"Fox Nation places Obama race story above 1991 photo of beaten Rodney King, Jr."
The Fox Nation website is currently featuring a 182-word article on President Obama addressing criticism that he isn’t doing enough for the African American community above the 1991 photo of a beaten Rodney King, Jr. Fox News’ excuse to place the nearly 20 year old image on its homepage next to the President? Senate Majority Leader Reid (D-NV) referenced Rodney King’s “can we all get along” quote four days ago during the healthcare debate.
The beating of Rodney King, Jr. eventually led to the 1992 Los Angeles riots, among the most violent and divisive events in recent American history, in which more than 50 lives were taken. From its broadcasts to its website, the Fox Network has a long history of racializing just about everything it possibly can.