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The Media Portrayals Of LA Riots, 20 Years Later

April 29, 2012, marked twenty years after the LA riots. It’s been said that the media coverage at that time played a part in worsening the violence. In an interview about his documentary, Clash of Colors: The LA Riots of … Continue reading

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Marion Barry and His Issue Against “Dirty Asian Shops”

After celebrating his win today in the Democratic primary for the Ward 8 on the D.C. Council, Former District of Columbia Mayor Marion Barry made this particular comment at his victory party: “We got to do something about these Asians … Continue reading

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