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1992 L.A. Riots

Rodney King's Autopsy Planned for Today

Rodney King’s Autopsy Planned for Today

by Jamilah King on June 18 2012, 9:17AM

The man who became the face of police abuse of black men in Los Angeles was found dead at his home on Sunday.

Topics: 1992 L.A. Riots, /NOW

Who's Working to Build a Better Future in Los Angeles? Start Here

Who’s Working to Build a Better Future in Los Angeles? Start Here

by Mónica Novoa on May 8 2012, 10:06AM

From buses to community re-entry programs, the people of Los Angeles have spent the past two decades working tirelessly to transform the city’s racial and economic landscape. Here are three groups whose work stands out.

Topics: 1992 L.A. Riots

Watch Archived Footage of Peace March in Koreatown Two Days After L.A. Riots

Watch Archived Footage of Peace March in Koreatown Two Days After L.A. Riots

by Jorge Rivas on May 3 2012, 5:34PM

On May 1st 1992—just two day after the civil unrest in Los Angeles started—thousands of Angelenos marched for peace around Koreatown.

Topics: 1992 L.A. Riots, /NOW

Two Decades Later, Children of the L.A. Riots Share Memories Play

Two Decades Later, Children of the L.A. Riots Share Memories

by Jorge Rivas on April 30 2012, 9:48AM

Watch a series of video portraits of young adults who were 8, 9 and 10-year olds during the LA Riots.

Topics: 1992 L.A. Riots, History