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Black Panther Party news sheets

 Collection
Identifier: 7116
Abstract A collection of five mimeographed communications from the Black Panther Party from 1968 to 1973. Between issues of The Black Panther newspaper, the Black Panther Party would issue mimeographed news sheets locally. The format, with its quick turnaround and low production cost, enabled the Black Panthers to address events within days or hours of their occurrence. Unlike the newspaper, which eventually was distributed in several cities, these mimeographed...
Dates: 1968 - 1973

Independent Commission on the Los Angeles Police Department records

 Collection
Identifier: 0229
Abstract The city of Los Angeles became the epicenter of a public relations scandal on March 3, 1991, when an amateur cameraman captured on video four uniformed LAPD officers beating motorist Rodney G. King. In addition to generating public outrage, the incident cast a dark shadow over the LAPD and called into question the integrity of the nation's third largest municipal police force. Subsequently, the ten member Independent Commission on the Los Angeles Police Department was formed to conduct a...
Dates: 1991

Los Angeles Webster Commission records

 Collection
Identifier: 0244
Abstract On April 29, 1992, the city of Los Angeles erupted into riots after four LAPD officers accused of beating motorist Rodney King were acquitted of all criminal charges. The effects were catastrophic; in total, the chaos persisted for six days and resulted in 58 deaths, 2,383 injuries, and nearly a billion dollars in property damage. The extent of the human and material losses incurred from the riots, coupled with intense public scrutiny of the LAPD, led the Los Angeles Board of Police...
Dates: 1931 - 1992; Majority of material found within

Richard M. Mosk Christopher Commission records

 Collection
Identifier: 0395
Abstract

Chaired by attorney Warren Christopher, the Independent Commission on the Los Angeles Police Department was formed in the wake of the 1991 videotaped beating of Rodney King by several LAPD officers. The collection consists of files kept by Richard M. Mosk in his capacity as a member of the Commission.

Dates: 1989-2000

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Correspondence 2
Los Angeles (Calif.) -- History -- Archival resources 2
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African Americans -- California -- Los Angeles -- History -- 20th century -- Archival resources 1
African Americans -- History -- 20th century -- Archival resources 1
Arab-Israeli conflict -- 20th century -- Archival resources 1
Books 1
Bulletins 1
Criminal investigation -- California -- Los Angeles -- Archival resources 1
Criminal investigation -- History -- 20th century -- Archival resources 1
Emergency management -- California -- Los Angeles -- Archival resources 1
Emergency management -- California -- Planning -- Archival resources 1
Floppy disks 1
Interviews -- United States -- 20th century -- Archival resources 1
Los Angeles (Calif.) -- Social conditions -- 20th century -- Archival resources 1
Maps 1
Mass media and race relations -- California -- Los Angeles -- Archival resources 1
Newsletters 1
Political activists -- California -- Archival resources 1
Press releases 1
Race riots -- California -- Los Angeles -- Archival resources 1
Racism -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Archival resources 1
Riot control -- California -- Los Angeles -- Archival resources 1
Transcripts 1
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Watts (Los Angeles, Calif.) -- Race relations -- Archival resources 1
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Names
Briseno, Theodore J. 3
Gates, Daryl F. 3
King, Rodney 3
Koon, Stacey C. 3
Los Angeles (Calif.). Police Department 3