Vigil Held To Mark 25th Anniversary Of LA Riots
Vigil held to mark 25th anniversary of LA riots
LOS ANGELES (KABC) —
Dozens of people raised their arms high during a candlelight vigil on the corner of Western Avenue and Adams Boulevard to mark the 25th anniversary of the Los Angeles riots.On April 29, 1992, people rioted all over Los Angeles after the not guilty verdicts were read in the Rodney King beating case. During several days of civil unrest, more than 1,000 buildings were set on fire and 54 people died.
Residents and city leaders remembered the painful chapter in Los Angeles history.”We have to mark history because of everything that led up to those days and what happened …