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Latasha Harlins
Say Her Name: LaTasha Harlins 
May 3, 2017
I didn’t know LaTasha Harlins personally but in 1991, the year she died, she and I were around the same age. We were both attending high school in Los Angeles; she attended Westchester High and I was at Hollywood High. ... read more »
Smithsonian Channel’s “The Lost Tapes: LA Riots” Captures the Essence of the L.A. Uprising 
May 2, 2017
“The Lost Tapes: LA Riots” showed all the important events leading up to the 1992 uprising, from the protests for the firing of then chief Daryl Gates, to the shooting of Latasha Harlins. ... read more »
Her Dream Deferred: On the Status of Black Women
April 20, 2017
The series closed out with a panel of six women led by Dr. Crenshaw for a discussion about the devaluation of black women in media as performers, directors, editors and professors. ... read more »
#BlackGirlsMatter at CAAM
March 3, 2017
Mar. 16 In 1991, Latasha Harlins, a 15-year-old African American girl, was shot in the head by a Korean clerk at a convenience store—a death that occurred just thirteen days before the beating of Rodney King by the LAPD. ... read more »
Black History Los Angeles
February 10, 2016
From Motown moving to L.A., to the first African American Fire Chief, there is a lot of Black History in Los Angeles ... read more / view gallery »
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