Revisiting the LA Riots 28 years after the city of angels imploded in racial discourse By Mark Edwards | Published on May 3rd 2020 It has been twenty-eight years since four white LAPD officers were acquitted of brutally beating Rodney King, and the conversation surrounding police brutality has not changed. In fact, various forms of protests opposing police brutality have become increasingly familiar in the U.S. following the infamous LA riots of 1992. With the help of technology, the subject of police brutality and its impact on the African American community has become more visible to the public.  In the...