Monday, March 4, 2024

City Hall, State, & Federal Politics

Long Beach deserves a designated LGBTQ+ district—and it’s more than just the naming of it

The city's proposed LGBTQ+ district is not only a long time in the making from a political perspective, but one in which queer history is intimately attached to a public project like never before in Long Beach.

‘Cannibalization of the Black community:’ Residents voice concerns as historic Black core faces divvying via redistricting

While much of the redistricting conversation has revolved around the Cambodian leadership push to unify its own, many Black residents—hindered by a lack of communication and access to information—feel they are being pushed out of a conversation that affects them the most adversely.