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Police Brutality and its Effects on Society

.... York's riot police. Other major riots followed, in the Watts section of Los Angeles (1965) and Chicago (19 66). In 1967 the country ....

1887 Words 8 Pages

The Use of Presidential Power by Johnson and Nixon

.... Johnson regained his popularity by siding with police especially during the riots in Watts in 1965 and in Detroit in 1967. Johnson ....

1380 Words 6 Pages

1960

.... law. Riots erupted in all urban cities, the worst taking place in Los Angeles (Watts Riot, 1965) and the Detroit Riot in 1967. In ....

1284 Words 5 Pages

Racial Issues: Shaping Califor

.... the most important of these issues were the removal of the Japanese during World War II, migrant workers' rights during the 1960s, and the Watts riots in 1965. ....

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LA Riots

.... There was an estimated around $1 billion in property damage in Los Angeles County, not since the Watts riots of 1965 was there so much damage (USA Today). ....

1309 Words 5 Pages

nice fairy tale

.... autobiography Revolutionary Sucide, "We had seen Martin Luther King come to Watts (1965) in an .... of police brutality, at the time of the large urban riots of 1968 ....

3107 Words 12 Pages

Marin Luther King

.... days of the bill being signed, on 11 August 1965, a massive .... Watts was a revelation to King .... Riots broke out in Detroit and elsewhere, in which 83 people, mostly ....

1896 Words 8 Pages

Dreaming in the 1960s

.... Rioting mobs in Watts, California pillaged, killed, and .... Between 1965 and 1966, the American military effort .... 1967 witnessed urban riots, like the deadly uproar ....

2231 Words 9 Pages

Founder of the Black Panther Party Huey P Newton A Forgotten ...

.... autobiography Revolutionary Sucide, "We had seen Martin Luther King come to Watts (1965) in an .... of police brutality, at the time of the large urban riots of 1968 ....

3167 Words 13 Pages

Civil Rights Movement Timeline

.... 1943: Race riots in Detroit and Harlem cause black leaders to ask their followers to be less demanding .... 1965: Rioting in the black ghetto of Watts in Los ....

1120 Words 4 Pages

African Americans

.... In 1965, Lyndon Johnson supported the concept of "affirmative action.¢ In .... For the next three years, race riots occurred in Watts, Chicago, Cleveland ....

735 Words 3 Pages

Martin Luther King Jr.

.... Happening against the riots in Watts and other inner-city .... The Voting Rights Act of 1965 was passed to attack discrimination in voting, two years later; the ....

387 Words 2 Pages

Purple Haze

.... Soon, with the unneeded race violence, race riots began, they broke out in Philadelphia, on August 19, 1964, and in Watts, on August 11, 1965, which claimed ....

1070 Words 4 Pages

Slavery

.... civil rights activists and the police in Watts / LA where .... the American people however the black riots in Los .... Luther King won Nobel Peace Prize 1965 LA: Clash ....

933 Words 4 Pages

Black Civil Rights

.... efficiently disenfranchised throughout the South until the Voting Act was passed in 1965. .... by Bobby Searle and Huey Newton as a result of the Watts Riots in LA ....

812 Words 3 Pages

Civil Rights

.... Riots in Harlem, Philadelphia. 1965 -- March from Selma to Montgomery, AL, to demand protection for voting rights; two civil rights .... Riot in Watts, Los Angeles ....

2110 Words 8 Pages

Police Brutality

.... This event also resulted in massive riots. o 1965 - Watts, California - Upon a traffic stop in the ghetto area of Watts, California, a young man resisted arrest ....

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Civil Rights

.... supporters to hear Rev. King ask "How long will it take?" [VIDEO] 1965... Riots erupt in Watts (Los Angeles). 1965... Voting Rights Act ....

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