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Despite Progress, Black Californians Still Face Major Challenges In Closing Equality Gap

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People hold their hands on their hearts as a prayer is read during the dedication of a section of 9th Street as "u201cDr. Huey P. Newton Way"u201d in West Oakland, Calif., on Wednesday, February 17, 2021. Newton, cofounder of the Black Panther Party, was shot and killed on the street in 1989. (Jane Tyska/Digital First Media/East Bay Times via Getty Images)

Study Looks At Quality Of Life Improvements, Challenges Facing Black Californians

There’s a new study out that takes a demographic and socioeconomic snapshot of African-Americans in the Golden State. It’s called the state of Black California. Despite gains in the quality of life for Black Californians over a 20-year period, the study found that racial inequality continues to persist compared to other racial and ethnic groups.
Guest: Michael Stoll, Professor of Public Policy, UCLA

Autonomous Taxi Bill Advances In Sacramento

A bill that would give California cities and counties the ability to regulate robotaxi services has passed its first test in the Legislature – despite doubts expressed by some lawmakers. 
Reporter: Dan Brekke, KQED 


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