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'April's Way' Captures Stories of Korean-American Merchants During L.A. Riots

Monica Luhar for NBC News Asian America, November 9, 2015


A new crowdfunding campaign hopes to help tell the story of the impact the 1992 Los Angeles riots had on the Korean-American community. 1,292 more words

Who needs to hear the riot act?

Riot Act, April 29, 1992” is a poem featured in Greed (1993), a collection published by poet Ai. She was born in Texas in 1947 and had a mixed-race background, including: Japanese, Choctaw-Chickasaw, Black, Irish, Southern Cheyenne and Comanche. 1,075 more words


Ramblings, Supervisors part 1 of 3

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I was recently asked by a close partner to give her some advice for her husband. He was getting close to promoting to sergeant and wanted to know what makes a good sergeant.  777 more words

Law Enforcement

Review: All Involved by Ryan Gattis

This is a guest review by Dave McGinn, thanks Dave! You can follow Dave on twitter here or check out his blog here.

If, like me, you’re too young to remember the 1992 Rodney King police brutality case and the riots that followed, then like the first Gulf War and the Clinton-Lewinsky scandal it probably exists for you primarily as a cultural and temporal reference point for films set in the early nineties. 478 more words

No We Can't All Just Get Along - AudioZine

1:50:40 – No We Can’t All Just Get Along: hip hop, gang unity and the LA rebellion – By Jeff Chang – MP3 – Article… 162 more words

The Perisistence of Police Brutality: Part 1

The first thing about police brutality is that it’s not a problem. It’s a symptom of severe issues in American society. The first and most primary one is racism. 902 more words

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