Remembering the Riots: A Creative Writing Workshop Series - Department of Cultural Affairs Remembering the Riots: A Creative Writing Workshop Series - Department of Cultural Affairs

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Remembering the Riots: A Creative Writing Workshop Series

Date
February 18
Time
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cost
Free
Site
http://lapl.org/branches/exposition-park
Fire fighters pour water on a burning La Mancha shopping center on April 30, 1992, during civil unrest. Photo by Gary Leonard. Courtesy of Los Angeles Public Library Photo Archive

Almost 25 years ago, the 1992 LA Riots ignited the city in flames and violence because of systemic inequality, racism, and other frustrations with class and segregation. Join nonprofit DSTL Arts at the Exposition Park Library as we explore the effects of these historic events on our communities. We will explore the past and present state of race relations through poetry, short stories, and more. Share your voice as we craft a book together as a community, attempting to answer the important question, “How much has really changed in Los Angeles?”

Location

Exposition Park – Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Regional Library
3900 S. Western Ave.
Los Angeles, CA United States
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Phone:
323.290.3113
Website:
lapl.org/branches/exposition-park

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