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Rising home prices

Spectrum News 1 featured Richard Green of the USC Lusk Center on rising house prices being tied to people not moving. “In California, we have a law that encourages that behavior. It’s Proposition 13, which basically limits how much property taxes can go up as long as you live in that Read more…

Critical Race Theory

Jody Armour of the USC Gould School was featured by Spectrum News 1 on the debate over critical race theory. “Critical race theory means a lot of things to a lot of people now. It’s kind of a catchphrase that is contested as part of a political contest between vying Read more…

Sentencing of Derek Chauvin

Erroll Southers was featured in a live news segment with Colleen Williams, KNBC News at 5, on the sentencing of Derek Chauvin.  “I think the judge’s sentence fell approximately where we thought it would fall, especially if you look at Minnesota precedence for the same exact crime. Between 2014 and Read more…

American Flag

Fox News Los Angeles affiliate KTTV-TV featured Jody Armour of the USC Gould School on suggestions to redesign the American flag. The American flag has become more and more inclusive over time. It started out being very exclusionary, only applying to white men. Blacks were not part of the American flag. Read more…

Juneteenth Federal Holiday

NBC News Los Angeles affiliate KNBC-TV featured Jody Armour of the USC Gould School on the successful vote to make Juneteenth a federal holiday. “The concern is that this may be just hollow symbolism, and we should not settle for mere symbolism at the expense of substantive change.” Jody Armour Tweet Read more…

New Police Misconduct Registry

Erroll Southers was interviewed on KPCC-FM on the Price School’s new nationwide police misconduct registry. “The LEWIS registry stands for Law Enforcement Work Inquiry System and is named after the late U.S. Congressman and civil rights leader John Lewis. It’s launching later this year and will allow people to find Read more…

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