Daily Archives: July 3, 2012

Terri Barnett, Bobby Green, Titus Murphy, and Lei Yuille: African-American Heroes of the 1992 Los Angeles Race Riots

In 1992, race riots broke out in Los Angeles, California, following the acquittal of police officers who had beaten Rodney King, an African-American man. On 29 April 1992, six African-American rioters pulled 33-year-old white truck driver Reginald Denny from his … Continue reading

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