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FILE - In this April 30, 1992 file photo, a Los Angeles police officer takes aim at a looter in a market at Alvarado and Beverly Boulevard in Los Angeles during the second night of rioting in the city. Rodney King, the black motorist whose 1991 videotaped beating by Los Angeles police officers was the touchstone for one of the most destructive race riots in the nation's history, has died, his publicist said Sunday, June 17, 2012. He was 47.(AP Photo/John Gaps III, File)

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A fire burns out of control at the corner of 67th St. and West Blvd. in South Central Los Angeles April 30, 1992. Hundreds of stores were burned after rioting erupted after the verdicts in the Rodney King assault case. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma)

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FILE - In this April 30, 1992 file photo, a Los Angeles police officer takes aim at a looter in a market at Alvarado and Beverly Boulevard in Los Angeles during the second night of rioting in the city. Rodney King, the black motorist whose 1991 videotaped beating by Los Angeles police officers was the touchstone for one of the most destructive race riots in the nation's history, has died, his publicist said Sunday, June 17, 2012. He was 47.(AP Photo/John Gaps III, File)

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A fire burns out of control at the corner of 67th St. and West Blvd. in South Central Los Angeles April 30, 1992. Hundreds of stores were burned after rioting erupted after the verdicts in the Rodney King assault case. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma)

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Sister Souljah speaks at an event in New York in 1992, the year presidential candidate Bill Clinton blasted her comments after the Rodney King beating. (Associated Press)

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Sister Souljah speaks at an event in New York in 1992, the year presidential candidate Bill Clinton blasted her comments after the Rodney King beating. (Associated Press)

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Rodney King poses on Friday, April 13, 2012, for a portrait in Los Angeles. The 1992 acquittal of four police officers in the videotaped beating of Mr. King sparked rioting that spread across Los Angeles and into neighboring suburbs. (Associated Press)

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Rodney King poses on Friday, April 13, 2012, for a portrait in Los Angeles. The 1992 acquittal of four police officers in the videotaped beating of Mr. King sparked rioting that spread across Los Angeles and into neighboring suburbs. (Associated Press)

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Rodney King poses April 13, 2012, for a portrait in Los Angeles. The 1992 acquittal of four police officers in the videotaped beating of King sparked rioting that spread across Los Angeles and into neighboring suburbs. (Associated Press)

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Rodney King poses on April 13, 2012, for a portrait in Los Angeles. The 1992 acquittal of four police officers in the videotaped beating of Mr. King sparked rioting that spread across Los Angeles and into neighboring suburbs. (Associated Press)

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Rodney King, seen here in a booking handout photo provided by the Riverside County Sheriff's Department, was arrested by the Moreno Valley, Calif., Police Department July 12, 2011, on suspicion of driving under the influence. (Associated Press/Riverside County Sheriff's Department)