Scott's shooting marked a defining moment in furthering the national discussion of deadly force used by law enforcement against Black men and women.
Because Slager's trial date isn't until October, lawyers argued that keeping him in jail was akin to punishing him for the crime without a conviction.
A South Carolina grand jury returned a murder indictment on Monday against a White former police officer who shot and killed an unarmed Black man in April, inflaming tensions over police brutality against African-Americans, according to MSNBC. Sign Up For Our Newsletter! The former officer, Michael Slager of the North Charleston Police Department, was captured on […]
We’re not sure if we can believe police reports these days, but according to a police report obtained by The Guardian, North Charleston police officer…
In a ceremony described as “beautiful, spirit filled,” hundreds came together on Saturday for the funeral of Walter Scott, the unarmed South Carolina man who…
A video taken from a dash cam in North Charleston, South Carolina Police Officer Michael T. Slager’s cruiser was released Thursday, showing 50-year-old Walter Scott…
Despite the outcomes of the last police brutality cases, Jeff Johnson thinks Michael Slager, the South Carolina officer who shot and killed Walter Scott, has a great chance of being convicted of murder. Listen to the audio player to hear why as he discusses more on the topic in this edition of 3 Things You Should Know. Sign […]
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