Race Riots, Protests, and Marches

Source: The Washington Times

These are only a few of the many photos. See them all at:

http://www.washingtontimes.com/multimedia/collection/famous-protest-riots-and-marches-1/?page=1

FILE - In this April 30, 1992 file photo, a Los Angeles police officer takes aim at a looter in a market at Alvarado and Beverly Boulevard in Los Angeles during the second night of rioting in the city. Rodney King, the black motorist whose 1991 videotaped beating by Los Angeles police officers was the touchstone for one of the most destructive race riots in the nation's history, has died, his publicist said Sunday, June 17, 2012. He was 47.(AP Photo/John Gaps III, File) Read more: http://www.washingtontimes.com/multimedia/collection/famous-protest-riots-and-marches-1/?page=4#ixzz3BJp1WUlu  Follow us: @washtimes on Twitter

FILE – In this April 30, 1992 file photo, a Los Angeles police officer takes aim at a looter in a market at Alvarado and Beverly Boulevard in Los Angeles during the second night of rioting in the city. Rodney King, the black motorist whose 1991 videotaped beating by Los Angeles police officers was the touchstone for one of the most destructive race riots in the nation’s history, has died, his publicist said Sunday, June 17, 2012. He was 47.(AP Photo/John Gaps III, File)

A fire burns out of control at the corner of 67th St. and West Blvd. in South Central Los Angeles April 30, 1992. Hundreds of stores were burned after rioting erupted after the verdicts in the Rodney King assault case. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma) Read more: http://www.washingtontimes.com/multimedia/collection/famous-protest-riots-and-marches-1/?page=5#ixzz3BJpdJHoH  Follow us: @washtimes on Twitter

A fire burns out of control at the corner of 67th St. and West Blvd. in South Central Los Angeles April 30, 1992. Hundreds of stores were burned after rioting erupted after the verdicts in the Rodney King assault case. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma)

A San Francisco police car goes up in flames during a riot which broke out following the controversial sentencing of Dan White who was found guilty of manslaughter for the assassination of San Francisco Mayor George Moscone and City Supervisor Harvey Milk. San Francisco, May. 21, 1979. (AP Photo) Read more: http://www.washingtontimes.com/multimedia/collection/famous-protest-riots-and-marches-1/?page=6#ixzz3BJqEMpO3  Follow us: @washtimes on Twitter

A San Francisco police car goes up in flames during a riot which broke out following the controversial sentencing of Dan White who was found guilty of manslaughter for the assassination of San Francisco Mayor George Moscone and City Supervisor Harvey Milk. San Francisco, May. 21, 1979. (AP Photo)

FILE - In a May 4, 1970 file photo, Ohio National Guard moves in on rioting students at Kent State University in Kent, Ohio. Four persons were killed and eleven wounded when National Guardsmen opened fire. The U.S. Justice Department, citing "insurmountable legal and evidentiary barriers," won't reopen its investigation into the deadly 1970 shootings by Ohio National Guardsmen during a Vietnam War protest at Kent State University. Assistant Attorney General Thomas Perez discussed the obstacles in a letter to Alan Canfora, a wounded student who requested that the investigation be reopened. The Justice Department said Tuesday, April 24, 2012 it would not comment beyond the letter. (AP Photo, File) Read more: http://www.washingtontimes.com/multimedia/collection/famous-protest-riots-and-marches-1/?page=7#ixzz3BJqj7YVU  Follow us: @washtimes on Twitter

FILE – In a May 4, 1970 file photo, Ohio National Guard moves in on rioting students at Kent State University in Kent, Ohio. Four persons were killed and eleven wounded when National Guardsmen opened fire. The U.S. Justice Department, citing “insurmountable legal and evidentiary barriers,” won’t reopen its investigation into the deadly 1970 shootings by Ohio National Guardsmen during a Vietnam War protest at Kent State University. Assistant Attorney General Thomas Perez discussed the obstacles in a letter to Alan Canfora, a wounded student who requested that the investigation be reopened. The Justice Department said Tuesday, April 24, 2012 it would not comment beyond the letter. (AP Photo, File)

Occupy Wall Street protestor Chris Philips screams as he is arrested near Zuccotti Park, Monday, Sept. 17, 2012, in New York. Multiple Occupy Wall Street protestors have been arrested during a march toward the New York Stock Exchange on the anniversary of the grass-roots movement. (AP Photo/John Minchillo) Read more: http://www.washingtontimes.com/multimedia/collection/famous-protest-riots-and-marches-1/?page=9#ixzz3BJrKjJHm  Follow us: @washtimes on Twitter

Occupy Wall Street protestor Chris Philips screams as he is arrested near Zuccotti Park, Monday, Sept. 17, 2012, in New York. Multiple Occupy Wall Street protestors have been arrested during a march toward the New York Stock Exchange on the anniversary of the grass-roots movement. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

Michigan national guardsmen stood at the ready as firemen battled one of the numerous blazes in riot-torn district of Detroit in July 1967. Riots ripped the motor city following similar demonstrations in New Jersey. (AP Photo) Read more: http://www.washingtontimes.com/multimedia/collection/famous-protest-riots-and-marches-1/?page=18#ixzz3BJrx7v6K  Follow us: @washtimes on Twitter

Michigan national guardsmen stood at the ready as firemen battled one of the numerous blazes in riot-torn district of Detroit in July 1967. Riots ripped the motor city following similar demonstrations in New Jersey. (AP Photo)

This aerial photo shows fire-gutted buildings, some still smouldering, along a block on H Street between 12th and 13th Streets in the northeast section of Washington, D.C. on April 5, 1968. Rioting broke out after the assassination of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., in Memphis, Tenn. on April 4. (AP Photo) Read more: http://www.washingtontimes.com/multimedia/collection/famous-protest-riots-and-marches-1/?page=16#ixzz3BJstJOMU  Follow us: @washtimes on Twitter

This aerial photo shows fire-gutted buildings, some still smouldering, along a block on H Street between 12th and 13th Streets in the northeast section of Washington, D.C. on April 5, 1968. Rioting broke out after the assassination of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., in Memphis, Tenn. on April 4. (AP Photo)

 

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Disabled Veteran from Vietnam era, 2nd generation Italian-American, conservative, born in PA, raised mostly in Europe. Graduated from high school in France in 1966. Former print journalist, professional photographer. Love animals: dogs, cats, horses, mostly. Current Opinions of News is a blog where I vent my frustrations with Democrats, crime, social issues, and so on.
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