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Dear earthquakes... it’s over. Bye.

Certain aspects of your personality don’t mesh with certain aspects of my personality. I’m afraid I’m choosing to die in another form of natural disaster. 1,731 more words
Humor

The Reason Why No Rappers Are Talking About Ferguson

In 1992, in the wake of the LA Riots, Ice Cube released the album The Predator. Songs like Who Got The Camera talked specifically about the… 510 more words

Track Of The Day

Book Review: All Involved

All Involved, by Ryan Gatiss, hits the reader with a metaphorical punch to the gut. It is raw and bloody, ambushing the senses with its evocation of how little life is valued in gangland LA. 475 more words

Book Review

Ryan Gattis’ ALL INVOLVED

Told during the Rodney King riots in Los Angeles in 1992 this powerful novel tells a different type of crime story. Rather than focusing on the riots themselves and the cause of them Gattis instead looks at what happens in the rest of LA when the police’s attention is focused elsewhere. 273 more words

Books

All Involved by Ryan Gattis

…this whole entire scene says the same to me as it says to every other knucklehead who ever thought bad thoughts across this whole city: now’s your fucking day, homie.

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Fiction

Today Marks the 23rd Anniversary Of The 1992 L.A. Riots; April 29th thru May 4th

Civil unrest is as American as apple pie. From the Tea Party to Civil Rights Movement in this country, right or wrong –  Americans have fought for their rights. 50 more words

"Enough is Enough": LA residents respond to LAPD's new police tactics

There may be hope for a healthier relationship between LAPD and the Los Angeles Community.

Monday morning, LAPD announced the department was on Blue Alert due to the death of an African American male in Baltimore who died from a police beating. 1,460 more words

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