The news website, which received 19 nominations from the Los Angeles Press Club, earns three first-place prizes, six second-place awards and one third-place finish.
The artist’s works document a monumental step toward democracy in his home country and offer stunning examples of the art of the protest poster.
The Los Angeles Press Club honors Paul Von Blum in the Books/Art/Design category for "his excellent critical analysis [and] incisive commentary." Also honored are columnist Chris Hedges and critic Jordan Riefe.
Noni Olabisi’s painting "To Protect and Serve"—perhaps the most controversial mural in Los Angeles in the past 80 years—features a positive depiction of the Black Panther Party and its contributions to the African-American community. Such information about the party's constructive role is nowhere to be found in school textbooks.
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