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 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.
His Morehouse gradation speech reignited the debate over his posture toward blacks.
The "no shame in my game" judge gets put on trial for misconduct.
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