Photojournalist Joanne Kim captures the sights of Saturday’s Women’s March in downtown L.A.
50 years after his death, Martin Luther King Jr.’s teaching on nonviolent direct action are as relevant as ever.
Chances are you’ve never heard of Susan Burton. Yet her A New Way of Life organization has provided shelter and services to thousands of formerly incarcerated women and their children.
Today we continue our look back at 2017 through Capital & Main’s photos and stories.
Winter festivals emphasize family and home, core strengths of every society. In our communities we guard ourselves against the long darkness. We hold out signs to one another that we can withstand these worst of days.
A UCLA report says the state’s money bail system takes “tens of millions of dollars annually in cash and assets from some of L.A.’s most economically vulnerable persons, families and communities.”
New federal data show that America’s homeless population has increased for the first time since 2010.
Fr. Gregory Boyle’s book includes stories of young parents who have figured out how to manage jobs and child care, and enjoy their kids even if the parents themselves didn’t have much of a childhood.
During Los Angeles County’s recent wildfires, local organizations that aid the homeless have been working overtime to help those in need.
“We’re at a crucial historical juncture, where literally the fate of the planet hangs by a thread,” says rocker Tom Morello. “We are musicians, so our message is in the mosh pit.”
Wells Fargo, which spent $281 million on corporate philanthropy in 2016, is choosing to curtail a holiday tree-lighting event — at the very moment it is seeking to generate goodwill in the communities it serves.
Structured as a radio play, Pang! is made up of three stories of struggle and survival distilled from real-life accounts of impoverished families, including one from Los Angeles.
A photographic exhibit reveals long-unseen images of the Chicano community at a time of political upheaval and demands for civil rights.
Romarilyn Ralston’s life became a dramatic example of redemption after being convicted of murder when she was 24.
Less than a week after a graduate student sued the University of Southern California for allegedly failing to adequately protect her from a professor who she said had sexually harassed her, students in USC’s School of Social Work told administrators they did not feel safe.
A new historical play looks at a disputed tract of land that would eventually become Watts.
Los Angeles is the most densely populated city in the country with oil drilling within its borders. It sits on top of one of the largest oil fields in the country, and oil fields are peppered throughout the region, usually hidden from sight.
This illuminating stage work about Dick Gregory, the late iconic comedian and civil rights activist, receives a powerhouse performance from Joe Morton as the stand-up comic.
Higher income has been found to correlate with larger surface area of the brain, especially in those parts associated with executive function and language.
The press tends to cover the immediate aftermath of natural disasters. Readers get heroic stories, viewers see great visuals, and if they are lucky, the victims get help while people are paying attention. Then comes the long road to recovery.