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The Brown Daily Herald
Providence police to wear body camerassome groups questioned the effectiveness of body cameras in curbing issues inst
The Brown Daily Herald / Posted 13 hours ago
some groups questioned the effectiveness of body cameras in curbing issues institutionalized in policing. “We saw Rodney King get beaten up in ’92 on camera and the perpetrator still got away. … We’ve seen black people being shot and... Read more
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The Columbian
Evangelicals send letter to TrumpLos Angeles to help African-Americans deal with their anger over exoneration of
The Columbian / Posted 5 days ago
Los Angeles to help African-Americans deal with their anger over exoneration of police officers involved in the beating of Rodney King in 1991. “Our country desperately needs unifying leadership again,” the letter says. “We need you, President... Read more
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Lifehacker
Who to Call When You Can't Call the Policecall the cops? To get an idea, I spoke to John L. Burris, a prominent civil rig
Lifehacker / Posted 8 days ago
call the cops? To get an idea, I spoke to John L. Burris, a prominent civil rights attorney and the lawyer who represented Rodney King. Talk to Civic and Religious Leaders Who to call when you can’t call the police is an “an age-old question, and... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Not standing anymoreand Susan Smith accused a black man of killing their family members when, they
OregonLive.com / Posted 10 days ago
and Susan Smith accused a black man of killing their family members when, they were guilty of the murders. I stood after Rodney King and Trayvon Martin. I stood after officers of the Portland Police Bureau had T-shirts made up that said "Don't... Read more
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The Middletown Press
Centrist’s Journal: To take a knee or not?football or are offended by players taking a knee. Their views are as valid as
The Middletown Press / Posted 15 days ago
football or are offended by players taking a knee. Their views are as valid as mine and they are equally American. Rodney King was badly beaten, by Los Angeles cops in 1992 and their acquittal by a jury set off six days of rioting in South... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Tom Petty's Confederate flag regret and political activismand he donated to charity the proceeds of his track, "Peace in L.A," which was
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 15 days ago
and he donated to charity the proceeds of his track, "Peace in L.A," which was written and recorded in a fury after the Rodney King riots in 1992. Later on, he would object -- sending a cease-and-desist letter -- to right-wing Republican former... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Tom Petty's Confederate flag regret and political activismand he donated to charity the proceeds of his track, "Peace in L.A," which was
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 15 days ago
and he donated to charity the proceeds of his track, "Peace in L.A," which was written and recorded in a fury after the Rodney King riots in 1992. Later on, he would object -- sending a cease-and-desist letter -- to right-wing Republican former... Read more
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News 8000
Tom Petty's Confederate flag regret and political activismand he donated to charity the proceeds of his track, "Peace in L.A," which was
News 8000 / Posted 15 days ago
and he donated to charity the proceeds of his track, "Peace in L.A," which was written and recorded in a fury after the Rodney King riots in 1992. Later on, he would object -- sending a cease-and-desist letter -- to right-wing Republican former... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
Tom Petty's Confederate flag regret and political activismand he donated to charity the proceeds of his track, "Peace in L.A," which was
KTXS Abilene / Posted 15 days ago
and he donated to charity the proceeds of his track, "Peace in L.A," which was written and recorded in a fury after the Rodney King riots in 1992. Later on, he would object -- sending a cease-and-desist letter -- to right-wing Republican former... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Tom Petty's Confederate flag regret and political activismand he donated to charity the proceeds of his track, "Peace in L.A," which was
KECI Missoula / Posted 15 days ago
and he donated to charity the proceeds of his track, "Peace in L.A," which was written and recorded in a fury after the Rodney King riots in 1992. Later on, he would object -- sending a cease-and-desist letter -- to right-wing Republican former... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Tom Petty's Confederate flag regret and political activismand he donated to charity the proceeds of his track, "Peace in L.A," which was
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 15 days ago
and he donated to charity the proceeds of his track, "Peace in L.A," which was written and recorded in a fury after the Rodney King riots in 1992. Later on, he would object -- sending a cease-and-desist letter -- to right-wing Republican former... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Tom Petty's Confederate flag regret and political activismand he donated to charity the proceeds of his track, "Peace in L.A," which was
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 15 days ago
and he donated to charity the proceeds of his track, "Peace in L.A," which was written and recorded in a fury after the Rodney King riots in 1992. Later on, he would object -- sending a cease-and-desist letter -- to right-wing Republican former... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
Tom Petty's Confederate flag regret and political activismand he donated to charity the proceeds of his track, "Peace in L.A," which was
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 15 days ago
