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The Significance of George Floyd - Tony Hicks
2020-05-05 10:39   The Significance of George Floyd   by Tony Hicks   Sparked by the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis, Minnesota, recent days of protesting and rioting in the streets across the country, remind me of a quote I have grown up hearing: "Those who fail to learn from history are condemned to repeat it," (Churchill 1948).   When the infamous Watts riots took place in the summer of 1965, my twin sister and I were twelve years old. As young black children, we had never witnessed a riot before, and what stands out in memory are the images seen, on our black and white television screen, and the fear those images evoked. It was scary to see rioters throwing bricks, rocks, and other solid objects into store front windows; and watching buildings being burned to the ground and people looting local businesses. It was terrifying to see folk assaulting others and the killings at the hands of both protestors and police.   As I look back on that summer, ...
C.A.N.N.D.U Community Meeting Tomorrow! - Juan Molina
2020-04-07 13:41 C.A.N.N.D.U Community Meeting Tomorrow!   by Juan Molina   San Pedro St. & E. 82nd St. , 90003 – Community and Neighbors for Ninth District Unity (C.AN.N.D.U) is inviting any and all members of the community to join them for their monthly Community meeting tomorrow night at 6:30 pm. They will be meeting today at Personal Involvement Center located at 8220 S. San Pedro Street, Los Angeles, CA 90003.   For any and all members that might be interested in joining C.A.N.N.D.U., They currently have openings to join their neighborhood council. If your a member of the community, have a strong desire to help the direction of your community, please make yourself known and GO TO THE MEET!   To view the nights agenda, click Here If interested in learning more about Community and Neighbors for Ninth District Unity (C.A.N.N.D.U), Check out their website at http://www.canndunc.org/