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Community Advocates at Eight

As Community Advocates ("CAI") celebrates eight years as an active participant in Southern California’s public affairs scene; it has refined its focus and found its voice in the crowded world of non-profits and human relations organizations in Los Angeles.

The human relations field is animated by the hope of impacting how a community views critical issues and how it deals with those issues. For decades such organizations have focused on holding meetings for their members, litigating issues, and issuing public statements. Their limited resources and the difficulty of accessing the broader public on a regular basis dictated their methods.

Today, with the omni-present media, the Internet, e-mail and blogs, the possibility of reaching a large audience and impacting attitudes is very different. CAI is using these modern devices to influence opinion on a large scale. Rather than concentrating on programs that are extremely labor-intensive, directly administered by the CAI staff or hired consultants and ultimately reach a relatively small number of participants, CAI has chosen to focus instead on projects that reach a broader audience by partnering with the media. These efforts are far more cost-effective and, potentially, far more significant in their impact.

Over the years, CAI has developed meaningful partnerships with two of the most respected media outlets in the Los Angeles area: KPCC (89.3, FM) and KCET (Channel 28) have joined with CAI to present programs that raise important issues with fresh and divergent positions before large numbers of listeners, viewers, and bloggers. . KPCC is estimated to have 425,000 cumulative listeners from 6AM to midnight and KCET’s news segments were estimated to have approximately 60,000 viewers per night

CAI avoids platitudes and easy sound bites, instead focusing on moderate positions buttressed by calm, reason, and logic.

Critical Issues Seminars

In Fall 2006, Community Advocates, in partnership with National Public Radio’s most listened to outlet in Southern California, KPCC-89.3 FM began staging the first of its Critical Issues Seminars---Beyond the Boundaries. The Seminars are an effort to bring the most interesting and provocative speakers/thinkers to Los Angeles before a large audience of LA leaders that is then broadcast to a listening audience of tens of thousands.

For too long, the discussions and debates surrounding key issues confronting our community have been predictable and orthodox. Various ideological assumptions regarding the causes and, therefore, possible solutions to society’s toughest problems often prevent creative and dynamic interactions that might result in new approaches. Advocates are heard in isolation offering pre-packaged, platitude-laden solutions to our most intractable problems. Rare are the occasions when spontaneous and open discussions occur among thoughtful individuals with differing viewpoints in a challenging, yet controlled and civil setting.

Community Advocates and KPCC have examined a wide array of topics in the four years that the program has been produced. From California’s financial crisis to the state’s recent marijuana deregulation initiative to the Middle East crisis to the racial learning gap, the topics have invariably been ones that have proven particularly difficult for the formation of "common ground" understandings among the advocates on various sides of these issues. In fact, the tendency of advocates to demonize those of opposing viewpoints has been particularly pronounced when these matters are discussed.

Each forum featured panelists chosen for the quality and diversity of their ideas. Larry Mantle, the award-winning host of KPCC’s Airtalk broadcast, moderates each discussion. Every debate has been spirited—but civil—enlightening discussion followed by interaction with the audience. The debates are broadcast on Airtalk the following morning and, invariably, debate ensues on the Airtalk website.

CAI has received funding for the Seminars from the John Randolph and Dora Haynes Foundation and the California Wellness Foundation.

Ziegler Prize for Courage of Conviction

CAI awards an annual a prize to an individual or individuals who have demonstrated the qualities described so eloquently by President John Kennedy----acting in a principled manner "in spite of personal consequences, in spite of obstacles and dangers and pressures…that is the basis of all human morality." The award recognizes the work of those who go against the grain of conventional wisdom, often at great personal or professional risk. These individuals may act courageously, conduct provocative research, write books, author journal/newspaper columns or articles, or simply speak out in ways that challenge conventional wisdom and incur risk.

At an event attended by some 800 admirer the initial prize was awarded to noted human rights activist Ayaan Hirsi Ali by CAI’s chairman, Mayor Richard J. Riordan. The event was reported by various news sources including the Huffington Post.

Kitchen-table Talk Segments

In 2006 Community Advocates began producing segments in conjunction with Val Zavala, the producer and on-air host of KCET’s Life & Times, The segments were casual, civil discussions on current issues that often are polarizing and contentious.

