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After Years Of Violence, L.A.’s Watts Sees Crime Subside

By Kirk Siegler On most weeknights, in the middle of his shift, Los Angeles police officer Keith Mott trades his gun and uniform for a T-shirt and shorts and heads to a park in the Watts neighborhood of South Los … Continue reading

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On the 45th Anniversary of Watts, an Eyewitness Looks Back at the Original Los Angeles Uprising

I was not born when this occurred, so what I know of this historic event has been thru history books. To actually read an account of a person who was an eyewitness to the event is riveting and stirred me … Continue reading

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