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Congresswoman Diane E. Watson: A Woman of Greatness and Conviction Passes the Baton

Mark Ridley-Thomas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Mark Ridley-Thomas

The 1970s was a time when African American women in public office were few and far between. In that era, one woman emerged on the public stage. She stood out among the few as a leader.

LAUSD Outsources 30 Schools

Wall Street Journal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

The city's Board of Education voted Tuesday to hand over some of its public schools to charter school operators and teachers groups, part of an unusua...