RACE IN LA: 20 YEARS AFTER THE RIOTS via LOS ANGELES MAGAZINE

The covers for Los Angeles Magazine’s April issue have created quite a stir on the internet, especially with those not reading into the entire context.  These covers have sparked debate over race representation in the media.  No matter how you look at it, the article brings forth some very interesting information that we all should pay attention to.  Hit the jump to see an interesting infographic and alternate covers.

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CULTURAL EDUCATION AT SEA; ABOARD A LATIN CRUISE

What’s a more interesting way to learn more about the world than hopping on a cruise?  The cruise is put on by The Institute for Shipboard Education and for this particular cruise one can take on a 15-day cruise incorporating both lectures and hands-on exploration. The cruise passes along Mexico’s Baja peninsula toward the Isthmus of Panama and Ecuador.  If you’re interested you can get more details here courtesy of Groupon.

#MILLIONHOODIEMARCH in LOS ANGELES [A FEW PHOTOS]

There are more photos like this here and other places on the internet as images began to populate social networks like Flickr, Instagram, Facebook and Twitter via people in attendance.  The protest was a national event in response to the murder of 17 year old Trayvon Martin and the arrest of his murderer (or lack thereof).