These "Kitchen-Table Talk" broadcasts were on air for nearly two years, until Life & Times went off the air. Each segment featured either Joe Hicks or David Lehrer in conversation with two individuals of differing viewpoints for eight on-air minutes.

The segments dealt with a variety of tough issues including Black-Brown tensions, the challenges of immigration, minority college admissions, California’s high school exit exam, and the "nanny state" (among many others).

The distinguished list of guests on the broadcasts included: Deputy Chief of the Los Angeles Police Department, Earl Paysinger; Pulitzer Prize winning columnist for the Los Angeles Times, Dan Neil; noted athlete and broadcaster, Diane Nyad, former City Councilman Jack Weiss, City Planning Director Gail Goldberg; former President of the Los Angeles School Board, Caprice Young; School Board member, David Tokofsky; noted author of "No God, But God", Reza Aslan and Los Angeles Times columnist, Gregory Rodriguez, among others.

The Wide Angle Blog

In 2009 Community Advocates began a blog ( www.jewishjournal.com/thewideangle ) on the website of the Jewish Journal, a site that has 400,000 unique visitors per month; it is heavily trafficked and well-read.

The Wide Angle has opined on an array of issues that stretch from the budget crises in Los Angeles and Sacramento to events in the Middle East to opinions of the California Attorney General to the fate of the Autry National Center in Griffith Park to traditional human relations matters. The common thread is CAI’s honest and rational approach to issues that are nuanced yet are susceptible to over-simplification and demagoguery. The blogs have generated responses from individuals affected by its message---including then Attorney General Jerry Brown and City Councilmember Jose Huizar, among others.

Major Themes

Of course, CAI is actively continuing its strong presence in the op/ed pages, in newspapers and on news broadcasts. A glance back over the topics raised by and commented on by Community Advocates during the past year reveals a consistency of themes across the smorgasbord of issues that have arisen. From the response to incidents of alleged student harassment at the University of California, Irvine to an analysis of police--community relations in South LA to an assessment of diversity efforts at the University of California---Community Advocates has been vocal and visible on important issues of the day..

For example, in analyzing the tensions between Jewish and Muslim students at UC, Irvine, Community Advocates president, David A. Lehrer was a guest on KPCC’s Airtalk, hosted by Larry Mantle in January. Subsequently, in May, Lehrer participated in an hour long forum on tensions at UCI as part of KPCC’s Airtalk On the Road in Orange County. Lehrer presented CAI’s analysis of the tensions and the responsibilities of the administration to model civility and firmness.

CAI’s Joe Hicks was interviewed by The New York Times after an alleged serial killer was arrested in South LA. The reporter was looking for perspective on the nature of community-police relations in South Los Angeles since the alleged killer had operated over several decades. The anticipated description of tensions and confrontations, which would have been the perspective from many in years past, was not what the Times received from Hicks.

As the mid-term elections garnered increasing amounts of media attention, Community Advocates was called upon to analyze and assess various individuals and organizations in terms of their comments and positions. Reporters were attempting to sift through allegations of racism and bigotry and trying to determine what was genuinely of concern. Joe Hicks was frequently interviewed about the position of the Tea Party leaders and whether or not particular actions betrayed a racist attitude on the part of the "movement."

In July, CAI authored an important op/ed in the Los Angeles Times regarding diversity at the University of California. In a tack that is unusual for a human relations agency, CAI praised the efforts that the UC has made in successfully encouraging minority admissions to the UC without resorting to the preferential treatment that prevailed prior to the passage of Proposition 209 in 1996. The op/ed was prompted by calls for the revocation of Proposition 209’s ban on racial and ethnic preferences in admissions, calls that ignore the significant changes that have been wrought over the past decade and a half throughout the University of California system

The themes that dominated the Critical Issues broadcast programs with KPCC included a thoughtful analysis of the tensions between the protection of civil liberties and the need for airline and airport security. The panelists included: Dean Erwin Chemerinsky, founding dean of the new UC Irvine School of Law; Hon. Stewart A. Baker, former Assistant Secretary for Policy at the Department of Homeland Security and former General Counsel of the National Security Agency; and Hon. Erroll G. Southers, President Obama’s choice for Assistant Secretary of the Transportation Security Administration ("TSA").

