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Los Angeles Riots Anniversary

Short Terminal Memory

Brandon Bowlin | Posted 07.02.2012 | Los Angeles
Brandon Bowlin

By the end of the riots, people had reduced the spotless idyllic alters of the City of Angeles to cinders. But there are still lessons in those ashes.

How I Began to Grow a Social Justice and Racial Consciousness, Circa April 29, 1992

Ana Beatriz Cholo | Posted 07.01.2012 | Los Angeles
Ana Beatriz Cholo

From an apartment in Biloxi, Miss., I watched on TV as Los Angeles burned, rioted and turned itself inside out on April 29, 1992.

20 Years After the L.A. Riots -- More Hope in South L.A. Despite Economic Realities

Marqueece Harris-Dawson | Posted 06.25.2012 | Los Angeles
Marqueece Harris-Dawson

As we mark the 20th anniversary of the 1992 Los Angeles civil unrest on April 29, many are asking the question, "What has changed in South Los Angeles?"