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10:01 AM, April 29th, 2012

On April 29, 1992, four LAPD officers were acquitted on charges of beating black motorist Rodney King. The verdict sparked a six-day furor in South Central L.A. that left more than 50 people dead and $1 billion in damages. The beating may have gone unnoticed if not for a nearby witness who had videotaped the attack. The domino effect of violence that the acquittal sparked played out on televisions across the country.

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    Things like this should not and cannot happen. Police brutality makes me so mad, because they are supposed to be the...
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    i was young when this happened, but i still remember vividly when it did. especially since being in southern california,...
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