Black Lives Matter Sparks Hope That Equality in Los Angeles Is No Longer a Dream

July 17, 2020

The first time the Black community of Watts set fire to itself, Donny Joubert was 5 years old. It was not the only eruption of the 1960s Civil Rights era, but it was one of the worst. Los Angeles would burn again in 1992, when four cops were acquitted in the videotaped beating of motorist Rodney King. When it comes to racial injustice, Los Angeles has an unparalleled history. And Joubert has lived through it all. He shares with Inside Edition Digital's The Issue why this moment is different.

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