Little LA, Mexico Little L.A. doesn’t scream out at you at first. It’s located next to a large plaza, in the center of which is an historic arch commemorating the Mexican revolution. In the evening, groups of Mexicans gather in the plaza for outdoor exercise classes while teenagers compete in rap battles. Despite the historic nature of the neighborhood, it’s definitely undergoing a big change.
RFK on the death of MLK Bobby Kennedy had to address a campaign crowd the night that the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., was gunned down in Memphis, Tennessee. In that speech from a stage in Indianapolis, Kennedy told the audience that he empathized with what happened. He, himself, lost a brother to an assassin's bullet. And he implored the people that night to leave there with love and compassion, instead of hate and revenge.
Honoring Martin Luther King, Jr. 50 years after his death Chair of African American Studies at UCLA, Marcus Anthony Hunter, talks to Chery Glaser about Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Civil Rights Movement. "There was a critical awareness especially in MLK, his legacy and his politics and mobilization, that each person needed every person. And so you can't afford to have a freedom struggle that isn't inclusive," he says.
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