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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
The Crazy Partyfourth party known as . Everyone thinks I'm crazy anyway, so that works. For a
The Crazy Party
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted yesterday
fourth party known as . Everyone thinks I'm crazy anyway, so that works. For a slogan, I'm gonna plagiarize Rodney King with "Can't we all get along?" Why have Carol as your vice president? Because I'm mouthy and say what I think.... Read more
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The Oakland Press
Pontiac honors late coach, mentor Bobby Kaiserand cooperation as a vanguard for youth development. “My dad coined the phrase
Pontiac honors late coach, mentor Bobby Kaiser
The Oakland Press / Posted 2 days ago
and cooperation as a vanguard for youth development. “My dad coined the phrase ‘can’t we all just get along’ long before Rodney King,” Graves said. And future world heavyweight boxing champion Pinklon Thomas was a youth on the wild side before... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
My 90 minutes in Comptondeliver the rise and fall of NWA to the big screen. However it's been over 20
My 90 minutes in Compton
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 4 days ago
deliver the rise and fall of NWA to the big screen. However it's been over 20 years since African-American taxi driver Rodney King was taped getting beaten by the LAPD in what has now become one of the most infamous episodes of police brutality... Read more
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Raw Story
Video the LAPD didn’t want released shows officers laughing and smiling as man dies in custodythat reviewed the incident included two former U.S. Attorneys, including one wh
Video the LAPD didn’t want released shows officers laughing and smiling as man dies in custody
Raw Story / Posted 5 days ago
that reviewed the incident included two former U.S. Attorneys, including one who had investigated the infamous Rodney King beating, as well as a civil rights leader and law school dean. Its report offers a detailed chronology, from the... Read more
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Baller Status
Game Unveils Cover Art For "1992" Albuma normality for a young African American male growing up in Compton & the surro
Game Unveils Cover Art For "1992" Album
Baller Status / Posted 5 days ago
a normality for a young African American male growing up in Compton & the surrounding areas of Los Angeles County... "Rodney King getting abused by the cops was an unforgettable incident & caused mass hysteria worldwide," he continued. "The... Read more
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The New Yorker
Miami Bluedid,” he replied. “It would be in the heat of battle, which is why I understand
Miami Blue
The New Yorker / Posted 6 days ago
did,” he replied. “It would be in the heat of battle, which is why I understand these things. Most people thought that the Rodney King thing was horrible because he was hit. He was a defenseless guy hit fifty-six times. That was true. But, from a... Read more
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Wired News
Injustice Went Viral Way Before Facebook Livefootage played on television newscasts nationwide. Three years later, George Ho
Injustice Went Viral Way Before Facebook Live
Wired News / Posted 6 days ago
footage played on television newscasts nationwide. Three years later, George Holliday recorded LA police officers beating Rodney King, galvanizing the nation and the idea that anyone with a camera could foster change. Still, these images relied... Read more
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Variety
From ‘Fargo’ to ‘People v. O.J.’: Emmy Nominees Discuss Limited Series Formatand institutional racism. So when we sold the project, Larry [Karaszewski] and
From ‘Fargo’ to ‘People v. O.J.’: Emmy Nominees Discuss Limited Series Format
Variety / Posted 7 days ago
and institutional racism. So when we sold the project, Larry [Karaszewski] and I said, ‘We’re going to start with the Rodney King beating,’ to contextualize it all.” Foreknowledge can have witty ramifications. In “Fargo” season one, Hawley... Read more
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WLKY Louisville
Race in Louisville: In-depth examination of race relationsTHE FRUSTRATION. THAT IS WHAT I BASS TO SAY WAS WHEN PEOPLE GET MAD. I THINK WE
Race in Louisville: In-depth examination of race relations
WLKY Louisville / Posted 9 days ago
THE FRUSTRATION. THAT IS WHAT I BASS TO SAY WAS WHEN PEOPLE GET MAD. I THINK WE'RE NAIVE TO THAT I BALTIMORE, FERGUSON, RODNEY KING ALL HAPPENED SHOOTING. IS OFFICERS GET CHARMED WITH SOMETHING. THEY GO TO COURT. THEN, THEY ARE NOT HELD... Read more
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The Hill
Donald Trump is the enemy of liberty, his words are proofopposes or obstructs the laws.” Modern example: On May 1, 1992, President Georg
Donald Trump is the enemy of liberty, his words are proof
The Hill / Posted 11 days ago
opposes or obstructs the laws.” Modern example: On May 1, 1992, President George H. Bush sent in the military to quell the Rodney King riots in Los Angeles by Executive Order 12804 which was rooted in this act. The Posse Comitatus Act of 1878... Read more
