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Al Sharpton, Jesse Jackson to Speak at Rodney King's Funeral

Al Sharpton, Jesse Jackson to Speak at Rodney King’s Funeral

by Jorge Rivas on June 29 2012, 1:46PM

The Revs. Al Sharpton and Jesse Jackson will be attending a public memorial for Rodney King on Saturday, a King family spokeswoman has confirmed with the LA Times.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Jelani Cobb's Moving 'New Yorker' Piece on the Legacy of Rodney King

Jelani Cobb’s Moving ‘New Yorker’ Piece on the Legacy of Rodney King

by Jorge Rivas on June 20 2012, 12:49PM

William Jelani Cobb pens moving piece about Rodney King.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Rodney King's Autopsy Planned for Today

Rodney King’s Autopsy Planned for Today

by Jamilah King on June 18 2012, 9:17AM

The man who became the face of police abuse of black men in Los Angeles was found dead at his home on Sunday.

Topics: 1992 L.A. Riots, /NOW

20 Years After Rodney King, Who's Holding Cops Accountable?

20 Years After Rodney King, Who’s Holding Cops Accountable?

by Julianne Hing on March 3 2011, 4:41PM

Video has provided a powerful tool for communities catching cops who abuse their power, deep reforms are still desperately needed.

Topics: Criminal Justice

Daryl Gates: The Thin Blue Line Between Personal and Structural Racism

by Channing Kennedy on April 16 2010, 3:31PM

From the LA Times today: Daryl F. Gates, the rookie cop who rose from driver for a legendary chief to become chief himself, leading the Los Angeles Police Department during a turbulent 14-year period that found him struggling to keep…

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