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20 Years Los Angeles Riots

How I Began to Grow a Social Justice and Racial Consciousness, Circa April 29, 1992

Ana Beatriz Cholo | Posted 07.01.2012 | Los Angeles
Ana Beatriz Cholo

From an apartment in Biloxi, Miss., I watched on TV as Los Angeles burned, rioted and turned itself inside out on April 29, 1992.

The Night They Burned My City Down: Remembering the L.A. Riots

Lorraine Devon Wilke | Posted 06.30.2012 | Los Angeles
Lorraine Devon Wilke

As I watched the advancing columns of smoke as the marauders shifted from points south toward Hollywood -- burning, looting and killing along the way -- it became clear that we were in the crosshairs and there was no one to call.

What's Going on?

Rep. Karen Bass | Posted 06.30.2012 | Los Angeles
Rep. Karen Bass

As a community activist and local professor, we are first-person witnesses to the undeniable reality that poverty and economic distress -- not race -- were the primary factors in the upheaval in Los Angeles twenty years ago.

20 Years After the L.A. Riots -- More Hope in South L.A. Despite Economic Realities

Marqueece Harris-Dawson | Posted 06.25.2012 | Los Angeles
Marqueece Harris-Dawson

As we mark the 20th anniversary of the 1992 Los Angeles civil unrest on April 29, many are asking the question, "What has changed in South Los Angeles?"

Anna Almendrala

PHOTOS: Hip Hop And The LA Riots | Anna Almendrala | Posted 04.22.2013 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES -- As a 22-year-old white kid from New Jersey fresh out of college, Mark Ford encountered the Los Angeles riots of April 1992 the way most...