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The story of Rodney King

Filmed by a bystander, the savage beating of Rodney King led to the 1992 L.A. riots. This is the story of the first "viral" video of police brutality against an African American man. ⚠️ Distressing images ⚠️

06/02/2020 12:41 PM
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  • Mario B.
    a day

    They did their job and stoped a suspect who was running...

  • Oliver B.
    a day

    Thank goodness minorities are embracing the 2nd Amendment! Coz we will be harder to oppress

  • Josh H.
    2 days

    And not only did the officers all get off they all got promoted to higher positions

  • Louisette L.
    2 days

    All of the fuxkers got promoted know thaaat

  • David B.
    4 days

    Rodney King got 3 million dollars and a few years later he was broke

  • Ibraheem S.
    4 days

    Savage treatment with humanity

  • Ama B.
    5 days

    May his soul rest in peace

  • Earl H.
    07/03/2020 23:17

    That's b******* that's not the first viral one to go over beating all you got to do is look at the news from the 1960s and 50s and you see the same thing but just you see everything I need deep women kick women some of them were pregnant if you were in your late fifties 1up did 90 whatever how old people get you remember seeing these things on television if you had one and those times and all you got to do is review some of the news that Walter Cronkite did that's the way it was you know how he used to do that you can see for yourself

  • Christoph P.
    07/03/2020 21:25

    A.C.A.B🖕🏽🖕🏽🖕🏽🖕🏽🖕🏽🖕🏽

  • Ingrid H.
    07/03/2020 16:17

    RIP🌹🌹🌹😥😥😥

  • Phyllis J.
    07/03/2020 11:20

    Social injustice.

  • Denise W.
    07/03/2020 08:12

    He was fine

  • Scott H.
    07/02/2020 09:42

    it's weird in 92 a cemra was not the most common thing and than what happened to their community? seem very well thought out like what's happening now.

  • Paul H.
    07/02/2020 05:29

    This was pure Hatred for the color of his skin. Just so wrong....

  • Tiffany K.
    07/02/2020 04:49

    I remember what happen on those days, I live it. . . It’s traumatizing in remembering those days. . .

  • Dave E.
    07/02/2020 01:32

    They didn't have to go that far it was pure evel

  • Dave E.
    07/02/2020 01:31

    Those cops should of done many year in prison with no pension

  • BD M.
    07/01/2020 23:53

    They weren't treating him any differently than they would have been if he was white too. He was resist and disobeying. They kept asking him to stay down and to comply. But he didn't.

  • Ricardo A.
    07/01/2020 13:15

    "... Can we get along?..."

  • Mary K.
    07/01/2020 00:57

    Those officers destroyed his life. They killed him spiritually, mentally, emotionally, physically. Rodney King imploded and those cops walked free.