The subsequent seminar on legalizing medical marijuana featured an impressive quartet of experts in the field. Sheriff Lee Baca was the most prominent figure who argued passionately against decriminalizing marijuana, he was joined in opposition by Prof. Mark Kleiman of the UCLA School of Public Affairs and author of several books including Marijuana: Costs of Abuse, Costs of Control and Against Excess: Drug Policy for Results. The pro-deregulation position was advocated by Hon. John Russo, the City Attorney of Oakland, California and a long-time city councilman in the Bay Area community; and Hon. James P. Gray, a retired Superior Court judge and author of Why Our Drug Laws Have Failed and What We Can Do About It.

The most recent seminar was an extraordinary examination of the subject of "Making Better Teachers—The Fight Over Value Added Evaluation." Two of the nation’s leading experts on evaluating teachers---Prof. Eric Hanushek of the Hoover Institution at Stanford University (he devised the "value added" evaluation method that has been in the news for the past several months) and Richard Rothstein, former education columnist for The New York Times and a leading advocate and author of books warning of the risks of over-emphasizing quantitative assessment of teachers participated. The broadcast/town hall was before a standing room only audience at KPCC’s Mohn Broadcast Center and generated such interest that the station developed a special web page to deal with the communication between and among teachers and other interested parties.

In recent months, the question of immigration and the appropriate direction for American policy has been the subject of much debate in the public arena. CAI has been part of that discussion. Op/eds by CAI have been published that elucidated a rational and reasoned perspective on the steps that should be taken to a deal with this complex issue. Joe Hicks participated in several town hall meetings on the subject. Including two seminars sponsored by Edmund G. "Pat" Brown Institute of Public Affairs at California State University, Los Angeles.

 

 
   
   
 
 
 
 
 
   
 
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Right Goal, Wrong Strategy (The Wide Angle Blog, May 11, 2011)

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UCLA Leads the Pack (The Wide Angle Blog, March 29, 2011)

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Mixed Race Marriages and Our Attitudes (The Wide Angles, March 25, 2011)

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A Forward Looking Decision in Civil Rights (The Wide Angle Blog, March 9, 2011)

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Critical Issues Seminar—Mock Peace Summit in conjunction with the National Center for the Preservation of Democracy and KPCC (KPCC's Airtalk, April 29, 2009)

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Calling All Radical Reformers to LAUSD (Daily News, December 14, 2008)

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Attention Politicians: Pandering Won’t Fly (Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles, November 12, 2008)

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Presentation to Ayaan Hirsi Ali of Ziegler Prize for Courage of Conviction (Japan American Theatre, October 22, 2008)

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The Problems and Potential of South L.A., A Dust-Up Exchange between Joe R. Hicks and Earl Ofari Hutchinson (Los Angeles Times, August 11-15, 2008)

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Find Fresh Ideas to Battle Hate, Letter to the Editor (Los Angeles Times, August 4, 2008)

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Fast Food Freeze is a Good Choice for South LA by Jan Perry, Los Angeles Times, August 4, 2008)

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Do You Want Poppycock With That? by Tim Rutten (Los Angeles Times, August 2, 2008)

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Fast-food Moratorium is Meddling (Los Angeles Times, July 31, 2008)

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Critical Issues Seminar on the Role of Race in the 2008 Elections in conjunction with the National Center for the Preservation of Democracy and KPCC (KPCC's Airtalk, June 27, 2008)

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“Ziman and Lee” (Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles, May 16, 2008

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On Any Given Sunday, Rev. Wright is Wrong (www.theroot.com, March 26, 2008)

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Obama’s Minister (KPCC’s Airtalk, March 18, 2008)

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Asking Too Much (Los Angeles Times, January 31, 2008)

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Playing a Frayed and Faded Race Card (Jewish Journal, January 18, 2008)

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Limiting Fast Food Outlets---Path to Better Health? (KCET’s Life & Times, December 20, 2007)

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The State Bar and Revealing Data on Minority Passage Rates (KCET’s Life & Times, December 18, 2007)

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Divisions in the Jewish Community—Talking About Jerusalem (KCET’s Life & Times, December 12, 2007)

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Do Los Angeles’ Anti-Gang Programs Work? (KCET’s Life & Times, December 6, 2007)

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Race Card Backlash (Los Angeles Times, October 30, 2007)

