The death of Rodney King, the police beating victim who unwittingly became both the symbol and center of the 1992 Los Angeles riots has brought to the surface ugly emotions of racism and anger within the comment boxes of numerous online newspapers and blogs. But why?? Host, Herndon Davis of P.P.E. (Pop, Politics & Entertainment) explains that Rodney King was an unconventional messenger carrying an amazingly powerful message to the world. As a result Rodney King’s life was often was misunderstood.