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Revisiting the 1965 Watts Rebellion: A Journey Through Photographs

Revisiting the 1965 Watts Rebellion: A Journey Through Photographs

Fifty years ago this week, Watts exploded with violence. The scenario sounds uncomfortably familiar in today's environment of racially fueled police abuse and racial tension. What ...
The Grass Roots Fight for Clean Water and Green Justice

The Grass Roots Fight for Clean Water and Green Justice

Grass roots groups and city leaders are working together to eliminate horrible odors from the L.A. sewer system.
A Southern California Dream Deferred: Racial Covenants in Los Angeles

A Southern California Dream Deferred: Racial Covenants in Los Angeles

Black migrants with blue-collar jobs and middle-class American dreams found their ambitions blocked by racially restrictive covenants in all-white suburbs until the 1950s.
Innovative Wetlands Park Opens in South Los Angeles

Innovative Wetlands Park Opens in South Los Angeles

A new wetlands park in South Los Angeles paves the way for re-greening public space while cleaning up the surrounding waters.
New Voices: New Faces In Los Angeles Muralism

New Voices: New Faces In Los Angeles Muralism

Today, young artists inspired by SPARC and other pioneering muralists are continuing the legacy of muralism in Los Angeles with new avenues of approach.
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