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'Sa-I-Gu' Documentary Explores How Korean Women Remember the L.A. Riots

‘Sa-I-Gu’ Documentary Explores How Korean Women Remember the L.A. Riots

by Jorge Rivas on April 29 2013, 5:07PM

Today is the 21st anniversary of the uprising in Los Angeles shortly after the Rodney King trial verdict was announced. “Sa-I-Gu”, Korean for April 29, opens a window on Korean American women in Los Angeles whose stores — and lives…

Topics: History, /NOW

Watch Archived Footage of Peace March in Koreatown Two Days After L.A. Riots

Watch Archived Footage of Peace March in Koreatown Two Days After L.A. Riots

by Jorge Rivas on May 3 2012, 5:34PM

On May 1st 1992—just two day after the civil unrest in Los Angeles started—thousands of Angelenos marched for peace around Koreatown.

Topics: 1992 L.A. Riots, /NOW

South L.A.'s Community Coalition on the Civil Unrest [Video]

South L.A.’s Community Coalition on the Civil Unrest [Video]

by Jorge Rivas on April 30 2012, 5:51PM

The site includes videos with analysis from L.A. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, a local news anchor, community activists, residents and academics.

Topics: /NOW, Politics

Two Decades Later, Children of the L.A. Riots Share Memories Play

Two Decades Later, Children of the L.A. Riots Share Memories

by Jorge Rivas on April 30 2012, 9:48AM

Watch a series of video portraits of young adults who were 8, 9 and 10-year olds during the LA Riots.

Topics: 1992 L.A. Riots, History

Race Discussions Blow Up at SXSW Premiere of LA Riots Documentary

Race Discussions Blow Up at SXSW Premiere of LA Riots Documentary

by Jorge Rivas on March 15 2012, 11:40AM

A Korean-American that attended the film premiere called out the director for “just showing Koreans with guns.”

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

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