TITLE

Facing 'Officer Friendly' While Black

AUTHOR(S)
Daniels, Lee A.
PUB. DATE
April 2015
SOURCE
Washington Informer;4/16/2015, Vol. 50 Issue 27, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
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 and the treatment of Somali American teenagers detained by police in Minneapolis, Minnesota in March 2015. He argues that the video evidence made possible Slager's indictment for first-degree murder.
ACCESSION #
102886881

 

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