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The Garden...

I’ll firstly start off by saying, I didn’t know a garden could make me cry. Le sigh.

Okay, so the premise for the documentary was to tell the story of the garden that was built after the L.A riots happened in 1992. 350 more words

Another Take on Ferguson: Abuse of Power vs. Fighting for Power

I have been thinking about what my contribution to the discussion of Michael Brown & Ferguson can be. Particularly being a white woman, how can I understand this experience? 800 more words

Big Ideas

Black amnesia: Lessons of Rodney King lost in Ferguson

Has nothing been learned since April 29, 1992?

That was the date in which mayhem erupted in Los Angeles after a jury exonerated four police officers for… 723 more words

News

As the Ferguson decision draws near, remembering the LA riots

The LA Riots of 1992 gave me the scariest memories of my childhood, aside from a friend’s guest room with Egyptian hieroglyphic wallpaper and earthquakes (and all highly intrigued me as well). 1,424 more words

Protest

Awaiting the decision of the Grand Jury in the Shooting death of Michael Brown

In light of the protest and riots following the Rodney King verdict, the United States are on high alert awaiting the decision of the Grand Jury out of MO, Ferguson in the shooting death of Michael Brown. 444 more words

Noteworthy News of the Nineties

I want to dedicate my next three posts entirely to some of the most remembered and well-known events which either occurred in America or affected the American people in some kind of way.   767 more words

World Events