The 1992 Los Angeles Riots

The 1992 Los Angeles Riots

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On April 29, 1992, when a white jury acquitted four white Los Angeles police officers of using excessive force in the beating of African American Rodney King, South Los Angeles erupted in violence. Here, a variety of journalists, historians, sociologists, psychologists, and citizens speaking for various communities discuss the events that sparked the riots, the conditions that fueled the rage, and the aftermath of five days of wanton destruction that shocked the nation.
Publisher: Detroit : Greenhaven Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning, [2014]
ISBN: 9780737770087
0737770082
Branch Call Number: YA 979.49405 N6223 2014
Characteristics: 184 pages : color illustrations, color map ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Gerdes, Louise I. 1953-

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