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Looking Black On Today In 1992, The L.A. Riots Are Sparked By Four White Police Being Acquitted For Beating Rodney King

By Blackthen

Twenty-three years ago, parts of Los Angeles looked something like Baltimore has in the last week, only more so. The toll in Los Angeles, after four smoldering days of mayhem that began April 29 following the acquittal of police officers in the Rodney King beating, was 53 dead, 2,000 injured, …read more

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