The Los Angeles Uprising also referred to as the LA Riots, marked a critical moment in American life but provided a stark reminder of the legal system's failure to achieve justice for Black lives. Despite countless incidents in the intervening 30 years, police accountability continues to be sidelined in favor of unchecked funding increases.
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The 'Rodney King Riots' In Los Angeles Began On This Day In 1992
The acquittal of four officers recorded on video savagely beating the unarmed Black driver sparked days of unrest in Los Angeles.