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New York Post
Racial unrest sparks a tense showdown in riveting new dramaof incoming shoppers. But lighthearted moments contrast with roiling racial un
New York Post / Posted 4 days ago
of incoming shoppers. But lighthearted moments contrast with roiling racial unrest: The film takes place in 1992 as the Rodney King verdict is announced, and word is trickling across town that there’s “free s - - t” in South Central, where... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Justin Chon's drama 'Gook' revisits '92 L.A. riots with insightthey inherited. Neither young man’s heart is really in it, although as the movi
Los Angeles Times / Posted 4 days ago
they inherited. Neither young man’s heart is really in it, although as the movie opens, on the day of the verdicts in the Rodney King case, taskmaster Eli hasn’t come to terms with his own dissatisfaction. Daniel, on the other hand, softer than... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Justin Chon aims for cross-cultural understanding with 1992 L.A. riots drama 'Gook'by looters on the fourth day of the chaos. But in “Gook,” a character-driven d
Los Angeles Times / Posted 4 days ago
by looters on the fourth day of the chaos. But in “Gook,” a character-driven drama set amid the violent aftermath of the Rodney King verdict, the “Twilight” actor turned director intends to not only reclaim the word, but redefine it. Writer,... Read more
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Philly.com
HBO producer gets year in prison after dermatologist's deathcancellation of his contract to produce a documentary about entertainer Sammy D
Philly.com / Posted 6 days ago
cancellation of his contract to produce a documentary about entertainer Sammy Davis Jr. and to develop a one-man show on Rodney King, a performance that went on without him under Spike Lee's direction. In addition, the lawyer wrote, three shows... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
HBO producer gets year in prison after dermatologist's deathcancellation of his contract to produce a documentary about entertainer Sammy D
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 6 days ago
cancellation of his contract to produce a documentary about entertainer Sammy Davis Jr. and to develop a one-man show on Rodney King, a performance that went on without him under Spike Lee's direction. In addition, the lawyer wrote, three shows... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
Looking Back To Look Ahead: A New LA Riot Doc Uncovers A Hidden Pastthe Los Angeles riots turned the city into a hotbed of civil unrest. Four LAPD
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 6 days ago
the Los Angeles riots turned the city into a hotbed of civil unrest. Four LAPD officers were acquitted over the beating of Rodney King, sparking riots that led to more than 60 deaths and 1,000 damaged properties. Now, Oscar-winning director John... Read more
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KIVI Boise
Looking Back To Look Ahead: A New LA Riot Doc Uncovers A Hidden Pastthe Los Angeles riots turned the city into a hotbed of civil unrest. Four LAPD
KIVI Boise / Posted 6 days ago
the Los Angeles riots turned the city into a hotbed of civil unrest. Four LAPD officers were acquitted over the beating of Rodney King, sparking riots that led to more than 60 deaths and 1,000 damaged properties. Now, Oscar-winning director John... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Three women to convene community discussion of Detroit film on Algiers Motel killingsrole it played in Detroit’s history. We drew commonalities between the rebellio
Detroit Free Press / Posted 7 days ago
role it played in Detroit’s history. We drew commonalities between the rebellions of Watts, Detroit and the riots after the Rodney King verdict. I was a student once again, learning that the anger within me had a life long before I was... Read more
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Daily Mail
Truth about Meghan's last romance before Prince Harry stole her heartprostitutes, drug-pushers and hustlers lurked on street corners. And, following
Daily Mail / Posted 8 days ago
prostitutes, drug-pushers and hustlers lurked on street corners. And, following the murder by police of black taxi driver Rodney King in 1991, LA was a tinderbox seething with racial tension. RELATED ARTICLES Meghan unmasked: Previously unseen... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
Ava DuVernay Interviews 'Gook' Director Justin Chon: "Isn’t It Nice to Hear Filmmakers of Color Talk About Craft?"Asian, black and Latino characters and set on April 29, 1992 -- the day four wh
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 8 days ago
Asian, black and Latino characters and set on April 29, 1992 -- the day four white LAPD officers were acquitted for beating Rodney King. But unlike past and upcoming films about the L.A. riots, Gook takes place not in South Central but in Paramount... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
