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Charlotte girl weeps over police shootings at city council meeting

(CNN) — A young girl climbed up a step ladder to stand at the podium before a tense Charlotte City Council meeting. Petite in size, with braids in her hair and hearts on her t-shirt, Zianna Oliphant collected herself and … Continue reading

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Terence Crutcher Funeral Service

TULSA, Okla. — Hundreds of people filled the Antioch Baptist church on Saturday as they celebrated Terence Crutcher’s life. He lost his life more than a week ago after Tulsa Police Officer Betty Shelby shot and killed him. Crutcher family … Continue reading

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Breaking News: Charlotte police dash cam shows moment #KeithLamontScott was shot

#breaking #Charlotte police release dash cam video, here clip shows moment #KeithLamontScott was shot. pic.twitter.com/ocLhPCzb5u — Michael Downey (@mgdowney) September 24, 2016

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U.N. Human Rights Council will debate whether police killings of black men are modern day lynchings

Police killings of Black people in the United States are reminiscent of lynchings and the government must do far more to protect them, a United Nations working group says in a report that will be debated at the U.N. Human … Continue reading

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Betty Shelby’s online donations include officer endorsed by state as witness in the case

At least 11 current or former Tulsa police officers, including the president of the Fraternal Order of Police and an officer endorsed by the state as a witness in Betty Shelby’s criminal case, have donated to an online fundraiser for … Continue reading

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Saturday Open Thread | Keith Scott shooting crime scene

Hat tip: Duane Whop Vandross Is evidence being planted? An object magically appears.

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Friday Open Thread | Betty Shelby Charged With First-Degree Manslaughter in Death of Terence Crutcher

(CNN) — Tulsa, Oklahoma, police officer Betty Shelby has been charged with felony manslaughter in the first degree, Tulsa County District Attorney Steve Kunzweiler told reporters Thursday. Shelby fatally shot 40-year-old Terence Crutcher after his SUV stopped in a roadway … Continue reading

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