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Amateur video from march 3, 1991, shows la police beating a black man. The videotape of los angeles police beating rodney king went viral, infuriating a community that showed its anger after his assailants were acquitted but. The beating of rodney king: the dynamics of backfire brian martin university of wollongong abstract the 1991 beating of rodney king by los angeles police provides.
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