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Newsweek
The new American cop: More diverse, better equipped and scaredforce. Last summer, a Gallup poll found that confidence in the police was at it
The new American cop: More diverse, better equipped and scared
Newsweek / Posted 12 days ago
force. Last summer, a Gallup poll found that confidence in the police was at its lowest level since the beating of motorist Rodney King in 1991 led to massive riots in Los Angeles. That incident was when filming police using excessive force emerged... Read more
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Pasadena Weekly
Chicano Rock ShowcaseChicano rock band was started by guitarist Quetzal Flores in East LA in 1993, a
Chicano Rock Showcase
Pasadena Weekly / Posted 12 days ago
Chicano rock band was started by guitarist Quetzal Flores in East LA in 1993, an era marked by strife following the Rodney King beating, the Los Angeles Riots and passage of anti-immigrant legislation. Quetzal’s music, boasting a theme of... Read more
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Officer.com
Federal Police Probes Part of Obama Legacyrelies heavily on a 1994 law passed in the wake of the riots in Los Angeles aft
Federal Police Probes Part of Obama Legacy
Officer.com / Posted 13 days ago
relies heavily on a 1994 law passed in the wake of the riots in Los Angeles after the police beating of black motorist Rodney King. Other provisions of the law, which was signed by President Bill Clinton, have been criticized by some for... Read more
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Beauregard Daily News
7 Things You Never Knew About FX's The People v. OJ Simpsonthat winning would feel really good."6. They were going to do an episode that s
7 Things You Never Knew About FX's The People v. OJ Simpson
Beauregard Daily News / Posted 13 days ago
that winning would feel really good."6. They were going to do an episode that showed where everyone was at the time of the Rodney King riotsThe riots are crucial in understanding the context for the case, producers said.7. The N-word became an... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
7 Things You Never Knew About FX's The People v. OJ Simpsonthat winning would feel really good."6. They were going to do an episode that s
7 Things You Never Knew About FX's The People v. OJ Simpson
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 13 days ago
that winning would feel really good."6. They were going to do an episode that showed where everyone was at the time of the Rodney King riotsThe riots are crucial in understanding the context for the case, producers said.7. The N-word became an... Read more
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The Journal-Standard
7 Things You Never Knew About FX's The People v. OJ Simpsonthat winning would feel really good."6. They were going to do an episode that s
7 Things You Never Knew About FX's The People v. OJ Simpson
The Journal-Standard / Posted 13 days ago
that winning would feel really good."6. They were going to do an episode that showed where everyone was at the time of the Rodney King riotsThe riots are crucial in understanding the context for the case, producers said.7. The N-word became an... Read more
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Boonville Daily News
7 Things You Never Knew About FX's The People v. OJ Simpsonthat winning would feel really good."6. They were going to do an episode that s
7 Things You Never Knew About FX's The People v. OJ Simpson
Boonville Daily News / Posted 13 days ago
that winning would feel really good."6. They were going to do an episode that showed where everyone was at the time of the Rodney King riotsThe riots are crucial in understanding the context for the case, producers said.7. The N-word became an... Read more
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Advocate Tribune
7 Things You Never Knew About FX's The People v. OJ Simpsonthat winning would feel really good."6. They were going to do an episode that s
7 Things You Never Knew About FX's The People v. OJ Simpson
Advocate Tribune / Posted 13 days ago
that winning would feel really good."6. They were going to do an episode that showed where everyone was at the time of the Rodney King riotsThe riots are crucial in understanding the context for the case, producers said.7. The N-word became an... Read more
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Herkimer Evening Telegram
7 Things You Never Knew About FX's The People v. OJ Simpsonthat winning would feel really good."6. They were going to do an episode that s
7 Things You Never Knew About FX's The People v. OJ Simpson
Herkimer Evening Telegram / Posted 13 days ago
that winning would feel really good."6. They were going to do an episode that showed where everyone was at the time of the Rodney King riotsThe riots are crucial in understanding the context for the case, producers said.7. The N-word became an... Read more
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Brighton-Pittsford Post
7 Things You Never Knew About FX's The People v. OJ Simpsonthat winning would feel really good."6. They were going to do an episode that s
