Obie Award-winning actor, writer, and director Roger Guenveur Smith on Rodney King. Smith returns to the stage with a new work inspired by the late Rodney King. King was viciously beaten by four LAPD cops in 1991, a beating which was captured on videotape and seen around the world. When the cops were acquitted in April, 1992, the result was the biggest rebellion in US history.
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An interview with a Black woman in the Bronx who has become an ardent supporter of the BAsics Bus Tour and has some very important things to say about BAsics and Bob Avakian. For more on the BAsics Bus Tour visit their tumblr.