by Hillary Crosley onFebruary 13, 2013
The drama around the ex-policeman's manhunt highlighted the LAPD's history of discrimination.
by Genetta M. Adams onDecember 27, 2012
From Whitney to Rodney King, we recall the folks in politics and culture who died this year.
by Jason King onAugust 9, 2012
This writer explores if classic music can really stand the test of time in this digital age.
by Jenée Desmond-Harris onJune 26, 2012
They say that his public funeral will cost at least $22,000.
by Jelani Cobb onJune 25, 2012
University of Connecticut professor and New Yorker contributor Jelani Cobb digs into Rodney King's passing and what it means to African Americans.
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 Jenée Desmond-Harris onJune 20, 2012
Authorities still say they've found no signs of foul play.
June 19, 2012
Journal-isms: In the coverage of his death, the press misses the scope of the anger unleashed in 1992.
by Khalil Gibran Muhammad onJune 19, 2012
King's death just as protesters were demonstrating against abusive police practices in New York City cements his spot in history, Khalil Gibran Muhammad writes in a piece for the Guardian.
by Farai Chideya onJune 18, 2012
His troubles are emblematic of a broken criminal-justice system.
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