The LA Riots
In episode fourteen, Matthew and Melissa talk about whitewashing in animated films. Then, Matthew pitches film ideas about Korean-American involvement in the LA Riots.
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Banks, Sandy. “Korean Merchants, Black Customers—Tensions Grow.” Los Angeles Times: 15 April 1985. http://articles.latimes.com/1985-04-15/local/me-14008_1_korean-business
Mydans, Seth. “RIOTS IN LOS ANGELES: Pocket of Tension; A Target of Rioters, Koreatown is Bitter, Armed and Determined.” The New York Times: 3 May 1992. http://www.nytimes.com/1992/05/03/us/riot-los-angles-pocket-tension-target-rioters-koreatown-bitter-armed-determined.html?pagewanted=all
Romero, Dennis. “L.A. Riots: LAPD Tried to Displace its Racism Problem and ‘Put it on a Korean Merchant,’ Says Former Times Reporter John Lee. LA Weekly: 26 April 2012. http://www.laweekly.com/news/la-riots-lapd-tried-to-displace-its-racism-problem-and-put-it-on-a-korean-merchant-says-former-times-reporter-john-lee-2391941
Sang-Hee Lee, Shelley. “Asian Americans and the 1992 Los Angeles Riots/Uprising.” Oxford Research Encyclopedia of American History: March 2015. http://americanhistory.oxfordre.com/view/10.1093/acrefore/9780199329175.001.0001/acrefore-9780199329175-e-15