Rodney King

Rodney King’s daughter Lora is honoring her late father’s legacy on the 27th anniversary of the historic L.A. Riots.

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Rodney King‘s daughter was just 7 when her father was beaten bloody by officers with the Los Angeles Police Department. She was eating breakfast when it came on the morning news — video footage showing LAPD officers kicking and hitting her unarmed father dozens of times with batons. It gave her […]

Stacey Koon, the Los Angeles cop who was involved in the notorious beating of the late Rodney King back in 1990, was seen driving a…

Sybil Wilkes discusses today's news headlines including the latest on Rodney King, Chavis Carter, Tropical Storm Isaac, and more on TJMS.

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 Thursday concluded. The report confirmed a police conclusion that King died by accident and the case will be closed, Rialto police Capt. Randy DeAnda said. "The investigation […]

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Rodney King was remembered in Los Angeles on Saturday as a forgiving man who bore the scars of his infamous beating with dignity. The Rev. Al Sharpton, who delivered the eulogy at Forest Lawn Hollywood Hills, said before the funeral that King never showed bitterness to the officers who beat him. […]

Rodney King was remembered in Los Angeles on Saturday as a forgiving man who bore the scars of his infamous beating with dignity. The Rev. Al Sharpton, who delivered the eulogy at Forest Lawn Hollywood Hills, said before the funeral that King never showed bitterness to the officers who beat him. "People should not be judged […]

Dominique joins TJMS to talk about Jesse Jackson Jr.'s Medical Leave, she doesn't believe Jackson is really exhausted "tell them you got 6 months to live" or in her words, you had enough energy to cheat. 50 Cent and Rodney King's family also feel the heat from Dominique, listen to hear more.

Police beating victim Rodney King is a figure in history that reminds the African American community that racism is still a strong force in society. Despite his historical significance, he was not a rich man with a whole lot of financial influence. And since his passing, his family has had trouble scraping up funds to […]

There seems to be no love between Rodney King’s family and his fiancee, Cynthia Kelley.  According to TMZ, King’s family has made no effort to reach out to Cynthia since King’s death last weekend. Go to The Urban Daily to read more.  

Dominique talks with TJMS about the latest on Rodney King and the John Travolta sex scandal.

Reverend Al Sharpton on Rodney King and the impact of his beating.