Afro History Today in Afro History ! Rodney King is beaten by police and caught on video in 1991. written by Marc Alexander March 3, 2020 Screenshot of footage of King beaten by LAPD officers on March 3, 1991 (Photo credit: Wikipedia) View image | gettyimages.com By Justinhoch / Justin Hoch for a Hudson Union Society event Rodney King Related PostsToday in Afro History ! Jazz singer, Joe Williams passes away in 1999.Today in Afro History ! Dr. Betty Shabazz, (wife of Malcolm X) passes away in 1997.Today in Afro History ! Singer, Marvin Gaye is killed in 1984.Today in Afro History ! Sammy Davis Jr. passes away in 1990.Today in Afro History ! Singer/Actress, Aaliyah dies in plane crash in 2001.Today in Afro History ! Matthew A. Henson served as navigator to a small group of explorers that were the first to reach the North Pole in 1909 ! Today in Afro History ! Rodney King is beaten by police and caught on video in 1991. was last modified: January 31st, 2020 by Marc Alexander 0 comment 0 Facebook Twitter Google + Pinterest Marc Alexander previous post Today’s Afro Birthday’s ! NFL player, Herschel Walker ! Olympian, Jackie Joyner-Kersee ! NFL player, Santonio Holmes ! Rapper, Tone-Loc ! next post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! NBA player/Mayor, Kevin Johnson ! Inventor, Garrett A. Morgan ! Singer, Bobby Womack ! Singer/Activist, Miriam Makeba ! Singer, K Michelle ! You may also like Pats spin Garoppolo pick into multiple choices April 28, 2018 Four Men Charged in the Murder of... July 20, 2018 Jets CEO: Darnold will lead team to... May 8, 2018 Matthews dons visor after offseason nose break July 28, 2018 Drake Hits 170M Streams On Apple Music,... June 30, 2018 Bengals’ oft-injured Eifert ‘good to go’ by... July 27, 2018 Woman surprises husband with life-saving kidney match July 12, 2017 Who had the best sneakers of the... April 29, 2018 Lakers get Michigan stretch-4 Wagner at No.... June 22, 2018 Death Toll Rises To 17 In Fatal... July 20, 2018 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.