Photojournalist Gives First-Hand Account of Photographing the ‘92 LA Riots

Among other things this was a study in an unthinkable moment for my city

The riots carry a particular resonance with me. My family moved to Los Angeles in about 1933. As a very small child I rode along with my parents to try and get my grandparents on moms side out of the way of a big riot. It was 1965 and the …