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Warriors forward, world traveler David West speaks his mind on the death of Stephon Clark

Monte Poole

NBC Sports BayArea

... And the veteran Warriors big man sees the killing of Stephon Clark by Sacramento police as not only a civic tragedy but also the kind of action that, more and more, distances the United States from the more harmonious nations.


https://sports.yahoo.com/warriors-forward-world-traveler-david-215217308.html?.tsrc=daily_mail&uh_test=2_01

Warriors veteran forward David West is much more than a basketball player. He surrounds himself with knowledge and had plenty to say on Stephon Clark's death.



 

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Sacramento Erupts In Protest After Stephon Clark Autopsy Report

Jenavieve Hatch
HuffPost

... Faison and BLM Sacramento organized three straight days of protests outside Sacramento County District Attorney Anne Marie Schubert’s office last week. Faison and other activists are calling to vote Schubert, a Donald Trump supporter, out of office in this fall’s election.

https://www.yahoo.com/news/sacramento-erupts-protest-stephon-clark-181844630.html?.tsrc=daily_mail&uh_test=1_12

Protesters block entrance to freeways on Friday night in Sacramento. (Jenavieve Hatch/HUFFPOST)


 

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NYPD releases surveillance video, 911 calls in police shooting of Brooklyn man
By CRIMESIDER STAFF CBS/AP


NEW YORK -- In a somewhat unusual move Thursday, the New York City Police Department released surveillance video and partial 911 calls related to the fatal police shooting of Brooklyn man believed to be mentally ill. Saheed Vassell, 34, was shot by police after they received multiple reports of a man pointing what appeared to be a gun at people in the Crown Heights neighborhood around 4 p.m Wednesday ...

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https://www.cbsnews.com/news/nypd-releases-surveillance-video-911-calls-police-shooting-saheed-vassell-mentally-ill-man-with-pipe/

This April 4, 2018 surveillance video image -- released April 5 -- shows Saheed Vassell in Brooklyn brandishing a metal object at the scene where officers fatally shot him after he was reported to be threatening people with a gun, which turned out to be a metal pipe.

NEW YORK POLICE DEPARTMENT VIA AP


 

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NYPD releases surveillance video, 911 calls in police shooting of Brooklyn man
By CRIMESIDER STAFF CBS/AP


NEW YORK -- In a somewhat unusual move Thursday, the New York City Police Department released surveillance video and partial 911 calls related to the fatal police shooting of Brooklyn man believed to be mentally ill. Saheed Vassell, 34, was shot by police after they received multiple reports of a man pointing what appeared to be a gun at people in the Crown Heights neighborhood around 4 p.m Wednesday ...

00:53 ...
https://www.cbsnews.com/news/nypd-releases-surveillance-video-911-calls-police-shooting-saheed-vassell-mentally-ill-man-with-pipe/

This April 4, 2018 surveillance video image -- released April 5 -- shows Saheed Vassell in Brooklyn brandishing a metal object at the scene where officers fatally shot him after he was reported to be threatening people with a gun, which turned out to be a metal pipe.

NEW YORK POLICE DEPARTMENT VIA AP

Big props for passing along this very appreciated and quite welcomed wake up call to all of us!
 

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New York Attorney General Launches Investigation Into Police Killing Of Black Man


Sebastian Murdock

HuffPost


... Four New York City Police Department officers confronted the man, 34-year-old Saheed Vassell, after receiving 911 calls about a man possibly holding a gun. It was later found he was holding only a pipe.

https://www.yahoo.com/news/york-attorney-general-launches-investigation-154523349.html

The New York City Police Department provided a photo of the pipe the man was holding when officers shot him. (Office of the Deputy Commissioner, Public Information)



 

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I Can't Watch Yet Another White Cop Kill Yet Another Black Man


Brandi Miller

HuffPost


... A few days afterward, footage from the police helicopter and body camera was released, revealing that Clark was unarmed and that police shot him while his back was turned. I didn’t watch it ...

https://www.yahoo.com/news/apos-t-watch-yet-another-152111619.html

On March 18, Stephon Clark was killed in his backyard when Sacramento police



 

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All I can do is :facepalm:

This Supreme Court ruling is alarming for black people with mental illness
By Benjamin Crump


(CNN)If you are mentally ill and black, you already have two strikes against you if you come into contact with law enforcement. In fact, one in four victims of a police shooting have signs of mental illness, according to The Washington Post's police shooting database; and the unrelenting spate of police shootings of unarmed black men that dominates the national news demonstrates the dangers of being black ...

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https://www.cnn.com/2018/04/12/opinions/supreme-court-arizona-police-ruling-opinion-crump/index.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+rss%2Fcnn_latest+(RSS%3A+CNN+-+Most+Recent)





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