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Demography & Population Studies

REAL TALK: HOW L.A.’S FREEWAYS CONTRIBUTE TO INEQUALITY AND THE CITY’S RACIAL DIVIDE

UCLA professor and author Eric Avila argue the significance of freeways in Los Angeles extends much further than either being stuck to bumper to bumper or flying to your next destination. Avila’s particular interests are in racial identity, urban space, and cultural expression, which all intersect at the freeway, he says.