“Can Urban Riots Cause Change?” was a “Thinking L.A.” event co-presented by UCLA and Zocalo Public Square held at the Museum of Contemporary Arts Grand Avenue.
Panelists talked about the history and causes of urban riots, such as historic ones in Watts and recent ones in Ferguson, Missouri, and Baltimore, Maryland. Topics… read more
Panelists talked about the history and causes of urban riots, such as historic ones in Watts and recent ones in Ferguson, Missouri, and Baltimore, Maryland. Topics included the differences between rioting, rebelling, protesting, and other forms of resistance and differences in how cities responded to the unrest, including policing methods.
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Max Herman Professor New Jersey City University->Sociology and Anthropology
Robin D.G. Kelley Professor New York University->History Department
Policing After Ferguson
Alfred Durham talked by video from Richmond, Virginia, about the state of community policing, lessons learned from…
Community Policing and Baltimore Protests
Panelists talked about lessons learned from the unrest in Baltimore following the death of Freddie Gray while in police…
Community Policing after Ferguson
Heather Mac Donald talked by video from Toledo, Ohio, about law enforcement policy changes since recent police shootings and…
Understanding the Ferguson Protests
Historians talked about the history of race relations in Ferguson, Missouri, and methods for teaching about race and protest.…