Rodney King’s Final Interview

In the spring of 1992, riots erupted in Los Angeles after white police officers were found not guilty of felony assault in the beating of Rodney King, an African-American man. Oprah took her show to the middle of the firestorm for a town hall discussion about race. Twenty years later—just months before his death—Rodney shared how he turned the assault into a positive, and talked about life with his fiancée, Cynthia.

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