race riots

Rodney King Found Dead In Swimming Pool At 47Rodney King, the black motorist whose 1991 videotaped beating by Los Angeles police officers was the touchstone for one of the most destructive race riots in the nation's history, was found at the bottom of his swimming pool early Sunday and later pronounced dead. He was 47.
Convicted Crown Heights Killer Still In HospitalLemrick Nelson was found outside his car in upper Manhattan with a stab wound in his head.
Man Convicted In 1990s NYC Race Riots Is StabbedA black man convicted in the death of a white Jewish scholar during race riots in the 1990s has been stabbed in the head with an ice pick in a possible road rage attack, police say.