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Last Victim of LA Riots Identified

5 days agoNews / Crime : Sword and Scale

On March 31, 1991, Rodney King had been driving home after having a few drinks with friends when police attempted to pull him over. King, who admitted he was on

The Orchard Acquiring ‘Kings’; Halle Berry-Daniel Craig Drama Set Against Backdrop Of LA Riots – Cannes

EXCLUSIVE: After heated bidding from multiple places after a strong promo reel, The Orchard has acquired Kings, the Deniz Gamze Ergüven-directed drama that stars Halle Berry and Daniel Craig. The film is described as a drama about aShow More Summary

Travis Scott Arrested For Inciting a Riot in Arkansas

Whilst on his ‘Bird’s Eye View’ Tour’s stop in Arkansas last night, Travis Scott was arrested while performing on stage. A report from TMZ said that La Flame was charged with disorderly conduct and endangering the welfare of a minor during the show. Per the report, “several people were injured, including a security guard and […]

Lessons Unlearned From the ’92 LA Riots

This weekend marks 100 days of the Trump administration. This milestone also coincides with a very important anniversary. Twenty-five years ago, April 29, 1992, riots exploded in Los Angeles after

The Los Angeles Riots + Race + Journalism

'NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks with reporter Amy L. Alexander about covering the LA riots, and Errin Whack of The Associated Press about how the media covers race now and what's changed in 25 years.'

The LA Riots began 25 years ago this week — here's how the city descended into total chaos

It's been 25 years since a jury's decision to acquit the four cops who violently tasered and beat up 25-year-old Rodney King during an arrest in Los Angeles. The incident sparked a series of protests known as the LA Riots. Tensions between...Show More Summary

LA Riots 25 years later: Rodney King’s ‘Can we all get along’ still matters

Rodney Glen King’s plea for peace echoes from his resting place at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in the Hollywood Hills. It’s written on his grave marker: “Can we all get along.”

Watch Kendrick Join The Weeknd In LA On 25th Anniversary Of Riots

3 weeks agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

The Weeknd played a show at the Forum in Los Angeles last night, on the 25th anniversary of the infamous riots sparked by the acquittal of four cops who beat a black man on tape. Kendrick Lamar made a surprise appearance, emerging from the stage to rap his verse on "Sidewalks" followed by a performance…

LA riots left lasting mark on Korean-American community

3 weeks agoNews : Trending Now

The effect of the 1992 Los Angeles riots was like post-traumatic stress disorder on a community-wide scale.

‘Hawaii Five-O’ Ratings Top Night On Slow Friday, ‘Let It Fall’ LA Riots Docu OK

On a Friday night that saw Round 2 and 5 of the NFL Draft and NBA Playoffs on cable, primetime saw Hawaii Five-O (0.9/4) topping primetime on the Big 4 among adults 18-49. In fact, while the 50th State set series was down a tenth from its last original of April 14, CBS had the top rated show of Friday and the most watched. Show More Summary

25 Years Later, David Joo Looks Back At The LA Riots

3 weeks agoHumor : eBaum's World

David Joo, was one of few Korean store owners who was involved in gun fights to keep looters out of their stores.

'Hands Around City Hall' mark Los Angeles riot anniversary

Los Angeles City Council members and others have marked 25 years since the LA riots by joining hands and surrounding City Hall. Hundreds of people, including City Hall employees and … Click to Continue »

Korean Businesses Targeted During LA Riots

3 weeks agoNews : The Lookout

In archival NBC News footage, Diana Koricke reports on Koreans targeted during the 1992 riots, in part because of the light sentencing a South Korean store owner received after fatally shooting a teenaged black girl.

Lessons Learned From LA’s 1992 Civil Unrest

“A riot is the language of the unheard,” Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. once said. On April 29, 1992, the unheard were unleashed, leading to one of the most disturbing chapters in the history of Los Angeles. When the civil unrest over the...Show More Summary

The Unrelenting Fight For Black Lives 25 Years After The LA Riots

Alicia Garza was just 11 years old when riots erupted in the streets of Los Angeles 25 years ago ? but her memories of the events that unfolded are vivid. Garza, who is one of the co-founders of Black Lives Matter, was born and raised in the Bay Area and currently lives in Oakland, California. Show More Summary

Mapping the 1992 LA Uprising

Following the so-called ‘LA Riots’ from Rodney King to Koreatown “It’s like the Devil was here,” said Lionell Chisolm, 32, as he watched one of the 1,200-plus fires that engulfed Los Angeles in a pall of smoke in a day and two nights of mayhem. Show More Summary

John Ridley's New Film Revisits The LA Riots At An 'Exceptionally Important' Time

“The Rodney King Riots” didn’t start with Rodney King, at least according to John Ridley’s new film “Let It Fall: Los Angeles 1982-1992.” Written and directed by Ridley, the ABC News docu-flick includes both archival footage and original interviews with local LA residents and officials chronicling their experiences in what became an uprising in L.A. Show More Summary

John Ridley's New Film Revisits The LA Riots At An 'Exceptionally Important' Time

“The Rodney King Riots” didn’t start with Rodney King, at least according to John Ridley’s new film “Let It Fall: Los Angeles 1982-1992.” Written and directed by Ridley, the ABC News docu-flick includes both archival footage and original interviews with local LA residents and officials chronicling their experiences in what became an uprising in L.A. Show More Summary

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