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January 26, 1992 | ROBERT A. JONES
"Here," she says, and hands me the photograph. "This one gives you the idea." The photograph shows a night scene from sometime in the 1940s. A group of black men and women are celebrating along Central Avenue in Los Angeles. The same Central Avenue that we know now, if at all, for drive-bys, empty storefronts, and quick, furtive movements of pedestrians. The scene in the '40s photograph is different.
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January 26, 1992 | ROBERT A. JONES
"Here," she says, and hands me the photograph. "This one gives you the idea." The photograph shows a night scene from sometime in the 1940s. A group of black men and women are celebrating along Central Avenue in Los Angeles. The same Central Avenue that we know now, if at all, for drive-bys, empty storefronts, and quick, furtive movements of pedestrians. The scene in the '40s photograph is different.
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