Monday, January 12, 2015

"Rodney King", written and performed by Roger Guenveur Smith

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The DuSable Museum of African American History in association with the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events present, "Rodney King" written and performed by Roger Guenveur Smith. DATE: Saturday, January 24, 2015 TIME: 7:00pm 10:00pm, COST: Admission FREE. Reserve Seats Today!
Rodney King was thrust into international prominence in 1991 when beaten by members of the Los Angeles Police Department. In response to a jurys acquittal of the four indicted officers a year later, Los Angeles exploded into the deadliest riot in the nations history. Roger Guenveur Smith negotiates Rodney Kings subsequent odyssey as the first reality TV star in an intimate, ingeniously devised conversation with the deceased King, who expired in his backyard swimming pool in 2012.

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