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What experts say about Facebook Live’s emerging role in policing and criminology
When Facebook introduced the ability to post live videos to the public in 2016, the feature brought billions of people on the far-reaching ends of the earth closer together. With the new technology –- and the newfound tendency of users to document their every move online –- comes an emerging role
Authorities identify man who died in '92 Los Angeles riots
Authorities have identified the last remaining unidentified victim who was killed during the 1992 riots in Los Angeles, one of the worst race riots in American history
John Ridley: The LA riots 'did not start with Rodney King'
When we sat down to talk on an April afternoon, director John Ridley was already several interviews into his day. There’s a lot of interest in him and his latest work, “Let It Fall: Los Angeles 1982-1992,” a documentary examining the circumstances leading up to and surrounding the Los Angeles riots
LA riots 'did not start with Rodney King'
Writer - Director, John Ridley sits down with Amna Nawaz in this episode of "Uncomfortable" to talk about the story behind his film about the L.A. riots, "Let It Fall: Los Angeles 1982-1992."
Reporter's notebook: The 1992 riots in L.A. were ‘a painful awakening’ for some Korean Americans
Juju Chang is an Emmy Award-winning co-anchor of ABC News’ “Nightline.” She also reports regularly for “Good Morning America” and “20/20.” This is her first-person essay on stories from her reporting on the 25th anniversary of the 1992 Los Angeles riots. Chang's parents, like some Korean American
'Let it Fall' offers a new look inside the LA riots 25 years ago
Oscar winner John Ridley takes viewers inside the chaos, humanity, what happened and who it affected.
'Let It Fall': Rodney King juror in his own words
Henry King was Juror No. 8 in the controversial and highly-publicized state trial against four white police officers charged in the beating of Rodney King . On April 29, 1992, the police officers were acquitted by what was widely reported as an "all-white jury." King, a retired lineman splicer for
'Let It Fall': Jung Hui Lee, whose son was killed during the LA uprising, in her own words
Jung Hui Lee and her husband emigrated from Korea to the United States in 1972, settling first in Virginia and later in California in pursuit of the “American Dream”. They raised a family in Los Angeles and for many years worked multiple low-wage jobs to provide for their children. During the 1992
'Let It Fall': Lisa Phillips, an LAPD officer, remembers the day the riots broke out
In 1989, the year Lisa Phillips got her badge, she was one of only a handful of women in her graduating class with the Los Angeles Police Department. Phillips said that back then, she was living two lives: one, as openly gay; and the other, as a police officer who shared little to nothing of her
'Let It Fall': 'L.A. Four' member speaks about life lessons, 25 years after riots
Damian "Football" Williams was 18 years old on April 29, 1992, when he participated in a series of attacks on motorists at the intersection of Florence and Normandie in South Central Los Angeles, following the acquittals of four white police officers in the Rodney King beating trial. The notorious