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Maria Saporta: Atlanta’s Ferguson Demonstration More Peaceful than 1992 Rodney King Protests

Maria Saporta, seen here, says recent protests related to the Michael Brown case were more peaceful than those following the Rodney King verdict. Saporta says those protests, more than twenty years ago, were a wake-up call to Atlanta.
Maria Saporta, seen here, says recent protests related to the Michael Brown case were more peaceful than those following the Rodney King verdict. Saporta says those protests, more than twenty years ago, were a wake-up call to Atlanta.
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Longtime Atlanta business reporter Maria Saporta remembers well the 1992 fallout from the Rodney King police beating verdict.

She says the recent Ferguson rallies here in Atlanta recently saw, by comparison, were more peaceful.