Top Ten Videos to watch

A Man Operating A Tv Camera
Maurice White
March2Justice
'News One Now' With Roland Martin Taping
Bill Cosby
Activists In Los Angeles Gather To Burn Likenesses Of The Confederate Flag
Flint Firebirds V Windsor Spitfires
CBC Message To America: Rep. Conyers Addresses The Damage Inflicted On Our Communities By Poverty, Mass Incarceration And Lack Of Economic Development
Iowa Caucus Ted Cruz
NewsOne Now NAACP Image Awards Preview
Student sitting at a desk in a classroom
Slavery Stock image
The 16th Annual Wall Street Project Gala Fundraising Reception
Ava DuVernay
Roland Martin Blasts Stacey Dash For Comments About BET, Black Networks
President Obama Delivers State Of The Union Address At U.S. Capitol
Ava DuVernay
2016 North American International Auto Show
Democratic National Committee Presidential Primary Debate
88th Oscars Nominations Announcement
Democratic debate
Dream Speech
GOP Presidential Candidates Debate In Charleston
US President Barack Obama speaks on the
24593149
2011 Winter TCA Tour - Day 5
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 18, 2015: Two wooden stand-in Oscar statuettes are ready to be taken on
Woman Holding Dollars - Isolated
President Barack Obama Delivers His State Of The Union Address
Leave a comment

unborn baby shot in LA riots speaks out, Jessica evers, Elvira Evers Jessica Evers (pictured right) was an unborn 38-week-old baby during the 1992 L.A. Riots that took 55 lives, injured more than 2,300 people and racked up more than a billion dollars in damage.

SEE ALSO: Rodney King Says America’s Been Good To Me After ‘I Paid The Price’

Yet she was its youngest victim when her mother, Elvira Evers, (pictured left) was shot in the stomach on April 30, 1992, the second day of the riots, the Daily Mail reports.

LIKE NewsOne On Facebook To Stay Up On Black News Worldwide!

Ms. Evers told a local TV station that she noticed cars full of looted items in her Compton neighborhood, prompting her to seek safety.

Watch Jessica and her mother, Elvira, talk about the L.A. Riots below

The Daily Mail has more:

Fearful, she ushered her children home. ‘I started getting nervous,’ she recounted.

But as she went inside, she felt her body was on fire. She did not notice she had been shot in the stomach until a neighbor pointed out the blood oozing onto her white dress.

‘I didn’t know I’d been hit,’ Evers said after the incident. ‘I just felt a little tingling.’

Knowing that an ambulance would take too long to arrive in the midst of the violence, a friend drove her to St. Francis Medical Center, where an emergency caesarian section saved her baby.

Elvira had been asleep for a week when she awoke and immediately began to cry. ‘I was just like, oh my God, my baby,’ she said, certain her daughter had not survived.

But baby Jessica, now 19, did in fact, survive. Read the rest of the Daily Mail article to learn how Jessica is doing now.

SEE ALSO:

‘Pregnant Man’ Thomas Beatie Divorce: Claims Wife Punched Him In The Crotch

Uh Oh! Condoms In Porn Law Requires Police Department To Watch Films

Also On News One: