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Sharpton, Martins urge peace on riot anniversary

Civil rights activist Al Sharpton tells Yahoo News that he and Trayvon Martin's parents are urging peace at events to mark the 20th anniversary of the deadly race riots that engulfed Los Angeles following the 1992 Rodney King verdict. The group is addressing a church Thursday night. "Twenty years ago I came out here after [...]
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Bob Schieffer Ties 20th Anniversary of Rodney King Riots to Trayvon Martin

US Politics / Conservative : NewsBusters (3 years ago)

CBS's Bob Schieffer ended Sunday's Face the Nation by disgracefully connecting the 20th anniversary of the Rodney King riots in Los Angeles to Trayvon Martin. After showing videos of the King beating as well as the aftermath of the ... Read Post

Days Before L.A. Riots Anniversary, Rodney King Says He's Lucky Compared to Trayvon Martin

United States / Los Angeles : LAist (3 years ago)

Rodney King has decided to take time off from his busy DUI schedule to promote his new book and address the Trayvon Martin case in the days leading up to the 20th anniversary of the L.A. riots. The 47-year-old beating victim co-penn... Read Post

Al Sharpton and Trayvon Martin’s Family Urge Peace on LA Riots Anniversary

News : The Inquisitr - News (3 years ago)

Al Sharpton, along with the family of slain teen Trayvon Martin, is calling for continued peace on the 20th anniversary of riots in Los Angeles that shook the country following the Rodney King verdict. Sharpton has been addressing f... Read Post


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