50th Anniversary – Watts Rebellion

The Watts Rebellion or the Watts Riots, marked the course of the community, nation and the world. Even thought I grew up in another country, the inequalities are the same. Today, images of the events in 1965 testify the degree of chaos during a time in which people were fed up and  united in  demand of equal treatment and opportunities.

During the 1960’s, there were many social movements that ignited in the country, these were usually against the corruption of the government, and the maltreatment of minorities and the disabled.

California State University Dominguez Hills, is honoring the history commemorating the Watts Rebellion that took place 50 years ago. This year-long schedule includes events that any one can attend.

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Continue reading about the  The 1965 Watts Rebellion .

Thank you,

Claudia Ojeda

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