Gallery Row,* Skid Row or Jim Crow?
Watch LAPD allow hipsters to walk around with booze during a downtown art walk, then ticket homeless people doing the same thing.
We can't ignore these issues. You know this stuff happens every day, all across the country.
"We remain imprisoned by the past as long as we deny its influence in the present."Thanks to la's homeless blog for the link -- and the commentary asking whether racial discrimination is one of the root causes of homelessness.
-- Justice William Brennan
And check out LA CAN (Los Angeles Community Action Network), which posted the video.
* Gallery Row is a strip in downtown Los Angeles that the City Council designated to promote the concentration of art galleries and to create a thriving, pedestrian-friendly, culturally abundant, urban neighborhood.