1992

Philly and Los Angeles' First Black Police Head Dead at 72

Willie Williams joined the LAPD in the aftermath of the Rodney King beating and 1992 riots. 

Family, Community Commemorate 25th Anniversary of Latasha Harlins' Death

Harlins’ death at the hands of Korean shop owner Soon Ja Du, who served no jail time, inflamed community tensions in South Central Los Angeles that later manifest in the 1992 riots. 

'Sa-I-Gu' Documentary Explores How Korean Women Remember the L.A. Riots

Today is the 21st anniversary of the uprising in Los Angeles shortly after the Rodney King trial verdict was announced. “Sa-I-Gu”, Korean for April 29, opens a window on Korean American women in Los Angeles whose stores – and lives – were devastated during in the aftermath.

Who's Working to Build a Better Future in Los Angeles? Start Here

From buses to community re-entry programs, the people of Los Angeles have spent the past two decades working tirelessly to transform the city’s racial and economic landscape. Here are three groups whose work stands out.

Two Decades Later, Children of the L.A. Riots Share Memories

Watch a series of video portraits of young adults who were 8, 9 and 10-year olds during the LA Riots.