Why L.A. Happened: Implications of the '92 Los Angeles Rebellion

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Haki R. Madhubuti
Third world Press, 1993 - Social Science - 287 pages
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A series of essays discussing the reasons for and the solutions to the rioting that took place in Los Angeles in 1992 and the violence that grew out of it in Atlanta. The contributors are some of the nation's leading Black intellectuals and writers.

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Some of the essays were rather similar, but the righteous indignation & articulate rage made every page engaging. The poem 'Riot' & chapter 'We Are Not Just Here' were favorites. As an Angeleno too ... Read full review

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I had to read this for class when I was a student at Kent State. It was for my Black Experience II course, which I took the year after the LA Riots occurred in LA after the Rodney King beating, and my professor had a poem in the book (Okantah) Read full review

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Rodney King and Dred Scott
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How Do We Rage Safely? Some Thoughts
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About the author (1993)

Haki R. Madhubuti has been a pivotal figure since the 1960s in advocating a strong black literary tradition. He is the founder of Third World Press, the founder and director emeritus of the Gwendolyn Brooks Center for Black Literature and Creative Writing, and the director of the MFA degree program in creative writing at Chicago State University. He is the author of "Claiming Earth: Race, Rage, Rape, Redemption" and "GroundWork: New and Selected Poems.

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