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Larry Aubry, black activist icon and ‘godfather of South Central Los Angeles,’ dies

Larry Aubry, a columnist with the Los Angeles Sentinel and a longtime community activist, died at age 86. <span class="copyright">(Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times)</span>
Larry Aubry, a columnist with the Los Angeles Sentinel and a longtime community activist, died at age 86. (Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times)

Larry Aubry, an icon of black activist Los Angeles who witnessed white resistance to school integration and the Watts and 1992 riots without losing faith that hard work and outrage would manifest racial justice, has died.

Aubry, 86, died May 16 after a short illness, writer Erin Aubry Kaplan, one of his five children, said. A writer as well as an activist, he composed more than 1,700 hard-hitting columns over 33 years for the Los Angeles

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