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Sheriff tries to silence journalists

After the Los Angeles Times published an article about a cover up of violence by Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies, Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva insinuated that the author of the article should be subject to an investigation into the leaked footage.

Commentary: Chauvin trial is a sigh of relief but there is more work to be done

George Floyd died May 25, 2020, at the hands of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, who kneeled on his neck for nine minutes and 29 seconds. Just one month short of the one-year anniversary of the tragic day, justice was served and Chauvin was convicted of second-degree unintentional murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter. 

More police need to be held accountable for their killings

The theme after the conviction of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin for last year’s killing of George Floyd should be accountability, not just justice.

Performance explores the imagery and history of the noose

D. Hill, adjunct professor of photography, showcased an eight minute video performance on racism against Black people titled “Remove the Noose by All Means Necessary,” followed by a question-and-answer session Saturday, hosted by Muzeo held via Zoom.

Theater department remembers L.A. riots in virtual production

The University of La Verne’s theater department is meeting the moment with a virtual production of “Twilight, Los Angeles 1992,” which features stories and experiences from the Los Angeles riots in 1992, told in monologues.

Letter to the Editor

The advantages of diversity, equity, and inclusion are innumerable and impactful.

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