Thursday, November 21, 2019

Tag: rodney king

Philly’s Interim Police Chief Accuses Folks of...

Philadelphia's acting police commissioner says she's "profoundly sorry"  after a 1990s photo showed her sporting a T-shirt that appeared to make light of the...

Rodney King’s Daughter Starts Scholarship to Help...

Rodney King's daughter Lora King wants to help Black fathers who struggle financially to spend quality time with their children.

Ex-Officer Involved In Rodney King Beating Enters...

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (AP) — A former Los Angeles police sergeant who went to prison for his role in the beating of black motorist...

Ex-Officer Involved in Rodney King Beating Charged...

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (AP) — A former Los Angeles police sergeant who went to prison for his role in the beating of black motorist...

Hundreds Mark 25th Anniversary of Rodney King...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Twenty-five years ago, a jury acquitted four white police officers in the beating of Black motorist Rodney King, sparking looting...

‘LA 92’ Raises New Questions, Challenges Old...

Twenty-five years ago, Los Angeles erupted in violence after a white jury acquitted the four white cops who brutally beat Rodney King within an...

The Lasting Legacy of the 1992 Watts...

Los Angeles, April 1992. All eyes are on the affluent suburb of Simi Valley as an all-white jury deliberates the fate of four police...

Trial of Cops Charged in Freddie Gray...

A judge ruled that the six Baltimore police officers indicted in the April death of Freddie Gray will be tried in the city of...

L.A. Riots Movie ‘April 29, 1992’ Could...

As Straight Outta Compton continues to boast its box office muscle and leave audiences humming about cruising down their respective blocks in a ’64,...

Study Shows Californians Believe Their State is...

People in California believe race relations are better there than anywhere else in the country, even as studies indicate the state suspends Black students...

The LAPD Is More Diverse Than Ever,...

Does it matter if a police department is as non-white as the city it patrols? That's one of the biggest questions the nation is grappling...

5 Examples of Black People Rising up...

Newark Riots Black citizens of Newark rioted for six days in July 1967 in response to systematic police racism and violence that largely targeted young...

14 People Arrested in Angry L.A. Protests...

As people in many cities around the country found peaceful ways to vent following the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the slaying of 17-year-old...

Report: Rodney King Was in ‘Drug, Alcohol-Induced...

The toxicology report on Rodney King indicates that he was in a “state of drug- and alcohol-induced delirium" when he fell or jumped into...

Is the Rage Behind Ice Cube’s Rodney-King...

This past Sunday, Rodney King died at age 47, closing the book on a troubled life burdened by one of the more tragic cases...

Rodney King: 911 Call Reveals Frantic Moments...

Police in Rialto, CA, yesterday released the audio from the 911 call on which Rodney King's fiance Cynthia Kelley can be heard crying and...

Rodney King, 47, Found Dead In Swimming...

Rodney King Dead - Rodney King, 47, the man whose beatings caught on videotape sparked the Los Angeles riots 20 years ago, was found...

Rodney King, key figure in LA riots,...

Rodney King, the man whose beatings caught on videotape sparked the Los Angeles riots 20 years ago, was found at the bottom of his...