Revisit Sites of the Watts Riots: Bus Tour

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Revisit Sites of the Watts Riots: Bus Tour

Time: August 23, 2015 from 11am to 2pm
Location: Watts Towers Arts Center
Street: 1727 E. 107th St.
City/Town: Los Angeles, CA 90002
Website or Map: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/b…
Phone: 310-202-1647
Event Type: bus, tour
Organized By: Mayme Clayton Library and Museum
Latest Activity: Aug 18, 2015

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  •  August 23, 2015 11 AM: Bus Tour: Tour of Watts, led by Lindsay Hughes, MCLM Board Member

Bus Departs from Watts Towers Arts Center
1727 E. 107th St.
Los Angeles, CA 90002

11 AM  $35

On Sunday, August 23rd at 11 a.m., the Mayme Clayton Library & Museum, in association with the Watts Towers Arts Center, will present a bus tour of Watts, stopping at sites meaningful to the Watts Riots of 1965. Led by Mayme Clayton Library and Museum board member and Watts native, Mr. Lindsay Hughes, the one-hour tour is a personal journey through the events that occurred in this area on August 15, 1965.

Mr. Hughes will discuss the political and social issues that animated the Watts neighborhood in 1965, the true locational boundaries of the uprisings, the locations of low income housing projects in the area, such as Nickerson Gardens and Jordan Downs, and the factors that triggered the riots. Participants shall visit sites important to the Southern California African American experience like the 5-4 Ballroom, a venue favored by musical legend, Johnny Otis.
The bus tour shall start at the Watts Towers Art Center, located at 1727 E 107th St, Los Angeles, CA 90002.

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