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Compton’s water woes resurface

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Last week, residents of Compton complained of murky water coming from their faucets. Although city officials say that the water is fine, its’ citizens refuse to drink it.

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To heal a people: an intersection of yoga and activism

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Kali Alexander, a yogini who grew up next door to Compton, says she makes the “woo woo” of yoga.

For years, Alexander gives a free class in the Crenshaw Baldwin Hills Mall every Saturday. The area of Los Angeles is a yoga desert that also deals with a plethora of fast-food and liquor stores. Bringing health and wellness to one of the last remaining African American pockets in the city is more than a passion for Kali. It is her calling.

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