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lostinurbanism: “ From the series, Come Sunday. Photograph by Thomas Roma (1992) ”

lostinurbanism: “ From the series, Come Sunday. Photograph by Thomas Roma (1992) ”

This May 1, 1992 file photo shows Rodney King making a statement at a Los Angeles news conference. King, the black motorist whose 1991 videotaped beating by Los Angeles police officers was the touchstone for one of the most destructive race riots in the nation's history, has died, his publicist said Sunday, June 17, 2012. He was 47. (AP Photo/David Longstreath, file)

Rodney King's plea measures his lasting meaning

This May 1, 1992 file photo shows Rodney King making a statement at a Los Angeles news conference. King, the black motorist whose 1991 videotaped beating by Los Angeles police officers was the touchstone for one of the most destructive race riots in the nation's history, has died, his publicist said Sunday, June 17, 2012. He was 47. (AP Photo/David Longstreath, file)

FILE - This March 31, 1991 image made from video shot by George Holliday shows police officers beating a man, later identified as Rodney King. King, the black motorist whose 1991 videotaped beating by Los Angeles police officers was the touchstone for one of the most destructive race riots in the nation's history, has died, his publicist said Sunday, June 17, 2012. He was 47. (AP Photo/Courtesy of KTLA Los Angeles, George Holliday)

Rodney King, key figure in LA riots, dead at 47

FILE - This March 31, 1991 image made from video shot by George Holliday shows police officers beating a man, later identified as Rodney King. King, the black motorist whose 1991 videotaped beating by Los Angeles police officers was the touchstone for one of the most destructive race riots in the nation's history, has died, his publicist said Sunday, June 17, 2012. He was 47. (AP Photo/Courtesy of KTLA Los Angeles, George Holliday)

Smoke covers Los Angeles Thursday, April 30, 1992, as fires from the riots burn out of control.

The L.A. Riots, As A Neighbor Remembers It

Smoke covers Los Angeles Thursday, April 30, 1992, as fires from the riots burn out of control.

Soul Jazz Records – Harmony, Melody & Style – Lovers Rock and Rare Groove In The UK 1975-1992

Soul Jazz Records – Harmony, Melody & Style – Lovers Rock and Rare Groove In The UK 1975-1992

Rodney King was savagely beaten by four Los Angeles police officers, an attack that eventually led to a week-long race riot in 1992. Twenty years on, he talks about his part in American history.

Rodney King: 'I had to learn to forgive'

Rodney King was savagely beaten by four Los Angeles police officers, an attack that eventually led to a week-long race riot in 1992. Twenty years on, he talks about his part in American history.

The Obamas hold hands as they listen to Rep. John Lewis speak during an event to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Bloody Sunday and the Selma to Montgomery Civil Rights Marches, at the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama, on March 7, 2015.

33 Pictures Of The Obamas That Will Restore Your Faith In Love

The Obamas hold hands as they listen to Rep. John Lewis speak during an event to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Bloody Sunday and the Selma to Montgomery Civil Rights Marches, at the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama, on March 7, 2015.

MoMA | The Collection | AT Bell Laboratories, Murray Hill, NJ. Diagram of Microprocessor (CRISP). 1986

MoMA | The Collection | AT Bell Laboratories, Murray Hill, NJ. Diagram of Microprocessor (CRISP). 1986

John Lewis tells his truth about 'Selma'  The role of art in our society is not to reenact history but to offer an interpretation of human experience as seen through the eyes of the artist. The philosopher Aristotle says it best: “The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inner...  http://www.latimes.com/opinion/op-ed/la-oe-lewis-selma-movie-20150119-story.html

John Lewis tells his truth about 'Selma'

John Lewis tells his truth about 'Selma' The role of art in our society is not to reenact history but to offer an interpretation of human experience as seen through the eyes of the artist. The philosopher Aristotle says it best: “The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inner... http://www.latimes.com/opinion/op-ed/la-oe-lewis-selma-movie-20150119-story.html

Rev. Al Sharpton calls Rodney King a 'symbol of civil rights' June 17 Rodney King, became an international figure overnight after his beating by police spark the 1992 Los Angeles riots, was a "symbol of civil rights," the Rev. Al Sharpton said Sunday after news broke of King's death.King’s fiancée found him at the bottom of his pool at his home in Rialto early Sunday, police said…

Rev. Al Sharpton calls Rodney King a 'symbol of civil rights' June 17 Rodney King, became an international figure overnight after his beating by police spark the 1992 Los Angeles riots, was a "symbol of civil rights," the Rev. Al Sharpton said Sunday after news broke of King's death.King’s fiancée found him at the bottom of his pool at his home in Rialto early Sunday, police said…

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