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The Legacy of the LA Uprising
Twenty-five years ago, LA was on fire. Deadly riots broke out after four police officers were acquitted of the beating of the motorist Rodney King. Look back on that history through the eyes of two people who were there - a Reverend who helped negotiate peace...And a Korean-American who worked at her parent's gas station in Compton.

Fri, Apr 28, 2017 -- 3:00am


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