Los Angeles Black-American History: My People! My People!:We Know The Story of the LA Riots: A Black-American Experience!®

From the Los Angeles Times, The Los Angeles Riots on A Black-American Experience!®

The Los Angeles, California Riots 1992:

My People!!!!! My People!!!!!

  • You went to jail because the old furniture was on the curb!
  • You went to jail because the curfew was dusk!
  • You went to jail because the Police were sitting at the store when you carried out the TV!
  • You went to jail because the groceries you had you didn’t pay for!
  • You went to jail because you started a fire at the gas station!
  • You went to jail because you threw bottles at the Firemen!
  • You went to jail because you mooned the Police!
  • You went to jail because new furniture was in the backyard!

    Rodney King from the Los Angeles Times on A Black-American Experience!®

My People!!!!!!! My People!!!!!!!

Tres Mali

Update June 17, 2012

Rodney King, the person who was beaten by four Los Angeles Police Officers while other Police surrounding them looked on died on June 17, 2012. Rodney King is best known for asking the world during the 1992 Los Angeles Riots, “Can we all just get along?” A request to end the violent riots in Los Angeles for the unjust occurances prior to the riots.

The Arrested from the Los Angeles Times, The 1992 Los Angeles Riots on A Black-American Experience!®

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