While we’re on the subject of the L.A. Riots, let’s highlight this video that Thurz dropped right on time for the 20th Anniversary of the L.A. Riots. The music video is called Fuck the Police and is the current single for Thurz album L.A. Riot, which was based off of the event.
Yesterday marked the 20 year anniversary of the L.A. Riots but as you know they lasted for longer than a day. NBC LA is giving the people the chance to relive these historical event via Twitter. Through @RealTimeLARiots you can see live tweeting of the occurrences of this time. Social Media wasn’t what it is today so it’s a very interesting dynamic to report history with.
The covers for Los Angeles Magazine’s April issue have created quite a stir on the internet, especially with those not reading into the entire context. These covers have sparked debate over race representation in the media. No matter how you look at it, the article brings forth some very interesting information that we all should pay attention to. Hit the jump to see an interesting infographic and alternate covers.