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  • ... is a hill where the white man watched, where they built a fort , celebrated L.A.'s first Fourth of July, buried their dead, built their finest homes and newest schools, and endlessly searched for even more treasure. [scald=74449:kl_image_original_context]It's scary ...
  • ... other legendary soukous artists from the 1960s: “Franco for me was -- ahh, I don’t want to deal with this kind of music -- this is ... represented DRC’s past. Diving into curiosity sparked by a letter from his mother, whom he hadn’t seen since 1981, Baloji discovered ...
  • ... Charter High School, perform an original poem that gives a voice to the struggles immigrants have and continue to face in ... does it mean to you?PG: "At The Wall" is an opportunity for Karla and me to be a voice for all of those who have recently been ...
  • ... economies, and masses of hopefuls queuing up to apply for part-time department store jobs. In other words, life as usual in the ... troubled economy, of course, is joblessness. This graph shows unemployment in Imperial and Riverside counties, the two counties ...
  • A mural in East Los Angeles credited as a starting point for the Chicano Mural Art Movement is endangered by development. ... of Los Angeles. The threatened art is "A Story of Our Struggle ," a 1974 installation made of 17 sections forming 19 ceramic tile ...
  • ... rise of large indoor retail malls throughout the country had a drastic effect on shopping habits in Los Angeles. With their automobiles, ... to hold on to what they had, with no desire or vision for improvement. However, many never lost sight of the potential and the ...
  • ... lives. Nearly 100,000 refugees have been rescued since then. A camera team aboard the Italian navy transport ship San Giorgio witnessed one ... asylum in Germany often have to wait up to 20 months for their applications to be processed. During that time they are normally ...
  • ... late Trinity University teacher that pushed the campus into a brave new world with his Urban Studies program.</p> ... and stymied by academic segregation, Earl taught for many years at another historically black college, Prairie View A &amp; M ... to him: would I consider teaching a class in urban history for a new undergraduate major in Urban Studies? At that time the program was ...
  • ... characters' experiences. "We were expected to feel the struggle . We were expected to automatically feel the hardships when, growing ... "They have an ownership of the property -- unlike most shows , where they just memorize their part and they're done with it," Philip ...
  • Broadway may be one of L.A.'s oldest streets -- laid out by a surveyor in 1849 -- but until 1890, Angelenos knew it only as Fort Street. [scald=50537:kl_image_original_context ... Street. Problems with pronunciation provided the impetus for the name change. By the late 1880s, Los Angeles was home to a growing, ...

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