New insight into big quakes

The Southern California Earthquake Center at USC Dornsife is deploying high-performance computers, sensors and other high-tech gadgets to better prepare Californians for severe seismic activity.

Martin Luther King Jr. at the Coliseum
Photo/Bob Miller, Valley Times Collection/Los Angeles Public Library

King’s L.A. moments and mission

The civil rights leader visited USC and its surrounding neighborhoods throughout the late ’50s and ’60s in his quest to improve the lives of Black Americans.