Category Archives: Justice for Walter Scott

#MichaelSlager Trial | Verdict Watch

In closing arguments this afternoon in the state trial of former police officer Michael Slager, who is accused of murdering an unarmed black man in South Carolina, the defense blasted the media for creating what was described as a false … Continue reading

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#MichaelSlager Trial

When they return to court Monday, jurors will have had three days to ruminate on questions they heard from attorneys hoping to upend the case against the policeman who killed Walter Scott. With all but a few of the 27 … Continue reading

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Police Officer #MichaelSlager on Trial for the Murder of #WalterScott Day 4

CHARLESTON, S.C. – Two police officers testified Monday that the account Michael Slager gave them about shooting Walter Scott in the minutes after the slaying contradicted a dramatic cellphone video of the unarmed black motorist’s death. The trial of Slager, … Continue reading

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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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#WalterScott Shooting: Jury selection begins for the murder trial of officer Michael Slager

Jury selection is underway for the murder trial of former South Carolina cop Michael Slager, who shot and killed unarmed motorist Walter Scott during a traffic stop in early April 2015 in what prosecutors have alleged is murder, PEOPLE confirms. … Continue reading

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Videos | 20th Anniversary of the MILLION MAN March

Updated LIVE NOW:: The #JusticeOrElse gathering streaming in 5 different languages @ http://t.co/wtUUvJTsRh pic.twitter.com/D1cO44xqKU — Justice or Else 2015 (@JusticeOrElse) October 10, 2015 10/10/15: ALL ROADS LEAD TO WASHINGTON D.C., THE 20TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE “MILLION MAN MARCH” THE SOURCE … Continue reading

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Million Moms March for JUSTICE

ICYMI- Because it was just a blip on the TV screen. Mothers and protesters rally in D.C. to demand police reforms They wore photos of their dead sons’ faces on buttons pinned to their chests, like joyless Mother’s Day corsages. … Continue reading

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