Legacy Project: SaIGu LA Riots – TC Kim

Category: Legacy Project, Original Video, SaIGu LA Riots, Video


TC Kim, a journalist in 1992, hit the streets to capture photos during the LA riots, even though his wife asked him to stay home. Despite being chased at one point by angry looters who noticed his camera, TC remained committed to his work as a journalist. While he has been personally and profoundly affected by the losses and grief of SaIGu, TC remains hopeful of the progress that has been and will be made. He notes that among many different organizations founded in 1993, the year after the riots, the LAPD launched the Community Police Advisory Board (C-PAB), which facilitates direct communication, connection, and collaboration between the police and leaders in the community.