Rodney King, Whose Police Beating Led to Los Angeles Riots, Dies at 47
Rodney King, whose 1991 videotaped beating at the hands of Los Angeles police ... men who beat Rodney King do not deserve to wear the uniform of the LAPD.” On April 29, 1992, a jury acquitted the four officers, believing that since King did not take ...
Rodney King: 'What I Had To Do Was Make It Better'
The death Sunday of Rodney King, the victim of a 1991 ... drugs or alcohol played any role, police say. They do not suspect foul play. His plaintive question during the L.A. riots — "can we ... can we all get along?" — is among the most famous quotes ...
'Put a lid on your hatred': Rodney King says rioters who brought London to a standstill won't solve anything
London rioters need to get a grip on their feelings, before it’s too late.' Like Mark Duggan, who was killed by police in North London last week, Rodney King found ... "what would God do?" before picking up weapons.' King was born in Sacramento ...
Rodney King, motorist whose beating by Los Angeles police officers sparked deadly US race riots, dead at 47
Police in Rialto, Calif., found King's body in a swimming pool after getting a 911 call from his fiancee ... the day a jury acquitted three of the four officers who beat him. King was beaten by Los Angeles Police Department officers on a dark street ...
George Holliday, the man with the camera who shot Rodney King while police beat him, got burned, too
Sometime after midnight, he was awakened by the sound of helicopters and police ... pulled up at the same pump. “Hey, George, George Holliday,” the man said. “You don’t recognize me, do you?” Suddenly, Holliday realized it was Rodney King.