Who Is LA, Twenty Years after the Riots?

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This is the second in a week of special programs about the Rodney King riot of 1992, America's worst civil disturbance of the 20th Century. How did it shape the city we know today?  How did it shape our perceptions about the most diverse metropolitan center in the United States, perhaps in the world? We hear from a diverse panel and from the Rev. Cecil "Chip" Murray of the LA's First AME Church. (For additional KCRW coverage of the 1992 riots, go to http://KCRW.com/LARiots.

Banner image: Looters leave a liquor store with cases of beer, May 1, 1992 in Los Angeles, after a mostly white jury acquitted the four police officers accused in the videotaped beating of black motorist Rodney King. Photo by Hal Garb/AFP/Getty Images