Leon Jenkins, the president of the L.A. chapter of the NAACP, has now stepped down. Jenkins faced a wave of criticism over his plans to honor Sterling with a lifetime achievement award, despite a track record of alleged discriminatory actions and statements.
It's the end of another week and time for the Friday Flashback, Take Two's look at the week in news. This morning we're joined by Robin Abcarian, of the Los Angeles Times, and by Jamelle Bouie of Slate.
This weekend marks the 75th anniversary of the opening of L.A.’s landmark Union Station downtown. A new exhibition, No Further West: The Story of Los Angeles Union Station opens today (May 2nd) at the Central Library downtown.
TIME Magazine has taken on that challenge: they've crunched the data for 2,500 colleges and universities and ranked them according to the proposed metrics. According to their results, the top university in the entire country is right here in southern California.
In 1974, The Groundlings started out performing in a tiny basement for audiences smaller than the size of its cast. Since that time, it's spawned some of the biggest stars in comedy, like Melissa McCarthy, Will Ferrell, Maya Rudolph, Phil Hartmann, Lisa Kudrow, and others.