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In April 2015 an unarmed Black man named Walter Scott was shot five times in the back by former North Charleston, South Carolina, police officer Michael Slager. Scott was stopped for a minor traffic violation but fearing arrest, he ran from Slager. In his initial report, Slager alleged he killed Scott over a struggle with his…

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Once again Black America is witness to the spectacle of a cop who killed an unarmed Black man walking free. The trial of North Charleston police officer Michael Slager has ended in a mistrial because of one holdout juror. The juror was apparently unflinching in his belief that Slager did nothing wrong in killing Scott…

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Charleston, South Carolina, is about to witness the trials of two men involved in racially charged shootings. Jury selection begins today in the state murder trial of Michael Slager, the former North Charleston police officer who gunned down unarmed Black motorist Walter Scott in April 2015. Slager, 34, said he stopped Scott for a broken…

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Lately, the Internet crowd-funding site GoFundMe has been the source of money for the killers of unarmed Black men. Notorious public killers such as George Zimmerman, the killer of unarmed teen Trayvon Martin; and Darren Wilson, the killer of unarmed teen Michael Brown benefited from GoFundMe campaigns. The latest attempt at a social media fundraising…

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If you have not heard of Walter Scott, you soon will. Scott was gunned down Saturday morning by North Charleston, South Carolina, Officer Michael Thomas Slager. The officer pulled Scott over for a broken taillight. At some point, Scott exited the car and was standing in a vacant lot with Slager. For whatever reason, Scott…

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