Back in 1992, LA was changed forever. The year beforehand four White cops were filmed beating an African American man up. They stood trial and on April 29th they were acquitted for his beating. Racial tensions were already at their peak and this verdict was the last straw. For the next six days and nights there would be riots, looting, fires, injuries and deaths in Los Angeles and the World watched it all go down on live television.
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