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Los Angeles Riots of 1992(62 images)

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Images from the Los Angeles riots of 1992.
  • A National Guard soldier in South Central Los Angeles..Los Angeles has undergone several days of rioting due to the acquittal of the LAPD officers who beat Rodney King..Hundreds of businesses were burned to the ground and over 55 people have been killed.
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  • LAPD officers hold a line in front of LAPD headquarters, in downtown Los Angeles..Los Angeles has undergone several days of rioting due to the acquittal of the LAPD officers who beat Rodney King..Hundreds of businesses were burned to the ground and over 55 people have been killed.
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  • A LAPD patrol car is overturn and set ablaze by rioters in downtown Los Angeles..Los Angeles has undergone several days of rioting due to the acquittal of the LAPD officers who beat Rodney King..Hundreds of businesses were burned to the ground and over 55 people have been killed.
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  • Businesses burn and are looted in the mostly hispanic area of Los Angeles, Pico/Union..Los Angeles has undergone several days of rioting due to the acquittal of the LAPD officers who beat Rodney King..Hundreds of businesses were burned to the ground and over 55 people have been killed.
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  • Rioters overturn and burn a parking kiosk near Parker Center, LAPD headquarters, in downtown Los Angeles..Los Angeles has undergone several days of rioting due to the acquittal of the LAPD officers who beat Rodney King..Hundreds of businesses were burned to the ground and over 55 people have been killed.
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  • Armed National Guard soldiers hold a line in front of a post office in South Central L.A.. Today is the first of the month, and government assistance checks are needed to reach residents of South Central Los Angeles..Los Angeles has undergone several days of rioting due to the acquittal of the LAPD officers who beat Rodney King..Hundreds of businesses were burned to the ground and over 55 people have been killed.
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  • Armed National Guard soldiers hold a line in front of a post office in South Central L.A.. Today is the first of the month, and government assistance checks are needed to reach residents of South Central Los Angeles..Los Angeles has undergone several days of rioting due to the acquittal of the LAPD officers who beat Rodney King..Hundreds of businesses were burned to the ground and over 55 people have been killed.
    LA Riot_011.JPG
  • Rodney King giving his "can't we all just get along" speech..Los Angeles has undergone several days of rioting due to the acquittal of the LAPD officers who beat Rodney King..Hundreds of businesses were burned to the ground and over 55 people have been killed.
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  • National Guard soldiers deploy to the streets of South Central Los Angeles as local area residents look on..Los Angeles has undergone several days of rioting due to the acquittal of the LAPD officers who beat Rodney King..Hundreds of businesses were burned to the ground and over 55 people have been killed.
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  • A woman with her children walk past several burn out businesses on South Vermont Ave. in South Central Los Angeles..Los Angeles has undergone several days of rioting due to the acquittal of the LAPD officers who beat Rodney King..Hundreds of businesses were burned to the ground and over 55 people have been killed.
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  • A building in South Central Los Angeles burned by rioters. .Los Angeles has undergone several days of rioting due to the acquittal of the LAPD officers who beat Rodney King..Hundreds of businesses were burned to the ground and over 55 people have been killed.
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  • A LAPD officer in front of a looted record store in South Central L.A..Los Angeles has undergone several days of rioting due to the acquittal of the LAPD officers who beat Rodney King..Hundreds of businesses were burned to the ground and over 55 people have been killed.
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  • A young boy surveys damage from fires set by rioters in South Central LA..Los Angeles has undergone several days of rioting due to the acquittal of the LAPD officers who beat Rodney King..Hundreds of businesses were burned to the ground and over 55 people have been killed.
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  • A young boy surveys damage from fires set by rioters in South Central LA..Los Angeles has undergone several days of rioting due to the acquittal of the LAPD officers who beat Rodney King..Hundreds of businesses were burned to the ground and over 55 people have been killed.
    LA Riot_199...JPG
  • A group of children walk on a sidewalk on Adams Blvd. past several burned down businesses. .Los Angeles has undergone several days of rioting due to the acquittal of the LAPD officers who beat Rodney King..Hundreds of businesses were burned to the ground and over 55 people have been killed.
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  • A building burns in mostly hispanic area of Los Angeles, Pico/Union..Los Angeles has undergone several days of rioting due to the acquittal of the LAPD officers who beat Rodney King..Hundreds of businesses were burned to the ground and over 55 people have been killed.
    LA Riot_044.JPG
  • A shopping mall is burned and looted in the mid-city area of Los Angeles..Los Angeles has undergone several days of rioting due to the acquittal of the LAPD officers who beat Rodney King..Hundreds of businesses were burned to the ground and over 55 people have been killed.
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  • Rioters near Parker Center, LAPD headquarters, in downtown Los Angeles..Los Angeles has undergone several days of rioting due to the acquittal of the LAPD officers who beat Rodney King..Hundreds of businesses were burned to the ground and over 55 people have been killed.
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  • Rioters near Parker Center, LAPD headquarters, in downtown Los Angeles..Los Angeles has undergone several days of rioting due to the acquittal of the LAPD officers who beat Rodney King..Hundreds of businesses were burned to the ground and over 55 people have been killed.
    LA Riot_007.JPG
  • Graffiti on a wall in South Central Los Angeles..Los Angeles has undergone several days of rioting due to the acquittal of the LAPD officers who beat Rodney King..Hundreds of businesses were burned to the ground and over 55 people have been killed.
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  • Two armed officers stand guard out front of an electronics store on Sunset Blvd. and La Brea after being looted by rioters..Los Angeles has undergone several days of rioting due to the acquittal of the LAPD officers who beat Rodney King..Hundreds of businesses were burned to the ground and over 55 people have been killed.
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  • Rioters overturn and burn a parking kiosk near Parker Center, LAPD headquarters, in downtown Los Angeles..Los Angeles has undergone several days of rioting due to the acquittal of the LAPD officers who beat Rodney King..Hundreds of businesses were burned to the ground and over 55 people have been killed.
    LA Riot_036.JPG
  • Ted Koppel of Nightline rides along with gang members in South Central LA. He is doing a story on a potential gang truce..Los Angeles has undergone several days of rioting due to the acquittal of the LAPD officers who beat Rodney King..Hundreds of businesses were burned to the ground and over 55 people have been killed.
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  • A lone LAPD officer stands guard outside a Thrifty Drug Store in South Central LA..Los Angeles has undergone several days of rioting due to the acquittal of the LAPD officers who beat Rodney King..Hundreds of businesses were burned to the ground and over 55 people have been killed.
    LA Riot_199...JPG
  • View from inside a car of a business burning down in the Pico/Union area of Los Angeles..Los Angeles has undergone several days of rioting due to the acquittal of the LAPD officers who beat Rodney King..Hundreds of businesses were burned to the ground and over 55 people have been killed.
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