TITLE

The Murder of Walter Scott

AUTHOR(S)
Miah, Malik
PUB. DATE
May 2015
SOURCE
Against the Current;May/Jun2015, Vol. 30 Issue 176, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on murder of an unarmed black man named Walter Scott by white police officer Michael Slager in South Carolina on April 4, 2015, and on the Black Lives Matter Movement in the U.S. It mentions about video of the incident made by the U.S. resident Feidin Santana, and further informs that Slager was arrested and will face a trial. It presents data regarding African Americans killed by police shootings in South Carolina, and mentions role of social media in the movement.
ACCESSION #
102811340

 

Related Articles

  • Facing 'Officer Friendly' While Black. Daniels, Lee A. // Washington Informer;4/16/2015, Vol. 50 Issue 27, p24 

    The author reflects on police brutality and killing of African Americans by white police officers. He focuses on the importance of video footage in bringing public attention to the 2015 fatal shooting of Walter Lamar Scott by police officer Michael T. Slager in North Charleston, South Carolina...

  • Controversy Over Videotaping Cops. Curry, George E. // Washington Informer;4/16/2015, Vol. 50 Issue 27, p25 

    The author reflects on the issue of whether video footage can be used as evidence in cases involving police officers accused of brutality and focuses on incidents of police crimes against members of minority groups in the United States. Details include the arrest of Officer Michael Slager based...

  • What Videos Show.  // New Yorker;4/20/2015, Vol. 91 Issue 9, p29 

    The article discusses the use of video recordings to monitor police officers and prevent police brutality in relation to the alleged murder of North Charleston, South Carolina resident Walter L. Scott by officer Michael T. Slager. Topics include the opinion of North Charleston police chief Eddie...

  • S.C. officer arrested for murder.  // Jackson Advocate;4/9/2015, Vol. 77 Issue 27, p1A 

    The article reports that North Charleston, South Carolina-based patrolman Michael Thomas Slager has been arrested for the murder of Walter Lamer Scott on April 7, 2015 which was filmed by Feidin Santana.

  • South Carolina's Police State. Alexander Gray, Kevin // Progressive;Jun2015, Vol. 79 Issue 6, p17 

    The article focuses on the situation of the police force in South Carolina and the issues that affect the image of the force. It cites police brutality, offenses against African-Americans and the way the police force approach the citizens of the state as ther problems and issues of the police...

  • Judge Denies bail for white ex-officer charged with murder in death of black man.  // Chicago Citizen - Chicago Weekend Edition;9/16/2015, Vol. 45 Issue 37, p3 

    The article reports that Judge Clifton Newman of the Third District Court of South Carolina has denied bail for former police officer Michael Slager. It notes that Slager is charged in the shooting death of African-American Walter Scott on April 4, 2015 in North Charleston. Defense lawyers...

  • Controversy Over Videotaping Cops. Curry, George E. // Washington Informer;6/4/2015, Vol. 50 Issue 34, p22 

    The article argues in favor of videotaping of police officers while on their official duty.The author quotes the instance of Dominican immigrant Feidin Santana videotaping police officer Michael Slager that proved the statements issued by the police in the incident was not truthful. It also...

  • Justice for the Community: All from a Cell Phone. Turner-Lee, Nicol E. // Washington Informer;4/30/2015, Vol. 50 Issue 29, p27 

    The article presents the authors view that people have started using mobile phones with camera as an instrument of justice and sites the examples of the death of two unarmed African-Americans, Walter Scott and Freddie Jackson, that were captured using cell phones. The author picks up statistics...

  • The Right to Record Walter Scott's Death. Sullum, Jacob // Reason;Jul2015, Vol. 47 Issue 3, p14 

    The article focuses on the aspects of the right to record police public duties through bystanders camera, reflecting on the death of Walter Scott who was shot by police patrolman Michael Slager and has been witnessed by barbershop worker Feidin Santana. Topics include the right to record and...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics