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1992 Remembered: Apocalypse Freeway

What I mostly remember about the riots is the smell of an urban fire – not the consoling, woody scent that wafts from a campfire, but the melting-telephone smell of ...

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1992 Remembered: The School of Life

Ralphs had already left my neighborhood in Gardena -- known as one of the most diverse cities in L.A. County -- at the time of the ’92 riots. I remember ...

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1992 Remembered: Smoke Gets in Your Eyes

What do I most remember about the uprising of ’92? That certain feeling of powerlessness. I have so many vivid memories: People swarming the supermarket on Third Street and Bonnie ...

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