7 Things You Never Knew About FX's The People v. OJ Simpson
Brighton-Pittsford Post / Posted 13 days ago
that winning would feel really good."6. They were going to do an episode that showed where everyone was at the time of the Rodney King riotsThe riots are crucial in understanding the context for the case, producers said.7. The N-word became an... Read more
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Irondequoit Post
7 Things You Never Knew About FX's The People v. OJ Simpsonthat winning would feel really good."6. They were going to do an episode that s
7 Things You Never Knew About FX's The People v. OJ Simpson
Irondequoit Post / Posted 13 days ago
that winning would feel really good."6. They were going to do an episode that showed where everyone was at the time of the Rodney King riotsThe riots are crucial in understanding the context for the case, producers said.7. The N-word became an... Read more
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The Norwich Bulletin
7 Things You Never Knew About FX's The People v. OJ Simpsonthat winning would feel really good."6. They were going to do an episode that s
7 Things You Never Knew About FX's The People v. OJ Simpson
The Norwich Bulletin / Posted 13 days ago
that winning would feel really good."6. They were going to do an episode that showed where everyone was at the time of the Rodney King riotsThe riots are crucial in understanding the context for the case, producers said.7. The N-word became an... Read more
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Penfield Post
7 Things You Never Knew About FX's The People v. OJ Simpsonthat winning would feel really good."6. They were going to do an episode that s
7 Things You Never Knew About FX's The People v. OJ Simpson
Penfield Post / Posted 13 days ago
that winning would feel really good."6. They were going to do an episode that showed where everyone was at the time of the Rodney King riotsThe riots are crucial in understanding the context for the case, producers said.7. The N-word became an... Read more
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Webster Post
7 Things You Never Knew About FX's The People v. OJ Simpsonthat winning would feel really good."6. They were going to do an episode that s
7 Things You Never Knew About FX's The People v. OJ Simpson
Webster Post / Posted 13 days ago
that winning would feel really good."6. They were going to do an episode that showed where everyone was at the time of the Rodney King riotsThe riots are crucial in understanding the context for the case, producers said.7. The N-word became an... Read more
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Fairport - East Rochester Post
7 Things You Never Knew About FX's The People v. OJ Simpsonthat winning would feel really good."6. They were going to do an episode that s
7 Things You Never Knew About FX's The People v. OJ Simpson
Fairport - East Rochester Post / Posted 13 days ago
that winning would feel really good."6. They were going to do an episode that showed where everyone was at the time of the Rodney King riotsThe riots are crucial in understanding the context for the case, producers said.7. The N-word became an... Read more
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Wayne Post
7 Things You Never Knew About FX's The People v. OJ Simpsonthat winning would feel really good."6. They were going to do an episode that s
7 Things You Never Knew About FX's The People v. OJ Simpson
Wayne Post / Posted 13 days ago
that winning would feel really good."6. They were going to do an episode that showed where everyone was at the time of the Rodney King riotsThe riots are crucial in understanding the context for the case, producers said.7. The N-word became an... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Feds to conduct civil rights probe of Chicago policeleast 15 attorneys who do nothing but conduct such inquiries. They primarily us
Feds to conduct civil rights probe of Chicago police
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 13 days ago
least 15 attorneys who do nothing but conduct such inquiries. They primarily use a 1994 law passed following the beating of Rodney King by police in Los Angeles. Since 2009, the civil rights division has investigated almost two dozen police... Read more
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The Mercury News
Richmond police makes rare move in investigating misconductand later, the Los Angeles Police Department where he helped quell riots follow
Richmond police makes rare move in investigating misconduct
The Mercury News / Posted 14 days ago
and later, the Los Angeles Police Department where he helped quell riots following the acquittal of police in the Rodney King beating. But after 15 years of police work, Aubrey still felt something was missing professionally. So he went to... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
In 702 shootings by Chicago police, zero federal civil rights charges filedmishandled or when a jury returns a not-guilty verdict that officials believe i
In 702 shootings by Chicago police, zero federal civil rights charges filed
Chicago Tribune / Posted 15 days ago
