Rodney King

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Twenty-five years ago today, the videotaped police beating of Rodney King brought police brutality and racial inequality to the forefront of public discourse, social issues that still reverberate today. Twenty-five years ago today, in the early morning hours of March 3, 1991, what should have been a routine police stop for excessive speeding became a […]

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*Details began to emerge Sunday about the death of Rodney King, a key figure in the 1992 Los Angeles riots. As we reported earlier, King…

Rodney King was arrested Tuesday in southern California on suspicion of driving under the influence. King was pulled over and arrested after committing several traffic violations, Moreno Valley officers said. King’s 1991 traffic arrest and beating by four Los Angeles police officers became national news, and subsequently shaped America’s conversation on police brutality. He was […]