Community Events Mark LA Riot Anniversary: A City Determined To Remember


Community Events Mark LA Riot Anniversary: A City Determined To Remember

LOS ANGELES, CA — Thousands of people are expected to gather Saturday to mark the 25th anniversary of the Los Angeles riots, with events including a community festival and a teach-in.A group of civil rights leaders gathered at the flashpoint of the riots — Florence and Normandie avenues — for a 9 a.m. moment of silence a discussion about the events of April 29, 1992.

“This will be a landmark look at the before, during and aftermath of the L.A. riots from civil rights leaders and area residents and those who were in the streets,” said Earl Ofari Hutchinson, president of …

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