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Unformatted text preview: Latasha put orange juice in her backpack and thought she was stealing it. When Du grabbed the backpack, Latasha punched Du and tried to leave the store. However before she got out of the store, Du pulled out a gun and shot her in the back of the head Soon Ja Du was found guilty of voluntary manslaughter but it was then reduced to five years’ probation, 400 hours of community service, $500 in fines and funeral costs for Latasha. 3) Why did the South Central LA Community have such strong feelings towards the Koreans? The South Central LA Community had had such strong feelings towards the Koreans because the incident was portrayed as hatred between two different races in the same community. This was due to the cultural differences as well as Korean Americans refusing to hire blacks....
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- Summer '09
- South Central LA, Latasha Harlins, Vincent Chin, Ronald Ebens, Ja Du