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‘Twilight’ looks back to deliver emotional truth of racial injustice

The University of La Verne theater department staged a virtual play Sunday called “Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992,” telling the story and aftermath of the Rodney King trial and the civil unrest that ensued.

Theater department remembers L.A. riots in virtual production

The University of La Verne’s theater department is meeting the moment with a virtual production of “Twilight, Los Angeles 1992,” which features stories and experiences from the Los Angeles riots in 1992, told in monologues.

A plea for harmony

“Can’t we all just get along?” Yes, I know this phrase has been over-used and has lost any serious value since the 1992 Los Angeles riots. Yet, it was this phrase alone that kept running through my head time and time again after watching John Singleton’s thought-provoking film “Higher Learning.”

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