mishandled or when a jury returns a not-guilty verdict that officials believe is a miscarriage of justice. One example: the Rodney King case, in which four Los Angeles officers in the 1990s were acquitted by a jury of beating King during a traffic... Read more
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The Aspen Times
Common previews new song in surprise appearance at Aspen Instituteabout the country’s fraught moment in race relations. He also said he wanted to
Common previews new song in surprise appearance at Aspen Institute
The Aspen Times / Posted 15 days ago
about the country’s fraught moment in race relations. He also said he wanted to tackle the lack of progress from the Rodney King police beating in Los Angeles in 1991 to the death of Bland in police custody in Texas last year. “This story... Read more
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Pitchfork
Michael Jackson: Dangerous Album Reviewwas a man, an eccentric sure, but an adult with deeply rooted beliefs. Release
Michael Jackson: Dangerous Album Review
Pitchfork / Posted 16 days ago
was a man, an eccentric sure, but an adult with deeply rooted beliefs. Released only five months before the LA Riots, the Rodney King beating and murder of Latasha Harlins almost certainly factored into Jackson’s increasingly political slant.... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
August 4officers Stacey Koon and Laurence Powell to 32 months in prison for violating t
August 4
KTXS Abilene / Posted 19 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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KECI Missoula
August 4officers Stacey Koon and Laurence Powell to 32 months in prison for violating t
August 4
KECI Missoula / Posted 19 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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KRCR TV Redding
August 4officers Stacey Koon and Laurence Powell to 32 months in prison for violating t
August 4
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 19 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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Slate
William Bratton Was a Proudly Political, Skillfully Manipulative Police ChiefNeyfakh is a Slate staff writer. Bratton’s arrival in L.A. followed a decade o
William Bratton Was a Proudly Political, Skillfully Manipulative Police Chief
Slate / Posted 20 days ago
Neyfakh is a Slate staff writer. Bratton’s arrival in L.A. followed a decade of tumult that began with the 1992 Rodney King riots and continued with the Rampart scandal of the late ’90s. And while Bratton tends to get credit for helping... Read more
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Spruce Grove Examiner
Fatality highlights need for cop camerasairport, video evidence put the lie to the police narrative. Even as far back a
Fatality highlights need for cop cameras
Spruce Grove Examiner / Posted 20 days ago
airport, video evidence put the lie to the police narrative. Even as far back as 1991, in the Los Angeles beating of Rodney King, video showed indisputably what happened. In Abdi's death, the public has seen video from witnesses of the... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Cameron Triplettand paid for his foolishness with his life. White-officer/black-victim inciden
Cameron Triplett
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 20 days ago
and paid for his foolishness with his life. White-officer/black-victim incidents seem to have been on the rise since the Rodney King incident years ago, and especially since the Ferguson, Missouri, incident a few years back. ... Shumpert's... Read more
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Kincardine News
Fatality highlights need for cop camerasairport, video evidence put the lie to the police narrative. Even as far back a
Fatality highlights need for cop cameras
Kincardine News / Posted 20 days ago
airport, video evidence put the lie to the police narrative. Even as far back as 1991, in the Los Angeles beating of Rodney King, video showed indisputably what happened. In Abdi's death, the public has seen video from witnesses of the... Read more
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Strathmore Standard
Fatality highlights need for cop camerasairport, video evidence put the lie to the police narrative. Even as far back a
Fatality highlights need for cop cameras
Strathmore Standard / Posted 21 days ago
airport, video evidence put the lie to the police narrative. Even as far back as 1991, in the Los Angeles beating of Rodney King, video showed indisputably what happened. In Abdi's death, the public has seen video from witnesses of the... Read more
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Northumberland Today
Fatality highlights need for cop camerasairport, video evidence put the lie to the police narrative. Even as far back a
Fatality highlights need for cop cameras
Northumberland Today / Posted 21 days ago
airport, video evidence put the lie to the police narrative. Even as far back as 1991, in the Los Angeles beating of Rodney King, video showed indisputably what happened. In Abdi's death, the public has seen video from witnesses of the... Read more
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Fort Saskatchewan The Record
