SCOPE Members Remember the 1992 Los Angeles Uprising

By Erick Huerta on

On this 25th anniversary of the L.A. Uprising, to commemorate and reflect on the pivotal event, we sat down with SCOPE members, Joaquin Meneses and Carolyn Riley, and asked them to share their personal experience of the Uprising. Joaquin was a recent immigrant from Mexico living in Koreatown in ‘92 and remembers both the community …

A Vision for Ferguson, Baltimore, L.A. and Everywhere

By Gloria Walton on

This month, the nation will acknowledge two political milestones. On Aug. 9, we mark the one-year anniversary of the unrest in Ferguson, Missouri. Two days later, we mark the 50th anniversary of the uprising in Watts. A third civil disturbance, located in time between these two, offers lessons learned from the failures of 1965. It …