3 movies demonstrate how meanest streets are paved with inequalitygive that event a beating heart. By the 42-minute mark of writer-director Ridl
Chicago Tribune / Posted 11 days ago
give that event a beating heart. By the 42-minute mark of writer-director Ridley’s film, we may dread the introduction of Rodney King but we’re ready for it. We’ve been prepared: We’ve seen how the controversial and often lethal Los Angeles Police... Read more
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Louisiana Weekly
Federal oversight of police reform: Functional or futile?tactics toward mostly Black citizens. Among these incidents, included the nati
Louisiana Weekly / Posted 14 days ago
tactics toward mostly Black citizens. Among these incidents, included the nationally-publicized beating of Black motorist Rodney King and subsequent acquittal of the officers involved and the Rampart police division scandal, which exposed gang... Read more
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Louisiana Weekly
Rogue cop U.S.A.Department called it a cover-up that was one of the most significant police mis
Louisiana Weekly / Posted 14 days ago
Department called it a cover-up that was one of the most significant police misconduct prosecutions in the U.S. since the Rodney King beating case. “When I got here in 2010,” Ms. Hutson said, “I could see trust was lost between the police and the... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Residents of a crisis-ridden Rio caution future Olympic hostsof things. Well, that’s part of our strategy, no doubt about it.” This style of
KERA North Texas / Posted 17 days ago
of things. Well, that’s part of our strategy, no doubt about it.” This style of policing was a contributing factor to the Rodney King riots of 1992. “People in future cities with the Olympics need to fight hard to make sure the changes that come... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
'Detroit' Forces Audiences to Look at an Ugly Moment of History1992, Los Angeles went up in flames. Most of us who lived here should have kno
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 17 days ago
1992, Los Angeles went up in flames. Most of us who lived here should have known something was coming. Ever since the Rodney King trial got underway — and even before that, when video of his beating disabused even cockeyed optimists about the... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
August 4officers Stacey Koon and Laurence Powell to 32 months in prison for violating t
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 17 days ago
officers Stacey Koon and Laurence Powell to 32 months in prison for violating the civil rights of beaten motorist Rodney King (pictured). Two other officers, Timothy Wind and Theodore Briseno, had been acquitted when the verdicts were read... Read more
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KEYT 3 Santa Barbara
August 4officers Stacey Koon and Laurence Powell to 32 months in prison for violating t
KEYT 3 Santa Barbara / Posted 17 days ago
officers Stacey Koon and Laurence Powell to 32 months in prison for violating the civil rights of beaten motorist Rodney King (pictured). Two other officers, Timothy Wind and Theodore Briseno, had been acquitted when the verdicts were read... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
August 4officers Stacey Koon and Laurence Powell to 32 months in prison for violating t
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 17 days ago
officers Stacey Koon and Laurence Powell to 32 months in prison for violating the civil rights of beaten motorist Rodney King (pictured). Two other officers, Timothy Wind and Theodore Briseno, had been acquitted when the verdicts were read... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
August 4officers Stacey Koon and Laurence Powell to 32 months in prison for violating t
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 17 days ago
officers Stacey Koon and Laurence Powell to 32 months in prison for violating the civil rights of beaten motorist Rodney King (pictured). Two other officers, Timothy Wind and Theodore Briseno, had been acquitted when the verdicts were read... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
August 4officers Stacey Koon and Laurence Powell to 32 months in prison for violating t
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 17 days ago
officers Stacey Koon and Laurence Powell to 32 months in prison for violating the civil rights of beaten motorist Rodney King (pictured). Two other officers, Timothy Wind and Theodore Briseno, had been acquitted when the verdicts were read... Read more
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The Manila Times
1,945 examinees pass the Radiologic Technologist Licensure examsALAGAO 512 CORPUZ, MA ANGELICA BESWIN 513 CORPUZ, ROBINSON JADHO AGUSTIN 514
