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23 July 1967 – the Detroit Riot | Dorian Cope presents On This Deity  (via http://www.onthisdeity.com/23-july-1967-%e2%80%93%c2%a0the-detroit-riot/ )

23 July 1967 – the Detroit Riot | Dorian Cope presents On This Deity (via http://www.onthisdeity.com/23-july-1967-%e2%80%93%c2%a0the-detroit-riot/ )

African American men rounded up under U.S. Army guard following wartime race riots in Detroit, June 1943

Hatred on the Home Front: The Detroit Race Riots During WWII

Before graduate student Mike King began using his given name, Martin Luther, before Detroit Red changed his name to Malcolm X, and before Medgar Evers joined the NAACP, 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, but even few know his story.

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.

04/29/92 - The L.A. Riots started after a jury trial (made of mostly white people) resulted in the acquittal of 4 L.A. Police officers accused in the videotaped beating of black motorist, Rodney King.  It lasted 6 days, killed 53 people, and injured 2000 more.

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, 18, 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.

Photos: The 1992 Los Angeles riots

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.

Uprising: Hip Hop & The LA Riots (narrated by Snoop Dogg)

Uprising: Hip Hop and the LA Riots is a music film directed by Mark Ford. Buy the music DVD and discover Hip Hop documentary at MusicFilmWeb.

Human rights. Equality for all! #hardrock

“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.

2012 VH1 documentary:  "Uprising: Hip Hop & the LA Riots"

'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.

Hive Five: Exploring Rap's Response to the L.A. Riots - MTV

Hive Five: Exploring Rap's Response to the L.A. Riots

Hive Five: Exploring Rap's Response to the L.

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Oscar Grant III was fatally shot by BART Police officer Johannes Mehserle in Oakland, California, United States, in the early morning hours of New Year's Day

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