Results tagged “Austin Cross”

One Year After COVID-19 Arrived In Los Angeles, It Finally Got Me

We thought we were doing everything right. Our brush with COVID-19 brought with it some valuable lessons.

Reading About Anthony McClain Felt Like Reading My Own Obituary

I'm a 32-year-old black man. Last Saturday, another 32-year-old black man breathed his last breaths miles from where I work. In the wake of his death, I reflect on all the ways he could've been me.

What It Really Means To Amplify Black Voices

When the voice of Black America is too loud for any newsroom to ignore, Take Two producer Austin Cross explains what it means to truly amplify Black voices.

The Hidden Cost Of Inherited Blackness

It's the inheritance I never wanted, but also kind of need every day. It was delivered in pieces over the course of 30 years with no receipt. What can I say? Thanks. I hate it.

Black And Tired In This American Newsroom

Today, I carry on and do the most that anybody can do during this time: try to create something that heals the world, even if true change is something that I may never see.

Do I Have To File A Tax Return To Get A Stimulus Check?

If you filed a 2019 tax return already, it's real easy to get that stimulus check.

Latino Political Power Is Stronger Than Ever In California (And Young Voters Have Played A Big Role)

Get-out-the-vote campaigns still face challenges, including overcoming a political stereotype that communities of color make for apathetic voters.

Kobe Bryant Sneakers Are Worth Big Bucks: But Not Everybody's Cashing In

Buyers and sellers alike have been storming stores and online shops hoping to snag one last piece of Kobe's legacy. Now, they're making a choice: profit from tragedy, or honor his memory.

Yes, The Census Bureau Helped Make Japanese American Internment Possible

The bureau director was one of the biggest champions for the use of the 1940 data. Today, the laws prohibiting such use of the data are much stronger.

Here's How Local Air Traffic Control Is Handling Working Without Pay During The Shutdown

Anxiety and frustration about working without pay is starting to build. Some are even looking to side gigs to pay the bills.

Enjoy Your Local Polling Place While You Can. It Probably Won't Last

Significant new changes are coming to how Los Angeles County voters will cast their ballots starting with the 2020 elections.

Why Trump's Tax Plan Matters In This Northern LA House District

In a congressional district covering north Los Angeles and part of Ventura County, a competitive race is factoring into the battle for the U.S. House, and a five-letter word is stirring up voters: taxes.

The Hidden History Of LA County's Official Anthem

"Seventy-Six Cities," which has spent decades in relative obscurity, has ties to an evangelical organization that saw itself on the front lines of an ideological war.

A Look Back At The Parker Center's Unsettling Past Before It's (Most Likely) Knocked Down

In the end, the LAPD's "Glass House" would fall victim to an unstoppable thief: time. By the end of 2019, it could be wiped from the city landscape entirely.

This Bacon-Wrapped Elote Dog Is The LA Street Food Mashup You've Been Waiting For

The menu at Dirt Dog is inspired by L.A.'s diverse and food-rich communities, each with its own premium spin.