LA’s Black-Latino tensions bared in City Council scandal


              FILE - Youths play soccer at a park on Saturday, April 17, 1993 in the Korea town section of Los Angeles. Korea town, hit hard during the rioting in Los Angeles in 1992, appeared as normal following the verdicts in the Rodney King civil rights case, handed down earlier in the day. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, File)
            
              FILE - Two National guardsmen stand guard outside a burning donut shop in the aftermath of the Rodney King Verdict at Martin Luther King Boulevard and Vermont Avenue in Los Angeles, April 30, 1992. (AP Photo/Mark Elias, File)
            
              FILE - Chae Son Han, who works in an auto parts store in Los Angeles' Koreatown, takes down protective boards outside his store on April 19, 1993. Business was almost back to normal after verdicts in the Rodney King civil rights trail. (AP Photo/Nick Ut, File)
            
              FILE - Los Angeles Mayor Tom Bradley speaks in a televised address following the verdicts in the trial of four Los Angeles police officers charged in the violation of Rodney King's civil rights, Saturday, April 17, 1993 in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Akili-Casundria Ramsess, File).
            
              FILE - Rodney King makes a point at a news conference, on June 2, 1994 in Santa Ana, Calif. Jurors who had earlier ordered the city of Los Angeles to pay King $3.8 million for his beating declined to order punitive damages against any of the police officers involved in the March 1991 video taped beating. (AP Photo/Chris Martinez, File)
            
              FILE - People hold signs and shout slogans before the starting the Los Angeles City Council meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2022 in Los Angeles. Cross-cultural coalitions have ruled Los Angeles politics for decades, helping elect both Black and Latino politicians to top leadership roles in the racially and ethnically diverse second largest city in America. But the year old recording of racist comments by the city's City Council president has laid bare the tensions over political power that have long quietly simmered between the Latino and Black communities. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu, File)
            
              FILE - People hold signs and shout slogans before the starting the Los Angeles City Council meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2022 in Los Angeles. Cross-cultural coalitions have ruled Los Angeles politics for decades, helping elect both Black and Latino politicians to top leadership roles in the racially and ethnically diverse second largest city in America. But the year old recording of racist comments by the city's City Council president has laid bare the tensions over political power that have long quietly simmered between the Latino and Black communities. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu, File)
LA’s Black-Latino tensions bared in City Council scandal