Law Forum : Black Lives Matter (movement): NYC - Chokehold Death of Eric Garner

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...The shooting was the latest involving an African-American by a white police officer, a string of cases that has fueled outrage across the United States and given rise to the Black Lives Matter protest movement.

https://www.yahoo.com/news/no-charges-us-police-kill-man-yelled-dont-183441165.html

In this screen grab handout from the Minneapolis Police Department, police chase Thurman Blevins, who was armed with a handgun and was shot dead by officers, prosecutors said (AFP Photo/HO)


 

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Emmett Till Was Killed 63 Years Ago. These Black Boys Feel His Legacy Every Day

https://www.yahoo.com/news/emmett-till-killed-63-years-094510466.html
...For the anniversary of Till’s murder, HuffPost talked to six young black men from around the country to ask how they’ve internalized these stories of surveillance and what — if anything — they have been instructed to do to avoid the fates of the black boys they’ve seen on television and in history books.



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Emmett Till is photographed lying on his bed. (Bettmann via Getty Images)




 

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Cop who killed black ninth grader indicted on murder charge
Family members said they were “cautiously optimistic” about justice for 15-year-old Jordan Edwards, who was shot while leaving a party


The police officer who shot and killed 15-year-old Jordan Edwards has been indicted for murder.

Dallas County District Attorney Faith Johnson announced Monday that Roy Oliver, 37, will also face four counts of aggravated assault by a public servant after firing with a rifle into a car carrying Edwards and other teenagers. Edwards, a black ninth grader at Mesquite High School, was unarmed and leaving a party in late April when he was shot by Oliver, a white police officer, in Balch Springs, a suburb of Dallas, Texas ...

https://thinkprogress.org/cop-indicted-jordan-edwards-murder-f38651af0ac0


Jordan Edwards’ mother Charmaine Edwards, center, holds a photo of her slain son as she stands with her son Vidal Allen, left, and husband Odell Edwards, right, and other family members during a prayer outside the court house in Dallas, May 13, 2017. CREDIT: AP Photo/LM Otero



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https://finance.yahoo.com/news/jury-resumes-deliberating-ex-texas-officers-murder-trial-152418910.html?.tsrc=bell-brknews
Ex-Texas cop guilty of murder for killing unarmed black teen - Jordan Edwards

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