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Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992 - Here's A Nobody, Carmen Summary & Analysis

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Angela King, Rodney King's aunt, says her parents were like the characters in "Carmen," the film starring Dorothy Dandridge and Harry Belafonte. Her father was conservative politically, but he and her mother drank heavily and fought often. When Angela was twelve or thirteen, she and her brothers and sisters were separated and sent to live in different homes. She and her brother were kept together. Her brother was Rodney King's father.

She used to go fishing with Rodney and their friends. She says that Rodney could catch fish with his bare hands. This disconcerted her because he seemed like "one of them wild Africans" when he fished like that.

She is accustomed to calling Rodney by another name, Glen. She says she saw the video of the police beating him on television. When she first saw him...

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