Skip to comments.Woman whose arrest triggered 1965 Watts riot dies
Posted on 06/23/2013 5:21:41 AM PDT by Olog-hai
The woman who intervened when an officer pulled over one of her sons, leading to a racially-charged scuffle that set off the 1965 Watts riot, has died.
The Los Angeles Times reports Saturday that Rena Price died of natural causes on June 10. She was 97.
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Summer is upon us.
Time for the Rena Price Memorial Riot.
We may get it if George Zimmerman is acquitted.
That's a certainty. Not just in Watts.
Time to go Nike and flat screen TV shopping. The old ones are worn out.
Locked and loaded. I'm so tired of this crap.
Like her son Rodney said, “Why can’t we all just get along”?
Guess they need to tell that to the pending rioters.
Watts! I was in boot camp at Parris Island during the riots. Drill Instructors in our Series took it as a personal affront to the unity they lived and instilled in recruits.
Discipline tightened up several notches.
I never forgot that lesson in unity, especially when a “professional” race baiter shows whatever shade of their ass.
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