Camera Used to Film Rodney King Beating Up for Auction

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In 2020 we have encountered riots across the globe for racial equality, but in 1992 the United States riot of Los Angeles made history. As this year, a recording led to protests after a person was seen being abused by police. George Holliday was the person who filmed on March 3, 1991 from his apartment balcony in L.A the beating of Rodney King.

The trial saw the acquittal of four police officers which led to deadly riots.
Holliday referenced the significance of his camera and how it sparked a debate for justice as what is happening today.

“I hope this video camera inspires people to use their power to record events that they find troubling.” He added, “Don’t be afraid to use it.”