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For the Love of a City

For the Love of a City

4.29 (April 29) is recognized as “saigu” in the Korean American community. It commemorates not a battle hero nor an independence movement, but a “wake-up call” amidst the 1992 L.A. Riots.  People familiarize the event as a “racial” outcry, after the Rodney King verdict brought protestors to the streets that escalated into massive looting, violence and property damage in South Los Angeles and Koreatown (popularly denoted as “Ktown”).  The four police officers—who had pulled a black man from his car, beaten…

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