Lessons Unlearned From the ‘92 LA Riots

This weekend marks 100 days of the Trump administration. This milestone also coincides with a very important anniversary. Twentyfive years ago, April 29, 1992, riots exploded in Los Angeles after four policemen were acquitted after being charged with the violent beating of Rodney King, caught on video for the entire nation to see.

According to The Los Angeles Times, 63 lives were lost in the riots, with the estimated total economic cost pegged at $1 billion, with $735 million in property damage and 1,550 buildings destroyed or damaged.

 

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