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Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992 - The Territory, They Summary & Analysis

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Jason Sanford, a white actor in his late 20s who was interviewed in 1993, is asked to define who "they" are. He replies that "they" represent a combination of many things for him. He grew up in Santa Monica, which he says is different from Los Angeles in that there are few black people there. His neighborhood included Mexicans and Chinese people, but few blacks. He mentions that he works with one, however.

He speculates that he probably would not have been beaten if he had been in the streets after the Rodney King verdict because of how he looks. He thinks he might have been arrested or pushed to the ground, but not beaten. When he had been arrested in the past, the police always commented on the fact that he looked like a responsible all-American white boy. Once...

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