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  • ... with his wit, one-liners, and keen grin. Glaze adored drag shows , a form of entertainment that violated a city ban against ... a beaming Glaze often appears surrounded by grinning drag queens donning beehive hairdos, operatic eyeliner, and kitten-heeled ...
  • ... Compton as ground zero of urban Black life -- while at the same time the city's demographics showed a shift towards a Latino ... mine" (" Compton ");and trauma: "Dope on the corner/look at the coroner/daughter is dead/mother mourning her" ("Dying of ...
  • ... hardly a new observation and what follows isn't an attempt at a summation for a topic that can - and has - filled books.4 Rather, treat ... from the think tank, RAND, "this was clearly not a black riot . It was a minority riot ," but the collective retelling of the ...
  • ... forced the city to reflect upon its future. Looking back at those brutal years seem like at eternity now because Compton is experiencing a re-birth thanks in part ...
  • ... partly because we just went through the 20-year look back at the unrest of 1992. But '92 was the direct descendant of '65, almost a ... jags at the department stores was lunch at Ontra's cafeteria . At the same time, he recalls joining his parents in protest ...
  • ... making them the 8th city in Los Angeles County to do so. At the time of the incorporation, the new city had a total population of 500, ... to make the trip out can get a taste of second best at his new location on La Brea. With its growing popularity, Bludso’s has ...
  • ... warm sun beating 80 degrees on the crowd of 200 waiting at the gates, a priest blessed the date gardens throughout the Coachella ... Mahal Exhibition Hall, along with pictures of many other queens . Some might think the whole theme a bit old-fashioned, but if you run ...
  • Here's a photographic look back at past Queens , and how their roles have changed over the years. ... article from a 1954 issue of the Rafu Shimpo shows tallied votes purchased by tickets from the community | Courtesy of ...
  • ... is taking you through the Richland Farms series one day at a time.When Ellis Cooke, a white family man, moved to Compton in 1962, ... the director of the Center for Southern California Studies at CSU Northridge. "There was no more effective tool in 20th America than the ...
  • The girl always screaming . Someone always DOA. [scald=23180:kl_image_original_context]L.A. ... perfect footballer's arc. The woman in the passenger seat screaming hysterically while the car is driven over the chest, the ribs ... when Jassy's SUV nearly struck him while Osnes crossed at the four-way stop where Selma Avenue crosses Schrader Boulevard in ...

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