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.
Survey of Angelenos 20 Years after the Riots
- Fernando Guerra - Professor of Political Science; Director of the Center of the Study of Los Angeles, Loyola Marymount University - @LMU_CSLA