Civil rights activist Harry T. Moore and his wife, Harritte, were murdered. He was the first civil rights leader to be assassinated, but few know his name. His murder was the spark that ignited the American civil rights movement.
Riots started after a jury trial (made of mostly white people) resulted in the acquittal of 4 L. Police officers accused in the videotaped beating of black motorist, Rodney King. It lasted 6 days, killed 53 people, and injured 2000 more.
The 1992 Los Angeles riots - Edward Song Lee, Forground, was shot to deth 3 others were injured in an exchange of gunfire with looters. police questioned the survivors of the attack who were shot while trying to protect a pizza parlor.
“human rights” mean the rights relating to life, liberty, equality and dignity of the individual guaranteed by the Constitution or embodied in the International Covenants and are enforceable by courts in India.
'Uprising' documents role of hip-hop in L.A. riots
Los Angeles (CNN) -- Rodney King, whose beating by Los Angeles police in 1991 was caught on camera and sparked riots after the acquittal of the four officers involved, was found dead in his swimming pool Sunday, authorities and his fiancee said.
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