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The LA Riots, 20 Years Later

18 Apr

It’s been nearly 20 years since Los Angeles experienced one of the worst outbreaks of civil unrest in U.S. history. Spurred by the 1992 acquittals of four LAPD officers charged in the beating of Rodney King, the riots left 54 people dead, more than 2,300 injured, and caused nearly $1 billion in property damage. Continue reading