The Police Beating of Rodney King Occurred on This Day

BLACK HISTORY — March 3, 1991 Los Angeles police savagely beat black motorist Rodney King on this day in 1991. George Holliday, an innocent bystander, videotaped much of the beating from his balcony, and sent the footage to local news station KTLA. The videotape showed four officers surrounding King. ¬†They hit him repeatedly with batons and kicked him in the[Read More…]