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Rev. Al Sharpton Confirmed To Deliver the Eulogy For Rodney King Saturday, June 30th In Los Angeles

Jun 28, 2012

Saturday, June 30, 2012
11:00 a.m. – Private Service
1:30 p.m.  –  Press Conference
2:00 p.m. – Public Service: Rev. Al Sharpton to deliver the eulogy

Forest Lawn Cemetery
Hollywood Hills
6300 Forest Lawn Drive
Los Angeles, CA.
Location: Hall of Liberty

“Rodney King was a symbol of civil rights and he represented the anti-police brutality and anti-racial profiling movement of our time. It was his beating that made America focus on the presence of profiling and police misconduct. I recently spent time with him on the release of his new  book just a couple of months ago and he did my radio and TV show. Through all that he had gone through with his beating and his personal demons he was never one to not call for reconciliation and for people to overcome and forgive. History will record that it was Rodney King’s beating and his actions that made America deal with the excessive misconduct of law enforcement.”

Reverend Al Sharpton, President of National Action Network


Media Contact for Rev. Sharpton – Rachel Noerdlinger