1992 Riots

The 1992 Los Angeles Riots, also known as the Rodney King Riots, the South Central Riots, the 1992 Los Angeles Civil Disturbance, and the 1992 Los Angeles Civil Unrest, were a series of riots, lootings, arsons and civil disturbance that occurred in Los Angeles County, California in 1992, following the acquittal of police officers on trial regarding a videotaped, and widely covered police brutality incident. They were the largest riots seen in the United States since the 1960s and the worst in terms of death toll after the New York City draft riots in 1863.
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  • TBWA New York CEO Rob Schwartz: ‘I’m not a manager’

    … York was so bad. I mean, I moved to L.A. when the 1992 riots started, and the riots were more preferable. Today, the city has never been better. Whatever Bloomberg did was genius. I’ve come back, and I think New York has never been better. During my kickoff speech Monday, the last slide in the presentation I gave was a Jay-Z quote. I’ve been…

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