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High School Under Fire For Project Reenacting Slavery

Source: CBS Los Angeles CERRITOS (CBSLA) — Students tied up? Staff acting as slave ship captains? As KCAL9/CBS2’s Michele Gile reports, a high school in Cerritos is under fire after a controversial student history project about slavery. Whitney High School junior Timothy Reyes had his hands taped together and was a part of a slave […]

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ICE Agents Now Going To Courthouses To Arrest Undocumented Immigrants

Source: CBS Los Angeles U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents have been going to courthouses and arresting people in America illegally, sparking outrage from prosecutors and attorneys. They worry such tactic will discourage undocumented immigrants from appearing in court to testify as witnesses for prosecutors. Criminal defense lawyer Octavio Chaidez said his client is among […]

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LOS ANGELES, CA - DECEMBER 4:  Rose pedals and flowers lie atop a mass grave after an interfaith graveside memorial service for the mass burial of the cremated remains of 1,464 people whose bodies were never claimed at the Los Angeles County Crematory and Cemetery on December 4, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. Many of the deceased were poor or homeless. Some had no families to grieve for them or their families were to poor to claim their bodies. The county generally holds cremated remains of bodies never claimed by family or friends for about two years before burial.  (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Unclaimed Dead To Be Buried In Mass Grave

By CBS Los Angeles LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles County will bury 1,430 individuals in a mass grave Wednesday. “This holiday season, many of us are reminded how fortunate we are to be surrounded by loved ones,” Supervisor Don Knabe said at a gathering at the downtown Hall of Administration on the eve of the […]

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