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‘A FITTING TRIBUTE:’ L.A. should create ‘John Lewis Square’ to honor rights icon, local activist says

LOS ANGELES — A local activist wants the city of Los Angeles to take immediate steps to honor civil rights icon John Lewis, who died July 17 at the age of 80. Earl Ofari Hutchinson, founder and president of the Los Angeles Urban Policy Roundtable, is calling on civic leaders to designate a public facility Read More…

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Larry Aubry, advocate for social justice, dies at 86

LOS ANGELES — Longtime writer and civic activist Larry Aubry, a staunch champion for social justice for more than 50 years, has died. Aubry, 86, who was known for writing scathing and insightful commentaries that exposed corruption, wrongdoing and the inequalities facing African Americans, died at Centinela Hospital Medical Center in Inglewood May 16. The Read More…