Roger Guenveur Smith

actor,writer, and director

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Rodney King became a national symbol of police brutality, and his name was a rallying cry during the 1992 LA Riots.

Resurrecting Rodney King in a one-man show

Rodney King became a national symbol of police brutality, and his name was a rallying cry during the 1992 LA Riots.

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Actor, writer, and director Roger Guenveur Smith discusses his one man show, Frederick Douglass Now at LA's Bootleg Theater.

Roger Guenveur Smith: Frederick Douglass Now

Actor, writer, and director Roger Guenveur Smith discusses his one man show, Frederick Douglass Now at LA's Bootleg Theater.

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