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A Tale of Two Cities, Generations, Races

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Both the LA Weekly and the Los Angeles Citybeat take deep looks at what the immigration debate and protests are really all about for people in Los Angeles.

Andrew Gumbel goes macro and wonders if March 25th will become the watershed moment that brings Americans closer together. Daniel Hernandez zeroes in a bit and wonders why the old folks in the news media aren't giving the kids a chance.

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Meanwhile, Earl Ofari Hutchison continues to write amazing pieces about race and immigration. Most recently, he argued that "The cooperation between racial groups at the 1968 Poor Peoples' March is still a worthy model for the immigrant rights movement ."

Back in Washington, though, we're at a stalemate. And while The President doesn't know whether or not the Senate is debating energy or immigration, at least he knows how to love a Mexican.