Cultural touchstones of the LA Riots

Written by
Warren Olney, Gary Phillips, Anna Deavere Smith and John Singleton at KCRW

On today’s anniversary edition of Which Way, LA?, we look at music, movies and literature that reflected – and in some cases predicted – the 1992 Los Angeles riots. We hear from filmmakers John Singleton and Charles Burnett, author Gary Phillips, writer and actress Anna Deavere Smith, musicians Ozomatli and others about the cultural touchstones of riots-era Los Angeles. Listen below: