The recent sudden death of Rodney King brings back memories of those terrible days in the spring of 1992 that ended in more than 50 deaths, thousands of injuries, and a billion dollars in property damage. The shockingly violent videotaped beating of Rodney King and the subsequent acquittal of four LAPD officers accused of the deed sparked massive riots throughout South Central Los Angeles. The riots proved to be the most destructive in modern U.S. history.

The recent sudden death of Rodney King brings back memories of those terrible days in the spring of 1992 that ended in more than 50 deaths, thousands of injuries, and a billion dollars in property damage. The shockingly violent videotaped beating of Rodney King and the subsequent acquittal of four LAPD officers accused of the deed sparked massive riots throughout South Central Los Angeles. The riots proved to be the most destructive in modern U.S. history.

Rodney King's death: Police confiscate marijuana from his home

Rodney King's death: Police confiscate marijuana from his home

Rodney King, víctima de golpiza policial en Los Ángeles en 1991, muere a los 47 años

Rodney King, víctima de golpiza policial en Los Ángeles en 1991, muere a los 47 años

Latasha Harlins was murdered by Soon Ja Du, a 51 year-old Korean store owner in Los Angeles, California. Latasha Harlins was a student at Westchester High School in Los Angeles. Because Harlins’ death came just 13 days after the videotaped beating of Rodney King and Du was imposed with a probation, ...Latasha Harlins was murdered by Soon Ja Du, a 51 year-old Korean store owner in Los Angeles, California. Latasha Harlins was a student at Westchester High School in Los Angeles. Because…

Latasha Harlins was murdered by Soon Ja Du, a 51 year-old Korean store owner in Los Angeles, California. Latasha Harlins was a student at Westchester High School in Los Angeles. Because Harlins’ death came just 13 days after the videotaped beating of Rodney King and Du was imposed with a probation, ...Latasha Harlins was murdered by Soon Ja Du, a 51 year-old Korean store owner in Los Angeles, California. Latasha Harlins was a student at Westchester High School in Los Angeles. Because…

It's not all in the family, Rodney King's family reportedly has not invited finacee Cynthia to the funeral and doesn't plan to. The family is skeptical about the assumed cause of death and won't make any decisions until it is made official.   http://twitter.com/#!/thehotzoneusa  http://www.facebook.com/TheHotZoneUsa

It's not all in the family, Rodney King's family reportedly has not invited finacee Cynthia to the funeral and doesn't plan to. The family is skeptical about the assumed cause of death and won't make any decisions until it is made official. http://twitter.com/#!/thehotzoneusa http://www.facebook.com/TheHotZoneUsa

Rodney Glen King (April 2, 1965 – June 17, 2012) was an American construction worker who became well known after being beaten harshly by Los Angeles police officers during a traffic stop on March 3, 1991. George Holliday, a resident in the nearby area, witnessed the beating and videotaped much of it from the balcony of his nearby apartment.

Rodney Glen King (April 2, 1965 – June 17, 2012) was an American construction worker who became well known after being beaten harshly by Los Angeles police officers during a traffic stop on March 3, 1991. George Holliday, a resident in the nearby area, witnessed the beating and videotaped much of it from the balcony of his nearby apartment.

Rodney King, victim of a police beating in 1991. The officers' acquittal in 1992 sparked riots in Los Angeles.

Rodney King, victim of a police beating in 1991. The officers' acquittal in 1992 sparked riots in Los Angeles.

Rodney King Death Report-  PCP, Coke, Weed, Booze      							  							  								PCP, Coke, Weed, Booze

Rodney King Death Report- PCP, Coke, Weed, Booze PCP, Coke, Weed, Booze

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