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March 03, 2011
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Rodney King beating changed LAPD forever

In an interview with CNN, King said he has "no animosity" toward cops

By Tony Castro
Whittier Daily News

LOS ANGELES — Twenty years ago Thursday, shortly after midnight, what should have been a routine traffic stop on a San Fernando Valley freeway escalated into an altercation that forever changed policing - and race relations - in Los Angeles.

Unaware they were being filmed by an amateur cameraman, four white LAPD officers b...

Full story: Rodney King beating changed LAPD forever






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