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the skunks of los feliz
8.11.2005
 
Today marks the 40th anniversary of the Watts Riots, prompting a raft of stories reflecting on the deadly events of that long, hot summer, as well as the lingering effects on the community of Watts.

All this reflection and remembrance comes, of course, in the wake of a disheartening move by Black Panther Huey P. Newton's heirs to copyright the angry "Burn, baby burn!" mantra of Watts rioters in order to sell hot sauce.
 
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