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L.A.’s Olympic Aspirations

Since its inception, the Olympics has come to mean more than just a worldwide show of physical excellence and sportsmanship. See how the world is responding to the Olympic Games in the time of a pandemic and how Los Angeles navigated its many Olympic turns over the last century.
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Under the banner of NOlympics LA, a coalition of housing and racial justice groups is fighting stop the 2028 Olympics from coming to Los Angeles. Their resistance draws from legacies of community building and organizing, both locally and internationally.
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The legacies of the 1932 and 1984 Olympic Games in Los Angeles still resonate. Once again, the Olympics are coming at a great juncture in Los Angeles history. How will this iteration shape the future of Los Angeles?
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In 1984, Los Angeles exuded Olympic psychedelia, a gleeful '80s aesthetic which underlined the complementary power of sport, culture and art. It would also revitalize a bedraggled Olympic movement.
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The Olympic Village: A Los Angeles Innovation

The Olympic Village is now an accepted part of the Olympic tradition, but it wasn't always that way. It was an innovation born in Los Angeles.
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L.A.'s 1932 Olympics Put the City on a World Stage

In 1932, the Games in Los Angeles demonstrated how effective the Olympics could be in raising a city's profile on a global stage.
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