The Manila Times / Posted 17 days ago
ALAGAO 512 CORPUZ, MA ANGELICA BESWIN 513 CORPUZ, ROBINSON JADHO AGUSTIN 514 CORPUZ, SHERYL LENN ALLOGUINES 515 CORREA, RODNEY KING FAUSTINO 516 CORTEZ, ABIGAIL RIVERA 517 COSTALES, JOHN EDBERT ALVESTER 518 CRISOLO, PAMELA SUMALINOG 519... Read more
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Variety
Dick Wolf Says Menendez Brothers Should Have Gotten Lighter SentencesBalcer said. He went on to say that the DA’s office at the time was reeling fro
Variety / Posted 18 days ago
Balcer said. He went on to say that the DA’s office at the time was reeling from high-profile losses in the OJ Simpson and Rodney King trials and therefore desperately needed a win with the Menendez murders. The first installment of the new true... Read more
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New America Media
Federal Oversight of Police Reform: Functional or Futile?decree with the DOJ. Photo: MGN OnlineAmong these incidents, included the natio
New America Media / Posted 18 days ago
decree with the DOJ. Photo: MGN OnlineAmong these incidents, included the nationally-publicized beating of Black motorist Rodney King and subsequent acquittal of the officers involved and the Rampart police division scandal, which exposed gang... Read more
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New America Media
Rogue Cop U.S.A.Department called it a cover-up that was one of the most significant police mis
New America Media / Posted 20 days ago
Department called it a cover-up that was one of the most significant police misconduct prosecutions in the U.S. since the Rodney King beating case. “When I got here in 2010,” Ms. Hutson said, “I could see trust was lost between the police and the... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
US police chiefs blast Trump for endorsing 'police brutality'New York, speech could upend nearly three decades of fence-mending since the 19
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 22 days ago
New York, speech could upend nearly three decades of fence-mending since the 1991 Los Angeles Police Department beating of Rodney King ushered in an era of distrust of police. "It's the wrong message," Chuck Wexler, executive director of the... Read more
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Breitbart
Sharpton: Trump’s Speech to Police Was ‘Against Decency’just killed somebody. Don’t hit their head? I said you can take the hand away,
Breitbart / Posted 22 days ago
just killed somebody. Don’t hit their head? I said you can take the hand away, OK?” Sharpton said, “So when we go from Rodney King being beat by police to all the way to Freddie Gray who was killed by police in a rough ride in Baltimore some of... Read more
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Boston Globe
Police chiefs denounce Trump’s endorsement of ‘police brutality’New York, speech could upend nearly three decades of fence-mending since the 19
Boston Globe / Posted 22 days ago
New York, speech could upend nearly three decades of fence-mending since the 1991 Los Angeles Police Department beating of Rodney King ushered in an era of distrust of police. ‘‘It’s the wrong message,’’ Chuck Wexler, executive director of the... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Police chiefs blast President Trump for endorsing ‘police brutality’Island speech could upend nearly three decades of fence-mending since the 1991
Bangor Daily News / Posted 22 days ago
Island speech could upend nearly three decades of fence-mending since the 1991 Los Angeles Police Department beating of Rodney King ushered in an era of distrust of police. “It’s the wrong message,” Chuck Wexler, executive director of the... Read more
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Philboxing
'MIGHTY MIDGET' WILLIAMS STOPS GONZALEZ IN 14 KOs), fighting out of Los Angeles, opened the televised broadcast with a conv
Philboxing / Posted 22 days ago
4 KOs), fighting out of Los Angeles, opened the televised broadcast with a convincing six-round unanimous decision over Rodney "King Corso" Hernandez (10-6-2, 2 KOs), of Fresno (CA). "I thought I did real well against a good opponent," former... Read more
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The Columbian
Police chiefs blast Trump for endorsing ‘brutality’N.Y., speech could upend nearly three decades of fence-mending since the 1991 L
The Columbian / Posted 22 days ago
N.Y., speech could upend nearly three decades of fence-mending since the 1991 Los Angeles Police Department beating of Rodney King ushered in an era of distrust of police. “It’s the wrong message,” Chuck Wexler, executive director of the... Read more
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TribLIVE
Police chiefs across country blast TrumpN.Y., speech could upend nearly three decades of fence-mending since the 1991 L
