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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Same Song Different Rhythm
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Rodney King and Dred Scott
41
How Do We Rage Safely? Some Thoughts
61
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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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