Sunday, June 17, 2012

R.I.P: Rodney King

At 6:11am, Rodney King was found unresponsive - at the bottom of a swimming pool in Los Angeles. Rodney was the victim of a 1991 Los Angeles videotaped police beating that caused the most destructive race riot within the United States. He was 47.

5 comments:

  1. RIP. I don't believe the official version that he died in a swimming pool and it's not suspicious.

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  2. Mona ShakespeareJune 19, 2012 at 8:58 AM

    ^^^ Hey did you know OJ famous Broncoe chase was on June 17, 1994..... I smell some foul shit went down. I do not think Rodney completely recover after the abuse he receive from those cops... Sad.

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  3. Mona is there a link to the Bronco chase aside from the similar date? I trust your opinion.

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  4. Mona ShakespeareJune 20, 2012 at 8:17 AM

    It's okay

    Jun 17, 1994:
    O.J. Simpson leads L.A. police on a high-speed chase
    Viewers across the nation are glued to their television screens on this day in 1994, watching as a fleet of black-and-white police cars pursues a white Ford Bronco along Interstate-405 in Los Angeles, California. Inside the Bronco is Orenthal James "O.J." Simpson, a former professional football player, actor and sports commentator whom police suspected of involvement in the recent murders of his former wife, Nicole Brown Simpson, and her friend Ronald Goldman

    http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/oj-simpson-leads-la-police-on-a-high-speed-chase

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  5. Mona i know of the Bronco chase. I watched it live on TV then. Why are you linking both of them together was what i meant? Aside from the date, what links them?

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