TribLIVE / Posted 23 days ago
N.Y., speech could upend nearly three decades of fence-mending since the 1991 Los Angeles Police Department beating of Rodney King ushered in an era of distrust of police. “It's the wrong message,” Chuck Wexler, executive director of the... Read more
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The Mercury News
US police chiefs blast Trump for endorsing ‘police brutality’N.Y., speech could upend nearly three decades of fence-mending since the 1991 L
The Mercury News / Posted 23 days ago
N.Y., speech could upend nearly three decades of fence-mending since the 1991 Los Angeles Police Department beating of Rodney King ushered in an era of distrust of police. “It’s the wrong message,” Chuck Wexler, executive director of the... Read more
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Connecticut Post
US police chiefs blast Trump for endorsing 'police brutality'N.Y., speech could upend nearly three decades of fence-mending since the 1991 L
Connecticut Post / Posted 23 days ago
N.Y., speech could upend nearly three decades of fence-mending since the 1991 Los Angeles Police Department beating of Rodney King ushered in an era of distrust of police. "It's the wrong message," Chuck Wexler, executive director of the... Read more
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Greenwich Time
US police chiefs blast Trump for endorsing 'police brutality'N.Y., speech could upend nearly three decades of fence-mending since the 1991 L
Greenwich Time / Posted 23 days ago
N.Y., speech could upend nearly three decades of fence-mending since the 1991 Los Angeles Police Department beating of Rodney King ushered in an era of distrust of police. "It's the wrong message," Chuck Wexler, executive director of the... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
US police chiefs blast Trump for endorsing 'police brutality'N.Y., speech could upend nearly three decades of fence-mending since the 1991 L
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 23 days ago
N.Y., speech could upend nearly three decades of fence-mending since the 1991 Los Angeles Police Department beating of Rodney King ushered in an era of distrust of police. "It's the wrong message," Chuck Wexler, executive director of the... Read more
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Al.com
US police leaders blast President Trump for endorsing 'police brutality'N.Y., speech could upend nearly three decades of fence-mending since the 1991 L
Al.com / Posted 23 days ago
N.Y., speech could upend nearly three decades of fence-mending since the 1991 Los Angeles Police Department beating of Rodney King ushered in an era of distrust of police. "It's the wrong message," Chuck Wexler, executive director of the... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
US police leaders blast President Trump for endorsing 'police brutality'N.Y., speech could upend nearly three decades of fence-mending since the 1991 L
Staten Island Advance / Posted 23 days ago
N.Y., speech could upend nearly three decades of fence-mending since the 1991 Los Angeles Police Department beating of Rodney King ushered in an era of distrust of police. "It's the wrong message," Chuck Wexler, executive director of the... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
US police chiefs blast Trump for endorsing 'police brutality'N.Y., speech could upend nearly three decades of fence-mending since the 1991 L
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 23 days ago
N.Y., speech could upend nearly three decades of fence-mending since the 1991 Los Angeles Police Department beating of Rodney King ushered in an era of distrust of police. "It's the wrong message," Chuck Wexler, executive director of the... Read more
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Barrow Journal
Thompson: The O.J. dilemmaif there were jurors who voted to acquit Simpson as payback for the acquittal o
Barrow Journal / Posted 23 days ago
if there were jurors who voted to acquit Simpson as payback for the acquittal of LAPD officers in the savage beating of Rodney King. She speculates “90 percent” of the jurors felt that way and said she was one of them. Asked if she thought that... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Datebook: Chagall's buoyant stage designs, an alt arts festival kicks off, photography about the borderA historical exhibition looks at the myriad social and political forces that le
Los Angeles Times / Posted 25 days ago
A historical exhibition looks at the myriad social and political forces that led to the 1992 riots in the wake of the Rodney King verdict — including a troubled history of police relations in minority communities, a history of housing... Read more
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Columbia Star
Atlantic Institute of Columbia presents “Feeding the Brain with Books”The Atlantic Institute of Columbia holds its annual Artistry of Worship night W
