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On This Day: August 11th

On the 11th of August 1965 the Watts riots began in the Watts neighbourhood of Los Angeles, the riots lasted till August 17th. On August 11, 1965, an African-American motorist was arrested for drunk driving. 75 more words

History

New Music Friday Playlist 08.05.16 - LA Riots, DJ Snake, Afrojack x Ty Dolla $ign, Dirty Audio, Kap Slap, R3hab, Styles & Complete...

New Music Friday Playlist 08.05.16

LA Riots – Stay With Me
NEW ALBUM: DJ Snake – Encore
Afrojack feat. Ty Dolla $ign – Gone
D!rty Audio – Clipped… 188 more words

Music Scene

NYT Poll: Race Relations As Bad As After LA Riots

From the Daily Caller

NYT Poll: Race Relations As Bad As After LA Riots

  

A new poll conducted by The New York Times and CBS News finds the American public is more sour on race relations than it has been at any time in Barack Obama’s presidency. 148 more words

Politics

Halle Berry & Daniel Craig To Star In L.A. Riots Film

The film will officially be titled Kings in case anyone wants to know and it’s a stirring title above all else. A passion project for Turkish-French director Deniz Gamze Erguven, director of Oscar-nominated Foreign Film  195 more words

MOVIE NEWS

Smoky Night by Eve Bunting; illust. by David Diaz

Smoky Night by Eve Bunting, Harcourt Brace & New York, 1994. ISBN 0-15-269954-6.  Grades 2-5

Plot:  

Young Daniel and his mother are caught up in some neighborhood trouble.   579 more words

Community

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

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

http://www.nbcnews.com/news/asian-america/aprils-way-captures-stories-korean-american-merchants-during-l-riots-n456016

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

Education