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Los Angeles Race Riots of 1992

  • By: Kristin Lavin
  • In: Encyclopedia of Race and Crime
  • Edited by: Helen Taylor Greene & Shaun L. Gabbidon
  • Subject:Race, Ethnicity & Crime, Ethnic Studies

The connection between race and crime is clear in the Los Angeles Riots of 1992. The message sent by the acquittal of four White officers accused of assaulting and using excessive force on a Black man struck a chord across the ...

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