Pinterest • The world’s catalog of ideas

Watts Riots August 11 to 17, 1965.Police arrest a man during the Watts riots. My family and I left for a planned trip to Houston,Texas the night the Watts Riots began. When we returned home we found that the riot had progressed within blocks of our home.

83
8
1

The Watts Riots (or Watts Rebellion)[1] was a race riot that took place in the Watts neighborhood of Los Angeles from August 11 to 17, 1965. The six-day unrest resulted in 34 deaths, 1,032 injuries, 3,438 arrests, and over $40 million in property damage. It was the most severe riot in the city's history until the Los Angeles riots of 1992.

43
4

WATTS RIOTS OF 1965 - BLACK MAN RESCUES ELDERLY WHITE WOMAN

The Watts Riots (or Watts Rebellion) took place in the Watts neighborhood of Los Angeles from August 11 to 17, 1965. The six-day riot resulted in 34 deaths, 1,032 injuries, 3,438 arrests, and over $40 million in property damage. It was the most severe riot in the city's history until the Los Angeles riots of 1992.

40
2

The city's in flames, societal fabric's unravellin', but still these cats look cool. The Dapper Rebels of the Watts Riots, Los Angeles, 1966.

14
4

Detroit Race Riot (1967) 1) The Intersection of 12th Street and Clairmount, Saturday, July 23, 1967 ~The Detroit Race Riot in 1967 was one of the most violent urban revolts in the 20th century. It came as an immediate response to police brutality but underlying conditions including segregated housing and schools and rising black unemployment helped drive the anger of the rioters. (cont'd)

84
4