Columbia Star / Posted 25 days ago
The Atlantic Institute of Columbia holds its annual Artistry of Worship night When Rodney King asked “Can we just get along?” his vision might have been the work done by the Atlantic Institute of Columbia. Located in West Columbia, the six-yearold... Read more
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Billboard
Looking Back at the Riverport Riot as Guns N' Roses Return to St. Louis for First Show in 26 Yearsvideo again tonight." This was only a few months, remember, after the release
Billboard / Posted 26 days ago
video again tonight." This was only a few months, remember, after the release of the video showing the brutal beating of Rodney King. It seemed clear that was what he was referring to. "Did you hear what he just said?" I asked Crone. "I... Read more
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New Kerala
Run&Shoot Filmworks' 15th Annual Martha's Vineyard African American Film Festival Commences with Screening of Open Road Films' Marshall - newkerala news #257390MVPAC, the Global Sport Institute at Arizona State University and Spike Lee wil
New Kerala / Posted 26 days ago
MVPAC, the Global Sport Institute at Arizona State University and Spike Lee will present clips from, the Netflix acquired, Rodney King starring Roger Guenveur Smith. The short film competition, sponsored by HBO and Saatchi & Saatchi Global... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Minneapolis police shooting tests mayor as re-election loomsinto politics by police violence. She cites the Los Angeles riots after a jury
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 27 days ago
into politics by police violence. She cites the Los Angeles riots after a jury acquitted the officers charged with beating Rodney King in 1992 as her motivation. Since taking office, she's pushed the Minneapolis police department to adopt new... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Minneapolis police shooting tests mayor as re-election loomsinto politics by police violence. She cites the Los Angeles riots after a jury
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 27 days ago
into politics by police violence. She cites the Los Angeles riots after a jury acquitted the officers charged with beating Rodney King in 1992 as her motivation. Since taking office, she's pushed the Minneapolis police department to adopt new... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Minneapolis police shooting tests mayor as re-election loomsinto politics by police violence. She cites the Los Angeles riots after a jury
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 27 days ago
into politics by police violence. She cites the Los Angeles riots after a jury acquitted the officers charged with beating Rodney King in 1992 as her motivation. Since taking office, she's pushed the Minneapolis police department to adopt new... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Minneapolis police shooting tests mayor as re-election loomsinto politics by police violence. She cites the Los Angeles riots after a jury
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 27 days ago
into politics by police violence. She cites the Los Angeles riots after a jury acquitted the officers charged with beating Rodney King in 1992 as her motivation. Since taking office, she's pushed the Minneapolis police department to adopt new... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Minneapolis police shooting tests mayor as re-election loomsinto politics by police violence. She cites the Los Angeles riots after a jury
KTVN Reno / Posted 27 days ago
into politics by police violence. She cites the Los Angeles riots after a jury acquitted the officers charged with beating Rodney King in 1992 as her motivation. Since taking office, she's pushed the Minneapolis police department to adopt new... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Minneapolis police shooting tests mayor as re-election loomsinto politics by police violence. She cites the Los Angeles riots after a jury
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 27 days ago
into politics by police violence. She cites the Los Angeles riots after a jury acquitted the officers charged with beating Rodney King in 1992 as her motivation. Since taking office, she's pushed the Minneapolis police department to adopt new... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Minneapolis police shooting tests mayor as re-election loomsinto politics by police violence. She cites the Los Angeles riots after a jury
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 27 days ago
into politics by police violence. She cites the Los Angeles riots after a jury acquitted the officers charged with beating Rodney King in 1992 as her motivation. Since taking office, she's pushed the Minneapolis police department to adopt new... Read more
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