and he donated to charity the proceeds of his track, "Peace in L.A," which was written and recorded in a fury after the Rodney King riots in 1992. Later on, he would object -- sending a cease-and-desist letter -- to right-wing Republican former... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Tom Petty's Confederate flag regret and political activismand he donated to charity the proceeds of his track, "Peace in L.A," which was
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 15 days ago
and he donated to charity the proceeds of his track, "Peace in L.A," which was written and recorded in a fury after the Rodney King riots in 1992. Later on, he would object -- sending a cease-and-desist letter -- to right-wing Republican former... Read more
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Hartford Courant
Sports, Injustice And Protest: Is There A Line To Be Drawn?of his neighborhood, South Central Los Angeles. A year later, he watched from h
Hartford Courant / Posted 18 days ago
of his neighborhood, South Central Los Angeles. A year later, he watched from his dorm as violence, the riots following the Rodney King verdict enveloped the streets on which he grew up. Now UConn’s head coach, he has strong feelings about the... Read more
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CBS News
O.J. Simpson: What's next following prison release?issues of race. Johnny Cochran knew that most of L.A.'s black community was st
CBS News / Posted 18 days ago
issues of race. Johnny Cochran knew that most of L.A.'s black community was still reeling from the horrific images of Rodney King, a black man, beaten by white police officers. JIM NEWTON | FORMER LOS ANGELES TIMES REPORTER: We had had the... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Chargers plan to link arms during the anthem before Sunday's gamerelationships in different communities.” Mebane, a Los Angeles native who witn
Los Angeles Times / Posted 19 days ago
relationships in different communities.” Mebane, a Los Angeles native who witnessed the riots in the wake of the 1992 Rodney King verdict as a child and attended Crenshaw High, plans to sponsor reading programs for kids at his elementary... Read more
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Yale Daily News
OJ film screens at WHCblockbuster production, but its length is not without purpose. The first third
Yale Daily News / Posted 20 days ago
blockbuster production, but its length is not without purpose. The first third of the film unpacks the implications of Rodney King’s beating at the hands of Los Angeles Police Department officers in 1991 and the Los Angeles riots that ensued... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Evangelicals urge more action from Trump against alt-rightAfrican American community and the nation in the aftermath of the exoneration o
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 20 days ago
African American community and the nation in the aftermath of the exoneration of the police officers associated with the Rodney King brutality. Our country desperately needs unifying leadership again. We need you, President Trump, to lead us in... Read more
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News 8000
Evangelicals urge more action from Trump against alt-rightAfrican American community and the nation in the aftermath of the exoneration o
News 8000 / Posted 20 days ago
African American community and the nation in the aftermath of the exoneration of the police officers associated with the Rodney King brutality. Our country desperately needs unifying leadership again. We need you, President Trump, to lead us in... Read more
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FOX Carolina
Evangelicals urge more action from Trump against 'alt-right'African American community and the nation in the aftermath of the exoneration o
FOX Carolina / Posted 20 days ago
African American community and the nation in the aftermath of the exoneration of the police officers associated with the Rodney King brutality. Our country desperately needs unifying leadership again. We need you, President Trump, to lead us in... Read more
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KCTV 5 Kansas City
Evangelicals urge more action from Trump against 'alt-right'African American community and the nation in the aftermath of the exoneration o
KCTV 5 Kansas City / Posted 20 days ago
African American community and the nation in the aftermath of the exoneration of the police officers associated with the Rodney King brutality. Our country desperately needs unifying leadership again. We need you, President Trump, to lead us in... Read more
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FOX 12 Oregon
Evangelicals urge more action from Trump against 'alt-right'African American community and the nation in the aftermath of the exoneration o
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 20 days ago
African American community and the nation in the aftermath of the exoneration of the police officers associated with the Rodney King brutality. Our country desperately needs unifying leadership again. We need you, President Trump, to lead us in... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
Evangelicals urge more action from Trump against 'alt-right'African American community and the nation in the aftermath of the exoneration o
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted 20 days ago
African American community and the nation in the aftermath of the exoneration of the police officers associated with the Rodney King brutality. Our country desperately needs unifying leadership again. We need you, President Trump, to lead us in... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Evangelicals urge more action from Trump against alt-rightAfrican American community and the nation in the aftermath of the exoneration o
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 20 days ago
