Watts Riots August 11 to 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.
The Watts Riots (or Watts Rebellion) 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.
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