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Looking back at the Los Angeles Riots of 1992

Thursday, Apr 26, 2012 at 07:42 AM PDT

L.A. Riots: The Post-Riot Generation

L.A. Riots: The Post-Riot Generation

Three Angelenos who grew up in the aftermath of the riots talk about how it changed their lives and how it made their once racially divided neighborhood into an integrated society. Mekahlo Medina reports.

Thursday, Apr 26, 2012 at 06:59 AM PDT

Bus Tour Showcases Post-Riots Rebirth

Bus Tour Showcases Post-Riots Rebirth

Emphasizing the positive, a bus tour looks at the state of rebuilding 20 years after South Los Angeles was burned and looted.

Wednesday, Apr 25, 2012 at 07:38 AM PDT

LA Riots: Olmos "Just Started Sweeping"

LA Riots: Olmos "Just Started Sweeping"

The Rev. Cecil “Chip” Murray took to the pulpit, Do Kim began building bridges, and Edward James Olmos picked up a broom during the violence of the LA Riots.

Thursday, Apr 26, 2012 at 04:32 PM PDT

Denny Attacker "Still Coming to Terms"

Denny Attacker "Still Coming to Terms"

Twenty years after his actions at the corner of Florence and Normandie became a defining moment of the L.A. Riots, Henry Watson speaks out.

Saturday, Apr 28, 2012 at 09:21 AM PDT

Man Pretended to be Rioter to Save Victim

Man Pretended to be Rioter to Save Victim

Titus Murphy was watching the violence of the LA Riots unfold on TV a few blocks away. After the brick was thrown at truck driver Reginald Denny, Murphy could no longer just watch. "Something inside me said,...

Tuesday, May 1, 2012 at 10:27 AM PDT

Livetweeting the LA Riots in Real Time

Livetweeting the LA Riots in Real Time

Twenty years later: Our new Twitter account is replaying the Los Angeles riots in real time. Each tweet corresponds to the date and time from 1992.

Saturday, Apr 21, 2012 at 09:28 AM PDT

LA Riots: "We Have Come a Long Way"

LA Riots: "We Have Come a Long Way"

Civil Rights Attorney Connie Rice joins Ted Chen on NBC4's Today in LA Weekend News on April 21, 2012, to talk about how the LAPD changed after the LA riots and more. "We have come a long way," Rice said. "But our poverty has shot way up."

Wednesday, Apr 29, 2015 at 08:48 AM PDT

Timeline: LA Riots

Timeline: LA Riots

Some 53 people died, thousands were injured and $1 billion in damages were recorded during days of looting, assault and arson in the LA Riots. Here's a timeline.

Friday, Mar 3, 2017 at 09:58 AM PST
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Friday, Apr 20, 2012 at 06:37 PM PDT

Los Angeles 1992 Riots: By the Numbers

Los Angeles 1992 Riots: By the Numbers

Numbers and statistics from the 1992 Los Angeles riots tell that violent period's story in a different way.

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