Tag Archives: South Los Angeles

The LA Riots, 20 Years Later

18 Apr

It’s been nearly 20 years since Los Angeles experienced one of the worst outbreaks of civil unrest in U.S. history. Spurred by the 1992 acquittals of four LAPD officers charged in the beating of Rodney King, the riots left 54 people dead, more than 2,300 injured, and caused nearly $1 billion in property damage. Continue reading

Central Avenue: A Community Album

18 Apr

The artists were intent on creating a body of work that tells the history of the South Los Angeles through the dual lens of personal history and “outsider” documentation. Continue reading