TIME Magazine Cover: Los Angeles Riots -- May 11, 1992, as stated by Rodney King -- Oh, if one day this quote could become our reality, don't you agree?

TIME Magazine Cover: Los Angeles Riots -- May 11, 1992, as stated by Rodney King -- Oh, if one day this quote could become our reality, don't you agree?

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

Rodney King April 9, 1965- June 17 2012..was caught by the Los Angeles police after a high-speed chase on March 3, 1991. The officers pulled him out of the car and beat him brutally, while amateur cameraman George Holliday caught it all on tape. RIP

Rodney King April 9, 1965- June 17 2012..was caught by the Los Angeles police after a high-speed chase on March 3, 1991. The officers pulled him out of the car and beat him brutally, while amateur cameraman George Holliday caught it all on tape. RIP

The 1992 Los Angeles riots began on April 29, 1992, after the acquittal of four LAPD police officers on trial for the beating of motorist Rodney King.  Video of his treatment after a March 3, 1991, traffic stop drew international attention.  Civil unrest, which included violence and looting, broke out on the streets of Los Angeles.

1992 ‘Rodney King riots' – A look back at L.A. in flames

The 1992 Los Angeles riots began on April 29, 1992, after the acquittal of four LAPD police officers on trial for the beating of motorist Rodney King. Video of his treatment after a March 3, 1991, traffic stop drew international attention. Civil unrest, which included violence and looting, broke out on the streets of Los Angeles.

Rodney King - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Rodney King - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

sorry no direct pic relevant here... Rodney King Video(s)

sorry no direct pic relevant here... Rodney King Video(s)

The 1991 videotaped beating of Rodney King by L.A.P.D. officers, and subsequent riots triggered by the acquittal of the officers involved, rocked L.A. and the nation. The events brought to the forefront concerns about racism and police brutality within the L.A.P.D. Some, including former L.A.P.D. Police Chief Daryl Gates, say the the way Los Angeles responded to these events helped set the stage for the Rampart scandal. Here are the views of some of the folks involved.

The 1991 videotaped beating of Rodney King by L.A.P.D. officers, and subsequent riots triggered by the acquittal of the officers involved, rocked L.A. and the nation. The events brought to the forefront concerns about racism and police brutality within the L.A.P.D. Some, including former L.A.P.D. Police Chief Daryl Gates, say the the way Los Angeles responded to these events helped set the stage for the Rampart scandal. Here are the views of some of the folks involved.

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