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Gilbert Monterrosa was 15 years old (left, from his high school yearbook in 1992) during the Los Angeles Riots. He and some friends decided to loot a Fedco department store where he found something unexpected — Nirvana's album, Nevermind. Courtesy of Gilbert Monterrosa hide caption

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'Aggressive Yet Sublime': A Looter, Nirvana And The Los Angeles Riots

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People gather in the Pico-Union neighborhood of Los Angeles during rioting following the acquittal of four police officers in the beating of Rodney King in 1992. The neighborhood looks similar today as it did 25 years ago. It's still more than 80 percent Latino, with lots of immigrant families from Mexico and Central America. Gary Leonard/Corbis via Getty Images hide caption

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As Los Angeles Burned, The Border Patrol Swooped In

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Scenes from Let It Fall: Los Angeles 1982-1992. ABC Press hide caption

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5 Films Look At The Los Angeles Riots From (Almost) Every Angle

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Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake stands outside vacant homes before a ceremony to kick off their restoration in Baltimore in July. In the wake of the riots triggered by the death of Freddie Gray, Rawlings-Blake announced Friday she will not seek re-election. Patrick Semansky/AP hide caption

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Public memorials, like the one at the scene where Freddie Gray was arrested, have become sites to commemorate other deaths of unarmed black men in similar police encounters across the country. David Goldman/AP hide caption

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From Oakland To Baltimore, Lessons Learned From Cities Of Unrest

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