We've met the characters, and now things are getting real in LA.,em>Fear the Walking Dead started to find its footing, but is this a believable beginning to a zombie apocalypse? Possibly...
Lionsgate is developing the action thriller, titled April 29, 1992 The post Ice Cube and O’Shea Jackson Jr. Plan LA Riots Feature appeared first on ComingSoon.net.
Amid reports that Ice Cube and his son O'Shea Jackson Jr. are coming on board the long-in-the-works L.A. Riots movie April 29, 1992, the duo issued a statement to Deadline denying any involvement. “Ice Cube and O’Shea Jackson Jr. have...Show More Summary
Straight Outta Compton, produced by Ice Cube based on his own life and starring his son O’Shea Jackson Jr., has proven to be box-office gold, and you can already see evidence of producers trying to kickstart projects that might imitate or borrow some of Compton’s qualities. Show More Summary
The O'Sheas will get together again after STRAIGHT OUTTA COMPTON. Read more...
Walter Mosley in from of LA home with his father; courtesy Walter Mosley Walter Mosley, whose "Easy Rawlins" mystery novels are largely set in Watts, looks back 50 years ago to the night when the neighborhood first went up in flames...
A busy day of politics, media and place and another round of Watts riots remembrances.
"BLACK JESUS OF WATTS" WATCHES OVER THE NEW "HISPANIC MAJORITY LA Times: 50 Years After The Watts Riot BLACK PROGRESSIVE ELECTED LEADERS/ LATINO MAJORITY CONSTITUENCY When The Hispanics Believe That THEY ARE NOT SUFFICIENTLY PROGRESSING...Show More Summary
Miguel flaunts his rock hard abs while performing on stage shirtless during his Wildheart Tour at the Joy Theater on Monday (July 28) in New Orleans, La. “I fucking LOVE NEW ORLEANS! Thank you for rioting with us tonight,” the 29-year-old singer captioned on his Instagram post. “ATLANTA TOMORROW, get some! #wildheart.” PHOTOS: Check out [...]
Ryan Gattis’s novel All Involved is set in South Central Los Angeles in 1992, during the riots that began after four white police officers were acquitted of beating the black… Read more The post LA runs riot appeared first on The Spectator.
And, as if this show isn't confusing enough, the detectives have a new lead: chasing down 2 orphans of the LA riots
Future is throwing a free concert at the Roxy in LA tonight and it's not off to a smooth start because the cops just showed up... in riot gear. We’re told fans started lining at 9 AM, and the show doesn’t start till midnight. The…
photo: Rancid at Punk Rock Bowling 2015 (via) Rancid just played their classic 1995 album,...And Out Come the Wolves, for its 20th anniversary at Las Vegas' Punk Rock Bowling last month, and they're set to do the same at...
WATTS – For community stakeholders interested in transforming vacant lots, it may seem easier to clean up blighted areas than to change public opinion about the area of South Los Angeles widely known for its infamous riots. Yet, several community-based organizations are determined to do both. Barbara J. Show More Summary
50 years after famously being besieged by devastating, deadly riots that gripped the nation, the long-neglected Watts neighborhood in South Los Angeles is moving forward with an exciting new revitalization partnership that envisions a transformed "Main Street," transit-oriented development, and state-of-the-art "green streets," among other features. Show More Summary
As I’ve written and stated in person, people can bear responsibility for their actions. If, say, you’re a reporter or photographer and you get assaulted while covering a riot in
Is President Obama responsible for the Baltimore riots? If you take a look at how The New York Times portrayed the reaction to the Los Angeles riots of 1992, apparently so. Bill Clinton was blaming Reagan and Bush on the front page of...Show More Summary
Alicia Bognanno walked into a record store and bought the very first thing she saw—a copy of Girls to the Front, Sara Marcus’ account of the riot grrrl movement. “Ooh, I’ve been meaning to read this,” she said while grabbing the last copy from the literature table at Rough Trade’s entrance. Show More Summary
Freddie Gray, 25, died earlier this month while in police custody due to injuries he sustained during an arrest. His passing prompted protest against police brutality in his home city of Baltimore, where unrest exploded into structure fires and looting Monday night. Show More Summary
Developer Sassony Properties is breaking ground today on a vacant site in the Vermont Knolls section of South LA that's been sitting empty for more than two decades. The fallow, blighty space housed a swap meet and some retail...