No Justice – No Peace. L.A. Burns – April 29, 1992

From April 29, 1992 and many days afterwards; a familiar sight.

From April 29, 1992 and many days afterwards; a familiar sight.

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One of the most costly and destructive riots in history. The beating trial of Rodney King by four Los Angeles Police Offers, who were handed not-guilty verdicts on this day in 1992. Within minutes of the verdict‘s reading, disturbances erupted all over the city, culminating in the Flashpoint at Normandie Avenue.

Here is part of the continuing coverage, as the riot unfolded less than an hour after the verdict reading by way of KNX-AM in Los Angeles.

On April 29, 1992 – it was a good night to stay in the house. And it only went downhill from there.

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