For Koreans, Damage From The L.a. Riots Went Deep

The 1992 upheaval has a name in their community: sa-i-gu, Korean for 4/29, the same sort of shorthand as 9/11. Most of the victims were immigrants, and many lost their bearings. They didn't know whom to blame in the messy tableau of racial violence and class warfare.Twenty years ago, they came to Dr.

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