Watts Riot in Los Angeles, USA 1965

[ 1965 ]

[Watts is the] southwestern district of Los Angeles, California, U.S. It gained widespread notoriety Aug. 11-16, 1965, as the scene of racial disturbances. Provoked by long-standing social injustices, thousands of blacks rioted, burned stores, and pillaged the area. Before order was restored 34 people were killed and more than 1,000 injured.

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