Sahra is Communities Editor for Streetsblog L.A., covering the intersection of mobility with race, class, history, representation, policing, housing, health, culture, community, and access to the public space in Boyle Heights and South Los Angeles.
The call Beverly Owens Addison had been waiting for finally came yesterday afternoon. Mariah Banks, age 24, would be charged with vehicular manslaughter and felony hit-and-run for causing the death of Ms. Beverly’s only son, 22-year-old Frederick “Woon” Frazier. Together, the charges will allow the DA to seek a maximum penalty of as many as […]
Earlier today, Jasmyne Cannick alerted the South Central community to the swastikas defacing the “Our Mighty Contribution” mural gracing Crenshaw’s 7800-foot-long Great Wall. Vandals deface Black Panther mural on Crenshaw Blvd. in #SouthLA with swastikas. https://t.co/UH3NXO4TkF — Jasmyne Cannick (@Jasmyne) November 29, 2018 Even as she lamented the hate crime, hateful comments were popping up […]