South Central

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'Fire on the Hill' Explores South Central LA's Black Cowboy Legacy

The documentary follows three riders from South Central Los Angeles as they work to protect a disappearing cowboy culture after a devastating act of arson.

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After Writing Rap Hits, Can This Queer Female MC Break Into the Mainstream?

Pitchfork profiled Gizzle, a rapper and songwriter who has co-authored verses for rap superstars like Kanye West and Ty Dolla $ign, as she makes a play for stardom. 

Family, Community Commemorate 25th Anniversary of Latasha Harlins' Death

Harlins’ death at the hands of Korean shop owner Soon Ja Du, who served no jail time, inflamed community tensions in South Central Los Angeles that later manifest in the 1992 riots.