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A Different World - Season 6 ep 1. Sista Soulja reacts to Rodney king verdict

by Phil Ethington

Whitley (Jasmine Guy) is confronted by a shopper (Sista Soulja) about the history of racism, in light of the acquittal of the police officers in the beating of Rodney King.
This episode aired not too long after then Democratic presidential candidate Bill Clinton, denigrate the rapper as racist in the vein of “David Duke.” This came on the heels of Soulja’s comments on the 92’ Uprising: “If black people kill black people every day, why not have a week and kill white people?” Though a spinoff of the “assimilationist” Cosby Show, this clip highlights the fact that compared to its predecessor, A Different World, often discussed race.

A Different World - Season 6 ep 1. (1992) Sista Soulja reacts to Rodney king verdict

Whitley (Jasmine Guy) is confronted by a shopper (Sista Soulja) about the history of racism, in light of the acquittal of the police officers in the beating of Rodney King.

from A Different World, “Honeymoon in LA,” Season 6/Episode 1 (1992). (1992)
Creator: NBC
Distributor: YouTube, NBC
Posted by Phil Ethington
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