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Critical Issues Seminar on Charter Schools in conjunction with the National Center for the Preservation of Democracy and KPCC (KPCC's Airtalk, October 5, 2007)

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Civil Rights in Louisiana (To the Point, KCRW-FM, September 20, 2007)

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The Racial/Ethnic Educational Achievement Gap (KCET’s Life & Times, Kitchen Table Conversation, September 12, 2007)

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Board Vote Not Aimed At Students (Los Angeles Daily News, September 9, 2007)

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Gangsta Rap and its Impact (KCET’s Life & Times, Kitchen Table Conversation, June 13, 2007)

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Mexican Americans and Drunk Driving (KCET’s Life & Times, Kitchen Table Conversation, June 6, 2007)

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Baseball and the Decline in African-American Players (KCET’s Life & Times, Kitchen Table Conversation, May 30, 2007)

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Los Angeles Unified’s New Board (KCET’s Life & Times, Kitchen Table Conversation, May 23, 2007)

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Hollywood and its Impact on Political Discourse (KCET’s Life & Times, Kitchen Table Conversation, May 16, 2007)

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New Times and the NAACP (KCET’s Life & Times, Kitchen Table Conversation, May 9, 2007)

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Downtown Homeless and the LAPD (KCET’s Life & Times, Kitchen Table Conversation, May 2, 2007)

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Immigration and the new Sanctuary Movement (KCET’s Life & Times, Kitchen Table Conversation, April 25, 2007)

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The Teachers’ Union and School Reform, (KCET’s Life & Times, Kitchen Table Conversation, April 18, 2007)

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Drop the Race Card (Washington Post, April 15, 2007)

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The Takeover of the Times (KCET’s Life & Times, Kitchen Table Conversation, April 11, 2007)

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The Governor’s Health Care Plan (KCET’s Life & Times, Kitchen Table Conversation, March 28, 2007)

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“Gang ‘Marshall Plan’ - Will It Work?” (KCET’s Life & Times’ Kitchen Table Conversation, February 14, 2007)

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“Living Wages or Dying Businesses?” (KCET’s Life & Times Kitchen Table Conversation, January 31, 2007)

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“Gangs of New York and LA” (Jewish Journal of Los Angeles, January 26, 2007)

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KCET’s Life & Times transcript of Kitchen-table Conversation regarding “The Future of the Middle Class in Los Angeles” (Life & Times, January 17, 2007)

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“Does Abe Foxman Have An Anti-Anti-Semite Problem?”, (New York Times Magazine, January 14, 2007)

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KCET’s Life & Times Transcript of Kitchen-table Conversation regarding “Military Recruitment on Campus---Right or Wrong?” January 3, 2007

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KCET’s Life & Times Transcript of Kitchen-table Conversation regarding “Is There An Assault on Christmas?” December 13, 2006

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Racism Claims a Stretch" (Daily News, December 1, 2006)

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KCET’s Life & Times Transcript of Kitchen-table Conversation regarding “What is Racism Today?” November 29, 2006

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"Racism in Entertainment", (KCRW's "Which Way LA?", November 27,2006)

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KCET’s Life & Times Transcript of Kitchen-table Conversation regarding “Border Fence---Boondogle or Barrier?” (life & Times, November 15, 2006)

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“LA’s Jews and Other Minorities---Oh How They Danced” (Los Angeles Jewish Journal, November 11, 2006)

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KCET's Life & Times Transcript of Kitchen-table Conversation regarding "Racial Profiling and a National ID Card" (Life & Times, October 18, 2006)

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Critical Issues Seminar in conjunction with the National Center for the Preservation of Democracy and KPCC (KPCC's Airtalk, October 9, 2006)

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KCET's Life & Times Transcript of Kitchen-table Conversation regarding "Immigration Debate Divides Conservatives" (Life & Times, October 5, 2006)

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KCET's Life & Times Transcript of Kitchen-table Conversation regarding "Drugs in Sports" (Life & Times, October 3, 2006)

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Award Dispute", KPCC's Airtalk, September 15,2006

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"Two Faced On Terrorism", Los Angeles Times, September 14, 2006

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Award to Islamic Leader Hathout Stirs Dispute", KCRW's Which Way LA?, September 14, 2006

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KCET's Life & Times Transcript of Kitchen-table Conversation regarding "California's High School Exit Exam?", ( Life & Times, August 23, 2006)

