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"This movement lit a fire in me," said Tiana Day, 17. "And come to find out, my dad was part of the movement against police brutality after Rodney King. My grandfather was part of the Black Panther movement. I have so much Black history in my life."

Comedian @georgelopez  discusses his stand-up special #WellDoItForHalf  and why he “will not be rushing out to perform” in front of crowds. Plus, he shares if he believes today’s #BlackLivesMatter  protests will end differently than protests for Rodney King.

“This is Emmett Till. This is Rodney King. This is Sandra Bland. This is Philando Castile. It is everyone who has ever died at the hands of a police officer or unjust treatment."

Comedian George Lopez discusses his stand-up special #WellDoItForHalf  and why he “will not be rushing out to perform” in front of crowds. Plus, he shares if he believes today’s #BlackLivesMatter  protests will end differently than protests for Rodney King.

Michele Roberts was a young lawyer in DC when the Rodney King verdict in 1992 led her to buy a flight to LA to protest. “I was so outraged. I didn’t riot. But I said, ‘We’ve got to stop this right now. We can’t do this again.’ ” She wants the cycle to end.

Comedian @georgelopez  discusses his stand-up special #WellDoItForHalf  and why he “will not be rushing out to perform” in front of crowds. Plus, he shares if he believes today’s #BlackLivesMatter  protests will end differently than protests for Rodney King.

In 1992, four white police officers were acquitted for savagely beating African American man, Rodney King, leading to heavy rioting across Los Angeles. #BlackHistoryMatters 

@GOPLeader  @realDonaldTrumpUnder  @POTUS , 1 @VP4  consent decrees were enforced on police agencies by . In @TheJusticeDept  2018, abdi @jeffsessionscated  federal oversight of unconstitutional policing under the 1994 law Congress passed after LAPD beat Rodney King. None have been issued under this . @POTUS 

By placing this 1940s-set film in the neighbourhood of Watts, Franklin places it in dialogue with the police corruption and racism of the 1990s – it was released four years after the beating of Rodney King by five LAPD officers.

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"52 years after King was assassinated, 99 years after the Tulsa massacre, 65 years after Emmett Till was killed, 29 years after Rodney King, and this is still where America is." Our deputy legal director Jeff Robinson discusses white supremacy in America.

I wrote this op-ed for the Stanford student newspaper back in 1992 shortly after the Rodney King verdict. It pains me that the words I wrote about racial injustice back then still ring true today. "Black male: Guilty until proven innocent."

NEW: Speaker Nancy Pelosi says a president of the United States “has the responsibility to heal,” quoting former President. George H. W. Bush following the Rodney King riots and Former President Barack Obama’s following the killing of Eric Garner.

Rodney King. Abner Louima. Amadou Diallo. Sean Bell. Oscar Grant. Eric Garner. Michael Brown. Laquan McDonald. Freddie Gray. Antwon Rose Jr. Ahmaud Arbery. Breonna Taylor. George Floyd. Say Their Names.

In 1992, President George H.W. Bush ordered the Army’s 7th Infantry and 1,500 Marines to quell the Rodney King riots burning down LA. Bush 41 knew that King had been unjustly treated—“what I saw made me sick”—but he knew deadly riots would only multiply the victims.

Warning: disturbing images It's been almost 30 years since the Rodney King beating. What's changed?

"Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about what matters" Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. We must stand together and lift up our brother Rodney Reed. Join me in calling to stop Reed's execution by the state.

It's been 27 years since the Rodney King beating. What's changed?

“Rodney King haunts the city now.” Pasadena police beat a black man so badly they broke his leg. Now, hundreds of residents are flooding the city council to demand change.

SORRY BUT RODNEY KING DYING IN A POOL IS KINDA FUNNY TO ME. LIKE, SAY THIS TO YOURSELF: dat nigga rodney king died ina pool today. Sorry =(

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