Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Tag: Michael Slager

Son of Slain Black Man Wants Life...

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The youngest son of a black motorist who was shot to death by a white former police officer asked a...

Michael Slager’s Attorney Granted Access To Walter Scott’s...

A Charleston, South Carolina judge has granted former North Charleston police officer Michael Slager's defense team access to Walter Scott's brain. Slager was caught on...

South Carolina Cop Who Shot Black Man...

A South Carolina police officer who shot a Black man in the back while he was running away, has been denied bond, according to...

Michael Slager’s Defense Team Wants Him Out...

The murder case of Michael Slager—the former North Charleston, S.C. police officer indicted for the murder of Walter Scott—has taken an interesting turn. This,...

Driving While Black: A Certain Route to...

If you’re driving while Black, your time is limited. So savor the comforting voice of your partner, the tiny fingers of your newborn child,...

Michael Slager, Cop Who Fatally Shot Walter...

Roughly two months after former South Carolina police officer Michael Slager fatally shot unarmed 50-year-old Walter Scott, a grand jury has decided to indict...

As America Continues Calling Police to Solve...

Why has America resorted to solving all of our social problems by calling on law enforcement? Late child support payments, a broken tail light,...

Support For Police Body Cameras Continues to...

After the tragic death of yet another unarmed Black man has been caught on tape, support for police body cameras is seeing universal growth....

Report: While Thousands of People Have Been...

Thousands of people have been killed by police in the United States over the past 10 years, but only 54 officers have been charged...

Outrage Over Video Showing Tulsa Officers Shoot,...

Outrage is brewing in Oklahoma after Tulsa police released footage showing an unarmed Black man, Eric Harris, being shot by a volunteer sheriff's deputy...

ACLU: America’s Obsession With Locking Up Black...

If America hadn't become a nation that excessively incarcerates Black men for minor, nonviolent offenses, Walter Scott's funeral would not be happening today because...

Aftermath of Walter Scott Shooting Underlines the...

An overflow of tears, an abundance of tight embraces and an immeasurable amount of gratitude filled a South Carolina home on Thursday as Walter...

Another South Carolina Cop Charged in the...

He was an unarmed Black man in South Carolina who deserved to live to see another day. But he probably never imagined that a...

The Walter Scott Killing Begs the Question,...

The video in the Walter Scott killing revealing how police officer Michael Slager lied about the circumstances of the shooting is the holy grail...