The Watts riots of 1965 lasted six days, beginning on August 12, 1965.
The riot in the largely black Watts district of Los Angeles involved up to 10,000 people.
Thirty-four people, most of them black, were killed. Nearly 4,000 people were arrested.
Whole blocks were burned, with nearly 1,000 buildings damaged or destroyed. Damage was estimated at over $200 million.