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Tyrese Gibson To Star In L.A. Riots Thriller ‘April 29, 1992’

"It feels like I asked the universe for something roles that are dark and layered and the universe responded with this movie 1992!"

Rodney King’s Daughter Launches “I’m A King” Scholarship For Black Fathers

Lora King was just seven-years-old when her father Rodney King was brutally beaten by officers of the Los Angeles Police Department. Recorded by a bystander, the footage…

Halle Berry Is Determined To Keep Her Children Alive In The Trailer For ‘KINGS’

In 1992 South Central Los Angeles, tensions between the black community and law enforcement reached a fever pitch after footage of four white police officers viciously…

‘LA 92’ Aims To Deconstruct The 1992 Los Angeles Riots And Rodney King’s Story

It’s been 25 years since the 1992 Los Angeles riots and it seems like since then things have yet to change. Since that occurrence, violence and injustice have spread…

25 Years After The L.A. Riots, Spike Lee Says America Still Thinks Black Men Are Predators

Depending on who you ask, the 25-year anniversary of the events that took place in L.A. after the acquittal of four officers involved in the Rodney King beating can…

Morgan Freeman To Produce Docuseries About The Life Of Rodney King

Rodney King’s life is getting the Hollywood treatment by way of Academy-Award winning actor Morgan Freeman. According to reports, Freeman along with Lori McCreary and…

Rodney King Had PCP, Cocaine In His System During Drowning Death

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP)–Rodney King had been drinking and was on drugs when he plunged into a swimming pool and accidentally drowned, a coroner’s report released…

Friends Doubt Story of Rodney King Death

Rodney King, who made public headlines in 1991 after being a victim of police brutality which later led to the infamous LA riots, was found dead at 47 on Sunday by his…

Friends Doubt Story of Rodney King Death

, who made public headlines in 1991 after being a victim of police brutality which later led to the infamous LA riots, was found dead at 47 on Sunday by his fiancée Cynth…