Taking to the Streets
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With the Arab world in the midst of an historic upheaval thousands of miles away, it’s perhaps easy to forget that Americans themselves—and Angelenos especially—have rioted in the streets many times before. Be it based on racial antipathy, anger at the government, or disappointment with a certain trial verdict from 1992, Los Angeles’ diverse citizenry has a history of demonstrating when it feels slighted, even if that means tearing the city apart from the inside out. Here, a rundown of Los Angeles’ most famous and infamous protests and riots.
Zoot Suit Riots
Rodney King Riots
May Day Protests
Prop 8 Protests