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The L.A. riots transformed the city. Where do race relations stand today?

Thirty years later, Los Angeles’ diverse communities feel the remnants of the riots that broke out after four police officers were acquitted in the case against Rodney King, a Black motorist. King’s words decades ago — “Can we all get along?” — still resonate because the problems that led to the 1992 unrest have persisted.

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The L.A. riots transformed the city. Where do race relations stand today?

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