• Ain’t I A Woman?

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    The Formation of Sexual Harassment Law by Black Women 

    By Karani Johnson Before Times Up, before #MeToo, and almost 20 years before Anita Hill, black women filed the first sexual harassment cases in our nation’s courts. T

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  • Say it Loud, Say it Clear, Trumpism Not Welcome Here

    [vc_row][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text]I found the juxtaposition of hundreds of rowdy anti-Trump protesters and a drum circle against the backdrop of hyper-manicured Beverly Hills Park oddly apropos in the wake of President Donald Trump's March 13 fundraiser in Los Angeles. Unlike the smoky air rising from so

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  • Rep. Nanette Barragan, Torrance Refinery Action Alliance

    Hundreds March on Torrance Refinery for Community, Worker Safety and Jobs

    [vc_row][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text]By Mark Friedman, RLn Contributor Hundreds of community residents, students and labor activists marked the the third anniversary of the Torrance Refinery explosion by protesting its continued use of modified hydrofluoric acid (MHF) in their refine

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  • Labor, Community, Environmentalists Unite for Health and Safety

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]By Mark Friedman Across the country for years, the issue of health and safety versus jobs has been one that has unnecessarily divided labor organizations from their natural allies in the community and environmental movements — whether it be the chemical leaks at Love Canal, the nuclear meltdo

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  • Open Letter Response to CSUDH Will Not Bamboozle Carson Again

    [vc_row][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_single_image image="18867" img_size="medium"][vc_custom_heading text="CSUDH President Willie J. Hagan's Attachments" font_container="tag:h3|font_size:24|text_align:right" use_theme_fonts="yes" css=".vc_custom_1518200144484{padding-bottom: 10px !important;}"][vc_raw_html]JTNDaWZyYW1lJTIwc3R5bGUlM0QlMjJ3aWR0aCUzQTMw

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  • Women’s Rights, Trump are at Historic Crossroads

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]By Lyn Jensen, Carson Reporter On Jan.  20, 2017, Donald Trump became president, Republicans dominated Con- gress and the outlook on any progress for women looked bleak. Republicans had been waging political war on women’s rights for more than a quarter of a cent

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  • Not Guilty in Inauguration Protest Case

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    A jury found the first six defendants to stand trial in connection with protests at Trump’s inauguration not guilty on all charges

    By Baynard Woods, Guest Columnist The first six of 193 people charged with rioting and conspiracy charges after being arrested in co

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  • CSUDH Will Not Bamboozle Carson Again

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]CSUDH Will Not Bamboozle Carson Again By Carson Mayor Albert Robles Periodically, I attend Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce morning business meetings — affectionately known as “Pancakes & Politics” — where prominent local, county and state officials address the b

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  • Cannabis Regulation Gets Cut

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]By Matt Garland, Guest Columnist On Jan. 5, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions rescinded a 2013 operating guideline for state-sanctioned marijuana businesses to avoid federal prosecution. The Cole memorandum, drafted by Deputy Attorney General James M. Cole during the

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  • Taking Final Steps Toward Legal Recreational Cannabis

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]By Matt Garland, Guest Columnist and Legal Cannabis Advocate Recreational cannabis will be available legally Jan. 1, 2018. This past fall, we collectively voted to approve Prop. 64 and regulate commercial adult use of cannabis in California. Californians decided the ma

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