recent settlement with four tobacco companies will direct $30 million in advertising to television networks and newspapers, but black media were overlooked.
categories BusinessHealthJusticePublic SafetyRace/Ethnic Relations

Advocacy Groups Raise Awareness Vs. Human Trafficking

Community organizations, students, trafficking survivors and concerned citizens joined the Coalition to Abolish Slavery on January 11 in the streets of LA to raise awareness about the horrors of human trafficking.
categories Family/Inter-generational NewsJusticePublic Safety

Why Legalized Weed Is Good News for Young Black Men

Ending the war on drugs would mean a new day for young black men.
categories BusinessJusticePoliticsRace/Ethnic Relations

LA County Sheriff Lee Baca Retires From Post

After 15 years of being at the helm in “one of the largest law enforcement bodies west of the Mississippi,” (as described by LA police chief Charlie Beck) LA County Sheriff Lee Baca announced on Tuesday morning that he will be stepping down as chief of the LA County Sheriff’s Department (LASD).
categories City AffairsJusticePoliticsPublic Safety
entries per page: 5 10 25 50 100
Valid XHTML 1.0 Valid CSS