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.

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.

1992 Los Angeles riots - Wikipedia | race, Rodney King, Korean Americans, Hispanics, police brutality

1992 Los Angeles riots - Wikipedia | race, Rodney King, Korean Americans, Hispanics, police brutality

Latasha Harlins was a 15-year-old girl who was shot and killed on March 16, 1991 by Soon Ja Du, a 51-year-old Korean store owner. Harlens was a student at Westchester High School in Los Angeles,

Latasha Harlins was a 15-year-old girl who was shot and killed on March 16, 1991 by Soon Ja Du, a 51-year-old Korean store owner. Harlens was a student at Westchester High School in Los Angeles,

Rodney King dead at 47 - CNN.com

Rodney King dead at 47 - CNN.com

Rodney King, April 1965 – June “Can't we all.

Rodney King's death: Police confiscate marijuana from his home

Rodney King's death: Police confiscate marijuana from his home

The recent sudden death of Rodney King brings back memories of those terrible days in the spring of 1992 that ended in more than 50 deaths, thousands of injuries, and a billion dollars in property damage. The shockingly violent videotaped beating of Rodney King and the subsequent acquittal of four LAPD officers accused of the deed sparked massive riots throughout South Central Los Angeles. The riots proved to be the most destructive in modern U.S. history.

A look back: Rodney King and the ’92 riots

The recent sudden death of Rodney King brings back memories of those terrible days in the spring of 1992 that ended in more than 50 deaths, thousands of injuries, and a billion dollars in property damage. The shockingly violent videotaped beating of Rodney King and the subsequent acquittal of four LAPD officers accused of the deed sparked massive riots throughout South Central Los Angeles. The riots proved to be the most destructive in modern U.S. history.

It's not all in the family, Rodney King's family reportedly has not invited finacee Cynthia to the funeral and doesn't plan to. The family is skeptical about the assumed cause of death and won't make any decisions until it is made official.   http://twitter.com/#!/thehotzoneusa  http://www.facebook.com/TheHotZoneUsa

It's not all in the family, Rodney King's family reportedly has not invited finacee Cynthia to the funeral and doesn't plan to. The family is skeptical about the assumed cause of death and won't make any decisions until it is made official. http://twitter.com/#!/thehotzoneusa http://www.facebook.com/TheHotZoneUsa

Rodney King found dead at age 47

Rodney King dead at 47 - CNN.com

Rodney King | ... ruled rodney king s death as drowning accident rodney king was found

Rodney King | ... ruled rodney king s death as drowning accident rodney king was found

Rodney King Death Report-  PCP, Coke, Weed, Booze      							  							  								PCP, Coke, Weed, Booze

Rodney King Death Report- PCP, Coke, Weed, Booze PCP, Coke, Weed, Booze

Rodney King

Rodney King dead at 47 - CNN.com

Rodney King ~ 47 ~ Found int he bottom of a pool

Rodney King Is Dead

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Rodney King death draws odd comments: 'It's a little bit of a joke'

Dr. Drew Pinsky on Rodney King's death: 'I feel angry because I know it didn't have to happen' - Yahoo! TV

Dr. Drew Pinsky on Rodney King's death: 'I feel angry because I know it didn't have to happen'

Dr. Drew Pinsky on Rodney King's death: 'I feel angry because I know it didn't have to happen' - Yahoo! TV

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