• Lowrider Band members Lee Oskar, Howard Scott, B.B. Dickerson and Harold Brown still ride together. File photo

    Lowriders Teach Art, Not War

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    It’s About the Music

    By Melina Paris, Music Columnist  To see Harold Brown walking through downtown Long Beach, talking to people in his neighborhood and picking up trash, you wouldn’t assume he is

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  • Orange to Blue

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    Flipping four Orange County seats could be crucial for Dems to retake the House

    By Paul Rosenberg, Senior Editor Four GOP-held House seats in Orange County—carried by Hillary Clinton in 2016—are top-tier tar

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  • Piledrivers Local 2375 Is No More

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    The storied local’s dissolution was as shocking as it was quick in coming

    By Terelle Jerricks, Managing Editor On Aug. 13, members of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters Local #2375, known by most in the Los Angeles Harbor as

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  • They Came Here to Suffer

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    The H-2A Farm Worker Program creates a pipeline of cheap, disposable labor

    Story and photos by David Bacon, Published originally in The Progressive  On Aug. 6, 2017, Honesto Silva Ibarra died in a Seattle hospital. Si

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