Column | Jul 14, 2013 | 7:31 PM
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Column | Jul 31, 2013Historian Brenda E. Stevenson (pictured in her UCLA office, with an African sculpture) mostly writes about the long-gone — 18th and 19th century African Americans, and the lives of enslaved women. Then came the case that made history while L.A. watched: Korean-born shopkeeper Soon Ja Du killed black teenager Latasha Harlins over a bottle of orange juice. A jury convicted Du of voluntary manslaughter, but she was sentenced only to probation and community service.
Column | Jun 20, 2012 | 9:45 PM
There was always something hapless about Rodney King. He entered the nation's consciousness -- and its conscience -- as a shambling drunk, an unemployed black construction worker who tried to outrun L.A. police rather than be arrested for drunk driving....
Column | Jun 9, 2013 | 5:27 PM
Story | Jun 18, 2012 | 9:36 PM
As authorities continue to probe the cause of Rodney King's death, family members said they are struggling with their sudden loss. Rodney King’s youngest brother, Zhan Paul King, on Monday said his family is dealing with the loss “the best...