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Rodney King Net Worth is $1.25 Million.

Rodney King Net Worth is $1.25 Million. Rodney King is an American who was involved with the LAPD police brutality case, he has a net worth of $1.25 million. Rodney King has earned his net worth from his lawsuit against the Los Angeles Police Departm Rodney Glen King is best known as a victim in a police brutality case involving the Los Angeles Police Department on March 3, 1991. A bystander, George Holliday, videotaped much of the incident from a distance.
The footage showed seven officers surrounding the solitary King, with several LAPD officers repeatedly striking a helpless King with their batons while the other officers stood by watching, without taking any action to stop the beating. A portion of this footage was aired by news agencies around the world, causing public outrage that increased tension between the local black community and the LAPD and increased anger over police brutality, racism and social inequalities in Los Angeles.
Four LAPD officers were later tried in a state court for the beating; three were acquitted and the jury failed to reach a verdict for the fourth. The announcement of the acquittals sparked the 1992 Los Angeles riots. A later federal trial for civil rights violatio...
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Rodney King Riots In Los Angeles Began On This Day In 1992

The “Rodney King Riots,” also known as the “Los Angeles Riots,” began this day in 1992, after four Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) officers were acquitted of charges in the savage beating of Rodney King (pictured below). The racially sparked ...
Posted: April 29, 2013, 11:12 am

Laquan McDonald is why Black Lives Matter: Race, the police, and the chilling reality for black America

There are more recent antecedents to the shooting death of Laquan McDonald as well. A prime example: the merciless beating of Rodney King by Los Angeles police in 1991. These examples are tied together across the years and decades by philosopher Judith ...
Posted: November 25, 2015, 10:37 am

Rodney King dead at 47

Rodney King, whose beating by Los Angeles police in 1991 was caught on camera and sparked riots after the acquittal of the four officers involved, was found dead in his swimming pool Sunday, authorities and his fiancee said. He was 47. Police in Rialto ...
Posted: June 17, 2012, 10:00 pm

1 in 5 African-Americans say they've been treated unfairly by police in past month

That figure was the highest it hit since May 1992, when 15 percent cited race relations as the biggest issue following the riots sparked by the verdict in the Rodney King case. The CNN/Kaiser Family Foundation poll was conducted among a random national ...
Posted: November 30, 2015, 8:28 am

Controversial Police Encounters Fast Facts

Here's a look at controversial police encounters in the news. 1991 - Los Angeles - Rodney King March 3, 1991 - Motorist Rodney King is beaten by LAPD officers after King leads police on a high-speed chase through Los Angeles County. George Holliday ...
Posted: November 26, 2015, 7:10 am
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