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Los Angeles Riots (1992)

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  • Brenda E. Stevenson, writer of wrongs

     Brenda E. Stevenson, writer of wrongs
    Historian Brenda E. Stevenson (pictured in her UCLA office, with an African sculpture) mostly writes about the long-gone — 18th and 19th century African Americans, and the lives of enslaved women. Then came the case that made history while L.A. watched: Korean-born shopkeeper Soon Ja Du killed black teenager Latasha Harlins over a bottle of orange juice. A jury convicted Du of voluntary manslaughter, but she was sentenced only to probation and community service.
  • LAPD's Parker Center is closed for good

     
    Top police officials, several elected city officials and a few hundred LAPD employees gathered on the lawn beneath the spare, windowless facade of the downtown building for a brief ceremony before LAPD Chief Charlie Beck symbolically padlocked the front...

    Rodney King's brother stunned by his unexpected death

     
    As authorities continue to probe the cause of Rodney King's death, family members said they are struggling with their sudden loss. Rodney King’s youngest brother, Zhan Paul King, on Monday said his family is dealing with the loss “the best...

    Rodney King: No cause of death until toxicology test completed

     
    Officials will not have a final cause of death for Rodney King until the completion of toxicology tests in six to eight weeks, San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department spokeswoman Jodi Miller said. VIDEOS: Rodney King The toxicology tests and...

    Amazon categorizes Rodney King's memoir as 'criminal biography'

     
    Rodney King's addiction and recovery memoir, "The Riot Within," is a bestseller in Amazon's "Criminal Biography" subcategory alongside books about serial killers and members of the mafia.