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1984 Olympics

MCLA Walking Tour of Historic Downtown Los Angeles

Rodrigo Ribera D'Ebre | Posted 04.14.2014 | Arts
Rodrigo Ribera D'Ebre

We all have a social responsibility to continue the defragmentation process if this city is to become a world-class city, and whatever your tools and strength may be, that should become your weapon of choice.

Here's How Brands Are Leveraging The Olympics

Beverly Macy | Posted 04.13.2014 | Business
Beverly Macy

Peter Ueberroth, who ended up with a nearly $250 million surplus from the 1984 Olympic games in Los Angeles, was named TIME's Man of the Year in 1984 and brands have been leveraging that gold ever since.

Managing the Olympic Legacy

Anita L. DeFrantz | Posted 10.17.2012 | Los Angeles
Anita L. DeFrantz

I just left London and it is a city enjoying the glorious feeling of a job well done by the citizens who hosted the Games of the XXX Olympiad.

Gabby Douglas Won Gold Medals and Looked Great. What Did You Do This Summer?

Michelle Whittaker | Posted 10.13.2012 | Black Voices
Michelle Whittaker

I think that it's time for black America to move past having only one representative. Yes, Gabby Douglas is a young black lady from the US, but she does not, and cannot, represent an entire culture.

True Olympic Character

Nikki Stone | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Nikki Stone

My impressions of the Olympic spirit were forever changed on August 5, 1984, at the very first women's Olympic marathon. I had long ago become an O...

Older Athletes Turn Heads in a New Book by LA Photographer

Anthea Raymond | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Anthea Raymond

Rick Rickman won a Pulitzer Prize in 1985 for his shots of world-class athletes at the Los Angeles Olympics. Soon after, he began taking pictures of "senior athletes."