African American community and the nation in the aftermath of the exoneration of the police officers associated with the Rodney King brutality. Our country desperately needs unifying leadership again. We need you, President Trump, to lead us in... Read more
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FOX 5 Las Vegas
Evangelicals urge more action from Trump against 'alt-right'African American community and the nation in the aftermath of the exoneration o
FOX 5 Las Vegas / Posted 20 days ago
African American community and the nation in the aftermath of the exoneration of the police officers associated with the Rodney King brutality. Our country desperately needs unifying leadership again. We need you, President Trump, to lead us in... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Evangelicals urge more action from Trump against alt-rightAfrican American community and the nation in the aftermath of the exoneration o
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 20 days ago
African American community and the nation in the aftermath of the exoneration of the police officers associated with the Rodney King brutality. Our country desperately needs unifying leadership again. We need you, President Trump, to lead us in... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Evangelicals urge more action from Trump against 'alt-right'African American community and the nation in the aftermath of the exoneration o
WSMV Nashville / Posted 20 days ago
African American community and the nation in the aftermath of the exoneration of the police officers associated with the Rodney King brutality. Our country desperately needs unifying leadership again. We need you, President Trump, to lead us in... Read more
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Variety
‘I Am Dick Gregory’ Documentary in the Works From Andre Gainestruth, and reintroducing Dick Gregory and his legacy to a new generation.” Buf
Variety / Posted 20 days ago
truth, and reintroducing Dick Gregory and his legacy to a new generation.” Buffalo 8 produced the Netflix Original Film “Rodney King.” Gaines’ credits include the “Bill Nye: Science Guy” documentary and “Black Samurai” on Starz. JavaScript is... Read more
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Manning River Times
Historic bluestone CBD building sells for $2.3ma passing net rent of $46,847 per annum. Crabtrees Real Estate's Chris McKenzie
Manning River Times / Posted 21 days ago
a passing net rent of $46,847 per annum. Crabtrees Real Estate's Chris McKenzie achieved the result. Chris McKenzie and Rodney King of Crabtrees Real Estate sold at auction the solid industrial warehouse of around 870 sq m at 23 Meriton Place... Read more
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BBC News
'Meghan who?' LA shrugs over Harry's girlfriendbe in danger there."Image caption Crenshaw was the scene of some race riots in
BBC News / Posted 21 days ago
be in danger there."Image caption Crenshaw was the scene of some race riots in the early 1990s over the police beating of Rodney King Although Markle, 36, now lives in Toronto where she films the TV legal drama, Suits, and she is spending a lot... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Chicano Batman explores the costs of freedomwife and child there,” Arenas says. “We see the same things happening now 15 ye
Chicago Tribune / Posted 21 days ago
wife and child there,” Arenas says. “We see the same things happening now 15 years later. Nothing has changed. There are Rodney King incidents happening every week, all of them filmed, and there are no consequences. Here we are still building a... Read more
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Calgary Sun
'Law & Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders' begs the question: Who cares?that the Menendez case (which would drag on for three long years, an eternity i
Calgary Sun / Posted 22 days ago
that the Menendez case (which would drag on for three long years, an eternity in "Law & Order" time) was, along with the Rodney King police brutality trials, a dry run for the Simpson saga. But what "The Menendez Murders" still lacks - in both... Read more
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Variety
Def Comedy Jam at 25: Dave Chappelle, Sheryl Underwood, D.L. Hughley Get Politicalshy away from the current events of the time, either – everything from O.J. Sim
Variety / Posted 23 days ago
shy away from the current events of the time, either – everything from O.J. Simpson’s freeway chase to the beating of Rodney King and subsequent L.A. riots were fair game. So it’s no surprise that reuniting some of the best from the show’s... Read more
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Yale Daily News
Talk explores gang intervention After the acquittal of the four police officers who brutally assaulted Rodney
Yale Daily News / Posted 28 days ago
After the acquittal of the four police officers who brutally assaulted Rodney King in the early 1990s, the city of Los Angeles erupted into chaos. But the Dolores Mission Church, nestled between two large public... Read more
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KNAC.COM
BRUJERIA Announce U.S. Tour With POWERFLOan iron fist, overseeing a legion of blue-suited stormtroopers who cracked brow
KNAC.COM / Posted 30 days ago
an iron fist, overseeing a legion of blue-suited stormtroopers who cracked brown and black skulls at every opportunity. Rodney King, the �92 riots, and CA governor Pete �Pito� Wilson�s anti-immigrant Prop 187 were all on the bleak horizon. The... Read more
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/Film
Kings Review: Daniel Craig, Halle Berry and the L.A. Riotsher gaze back a quarter-century to the Los Angeles riots of 1992 following the
/Film / Posted 1 months ago
her gaze back a quarter-century to the Los Angeles riots of 1992 following the acquittal of the police officers who beat Rodney King. She’s correct to observe from the outset that the situation was so tense that it resembled a volcano, a... Read more

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