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Los Angeles riots

Los Angeles riots

a socio-psychological study.

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Published by Praeger in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Los Angeles (Calif.),
  • California,
  • Los Angeles.
    • Subjects:
    • African Americans -- California -- Los Angeles.,
    • Riots -- California -- Los Angeles.,
    • Los Angeles (Calif.) -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographies.

      StatementEdited by Nathan Cohen. Published in cooperation with the Institute of Government and Public Affairs, University of California, Los Angeles.
      SeriesPraeger special series in U.S. economic and social development
      ContributionsCohen, Nathan Edward, ed., California. University. University at Los Angeles. Institute of Government and Public Affairs.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF869.L8 L58
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxxii, 742 p.
      Number of Pages742
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5443684M
      LC Control Number73094248

      The Worst Riot in U. S. History “The last thing the leaders of Los Angeles expected in the early s was that their city would become the scene of the nation’s deadliest urban race riot since the Civil War” (Cannon 3).   The Los Angeles race riot, August, by Cohen, Jerry. cn; Murphy, William S. (William Sarsfield), , cn. Publication date Topics Afro-Americans, Riots Publisher New York, Dutton Collection Internet Archive Books. Scanned in China. Uploaded by Unknown on Janu SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata) Pages:

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      Rodney Glen King (April 2, – J ) was an American construction worker turned writer and activist after surviving an act of police brutality by the Los Angeles Police March 3, , King was violently beaten by LAPD officers during his arrest for fleeing and resisting arrest on IA civilian, George Holliday, filmed the incident from his Resting place: Forest Lawn Memorial Park, .   I could see the fires as soon as I left the First A.M.E. Church in Los Angeles on that spring evening 25 years ago. I was a correspondent for Time magazine, covering the reaction to the stunning Author: Sylvester Monroe.


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Los Angeles Riots () The Los Angeles riots of April are considered among the most violent, deadly and destructive in United States history. The riots began after a predominantly white jury acquitted four white police officers of charges of police brutality against a black motorist named Rodney King.

From the Publisher. The riots affected men and women of all races, leaving citizens from every corner of the nation with a personal perspective. James brought in eyewitnesses to the events in Los Angeles inor in Watts twenty six years earlier, who have unique insight on those events.

James also conducted research into America's history Author: Darryl James. Each angle of the Los Angeles riots is discussed objectively with in-depth analysis. The book covers issues before that caused the riots, during the event, and after the dust has cleared.

The authors present lessons to be learned from the Rodney King tape, the proceeding trial and the social reasons why each neighborhood Los Angeles riots book LA is by: L.A.

is a city of immigrants and his book captures some of the multi-cultural stories of the riots and shows how very strange things can intersect and happen in this town. The Killing Season: A Summer Inside an L.A.

Homicide Division by Miles Corwin. Raised in South Central L.A., he taught English at Locke H.S. in Watts, epicenter of the riots.

His latest book is Dead Above Ground. Tervalon has taught creative writing at Cal State LA, UCLA, and Otis Parsons, and is the Fall writer-in-residence at Occidental.4/5(5).

About the Author. Lou Cannon, a longtime political reporter and White House correspondent for The Washington Post, was the paper's Los Angeles bureau chief from to and again from to He is currently a special correspondent for The Post in the by:   All Involved  by Ryan Gattis: This novel set during the Los Angeles riots tells the interconnected stories of seventeen characters caught up Author: Patricia Thang.

The Watts Riots, also known as the Watts Rebellion, was a large series of riots that broke out Augin the predominantly black neighborhood of Watts in Los Angeles.

The Los Angeles riots in spring were among the most violent and destructive events in twentieth-century urban America. This book addresses three questions: What were the causes of the riots, what actually took place, and what are the consequences and meaning of the riots for U /5.

Los Angeles Riots ofmajor outbreak of violence, looting, and arson in Los Angeles that began on Apin response to the acquittal of four white Los Angeles policemen on all but one charge (on which the jury was deadlocked) connected with the severe beating of an African American motorist in March   Twilight: Los Angeles, is a play written by Anna Deavere Smith telling the thoughts and feelings of people who resided in Los Angeles during the riots.

Sparking the tension was the unjustified beating of Rodney King by four white cops which later led to an acquittal of all four policemen.4/5. The Los Angeles riots in spring were among the most violent and destructive events in twentieth-century urban America. This book addresses three questions: What were the.

This book depicts Los Angeles in all its glory and grit, via hundreds of freshly discovered images including those of Julius Shulman, Garry Winogrand, William Claxton and many other superb photographers, culled from major historical archives, museums, private /5(86).

Water–damaged books from the Los Angeles Central Library are lowered into a huge vaccuum chamber at the McDonnell Douglas Astronautic Co. plant in Huntington Beach on Author: Carolyn Kellogg.

It's set in the present day, but based on the true events that set Los Angeles into unrest in the early s: the beating of Rodney King by four white LA police officers, the murder of.

Two teenagers in Los Angeles, one Korean-American and the other African-American, deal with the ripple effects of a shooting from decades ago after. Their acquittal causes riots throughout the city of Los Santos, which is modeled on Los Angeles. In Earthbound after Ness beats the first boss in the game, when he is taken to a police station, and attacked one-by-one by four police officers and their captain.

The scene in the game mirrors the beating of Rodney King in Los Angeles. Book Description: The Los Angeles rebellion, also known as the Rodney King riots, followed the acquittal of four police officers who had been charged with assault and the use of excessive force against a Black motorist.

The Los Angeles Riots, 25 Years On Twenty-five years ago this week, four policemen were acquitted of the savage beating of Rodney King. It set off five days of rioting, an expression of tensions. Blue Dreams is the first book to make sense of these questions, emerged at the crossroads of conflicting social reflections in the aftermath of the riots.

The situation of Los Angeles’s Korean Americans touches on some of the most vexing issues facing American society today: ethnic conflict, urban poverty, immigration.

Later the same day the Los Angeles riots began, which resulted in 63 deaths. Inthe four officers were tried in a federal court in Los Angeles; Koon and Powell were convicted of violating King's civil rights.

The United States Federal Sentencing Guidelines recommend the offenders serve up to ten years in : Novem (age 69), Lynwood. View Los Angeles Riots Research Papers on for free. Photos: Rodney King and the Los Angeles riots King gestures to supporters at an event in Los Angeles in April He was found dead on June 17 that same year, at the age of Author: CNN Editorial Research.