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Time Frame: The Watts Towers, 50 Years Ago and Today

The L.A. County Museum of Art will help restore Simon Rodia's landmark assemblage
Tom Bradley

A Documentary Showcasing the Lost Legacy of L.A.’s Only African American Mayor Premieres Next Week

We asked the filmmakers of Bridging the Divide: Tom Bradley and the Politics of Race: Why now?

Watts 50 Years Later

In August 1965, Watts erupted in violence at Avalon Boulevard and 116th Street. The community’s image has been largely shaped by memories of the uprising. But if you think you know Watts today, think again