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Community Coalition panel looks back on what led to the ’92 Riots

SOUTH LOS ANGELES — In 1991, Karen Bass and Sylvia Castillo, co-founders of the Community Coalition, started a campaign to clean up or close down the liquor stores in South L.A., saying they had become “one-stop shops” for drugs and crime. They just didn’t have enough time. That was the sentiment the two women expressed Read More…