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2 officers in black man's fatal shooting won't be charged

MICHAEL KUNZELMAN and ANTHONY IZAGUIRRE

Associated Press

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana's attorney general ruled out criminal charges Tuesday against two white Baton Rouge police officers in the shooting of a black man whose death led to widespread protests nearly two years ago ...


https://www.yahoo.com/news/louisiana-awaited-black-mans-2016-shooting-death-030752005.html

FILE - In this June 27, 2017 photo, Ronald Smith gets on his bicycle after stopping at the Triple S Food Mart, where Alton Sterling was shot by police one year ago, in Baton Rouge, La. Louisiana's attorney general plans to meet Tuesday, March 27, 2018, with relatives of Sterling, a black man who was shot and killed by a white Baton Rouge police officer, to inform them whether his office will charge either of the two officers involved in the deadly struggle, according to two family lawyers. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)


 

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Stephon Clark's Grandmother Speaks Out About His Death In Tearful Address

Willa Frej

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... “They didn’t have to kill him like that,” his grandmother Sequita Thompson said in an emotional speech on Monday. “They didn’t have to shoot him this many times. Why didn’t you just shoot him in the arm, shoot him in the leg, send the dogs, send a Taser. Why? Why? Y’all didn’t have to do that.”


https://www.yahoo.com/news/stephon-clark-apos-grandmother-speaks-082721600.html

Clark was a father of 2. (Facebook)The city’s mayor Darrell Steinberg also weighed in, saying that Clark’s death was “plain wrong.”


 

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White House says Trump has no comment about latest unarmed black man gunned down by police
"I'm not aware of any comments that he has."

AARON RUPAR

During the White House news briefing on Monday, deputy press secretary Raj Shah indicated that President Trump has nothing at all to say about Stephon Clark, a black man who was gunned down by Sacramento police on March 20 when they mistook his cell phone for a gun ...

https://thinkprogress.org/trump-stephon-clark-f449b4dc462a/
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Police violence affects women of color just as much as men. Why don’t we hear about it?


By Jonathan Capehart


... In a day filled with stirring and powerful speeches, the one delivered by Naomi Wadler during Saturday’s March for Our Lives, the one that shined a spotlight on an ignored group of gun violence victims, rang loudest in my ears. That’s because the 11-year-old from Alexandria was an echo of Andrea J. Ritchie, author of “Invisible No More: Police Violence Against Black Women and Women of Color.”

https://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/post-partisan/wp/2018/03/27/police-violence-affects-women-of-color-just-as-much-as-men-why-dont-we-hear-about-it/?utm_term=.ecb35ea1e60c&wpisrc=nl_opinions&wpmm=1

Andrea Ritchie speaks with The Post’s Jonathan Capehart during an interview for the “Cape Up” podcast on March 19. (Carol Alderman/The Washington Post)
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White House calls police shootings of African-Americans a 'local matter'

By LOUIS NELSON

The shooting deaths of African-Americans by police officers that have prompted nationwide racial tensions are local matters to be dealt with by local authorities, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders told reporters at her Wednesday press briefing ...

https://www.politico.com/story/2018/03/28/white-house-african-american-shootings-489850

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North Carolina officer shoots, kills man during traffic stop

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... Edward Van McCrae, 60, was in the rear seat and began making suspicious movements, police say. McGuire told McCrae to stop reaching for concealed areas of the vehicle, but McCrae continued, according to the news release.

https://www.yahoo.com/news/north-carolina-officer-shoots-kills-man-during-traffic-170933484.html?.tsrc=daily_mail&uh_test=2_01

Edward Van McCrae, 60


This undated photo provided by Winston-Salem Police Department shows officer D.E. McGuire of the Winston-Salem Police Department.


 

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Police Chief Releases New, Graphic Videos Of Alton Sterling Shooting

David Lohr

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... “The videos you will see and hear are graphic and shocking to the conscience,” Paul said at a press conference on Friday evening. Paul, the police chief, announced on Friday that Salamoni had been fired over the shooting, and Lake had received a three-day suspension.


https://www.yahoo.com/news/police-chief-releases-graphic-videos-224745269.html?.tsrc=daily_mail&uh_test=2_01

 

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