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  The LA Riots of 1992
On April 29, 1992 Los Angeles erupted into what has been known as the LA riots. Many people have compared these riots to the Watts riots of 1965. ....
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Frank Zappa
A Riot, Not a Protest Frank Zappa made Americans think about the Watts riots when he wrote and sang "Trouble Every Day" - and even more importantly he made ....
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Civil rights violations by the LAPD
.... One difference is that the Watts Riots were seen as a black-white confrontation, while the 1992 uprising after the first King verdict would be seen more as a ....
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Maya Angelou
.... In similar ways, Angelou often used such hope and optimism to survive terrible life experiences, like living through the Watts Riots in Los Angeles and their ....
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Attitudinal or Individual Discrimination
.... 5. The Watts Riots in 1965 and the April 1992 Civil Unrest in Los Angeles were both spurred by underlying racial tensions in the community, and both started in ....
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Social and cultural diversity in American society
.... when the Kerner Commission blamed the news media for having ignored racial issues and adding to an atmosphere of racial strife that had led to the Watts riots. ....
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The Rodney King Beating
.... One difference is that the Watts Riots were seen as a black-white confrontation, while the 1992 uprising after the first King verdict would be seen more as a ....
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History of Race Riots in the US
.... Researchers of the Watts riots found that approximately 20 percent of the rioters were from the neighborhood with most of the rioters coming from outside to ....
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Los Angeles Riots of 1992
.... Census Bureau figures, hastily released after the riots, South Central had been transformed from 83 percent black at the time of the Watts riots in 1965 to ....
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Military Response to LA Riots
.... violence directed at bystanders and law enforcement (automatic sniper fire, homicidal drivers, etc.) far exceeded that experienced during the 1965 Watts riots. ....
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Media Coverage and the LA Riots
.... and accurately the underlying causes of the rioting led, in fact, to increased violence and destruction: Definitive accounts of both the Watts riots in 1965 ....
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Media Coverage of the 1992 Los Angeles Riots
.... and accurately the underlying causes of the rioting led, in fact, to increased violence and destruction: Definitive accounts of both the Watts riots in 1965 ....
(2034 8 )

RIOTS IN THE UNITED STATES
.... In past urban riots in the United States, and in the remaining seven riots in Watts in the summer of 1966, the majority of participants was comprised of adults ....
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RIOTS IN THE UNITED STATES
.... In past urban riots in the United States, and in the remaining seven riots in Watts in the summer of 1966, the majority of participants was comprised of adults ....
(2828 11 )

Los Angeles Riots
.... Watts was the first in a series of inner-city riots that were to occur over the following two years around the country, bringing into specific relief the ....
(1615 6 )

The Kennedy-Johnson years
.... country. The riots that occurred in Harlem and Brooklyn in 1964 were followed by the Watts riots in Los Angeles in 1965. The loss ....
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Racism in Police Departments
.... The Commission also notes that racism had been charged against the Los Angeles police before after the Watts riots and that it had been shown that there was a ....
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Three Short Essays on the Arts
.... Having experienced first-hand the Black Panther confrontations with police and the Watts riots, these experiences would later influence Marshall to use his art ....
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Social Issues in America
.... The Watts Riots in 1965 laid bare the forces of racial unrest and economic despair in that community, and while changes were made, improvements were small. ....
(1630 7 )

Martin Luther King's Assassination & Black Power
.... northern protests and violent clashes over police brutality, school segregation, and housing discrimination, culminated in the explosive Watts riots of 1965 ....
(1465 6 )

Horror and Grace and Sept. 11
.... There was the world before Pearl Harbor and after it, before the Watts riots and afterwards and - of course - before 9/11 and what has happened since. ....
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Youth Gangs in American Society
.... that have no desire to create a gang culture but that are here blamed for it just the same, from the news media for writing about the Watts riots and making ....
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Nicholas Lemann and Black Migration
.... The Watts riots (1965), and numerous riots in other Americans cities in the next few years, convinced Johnson that his administration needed to do more--even ....
(2157 9 )

Warren Christopher
.... In 1965, Christopher was asked by Pat Brown to act as director of the McCone Commission, appointed to assess the causes of he Watts riots. ....
(2239 9 )

Inner City Environments
.... It has been over 20 years since the Watts riots occurred, and developers, real estate agents, and the banking industry are finally returning to the primarily ....
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Problems of Inner Cities
.... It has been over 20 years since the Watts riots occurred, and developers, real estate agents, and the banking industry are finally returning to the primarily ....
(2252 9 )

African American Art
.... would also fall to an assassin's bullet. One year later Marshall and his family would survive the Watts Riots in Los Angeles where they made their home. ....
(2959 12 )

MIGRATION OF LATINO MEN TO THE US
.... From the time of the Watts riots through the Rodney King demonstrations, there was a physical confrontation which continues to this day, even in the city's ....
(2230 9 )

Migration of Latino Men to the US
.... From the time of the Watts riots through the Rodney King demonstrations, there was a physical confrontation which continues to this day, even in the city's ....
(2233 9 )

Voucher System for Schooling
.... A study carried out in the aftermath of the Watts riots found substantial inequality in the supply of education among four "underprivileged" districts and ....
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