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Flex your rights ? film the police

...downside ? remember the videotaped police beating of Rodney King? That was an ordinary citizen with a camera, too...they don't always do the right thing (again, think Rodney King). But unlike the rest of us, they have the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/damon-cline/2014-07-01/flex-your-
Losing the war

...prewritten, prerecorded voice-overs, uses the "S" word. One gets the impression that he brings up one subject ? the Rodney King beating ? primarily so he can describe his profane memory of it.This is from a food and travel personality.The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2013-04-23/losing-war
First Friday forum is snoozefest, but sheriff debate is livelier

...application of law enforcement east of the 15th Street versus west of 15th Street. We've all seen what is happening to Rodney King, Alfaigo Davis in Augusta, Cherry Tree Crossing. In every instance, a black person has been brutalized, and in almost...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2012-07-21/city-ink-first-
Editorial was divisive, presumptuous

...and it's too bad many in those crowds do not. Yet law enforcement officers have acted unjustly in the past (Rodney King ring a bell?) and are lawfully subject to investigation and, yes, subject to law enforcement enacted against them...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/12/22/let_504938.shtml
Letters
Reader feedback: Fur flies over Kirby columns

...soak up this culture. Yes, the fabled California can teach us so much that we lack in our poor ignorant lives. The Rodney King riots, the perpetual layer of smog, the rampant fires and mudslides, the San Francisco lifestyle, etc. But I digress...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/11/17/met_104869.shtml
Metro
At the Movies: capsule reviews of new films

...intense, almost violent dance styles that sprang naturally from the streets of South Central Los Angeles after the 1992 Rodney King riots and offer an alternative to gang membership. LaChapelle tries to provide artistic, historical and socio-economic...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/06/26/mov_457075.shtml
Movies
Documentary captures South LA dance craze

...phenomenon started by Thomas Johnson, a former drug dealer who turned to religion and clown dancing after the 1992 Rodney King riots. Nicknamed Tommy the Clown, Johnson would wear clown makeup and a rainbow afro wig to entertain at children's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/06/23/mov_456789.shtml
Movies
Kwame Jackson capitalizes on being No. 2

...no 'think' about it. It's 100 percent on the tape. There's no need to think about it. It's like watching Rodney King get beat: How did the bruise happen?" he said. Jackson is starting an entertainment company, Legacy Communications...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/04/22/tel_413092.shtml
Television
Sneaky use of cell phone cameras prompting bans

...experts say it won't be long before phones with video capabilities are just as common. "We're convinced the next Rodney King is going to be on a camera phone," says Greg Clayman, co-founder of Upoc Inc. The company's technology allows...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/02/23/liv_405552.shtml
Life & style
People in the News

...she became the NBC legal correspondent for "Today" and "Nightly News," covering the Mike Tyson rape case and the Rodney King police brutality trial. That success led to her own syndicated show, "Jones & Jury." In 1995, Jones was named...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/02/18/ent_404974.shtml
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