Fatality highlights need for cop camerasairport, video evidence put the lie to the police narrative. Even as far back a
Fatality highlights need for cop cameras
Fort Saskatchewan The Record / Posted 21 days ago
airport, video evidence put the lie to the police narrative. Even as far back as 1991, in the Los Angeles beating of Rodney King, video showed indisputably what happened. In Abdi's death, the public has seen video from witnesses of the... Read more
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The Norwich Gazette
Fatality highlights need for cop camerasairport, video evidence put the lie to the police narrative. Even as far back a
Fatality highlights need for cop cameras
The Norwich Gazette / Posted 21 days ago
airport, video evidence put the lie to the police narrative. Even as far back as 1991, in the Los Angeles beating of Rodney King, video showed indisputably what happened. In Abdi's death, the public has seen video from witnesses of the... Read more
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Whitecourt Star
Fatality highlights need for cop camerasairport, video evidence put the lie to the police narrative. Even as far back a
Fatality highlights need for cop cameras
Whitecourt Star / Posted 21 days ago
airport, video evidence put the lie to the police narrative. Even as far back as 1991, in the Los Angeles beating of Rodney King, video showed indisputably what happened. In Abdi's death, the public has seen video from witnesses of the... Read more
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Chatham This Week
Fatality highlights need for cop camerasairport, video evidence put the lie to the police narrative. Even as far back a
Fatality highlights need for cop cameras
Chatham This Week / Posted 21 days ago
airport, video evidence put the lie to the police narrative. Even as far back as 1991, in the Los Angeles beating of Rodney King, video showed indisputably what happened. In Abdi's death, the public has seen video from witnesses of the... Read more
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Grande Prairie Daily Herald-Tribune
Fatality highlights need for cop camerasairport, video evidence put the lie to the police narrative. Even as far back a
Fatality highlights need for cop cameras
Grande Prairie Daily Herald-Tribune / Posted 21 days ago
airport, video evidence put the lie to the police narrative. Even as far back as 1991, in the Los Angeles beating of Rodney King, video showed indisputably what happened. In Abdi's death, the public has seen video from witnesses of the... Read more
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Wallaceburg Courier Press
Fatality highlights need for cop camerasairport, video evidence put the lie to the police narrative. Even as far back a
Fatality highlights need for cop cameras
Wallaceburg Courier Press / Posted 21 days ago
airport, video evidence put the lie to the police narrative. Even as far back as 1991, in the Los Angeles beating of Rodney King, video showed indisputably what happened. In Abdi's death, the public has seen video from witnesses of the... Read more
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Lacombe Globe
Fatality highlights need for cop camerasairport, video evidence put the lie to the police narrative. Even as far back a
Fatality highlights need for cop cameras
Lacombe Globe / Posted 21 days ago
airport, video evidence put the lie to the police narrative. Even as far back as 1991, in the Los Angeles beating of Rodney King, video showed indisputably what happened. In Abdi's death, the public has seen video from witnesses of the... Read more
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Owen Sound Sun Times
Fatality highlights need for cop camerasairport, video evidence put the lie to the police narrative. Even as far back a
Fatality highlights need for cop cameras
Owen Sound Sun Times / Posted 21 days ago
airport, video evidence put the lie to the police narrative. Even as far back as 1991, in the Los Angeles beating of Rodney King, video showed indisputably what happened. In Abdi's death, the public has seen video from witnesses of the... Read more
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Simcoe Reformer
Fatality highlights need for cop camerasairport, video evidence put the lie to the police narrative. Even as far back a
Fatality highlights need for cop cameras
Simcoe Reformer / Posted 21 days ago
airport, video evidence put the lie to the police narrative. Even as far back as 1991, in the Los Angeles beating of Rodney King, video showed indisputably what happened. In Abdi's death, the public has seen video from witnesses of the... Read more
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Fort McMurray Today
Fatality highlights need for cop camerasairport, video evidence put the lie to the police narrative. Even as far back a
Fatality highlights need for cop cameras
Fort McMurray Today / Posted 21 days ago
airport, video evidence put the lie to the police narrative. Even as far back as 1991, in the Los Angeles beating of Rodney King, video showed indisputably what happened. In Abdi's death, the public has seen video from witnesses of the... Read more
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