TITLE

Days of rage

AUTHOR(S)
Duffy, B.; Tharp, M.
PUB. DATE
May 1992
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;5/11/92, Vol. 112 Issue 18, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses how the rioting in Los Angeles and other cities, after the announcement of the `not guilty' verdict last week in favor of the four Los Angeles police officers who beat motorist Rodney King, reminds the nation that urban problems and racerelations are getting worse. The violence that erupted; Multiracial warfare; Overview of the trial; The political response. INSET: Making a federal case of it, by T. Gest..
ACCESSION #
9205111533

 

Related Articles

  • Cote d'Ivoire.  // Africa Report;Mar/Apr92, Vol. 37 Issue 2, p7 

    Reports on the huge riot which occurred in Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire during an Ivorian Popular Front (FPI) march that protested President Felix Houphouet-Boigny's dismissal of a January 29, 1992 report which blamed senior military personnel for a brutal crackdown on students. The arrest of Cote...

  • L.A. stations brace for King verdict. Freeman, Mike // Broadcasting & Cable;4/5/93, Vol. 123 Issue 14, p28 

    Reports that seven Los Angeles TV stations are reluctantly bracing for `worst-case scenarios' as they await the outcome of a federal civil rights trial of four police officers charged with using excessive force in the beating of motorist Rodney King. The stations' provision of `uncensored' new...

  • Rediscovering the common good.  // Brookings Review;Summer92, Vol. 10 Issue 3, p3 

    Discusses the state of the nation in the aftermath of the Rodney King case and the ensuing riots. Acquittal of Los Angeles policemen; Importance of justice in democratic society; Importance of law and order; Role of race; Roots of urban problems;Loss of ability to transmit civic values; Need...

  • How the rioters won.  // Commentary;Jul92, Vol. 94 Issue 1, p17 

    Comments on the stories of the many riots which have erupted in the inner cities of America since the mid-60s, including the most recent one in south-central Los Angeles. Bayard Rustin's philosophy; Rodney King; Los Angeles Mayor Tom Bradley; The Los Angeles Police Department; Participation of...

  • The legacy of the 60's.  // Commentary;Jul92, Vol. 94 Issue 1, p23 

    Asserts that the conditions in south-central Los Angeles in 1992 that produced the riot are importantly a product of the social policy reforms of the 1960s. Marlin Fitzwater; American social policy toward poor and disadvantaged youths; Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC) benefits;...

  • Is white racism the problem?  // Commentary;Jul92, Vol. 94 Issue 1, p31 

    Examines possible causes of the Los Angeles riots. American whites; The responsibility of America itself; American leadership; Income inequality; The National Advisory Commission on Civic Disorder (the Kerner Report); Andrew Hacker's `Two Nations: Black and White, Separate, Hostile, and...

  • Rioting by IRA supporters. MacLachlan, Suzanne; Mutch, David // Christian Science Monitor;7/5/95, Vol. 87 Issue 153, p2 

    Reports the continued rioting indulged by the IRA supporters' in protest against the decision of the British government to release a soldier Lee Clegg, jailed for killing a Belfast woman.

  • Nine killed in stampede at N.Y. rap benefit.  // Jet;1/20/92, Vol. 81 Issue 13, p56 

    Reports on a stampede at a New York City benefit basketball game sponsored by several rap stars, which killed nine people and injured 28 others. Causes of deaths; Reasons for stampede; Performers at benefit; Audience members.

  • Rodney King protests stretch across U.S.  // Jet;5/18/92, Vol. 82 Issue 4, p56 

    Reports on protests held around the country after the acquittal in California of four white Los Angeles police officers charged with beating a black man, Rodney King. Peaceful marches in New York City; Atlanta violence; Las Vegas rioting; Seattle mobs; Other reports of violence.

  • Seeking shelter.  // National Catholic Reporter;3/15/2002, Vol. 38 Issue 19, p9 

    Presents a photograph displaying the suffrage of people displaced due to riots in India.

Share

Read the Article

Other Topics