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.
June 19, 2012
Journal-isms: In the coverage of his death, the press misses the scope of the anger unleashed in 1992.
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.
by Mychal Denzel Smith onMay 3, 2012
Writing for Ebony, Mychal Denzel Smith says that black Millennials look back at the unrest and destruction of 1992 and ask, "What did that accomplish?"
by Jenée Desmond-Harris onMay 1, 2012
These people were just children in 1992, but they remember the chaos.
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