Recent Events in the U.S. Parallel Rodney King Riots in Early 90s

The protests are reminding people in Los Angeles of an incident in the early 90s that led to riots and civil unrest. CGTN correspondent Ediz Tiyansan discussed that with history professor Brenda Stevenson, who’s written a book about that period. She says what happened then draws similarities to what’s happening today. #protest

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