Springtiime means new releases on Netflix, and of the many that you should be watching is Spike Lee’s latest feature, “Rodney King”.


While the film won’t be available to stream until April 28th, the trailer has just been release and we’re pretty excited about it.


The film will commemorate the 25th Anniversary of the acquittals of the 4 LAPD officers involved in the tragic beating and subsequent death of the unarmed black man in 1991.


While there are many documentaries and short films that explore the famous trial and the riots that occurred in the city, this film will take a look at the final moments leading up to the fatal altercation.


Take a look at the trailer below and mark your calendars for the April 28th release date.


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About The Author Samantha Callender

Samantha Callender is a multimedia journalist whose work ranges from entertainment journalism to pieces highlighting social issues in multicultural communities. Samantha strives to find intersects between entertainment and social matters, believing that pop culture has the power to not only entertain the masses, but to educate them as well. Her goal when storytelling is to write pieces that serve as a catalyst to prompt dialogue and activism. Her work can be seen on VIBE, The Source, Jet Magazine, The Root, and Cosmopolitan Magazine.

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