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A Primer on Relevance and Proportionality

Rodney King, that unexpected voice of reason in a wilderness of social chaos, put it this way: "Can't we all just get along?" It's a catchphrase that can serve in the most complex situations, including discovery disputes. A judge may not quote Rodney, but the admonition still rings true......

John Ridley’s Doc About L.A. Riots ‘Let It Fall’ Gets Theatrical Release, Marking An ABC News First

EXCLUSIVE: John Ridley's Let it Fall: Los Angeles 1982-1992 — the feature documentary that looks at the years and events leading up to riots that started April 29, 1992 in Los Angeles after the Rodney King verdict — is getting a theatrical release on April 21 on both coasts. Show More Summary

Not just about Rodney King: California African American Museum takes a wide view of the 1992 riots

On April 29, 1992, the city of Los Angeles exploded in violence after a predominantly white jury acquitted four Los Angeles police officers in the videotaped beating of motorist Rodney King. By the time it was over six days later, more than 50 people lay dead and 600 buildings were destroyed. “No...

Newswire: Netflix picks up Rodney King, a one-man show directed by Spike Lee

Variety reports that Netflix will be broadcasting Rodney King, the latest project from director and producer Spike Lee. Written and performed by Lee’s long-time collaborator Roger Guenveur Smith—a noted stage actor whose credits include...Show More Summary

A Look Back At The Police Brutality Video That Set Los Angeles On Fire

3 weeks agoNews / Crime : Crime Feed

On March 3, 1991, four police officers were filmed brutally beating taxi driver Rodney King following a high-speed pursuit through the streets of Los Angeles. The post A Look Back At The Police Brutality Video That Set Los Angeles On Fire appeared first on CrimeFeed.

New Poll Reveals Rodney King Is Very Popular With Americans

can't we all just get along? The post New Poll Reveals Rodney King Is Very Popular With Americans appeared first on RedState.

Are Solo Lawyers Entrepreneurs?

There is a debate raging among lawyers about whether solo practitioners are entrepreneurs. But come on now, in the immortal words of Rodney King, "Can we all just get along?" As Black History Month reminds us of the more divisive issues of our times, are we really debating the......

Celebrating 25 years, the Pan African Film Festival honors Alfre Woodard for telling and carrying 'our stories, our spirit'

From the late 1980s to the early ’90s, when people thought of blackness in Los Angeles, most thought of either the rise of N.W.A’s West Coast style of rap or the fallout from the LAPD’s beating of Rodney King. As actress Alfre Woodard put it, “people didn’t think there was a mindset here of an...

No Clowning Around for Schumer

As Los Angelenos rioted after the acquittal of policemen caught on camera beating him, Rodney King asked, “Can we all get along?” When it comes to working with the incoming Trump administration, the answer for Democrats is a stark and obvious no—unless you’re a clown. Show More Summary

Watch The Trailer For ABC's Forthcoming Documentary About The 1992 Riots

'Let It Fall' doesn't only concern the L.A. riots or the Rodney King beating, but also the decade leading up to the riots. [ more › ]

ABC Marks Rodney King Anniversary

ABC announced plans today for a special production that will be timed to coincide with the 25th anniversary of the rioting that gripped Los Angeles in the wake of the verdict in the Rodney King case in April 1992. The...

Things are Getting Nasty

Trump supporters are being physically assaulted, but Trump critics such as David French are also coming under vicious attack. In the immortal words of the 'motorist' Rodney King, "Why can't we all just get along?" Related articles How to Tell...

Talking to Young People About Trump, with Lessons from Gwen Ifill

Last week, the day after the election of Donald Trump, I found myself recalling the words of Rodney King, spoken during the 1992 Los Angeles riots: “Can we all get along?” A black former congressman had told me about waking up his nine-year-old daughter that morning. Show More Summary

President Trump's America: A Lament

"I don't see how you can grow as a world without being able to get along with people. So many people is hating out there and it's not making a difference." - Rodney King I was placing the nozzle back on the gas pump when the glass door of the convenience store slammed and the bell jingled. Show More Summary

50 Artists Interrogate 25 Years of Police Brutality

'VIRAL: 25 Years from Rodney King' explores what's changed—and what hasn't—in the 25 years since the beating.

Rodney King's Daughter Stands With LAPD 25 Years After Dad's Beating

6 months agoNews : Huffington Post

It’s been 25 years since Lori King witnessed her unarmed father, Rodney King, get brutally beaten by cops from the Los Angeles Police Department. The beating led to the 1992 L.A. riots, which lasted three days and left 55 dead. Her father’s public call for peace ? “Can we all just get along?” ? became the foundation for what King stands for today. Show More Summary

Rodney King's Daughter is Working With LAPD to Bridge the Gap Between Police and Citizens

Twenty-five years after Rodney King was beaten in what has become one of the most infamous cases of police brutality in history, his daughter has hteamed up with LAPD on Thursday to speak to young people about interacting with police. The message? It’s more important to build bridges with officers than to stand against them. […]

Rodney King's daughter stands with LAPD

6 months agoNews : NY Daily News

King's daughter, Lora, is working with cops to reach out to youth who have had run-ins with the police.

Why isn't Jackie Lacey trying to jail a violent cop caught in the act?

To the editor: It’s been a quarter-century since the Rodney King incident, and still “the beat goes on.” Officer Richard Garcia of the Los Angeles Police Department is captured on video kicking, punching, elbowing and slamming into Clinton Alford Jr., who is prone and being restrained by other...

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