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Boom. 2016; 6288–93 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.2.88
Published: 01 June 2016
...Catherine Gudis Based in Los Angeles’s Skid Row and comprised largely of the area’s formerly homeless, the Los Angeles Poverty Department creates performances from the writings, stories, and experiences of its participants. The mission of LAPD (yes, their acronym is purposeful) is to illuminate the...
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Boom. 2016; 621–3 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.2.1
Published: 01 June 2016
...Boom Staff Boom’s quarterly guide to new books to read, places to visit, and things to do in California. © 2016 by The Regents of the University of California 2016 San Francisco Museum of Modern Art Anthony Hernandez Folsom Prison Museum Los Angeles Poverty Department Hadar Aviram...
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Published: 01 June 2016
... its name from a performance by the Los Angeles Poverty Department. J O S E F J A C Q U E S is a photographer and educator based in Oakland. He has done work involving California and its prisons that is part of a larger body of work dealing with government s use of land, specifically in California. S O...
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Boom. 2015; 5386–89 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2015.5.3.86
Published: 01 September 2015
... California might have come from anywhere other the greater San Francisco or Los Angeles areas. Maybe San Diego. But while that was a prejudiced and dumb assumption on my part, unfortunately it wasn t entirely unfounded. Nobody leaves, ever Stockton says of his hometown. Heading to New York for journalism...
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Boom. 2015; 5129–37 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2015.5.1.29
Published: 01 March 2015
... establish- ing a Pacific Littoral that would stretch from LA to Asia but reversed. Los Angeles was supposed be the center not an entrepo t in a maritime world economy with China at its center. Clarence Matson, the long time head of the LA Harbor Department, in a 1935 book about the history of the...
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Boom. 2013; 3234–51 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2013.3.2.34
Published: 01 July 2013
... throughout the nation, from Florida to North Carolina, New Jersey, Illinois, Nevada, and California during 2004 and 2005. As detailed in two reports by the Southern Poverty Law Center, black versus brown fights broke out in California high schools in Rialto, Oakland, San Jacinto, and, in Los Angeles, at Cren...
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Boom. 2013; 311–16 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2013.3.1.1
Published: 01 May 2013
... domination and regulation in Los Angeles, most especially regarding the experiences of youth of color, the 818 Session promotes a culture of dance and play that collectively reshapes their environment and challenges much of what constitutes public space in Los Angeles. Here, in an empty Ralphs grocery store...
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Boom. 2013; 3141–49 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2013.3.1.41
Published: 01 May 2013
... 238,681.07 Lake 505,082.12 41,595.00 546,677.12 Lassen 1,972,963.72 162,479.37 2,135,443.09 Los Angeles 1,202,085.16 1,202,085.16 Madera 566,885.43 46,684.68 613,570.11 Mariposa 320,577.96 26,400.54 346,978.50 Mendocino 352,118.96 28,998.03 381,116.99 Modoc 1,701,934.94 140,159.35 1,842,094.29 Mono...
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Boom. 2011; 1480–87 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2011.1.4.80
Published: 01 November 2011
... state agent fighting the drug war, is quoted in Arax and Gorman s ar- ticle in the Los Angeles Times titled, California s Illicit Farm Belt Export as saying that for every meth lab seized, it is assumed there are ten more that go undiscovered (13 March 1995). 5 According to the US Dept. of Justice s...
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Boom. 2011; 1243–58 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2011.1.2.43
Published: 01 May 2011
...Bryant Simon “A Down Brother,” looks at the role Earvin “Magic” Johnson played in the redevelopment of South Central Los Angeles in the wake 1992 civic unrest. Johnson famously teamed up with several multi-national brands to build a series of movie theaters, coffee shops, and restaurants in the...
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Boom. 2011; 1259–74 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2011.1.2.59
Published: 01 May 2011
... files of the Los Angeles Police Department s Red squad. The jurors heard short (and often misleading) selections from The Daily Worker, The Communist Manifesto, the program of the Communist International, strike flyers, and pamphlets with titles like The Road to Negro Liberation. These were all legal...
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Boom. 2011; 1225–42 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2011.1.2.25
Published: 01 May 2011
... second worst in the nation. Averages hide the fact that in many poor urban and rural communities, the graduation rate is often lower a dismal 44 percent. Among the largest school districts in the US, Los Angeles Unified had a rate of 40.6 percent in 2007 the latest year for which we have strong data...
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Boom. 2011; 1170–80 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2011.1.1.71
Published: 01 March 2011
... than Los Angeles. Residents already suffering from asthma and other health problems linked to air pollution are unlikely to welcome new pollution sources. This struggle is surely being watched by other states as they consider their own responses to global warming. Nor is this the only national issue in...