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L.A. Riots 20 Years Later

Violence and looting ensued on the first day of riots following the verdicts in the Rodney King assault case. On April 29, 1992, four white police officers were declared innocent in the beating of black motorist Rodney King, and Los Angeles erupted in the

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(AURN) -- In 1992, riots rocked South Central L.A. following the acquittals of 4 white Los Angeles police officers accused of beating African-American motorist Rodney King. And now popular social commentator and blogger Jorge Rivas (Twitter: @thisisjorge) is telling the story of the L.A. riots, through the eyes of the children that lived through it.

 

Rivas also speaks out on the racial climate in American after actor Ashton Kutcher shoots a commercial in "brownface".




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