You think you know everything about LA’s Chinatown? So much astonishing history has just been simply forgotten. Did you know that the Chinese community started the first organized strike in the 1930s to protest against the rise of city’s taxes? Were you aware of all the racial tension and legal discrimination the Chinese American were subjected to well into the 1960s. The Chinese exclusion act of 1882 for example forbid Chinese foreigners to enter the country forbidding the family of the immigrants to join them.
Departures tarted as a simple bet: show that one can wander by foot through L.A’s neighborhoods.
Here are some of its highlites:
The visitors are encouraged to enter submissions to contribute to an interactive portrait of their neighborhood.