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AFRICANGLOBE - More Black Americans were killed by police in 2014 than were killed in the World Trade Center attacks of September 11, 2001. Here’s how we know that. According to the Centers for Disease Control, there were 215 Black victims of the 9/11 attacks (136 men, 79 women).
AFRICANGLOBE - The entire state is culpable in the development of what is, in fact, a paramilitary occupying force, composed of death squads operating under the cover of the law. The killing of Scott exposes not only the savage violence carried out by police every day in American cities, but also the modus operandi used to justify these actions. In the three days between the shooting and the release of the video, police and local officials, together with the media, were giving out the standard rationalizations and lies.
AFRICANGLOBE - A North Charleston police officer, Michael Slager, 33, has been arrested for the murder of 50-year-old Walter Scott, after video footage surfaced which showed Slager firing at least 8 times as Scott ran away. The video directly contradicts Slager’s official incident report.