LeRoy T. Walker, U.S. Olympic Committee’s First Black President, Is Dead at 93

In South Los Angeles, a Changed Complexion Since the Riots
By JENNIFER MEDINA (NYT)

In 1992, the acquittal of white police officers in the Rodney King beating inflamed racial tensions in South Los Angeles, a center of black culture. Today, Latinos are the majority.

LeRoy T. Walker, U.S. Olympic Committees First Black President, Is Dead at 93
By RICHARD GOLDSTEIN (NYT)

As the track and field coach at North Carolina Central in Durham, Mr. Walker developed Olympic medalists and numerous national champions.

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