Rodney King: 30 years on
Ediz Tiyansan

It's been 30 years since Los Angeles police officers brutally beat Rodney King after a traffic stop. The shocking images were caught on camera and shook the country. 

The police officers involved were later acquitted, leading to five days of deadly race riots. 

While some progress has been made in policing reforms and accountability, many activists claim that major systemic inequalities still remain within the wider American society. 

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