Rodney King Relives Brutal Police Beating 20 Years Later

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By: John Kennedy / March 3, 2011

Twenty years ago, Rodney King suffered a tragically brutal run-in with the LAPD—a police brutality case that would send racial tension in Los Angeles to the point of rioting. In a sitdown with CNN’s Don Lemon, King reflects on and relives the incident. Check out a snippet of the interview above, and watch the entire segment, titled Race and Rage – The Beating of Rodney King, on Friday, March 4 at 8:00 p.m. ET and PT on CNN.