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For LAPD Cop Working Skid Row, 'There's Always Hope'

Oct 14 2014 3:03pm CDT | Source: WNYC Music

LAPD Officer Deon Joseph patrols one of the toughest places in America: Skid Row, a 50 block concentration of drug dealers, gangs, chronically homeless and the mentally ill — and the shelters and clinics in downtown L.A. that serve them. "About 2,500 people on probation for violent crimes or narcotics crimes. Registered sex offenders, which can range from 500 to 700 individuals concentrated in here because there ...
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Richard Riordan Looks Back On His Tenure As L.A. Mayor

Sep 29 2014 11:55pm CDT | Source: CBS Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES ( — Richard Riordan, Los Angeles’ former mayor, is looking back on his eight-year tenure in City Hall in a new book titled, “The Mayor.” In a telling interview with KCAL9’s Dave Bryan on Monday, Riordan says former President Ronald Reagan was his “secret weapon” when he ran for the post back in 1993. “He was my adviser on what to do when I was running for mayor. You know what the main thing he told me was? To have people like you and to show ...
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HEATER OF THE DAY: Quilly – “Rodney King”

Sep 17 2014 11:06am CDT | Source: All HipHop

Philly rapper Quilly unveils a gritty new single titled “Rodney King”. Filed under: MOBILE, MUSIC Tagged: HEATER OF THE DAY, ...
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Why Y’All Booing Justin #BBare? Dat’s Racism!

Sep 10 2014 12:41pm CDT | Source: The Superficial

Lemme get this all straight: Jennifer Lopez can flash her granny ass all over da stage, but da second my sexy, young boy #BBare gives y’all some dark sexual chocolate, mothafuckas be booing his ass? Dat’s some Rodney King shit right here. Next you gonna tell me my boy can’t drink from da same water fountain as you? Ride da same bus? Show white bitches his Spongebob underwear? That’s how this shit starts, son. It’s the same reason why there’s a liquor store on almost ...
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“Rodney King,” Written and Performed by Roger Guenveur Smith, Opens Sept. 2nd at PlayMakers

Sep 2 2014 3:22pm CDT | Source: Triangle Arts and Entertainment

PlayMakers Repertory Company will present the regional premiere of Rodney King, a powerful 65-minute one-man show written and performed by 59-year-old Berkeley, CA native Roger Guenveur Smith, on Sept. 2-7 in the Elizabeth Price Kenan Theatre in the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Center for Dramatic Art. Rodney King is the first of three provocative regional premieres in the 2014-15 PRC2 seco ...
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Using Technology To Counter Police Mistrust Is Complicated

Sep 2 2014 11:10am CDT | Source: WNYC Music

Outfitting police officers with body cameras seems to be the most concrete solution to come out of the police misconduct accusations in the Ferguson, Mo. And the push for cameras extends far beyond the suburban Missouri police department — more than 153,000 people have signed a "We the People" petition to create a "Mike Brown Law" that would require all police to wear cameras. Ferguson officers didn ...
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September 2014 Triangle Theater Calendar

Sep 1 2014 5:26pm CDT | Source: Triangle Arts and Entertainment

  PlayMakers Repertory Company will present “Rodney King” in UNC-Chapel Hill’s Elizabeth Price Kenan Theatre EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the Triangle Review’s Master Theater Calendar for the entire month of August 2014. If your productions are not listed in this calendar, please e-mail the SHOW TITLE(S), DATE(S), LOCATION(S), and PRESENTER’S NAME to, and be sure to e-mail all your news releases and publicity PHOTOS to that address. (Our “snail ...
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Rally in Camden, NJ For Ferguson, Mo. Teen Shot By Police

Aug 28 2014 3:33pm CDT | Source: CBS Philly

By Cherri Gregg CAMDEN, N.J. (CBS) — Scores of protesters rallied today outside Camden City Hall to support the people of Ferguson, Mo., following the death of teenager Michael Brown, who was shot by a police officer. But Camden residents also wanted to make sure there are no Mike Brown-type incidents in their city. The protests were familiar: “Hands Up, don’t shoot,”  they shouted, a rallying cry to end excessive police force. “After Rodney King you thought that it w ...
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Post-Racial America? Spike Lee Says The ‘War On The Black Male’ In The US Is Tearing The Country Apart

Aug 28 2014 11:59am CDT | Source:

Do you agree?? Filmmaker Spike Lee says the fatal shooting of unarmed Ferguson teenager Michael Brown is indicative of a national “war on the black male,” and that the “uprising” in Missouri is a response to years of racial tension and discrimination between U.S. authorities and the black community. Spike Lee Says There Is A War On The Black Male In America Via St. Louis CBS Local reports: Speaking with CNN’s And ...
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