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Story | Dec 12, 2004The hospital named for Martin Luther King Jr. was supposed to be a realization of the civil rights hero's dream. From the nightmare of the Watts riots would spring one of the best hospitals in America to serve the poorest neighborhoods of Los Angeles...
Story | Jun 24, 2004 | 3:16 PMJust three months out of prison, Miguel Rafael Gomez was determined to turn his life around. A former gang member from East Los Angeles, he joined Homeboy Industries, an organization whose motto is "nothing stops a bullet like a job," and began working...
Story | Sep 11, 1994Chaka crouched with a dozen spray cans in front of a wall in the blistering heat of the Lancaster desert. With the sweep of his right hand, he shot bold black lines on the white surface. It was not graffiti that he sprayed, but a biblical scene: Men...