Tag Archives: watts

  • We Remember: Watts Riots’ Rena Price Passes On at 97

    Jun 24, 13 by EurPublisher 1 Comment


    *It’s unfortunate that so many history lessons we could’ve learned from the very people who were living and/or a part of  instrumental periods of our history aren’t known until after they are gone. Although, we’ve been privy to the statistics of the Watts Riots of 1965, where for “six turbulent days that left 34 dead, […]

  • Blacks Gear Up for Battle to Hold onto California Congressional Black Caucus Seat

    Sep 11, 12 by jasmynecannick Leave a comment


    Compton, CA. — Rep. Laura Richardson (D-California) kicked off her campaign for re-election on Saturday, September 8 in Carson, Calif. Currently representing the 37th Congressional District, the Congresswoman is now running in the newly created 44th district.  A district that includes the cities of Carson, Compton, South Gate, Lynwood, and the communities of Watts, Wilmington, San […]

  • We Remember: Radio Vet Greg Lange Passes Away at 56

    Jan 26, 11 by EurPublisher 2 Comments


    *On Tuesday, January 18, 2011 WRVS Program Director Gregory V. Lange passed away just two days after his birthday.  He was 56. Greg was a native of Los Angeles who grew up in Watts.   He began his radio career in 1976 as a music librarian.  He then segued into on air positions in Classical, […]