Mariel Turner

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In Our Cities: Eso Won Books Ignites a Love of Reading in LA

In recognition of September 6 as National Read a Book Day, are are revisiting this March 2017 article.

In Our Cities: Dignity and Power Now Fights Police Corruption, Mass Incarceration in LA

Patrisse Cullors knows firsthand how the prison-industrial complex can affect families in Los Angeles. The…


In Our Cities: Watts Residents Find Food, Family at Hawkins House of Burgers

With the arrival of cooking apps, food blogs and meal delivery services it can be…

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In Our Cities: The California African American Museum Redefines Black History in Los Angeles

The Black experience in Los Angeles has been defined by misunderstood stereotypes for years—gang wars,…

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In Our Cities: From Slavery to Real Estate Mogul, Biddy Mason Leaves Her Mark on Los Angeles

For nearly 100 years, one of Los Angeles’ first Black real estate moguls sat in…

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Stars Praise the Unifying Power of Art Backstage at the NAACP Image Awards

Black excellence was shining through at the 48th NAACP Image Awards on Saturday where Hidden…