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August 12th, 2017 - The fight isn't over yet

When I was young, I learned about racism in school.
I learned about it in history, and not in current affairs.
I had a teacher who told us about marching with Dr. 476 more words


LA Riots Victim ID’d 25 Years Later

LOS ANGELES (AP) — After a quarter of a century, a victim of the Los Angeles riots has a name.

Police on Thursday announced that the man known only as John Doe No. 323 more words


TV Brew - LA Riots Revisited

“Those who don’t know history are doomed to repeat it.”
Edmund Burke

Saturday April 29, 2017 marked 25 years since the LA Riots, and the world of television is giving an array of documentaries to remember, or teach, what happened on those dark days in 1992.   261 more words

TV Talk

Should the Homeless Capital of America Host the Olympics?

Delegates from the International Olympic Committee descend on Los Angeles today.

They will meet with Mayor Eric Garcetti and the leaders of the LA2024 committee seeking to bring Los Angeles its third Olympic Games.   1,465 more words

Los Angeles

Daughter of Promise, Son of Despair

In early March of 1991 I watched the horrid beating of Rodney King in south Los Angeles on our television in Holton, Kansas. We lived in a big older home with a  wrap around porch. 1,929 more words


Koreans & Guns

Los Angeles, 1992

What has 25 years changed? 8 more words


GOOK [Official Trailer]

25 years after the historical L.A. riots, the movie Gook is set to soon be released as it reflects on a pivotal time where racial disparities were at an all time high, particularly within the black, asian & white community. 99 more words