The Rebellion – 20 years ago, day 3

(…) She’s organizedĀ a neighborhood gathering nearly every year to mark the anniversary of the riots or, as she likes to call it, “The Rebellion“. It’s her way of of letting the neighborhood speak for itself, about the police brutality that existed back then and the way she believes her son and other young men who rioted were unfairly targeted by the media. “Today we still need jobs, we still need books in schools, we still going to prison, we still struggling” she says. (…)

(Esmeralda Bermudez for the L.A. Times)

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