Rodney King Buried in Los Angeles


Rodney had risen above his mistakes. He never mocked anyone, not the police, not the justice system, not anyone. He became a symbol of forgiveness.” — From the Reverend Al Sharpton’s eulogy of Rodney King, who died two weeks ago at the age of 47, and who remains the most visceral reminder of the 1992 L.A. riots that left over 50 people dead.