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Jasmyne Cannick on the anti-diet movement

The Anti-Diet Movement: Eat Now, Pay Later

The growing popularity of social media campaigns like the “anti-diet” movement that aims to push back against “food shaming” and normalize being overweight and obese — is setting people who struggle with their weight up for failure.

Los Angeles Councilmember Kevin de León helps to unveil the Willis O. Tyler Square at 2nd and Spring Streets in downtown on Mon., Sep. 25. 2023.

A Lesson In Adulting: The Kevin de León Conundrum

When I was told that Councilmember Kevin de León was involved with the square dedication for Willis O. Tyler, the Black attorney who won the landmark case that made adding racial covenants to block Black people from living in white neighborhoods in California illegal, the irony wasn’t lost on me.