Rodney King

Rodney King's Legacy:
Destroying the Myth of Post-Racial America

Dr. Khalil Gibran Muhammad laments the loss of King as citizens increase their efforts against police brutality

Khalil Gibran Muhammad

by Khalil Gibran Muhammad, June 25, 2012

Rodney King

Rodney King


Three years ago, before his memoir was published, King gave an interview to a reporter where he claimed his place in history. "It would be a real mistake on my part," he said, "if I didn't find my spot in history before I leave this earth." He achieved his goal.

This article originally appeared at The Guardian.

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