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

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Rodney King

Rodney King

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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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