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