20 years after the riots, has LA changed?

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By Brewbooks via Flickr

It’s been 20 years since the so-called Rodney King Riots, which broke out when four white LA police officers were acquitted of charges stemming from the beating of a drunk-driving suspect, an incident caught by an amateur photographer and televised world-wide. At five year intervals since then, Loyola Marymount’s Leavey Center for the Study of Los Angeles has polled residents about their city.  The latest results are in, says Professor Fernando Guerra, who directs the center. Listen here:

Have things changed for you since the 1992 unrest? Let us know!