Sophie Martinez, 2, right, and Leslie Cortez, 7, place flowers at a memorial for 19-month-old Suzie Marie Pena on Friday in the Watts section of Los Angeles. It's been 40 years since a deadly riot in Watts came to symbolize America's urban despair. But tensions flared anew this week after police fatally shot the 19-month-old and her father, who clutched the girl as he fired on police responding to a 911 call.

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