The Rodney King Uprising

I remember this shit:

The Los Angeles riots of 1992 were sparked on April 29, when a jury acquitted four police officers accused in the videotaped merciless beating of black motorist Rodney King, claiming he resisted arrest following a high-speed car chase.  Thousands of people in the Los Angeles area commenced to a riot over the six days following the verdict.  Widespread looting, assault, arson and the occasional murder occurred, many gang-motivated or perpetrated.  In all, 53 people died during the riots.

The Rodney King beating:

The riots begin:

Opening night:

Poor Reginald Denny:

The intersection of Florence and Normandy:

Looters gone wild:


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