by Oliver Wang onDecember 12, 2012
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June 20, 2012
This week on the Confab: Join Staff Writer Jenée Desmond-Harris as she chats with contributor Sylvester Monroe, Assistant Editor Akoto Ofori-Atta and Associate Editor Brett Johnson about Rodney King's legacy, Michelle Obama's white relatives and 1977's black-music highlights.
by Sylvester Monroe onJune 18, 2012
His life after his 1991 beating had its ups and downs, but the pain wasn't in vain.
by Lynette Holloway onJune 17, 2012
With news of the death of Rodney King, we check in with those who played pivotal roles 20 years ago.
by Lauren Williams onJune 17, 2012
The man whose beating by police shocked a nation was found dead at his California home.
May 1, 2012
These people were just children in 1992, but they remember the chaos.
April 26, 2012
Twenty years after the acquittals in the Rodney King beating, black leaders reflect on then and now.
April 24, 2012
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The LAPD has been under federal oversight for being a less-than-above board outfit, particularly over the last twenty years. The daprtment feels it's cleaned up its act and doesn't need Big Brother's help any longer...
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