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KJLH-FM and the Los Angeles Riots of 1992 : Compton's Neighborhood Station in the Aftermath of the Rodney King Verdict.

Author: Phylis Johnson
Publisher: Jefferson : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, 2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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As the only independently Black-owned radio station in South Central Los Angeles, KJLH-FM was thrust into the media spotlight in the aftermath of the Rodney King trial. During the ensuing riots, KJLH introduced the world to South Central Los Angeles as only those who lived and worked there could. Owned by musician Stevie Wonder since 1979, the station upheld his legacy of community commitment, earning a Peabody  Read more...
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Johnson, Phylis.
KJLH-FM and the Los Angeles Riots of 1992 : Compton's Neighborhood Station in the Aftermath of the Rodney King Verdict.
Jefferson : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, ©2009
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Phylis Johnson
ISBN: 9780786454662 0786454660
OCLC Number: 867931325
Description: 1 online resource (223 pages)
Contents: Cover; Acknowledgments; Table of Contents; Introduction; 1. KJLH on Location; 2. KJLH's Sphere of Influence; 3. Lighting the Torch; 4. Fueling the Passion; 5. False Prophets of Corporate Radio; 6. On-Air Vigil; 7. Tuned In and Out Front; 8. Change the System; 9. Owning a Legacy-And Hanging Onto It; 10. Keeping the Peace; Epilogue; Bibliography; Index.

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As the only independently Black-owned radio station in South Central Los Angeles, KJLH-FM was thrust into the national and international media spotlight in the aftermath of the Rodney King trial.  Read more...

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