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Michael Slager
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South Carolina Police Officer Who Shot Unarmed Man Charged With Murder

The white South Carolina police officer whose shooting of a fleeing, unarmed black man was captured in a chilling cellphone video has been indicted on a murder charge by a grand jury.

June 8, 2015

Walter Scott, Just Another ‘Isolated Incident’?

“Another isolated incident” is how the police killing of Walter Scott will play in conservative enclaves where the notion of systemic racism is regarded as absurd.

April 13, 2015
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Video Set One Fatal Police Shooting Apart

For decades, African-Americans, including those in North Charleston, have complained that police shoot black men with little provocation and then falsely claim the officers did so out of fear for their lives. This time there was video.

April 9, 2015