Vroman’s online event with Devra Weber and Harry Gamboa Jr., talking about the Chicano Moratorium – it’s the 50th anniversary — and the Chicano Blowouts. Both were there at the time. Devra is a historian at UCR and a photographer whose photographs appear in our book; Harry is an artist who teaches at Cal Arts.
Aug. 28, 2020.
Brenda Stevenson is Professor of History at UCLA and author of The Contested Murder of Latasha Harlins: Justice, Gender, and the Origins of the LA Riots. with Chevalier’s host Bert Deixler.
August 24, 2020.
Watts Rebellion 55th anniversary event,featuring Erin Aubry Kaplan, New York Times op-ed contributor, and Danny Widener, author of Black Arts West. Sponsored by Skylight Books.
August 14, 2020
Sponsored by The American Prospect, featuring Harold Meyerson, Editor at Large, and Melina Abdullah, co-founder, Black Lives Matter-L.A.
Watch/listen to this event HERE: https://bit.ly/3gntnrl
Monday July 20, noon Pacific, 3:00 Eastern
Register for this event HERE: https://bit.ly/2CC67aE
“L.A. Protest Past & Present: From the Watts Rebellion to the Black Lives Matter Movement Today”, hosted by the USC Annenberg Center. With Law School prof Jody Armour, Annenberg school faculty Allyssa Richardson, discussing “Set the Night on Fire: L..A. in the Sixties” with Mike Davis and me, and a special appearance by Norman Lear. Attendees will be able to buy the books at 50% off from Verso Books. You can RSVP HERE.
Kicking off the DSA-LA Political Education Committee’s Night School Series: Lost Angles with a discussion about the working-class radicals who fought the LAPD and the city economic and political elite in the 1960s.
The London School of Economics Department of Sociology hosted a live discussion about “Set the Night on Fire: L.A. in the Sixties” on June 8: Mike Davis and Jon Wiener in conversation with Robin Kelley discussed the sixties’ movements in LA and their relevance today.
Click HERE to view the video.