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Rodney King found dead: Police

The AP, via CBS reported: Rodney King, whose beating by police officers in 1991 was captured on videotape, exacerbating racial tensions in Los Angeles, has been found dead. He was 47. King famously said during the riots that his beating generated, “Can we all get along? Can we get along? Can we stop making it... Read more »

Trayvon Martin, NBA brutality and a Catholic bishop's words distorted

I tuned in to CNN on Friday to get the news. Saw Rodney King being interviewed. The host asked: Do you think that race figured into the Trayvon Martin shooting? I turned off CNN. There’s King, the guy beaten by Los Angeles cops two decades ago, dragged out of obscurity (except for an arrest last... Read more »
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