Racial and Ethnic Tensions in American Communities

Racial and Ethnic Tensions in American Communities

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Hearing held before the U.S. Comm. on Civil Rights in L.A., CA, June 15-17, 1993. Unsettling episodes beginning with a emanating from the beating of Rodney King, a black man, by several white L.A.P.D. officers in Mar. 1991, confirmed the prior opinion of the Comm. that the tensions between racial a ethnic groups in L.A. required attention. During the 1993 hearing, the Comm. concentrated on 3 areas: (a) the administration of justice -- relating to police practices a policies; (b) economic development -- pertaining to unemployment, the L.A. Transportation System, job training a small bus. initiatives; a (c) the portrayals or projections of minorities through TV in both news a entertainment production.And they tend a€” the Latino community tends to watch Spanish-language television and a€” at least in the studies that wea#39;ve seen. ... Thank you. Vice Chairperson Wang. Just follow up on that question. If we were to have language screen over a€” if you have the Spanish ... I would say that ita#39;s under- represented, but 434.

Title:Racial and Ethnic Tensions in American Communities
Author:Mary Frances Berry
Publisher:DIANE Publishing - 2000-07-01


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