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The Contested Murder of Latasha Harlins - a book by Stevenson, Brenda

The Contested Murder of Latasha Harlins

Justice, Gender, and the Origins of the L. A. Riots

The Contested Murder of Latasha Harlins( )
Author: Stevenson, Brenda
Publication Date:Jul 2013
Publisher:Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $31.95
Book Description:

In this book, Stevenson explores the long-simmering resentment within LA's black community that ultimately erupted in April 1992 by focusing on an preceding event that encapsulated the growing racial and social polarization in the city over the course of the 1980s and early 1990s: the 1991 shooting of a fifteen-year old African American girl, Latasha Harlins, by a Korean grocer who suspected Harlins of shoplifting.

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Detailed Subjects: Law / Legal History
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.825 x 9.555 x 1.322 Inches
Book Weight:1.712 Pounds

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