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Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, Thumbs down

...Another NFL running back has been arrested for allegedly assaulting his son. An uncounted number of domestic assaults (both verbal and physical) take place in Alaska homes daily. In the words of Rodney King: "Can we all get along?"

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-09-15/empire-editorial-thumbs-thumbs-down
Opinion
Can we talk?

...Los Angeles policemen who beat Rodney King. Anger and despair greeted the...sought to address the concerns, and Rodney King issued his now famous plea...simmers until the next crisis. The Rodney King beating wasn't the first time...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2013-08-25/can-we-talk
Neighbors
Diversity is humanity's greatest gift but also greatest challenge

...at another, "Why can't you be more people?" Vonnegut's speech came soon after the L.A. riots, and echoed Rodney King's plaintive cry, "People, I just want to say, can we, can we all just get along?" Unity and diversity, the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/100606/nei_20061006003.shtml
Neighbors
My Turn: Racism rears its head in Juneau

...mean to them, but because he is black. I felt a surge of anger rise up in my gut, such as I hadn't felt since the Rodney King verdict. My beautiful, first-born child had been introduced to the 300-year-old ugly face of American racism...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/022107/opi_20070221014.shtml
Opinion
FYI

...weighing 7 pounds 11 ounces, to Harriet Cora Hotch and Kevin Jaudon McGraw of Douglas. On Feb. 8, 2006, a son, Paul Rodney King, weighing 6 pounds 15 ounces, to Christine King and James Gore King of Juneau. On Feb. 9, 2006, a son, Keegan...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021706/nei_20060217007.shtml
Neighbors
This Day in History

...from Cape Kennedy on a mission to test the lunar module. In 1991, in a case that sparked a national outcry, motorist Rodney King was severely beaten by Los Angeles police officers in a scene captured on amateur video. In 1993, health pioneer Albert...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/030303/sta_day.shtml
News
This Day in History

...1987, comedian Danny Kaye died in Los Angeles at 74. In 1991, in a case that sparked a national outcry, motorist Rodney King was severely beaten by Los Angeles police officers in a scene captured on amateur video.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/030304/sta_history.shtml
News
This Day in History

...from Cape Kennedy on a mission to test the lunar module. In 1991, in a case that sparked a national outcry, motorist Rodney King was severely beaten by Los Angeles police officers in a scene captured on amateur video. In 1991, 25 people were killed...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/030305/sta_20050303013.shtml
News
This Day in History

...Janet Reno sailed through her confirmation hearing on her way to becoming the nation's first female attorney general. Rodney King testified at the federal trial of four Los Angeles police officers accused of violating his civil rights, saying he'd...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/030903/loc_history.shtml
News
Supporting our troops like supporting LAPD

...instead, breaking the law. Supporting our troops in Iraq is akin to supporting the LAPD as they beat the crap out of Rodney King. If the troops in Iraq want my support, they can lay down their arms and refuse to participate. They have the power...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/032603/let_letter3.shtml
Opinion

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