Tags » Rodney King

The Infiltration Unit: Terminator 2's Brilliant Game of Good 'Bot, Bad Cop

I’ve very proud to have contributed the concluding essay of The Dissolve’s Movie of the Week coverage of Terminator 2: Judgment Day, long one of my sentimental favorites. 93 more words


The Battle of Los Angeles: Rodney King, reviewed.

My review of Rodney King, Roger Guenveur Smith’s one-man play about the man he calls “the first reality TV star,” is in this week’s Washington City Paper.


Video Of CHP Officer Beating SoCal Woman May Hurt Public Perception Of All Law Enforcement

LOS ANGELES (CBS) — The California Highway Patrol is investigating one of its own after cell phone video captured an officer repeatedly punching a woman on the side of a Los Angeles freeway. 231 more words


Happy Birthday 'Merika

238 years old today and you don’t look a day older than 107. Not bad for a relatively young Nation. Our Nation stands (seated) today most grateful for a day off work. 494 more words

Interview with Paul D. Marks, author of WHITE HEAT

Why do you write?

MARKS: I write so I can kill people…on the page that I can’t kill in real life……….. Seriously, why do I write – why does anyone write – because we have to. 1,003 more words

Crime Fiction

The Intersection of O.J. Simpson and Jonathan Fleming

Kim Anklin’s thoughts on O.J. Simpson, Jonathan Fleming, and the criminal justice system 

Twenty years have passed since Nicole Brown and Ron Goldman were brutally murdered in Brentwood, CA and what would be known as “the Trial of the Century” began. 689 more words

Management Resources LTD Of NY

A White Boy on the Road

(This is an excerpt from my book The Education of a White Boy: An Honest Discussion on Race, which recounts how my hitchhiking adventures shaped my racial attitudes.) 14,368 more words

African American Studies