The 90's

the rise of multiculturalism and alternative media

5 Major People

Steve Ross - World's largest media company


Nelson Mandela - elected president of South Africa in 1994


Rodney King - killed by LA police and his death studied by those interested in the connections between police brutality and racism


Michael Jordan - global icon


Mikhail Gorbachev - last general secretary of the communist party

5 Major Places

Kuwait - Gulf war


Saddam - Iraq war


Los Angeles - riots


Europe - Cold war


Seattle - protests

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The 90's: The Last Great Decade