A Twitter user posed the question of what events from that era would have had the social media network abuzz and King's name began trending.
It has been approximately 23 years since the L.A. Riots gripped the entire nation in the wake of four police officers getting off scot-free for the brutal–and videotaped–beating of Rodney King. Despite this fallacy of justice being more than two decades of ago, the media has steadily been making a living off the evil that […]
Rodney King’s death has been ruled an accident according to findings in a death report released Thursday (Aug. 23). The findings revealed that King was under the influence of several different substances which led to his death.“The effects of the drugs and alcohol, combined with [King’s preexisting hear condition] probably precipitated a cardiac arrhythmia and […]
Even in death Rodney King may not be able to find the peace he was desperately searching for. The 47-year-old died of an apparent accidental drowning a week ago, but has yet to be laid to rest, as word comes that his family is having trouble paying for his funeral. According to TMZ, the King […]
Rev. Al Sharpton has spoken out about the untimely death of Rodney King. The 47-year-old, who was found dead at the bottom of a swimming pool Sunday (June 17) became known for the vicious LAPD beating that triggered the L.A Riots 20 years ago, but was perhaps never able to shake the demons likely brought […]
Sad news on this Father’s Day. Rodney King was found dead at the bottom of a pool in Rialito, CA, reports TMZ. King’s fiancée found the former Celebrity Rehab participant at the bottom of the pool and law enforcement authorities removed him and administered CPR. Unfortunately, King was pronounced dead at 6:11am.
A former Houston police officer has been let of the hook for the vicious beating of a 15-year-old suspected of committing a burglary. Andrew Blomberg was found not guilty on the misdemeanor charge of official oppression, for attacking Chad Holley.
In the 20 years since he was brutally beaten by LAPD officers, Rodney King has experienced tons of hardships. From financial issues, to battling addiction, the 47-year-old has done it all, and even after his stint on Celebrity Rehab and being busted for a DUI last year, he admits to still drinking. “I still sip, […]