California Army National Guard patrol Los Angeles, April 1992

Twenty years ago, Los Angeles erupted with civil unrest after a jury acquitted three white and one Hispanic police officer who had beaten a black truck driver named Rodney King. As we remember those events, we want to hear your story. Did the events change your life or affect your community? Please share your story below:

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  • 20 years after the riots, has LA changed? | Which Way L.A.? said:

    [...] Have things changed for you since the 1992 unrest? Let us know! [...]

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    [...] Listeners Remember: ‘The fires and the smoke’ 17 April 2012 1 views 2532No Commenthttp%3A%2F%2Fblogs.kcrw.com%2Fwhichwayla%2F2012%2F04%2Flisteners-remember-the-fires-and-the-smoke%2FListeners+Remember%3A+%27The+fires+and+the+smoke%272012-04-17+21%3A56%3A55Caitlin+Shamberghttp%3A%2F%2Fblogs.kcrw.com%2Fwhichwayla%2F%3Fp%3D2532 by: Caitlin Shamberg TweetShareWe reached out to you, our listeners to ask what you remember about the civil unrest. Whether you were at home in Santa Monica or South LA, the memories are vivid.  Over the next few weeks, we’ll be featuring some of these comments daily here on the blog. If you want to share your story, please do! You can call us and leave a message at 877-789-8355 or fill out our survey. [...]

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    [...] Where the story got a bit ridiculous was when some on social and (mainstream) media tried to make comparisons between this week’s sporadic violence and 1992′s LA riots. [...]

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