Nisha Venkat

USC-Luminary Fellow at KCRW

USC-Luminary Fellow at KCRW

Nisha Venkat on KCRW

One woman says her neighborhood’s complicated relationship with the police keeps her from calling 911 on fireworks.

Fireworks are illegal in most of LA, so why do we hear thousands of them each year?

One woman says her neighborhood’s complicated relationship with the police keeps her from calling 911 on fireworks.

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