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February 13, 1989 | Bob Baker, Times Staff Writer
When Dr. Gloria Powell, a black child psychiatrist at the UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute, speaks about the troubling disparity between the quality of white and black lives, she often uses a word that whites seldom hear and often have trouble swallowing: Negrophobia, the social science theory that explains discrimination as the result of an innate discomfort whites feel toward blacks.
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February 13, 1989 | Bob Baker, Times Staff Writer
When Dr. Gloria Powell, a black child psychiatrist at the UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute, speaks about the troubling disparity between the quality of white and black lives, she often uses a word that whites seldom hear and often have trouble swallowing: Negrophobia, the social science theory that explains discrimination as the result of an innate discomfort whites feel toward blacks.
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March 2, 1989
The Martin Luther King Legacy Assn. and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference have awarded the Rosa Parks Award to Dr. Gloria Johnson Powell, associate professor of child psychiatry at the UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute and Hospital. Powell received the award in recognition of her pioneering work on physical and sexual abuse of children.
NATIONAL
May 31, 2012 | By David Zucchino, Los Angeles Times
GREENSBORO, N.C. - An eighth day of jury deliberations in the John Edwards trial passed without a verdict Wednesday, but not without several episodes of drama that played out behind closed doors. After receiving a note from a juror, U.S. District Judge Catherine Eagles cleared the courtroom, twice, to confer privately with prosecutors and defense lawyers. Eagles provided no details, and defense lawyers and the court clerk declined to comment after jurors went home for the day. The same issue also prompted the judge to meet twice in her chambers with the lawyers.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 3, 1995 | JODI WILGOREN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The former receptionist who is suing Los Angeles City Councilman Nate Holden for sexual harassment admitted Thursday that her boss never explicitly promised her promotions or raises in exchange for sex and did not threaten her with discipline or firing if she refused his advances. "The words were never spoken," Marlee M. Beyda, 31, said during hours of tedious cross-examination by Holden attorney Skip Miller. "He turned it around.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 2, 1995 | JODI WILGOREN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Expert witnesses hired by the woman suing Los Angeles City Councilman Nate Holden for sexual harassment testified Wednesday that she is naive and has a low IQ, making her unable to adapt to quickly changing situations. The witnesses, a psychologist and a psychiatrist, also said former Holden receptionist Marlee M. Beyda experienced depression and anxiety because of the alleged harassment at the hands of her boss.
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September 3, 1989 | LOIS TIMNICK, Lois Timnick is a Times staff writer. Lilia Beebe contributed to this report.
THE morning after a 19-year-old gang member was gunned down at a phone box at 103rd and Grape streets in Watts, his lifeless body lay in a pool of blood on the sidewalk as hundreds of children walked by, lunch boxes and school bags in hand, on their way to the 102nd Street Elementary School. A few months later, during recess, kindergartners at the school dropped to the ground as five shots were rapidly fired nearby, claiming another victim.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 11, 1991 | JOHN L. MITCHELL and JANE FRITSCH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A Los Angeles Superior Court jury Friday awarded political activist Michael Zinzun $3.83 million in his defamation and civil rights lawsuit against the City of Los Angeles and Assistant Police Chief Robert Vernon. The jury, according to Judge Michael Berg, said it found "clear and convincing" evidence of malice by Vernon, who used a department computer to spread information against Zinzun during a 1989 municipal election in Pasadena.
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