Rodney King

LOS ANGELES, January 25, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — 2022 marks the 30th Anniversary of The Los Angeles Riots, which were sparked by the acquittal of four police officers charged in the vicious beating of Rodney King. Rodney King’s daughter Lora King has partnered with The Human Gathering to create a limited series, featuring conversations with notable individuals who were impacted by what happened to her father, as […]

Freeman will produce the project through his production company, Revelations Entertainment.

Early Sunday morning, just hours before Rodney King was found dead, a neighbor says she heard someone sobbing in his yard. King, 47, was found at the bottom of his swimming pool at his Rialto, Calif. home. His fiancée, Cynthia Kelley had talked to him through a sliding glass door and a short time later […]

LOS ANGELES  — Rodney King, the black motorist whose 1991 videotaped beating by Los Angeles police officers was the touchstone for one of the most destructive race riots in the nation’s history, died Sunday. He was 47. King’s fiancé called 911 at 5:25 a.m. to report that she found him at the bottom of the […]