Rodney Glen King (April 2, 1965 – June 17, 2012) was an American construction worker who became well known after being beaten harshly by Los Angeles police officers during a traffic stop on March 3, 1991. George Holliday, a resident in the nearby area, witnessed the beating and videotaped much of it from the balcony of his nearby apartment.

June 2012 - Rodney King who became nationally known after being beaten by Los Angeles police officers dies at 47

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Nearly A Quarter Of A Century Later, The LAPD Is Still Getting Caught Brutalizing Black Men On CameraTop: LAPD officers beating Rodney King after a high-speed chase.

Rest in peace Rodney King!    Rodney G. King, whose beating in 1991 by the police was captured on video and led to riots in Los Angeles the next year after officers involved in the case were acquitted, was found dead early Sunday in his home, police officials said. #rodneyking #obituary #blackandwhite #losangeles #losangelesriots

Rodney King after his beating Rodney G. King, whose beating in 1991 by the police was captured on video and led to riots in Los Angeles the next year after officers involved in the case were.

L.A. Burning: 25 Years Later Documentary to Air For 25th Anniversary Since The Rodney King Case Acquittal

Burning: 25 Years Later Documentary to Air For Anniversary Since The Rodney King Case Acquittal

Riots Around The World | ... riots erupted after the verdicts in the Rodney King case were

After L.A. Riots, A Failed Effort For A Broken City

A fire burns out of control at the corner of St. and West Blvd. in South Central Los Angeles, April Hundreds of stores were burned after rioting erupted after the verdicts in the Rodney King assault case.

Rodney King The not-guilty verdict for King’s beating case against the LAPD was broadcast April 29, 1992, and immediately incited riots around South Central Los Angeles

Rodney King The not-guilty verdict for King’s beating case against the LAPD was broadcast April and immediately incited riots around South Central Los Angeles

Watts Truce: Days before the LA riots inspired by the unjust ruling of the infamous Rodney King case, gangs called for peace in the area

Historic 1992 Watts gang truce — bigger than the LA Riots?

In California Planing & Development Report, Morris Newman writes, "Let’s be very clear: institutionalized poverty, made possible by blue lining, was the real cause of the Rodney King riots."

In California Planing & Development Report, Morris Newman writes, "Let’s be very clear: institutionalized poverty, made possible by blue lining, was the real cause of the Rodney King riots.

Black Then​August 4, 1993: A Federal Judge Sentences LAPD Officers In The Rodney King Case. | Black Then

Black Then​August 4, 1993: A Federal Judge Sentences LAPD Officers In The Rodney King Case. | Black Then

Rodney King case prompted cops to shoot instead of swing baton to avoid legal woes, defense lawyer says on 25th anniversary of infamous videotaped beating by LAPD

Rodney King beating prompted cops to shoot more: lawyer

Rodney King case prompted cops to shoot instead of swing baton to avoid legal woes, defense lawyer says on anniversary of infamous videotaped beating by LAPD

We've been forewarned: LA riots with Rodney King is what should be expected to happen in Ferguson  Bay State Conservative News on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/pages/Bay-State-Conservative-News/232712126794242

What I Learned About Civil Unrest During The Los Angeles Riots 25 Years Ago -- The last 25 years of urban unrest in America and around the world show how rapidly domestic tranquility can collapse when law enforcement steps aside or is overwhelmed.

10 TV Trials That Shook The World: Casey Anthony, OJ Simpson, Rodney King Gallery - The Hollywood Reporter

10 TV Trials That Shook The World: Casey Anthony, OJ Simpson, Rodney King Gallery - The Hollywood Reporter

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