“For a man of humble origins who might have lived life as most do – without fame or notoriety – Rodney King will go down in history as a seminal figure in the evolution of America’s criminal justice system.”—Khalil Gibran Muhammad (via Rodney King’s legacy was to blast away the myth of a post-racial US)
- ineverthoughtaboutitlikethat said: What a loss. I don’t think they will UNDERSTAND or TALK ABOUT how painful this loss is and what it TRULY SYMBOLIZES about this country and its pseudo-belief about bootstraps and second chances. He was still criminalized by America.
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