To Live and Let Live in South L.A.

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This is a six-part series on the role of longtime black and Latino community leaders in building interethnic tolerance in South Los Angeles, which has been suddenly transformed by the massive influx of Latinos. The work of people like them across the country will be crucial in developing Americans' ability to "get along" as immigration dramatically changes the nation. Rene Ciria-Cruz, a NAM editor, wrote this story as a Racial Justice Fellow of the USC Annenberg's Institute for Justice and Journalism.

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