6 Great Gospel Movie Moments

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    # 4 “Wattstax”- The Emotions “Peace Be Still”

    It would stand as the most severe riot in Los Angeles history until the Los Angeles riots of 1992. The concert was held at the Los Angeles Coliseum on August 20, 1972, and organized by Memphis’s Stax Records to commemorate the seventh anniversary of the Watts riots. Wattstax was seen by some as “the Afro-American answer to Woodstock”. The concert was to call to the mind the Watts Riots of 1965 refers to a large-scale riot which lasted 6 days in the Watts neighborhood of Los Angeles, California, in August 1965. By the time the riot subsided, 34 people had been killed, 1,032 injured, and 3,438 arrested. It would stand as the most severe riot in Los Angeles history until the Los Angeles riots of 1992.

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