Daily Archives: November 4, 2016

Police Officer #MichaelSlager on Trial for the Murder of #WalterScott

In the first day of testimony in the South Carolina criminal trial of Michael Slager, the white former police officer accused of fatally shooting Walter Scott, an unarmed black man, Scott’s mother was emotional on the stand, recounting her phone … Continue reading

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Officer #RayTensing on Trial for the Murder of #SamDuBose Day 5

Ray Tensing was not dragged by the car Sam DuBose was driving before the former UC police officer shot and killed DuBose, a forensic video analyst testified during Tensing’s trial Thursday. Tensing is accused of murder and voluntary manslaughter in … Continue reading

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Friday Open Thread | United Nations Investigates Scandalous Treatment of Demonstrators

Richard Broken Nose is a spiritual leader from the Pine Ridge reservation. On Wednesday, October 26, he and Leonard Little Finger, one of the Oglala’s most revered elders, came to pray with the water protectors near the Cannonball River. The … Continue reading

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