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Rodney King Net Worth is $1.25 Million. Rodney King is an American who was involved with the LAPD police brutality case, he has a net worth of $1.25 million. Rodney King has earned his net worth from his lawsuit against the Los Angeles Police Departm. Rodney Glen King (born April...

Rodney King Net Worth is $1.25 Million.

Rodney King Net Worth is $1.25 Million. Rodney King is an American who was involved with the LAPD police brutality case, he has a net worth of $1.25 million. Rodney King has earned his net worth from his lawsuit against the Los Angeles Police Departm Rodney Glen King is best known as a victim in a police brutality case involving the Los Angeles Police Department on March 3, 1991. A bystander, George Holliday, videotaped much of the incident from a distance.
The footage showed seven officers surrounding the solitary King, with several LAPD officers repeatedly striking a helpless King with their batons while the other officers stood by watching, without taking any action to stop the beating. A portion of this footage was aired by news agencies around the world, causing public outrage that increased tension between the local black community and the LAPD and increased anger over police brutality, racism and social inequalities in Los Angeles.
Four LAPD officers were later tried in a state court for the beating; three were acquitted and the jury failed to reach a verdict for the fourth. The announcement of the acquittals sparked the 1992 Los Angeles riots. A later federal trial for civil rights violatio...
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West Coast's Peter Reid eliminated

Rodney Blenkhorn looks set to be elected. The KING ISLAND and LATROBE counts are complete. King Island's line-up will be new Mayor Duncan McFie, Royce Conley, Jim Cooper, Sally Haneveer, Jim Benn, David Bowling, Douglas Collins, David Munday and Kirsty ...
Posted: October 29, 2014, 9:17 pm

Freedom Rider: The World Must Judge America’s Human Rights Abuses

These videos may or may not assist with prosecutions. Footage showed the late Rodney King being beaten by California police in 1991. The officers were indicted, a rarity, but a jury acquitted them anyway, making a mockery of the old saying “seeing is ...
Posted: October 29, 2014, 12:54 pm

No hoodies for my son

The recent killings of young black men could not be ignored. Trayvon Martin, Eric Garner, Mike Brown. The beating of Rodney King. The murder of Emmett Till. Having a son, I felt an immense sense of responsibility. Maybe more than bringing a black woman ...
Posted: October 28, 2014, 1:17 pm

THROWDOWN THURSDAY: Race and Justice in Ferguson

This has all happened before. In 1992, following the acquittal of police officers involved in the beating of Rodney King, parts of Los Angeles were turned upside-down by the same rioting and looting we saw in Ferguson. Communities were torn apart and set ...
Posted: October 29, 2014, 9:32 pm

How police recordings became a sub-genre of Internet video

That was back in March 1991, and De Sosa was speaking just days after the first broadcast of a videotape shot by George Holliday which showed a circle of police officers brutally beating Los Angeles resident Rodney King with batons and boots. It would take ...
Posted: October 18, 2014, 6:22 pm
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