American victim of police brutality
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About Rodney King
Rodney King was a man famous for appearing in a video where he was beaten by police officers.
King got in a car chase while waiting for alcohol to leave his body. When King was finally stopped, he got out and acted strangely. He was able to stand up with two officers on his back. King was then tased and continuously beaten with batons. He was eventually handcuffed. A video was taken of part of the situation.
There was a video of this incident, which is attributed to being the biggest influence of the Los Angeles Riots of 1992.
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Famous quotes by Rodney King
As far as having peace within myself, the one way I can do that is forgiving the people who have done wrong to me. It causes more stress to build up anger. Peace is more productive.Rodney King
I realize I will always be the poster child for police brutality, but I can try to use that as a positive force for healing and restraint.Rodney King
I'm a religious person. I remember my mom told me: 'Vengeance belongs to God. It's up to him to wreak vengeance.' It's hard for me to get to that point, but that's the work of God.Rodney King
When I leave here, when my final day on this earth is up, I want to leave in peace. I want to have peace in my heart.Rodney King
Rodney King's Popularity
Rodney King was a famous American victim of police brutality, who was born on April 2, 1965. As a person born on this date, Rodney King is listed in our database as the 6th most popular celebrity for the day (April 2) and the 31st most popular for the year (1965).
People born on April 2 fall under the Zodiac sign of Aries, the Ram. Rodney King is the 219th most popular Aries.
Aside from information specific to Rodney King's birthday, Rodney King is the 1533rd most famous American and ranks 2nd in famous people born in Sacramento, California, U.S.
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