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"4 Los Angeles Latino Gang Members Convicted of Anti-Black Conspiracy" (Los Angeles Times, August 2, 2006)

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"Muslim Council's Bias All Too Clear" (Los Angeles Daily News, August 1, 2006)

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KCET's Life & Times transcript of Kitchen-table Conversation regarding "UCLA's Minority Admissions, (Life & Times, July 19, 2006)

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KCET's Life & Times Transcript of Kitchen-table Conversation regarding "Celebrity Causes--Ego or Altruism?", ( Life & Times, July 13, 2006)

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Did Anti-Semitism Take Root at the South Central Farm? (Jewish Journal, June 23,2006)

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KCET's Life & Times Transcript of Kitchen-table Conversations regarding Immigration and Employment (Life & Times, June 21,2006)

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KCET's Life & Times transcript of news segment on the South Los Angeles Farm controversy (Life & Times, June 6, 2006)

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KCET's Life & Times transcript of Kithcen-table Conversation regarding the Mayoral takeover of the Los Angeles Unified School District (Life & Times, June 6, 2006)

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Letter to the Editor regarding Race, Religion, and Demographic Change (Los Angeles Times, June 4, 2006)

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KCET's Life & Times transcript of Kitchen-table Conversation regarding Hybrid Cars and Energy Conservation (Life & Times, May 23, 2006)

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KCET's Life & Times transcript of Kitchen-table Conversation regarding Teen Sex (Life & Times, May 18, 2006)

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KCET's Life & Times transcript of Kitchen-table Conversation regarding Black Brown Tensions in LA (Life & Times, May 2, 2006)

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Debate education policy, not race (Los Angeles Times, April 22, 2006)

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KCET's Life & Times transcript of Kitchen-table Conversation regarding Fatherless Parenting (Life & Times, April 11, 2006)

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Border Protests Not Fight for Civil Rights (Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles, April 7, 2006)

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KCET's Life & Times transcript of Kitchen-table Conversation regarding Black-Brown tensions (Life & Times, April 4, 2006)

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Civil Rights? How About Lawlessness? (Los Angeles Times, April 1, 2006)

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KCET's Life & Times transcript of Kitchen-table Conversation regarding Immigration (Life & Times, March 30, 2006)

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Differing Views of Race in L.A. Collide in 'Crash' (Los Angeles Times, March 2, 2006)

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Disputed Film Draws Muted Response (Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles, February 10, 2006)

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Blacks vs. Latinos at Work (Wall Street Journal, January 24, 2006)

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The Munich Concern Is Us--Not Film (Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles, January 20, 2006) with Dr. Michael Berenbaum

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NAACP Leader Turned Heads By Backing Tookie (Baltimore Sun, January 15, 2006) Joe Hicks quoted

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Munich Portrays Real World Issues (Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles, December 23,2005), with Dr. Michael Berenbaum

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New Farrakhan Embodies Old Message (Los Angeles Jewish Journal, October 21, 2005)

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Levees Let Loose An Ugly Flood of Black Paranoia (Los Angeles Times, October 2, 2005)

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Lessons From the Ruins (LA Weekly, August 12, 2005)

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Let's Make A Diploma Mean Something (Los Angeles Times, August 27, 2005)

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Police Beating of Minister Disputed (Los Angeles Times, August 27, 2005)

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We Only Burned Ourselves, Baby (Los Angeles Times, August 7, 2005)

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Knee-jerk Activists and Their Tantrum Politics (Los Angeles Times, July 24, 2005)

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"Crash" Is No Picture of the Real Los Angeles (Los Angeles Daily News, June 24, 2005)

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Hit Film Paints Inaccurate Picture of Diverse LA (89.3 KPCC Perspectives, June 23, 2005)
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Jackson Trial Reaction Shows How Unimportant Race Is in US (Los Angeles Daily News, June 19, 2005)

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"Reel Life" (Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles, June 10, 2005)

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Joe Hicks talks about the election results (89.3 KPCC AirTalk, May 18, 2005)
with KPCC's Larry Mantle and reporter Adolfo Guzman Lopez, Sherry Bebitch Jeffe, Raphe Sonenshein, Bill Rosendahl, Rick Caruso, Antonia Hernandez, , Joel Kotkin and D.J. Waldie.
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