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Watts,

residential section of south central Los Angeles. Named after C. H. Watts, a Pasadena realtor, the section became part of Los Angeles in 1926. Artist Simon Rodia's celebrated Watts TowersWatts Towers,
group of folk-art towers in the Watts section of Los Angeles. The complex was built (1921–54) single-handedly by the self-taught Italian immigrant Simon Rodia (also spelled Rodilla, 1879–1965).
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 are there. Historically an impoverished black ghetto, Watts was the site of six days of race riots in 1965 that claimed 34 lives and caused over $200 million in property damage. Race riots again erupted in 1992 after the acquittal of white police officers who beat a black motorist; 58 people died and approximately $1 billion in property was destroyed. The African-American population has declined in recent decades while the area's Hispanic population has grown significantly; the area remains marked by poverty.
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Watts

district in Los Angeles where black Americans rioted over economic deprivation and social injustices (1965). [Am. Hist.: NCE, 1612–1613]
See: Riot
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Watts

1. George Frederick. 1817--1904, English painter and sculptor, noted esp for his painting Hope (1886) and his sculpture Physical Energy (1904) in Kensington Gardens, London
2. Isaac. 1674--1748, English hymn-writer
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He is survived by one son, Warren Travis Watts, and Cindy of Du Quoin; one daughter, Misty Watts, of Dowell; special friend, Nell Harris, of Glen Carbon; two brothers, Lloyd "Bud" Watts, and wife, Joan, of Elkville, and Paul Allen Watts, and wife, Milly, of Tamaroa; one sister, Marsha Watts, of Du Quoin; brothers-in-law, Ted Vonderhide, of Du Quoin, Ralph Miller, and wife, Joann, of Elkville, Harold J.R.
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For the bald eagle, there's no guarantee of continued population growth, says Bryan Watts. He's a bird ecologist at the College of William & Mary in Williamsburg, Va.