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Journo Covering Stephon Clark Protest Gets Busted Himself

'I'm very disappointed that the protest ended the way it did,' says Sacramento mayor of 80 arrests

(Newser) - A protest over the shooting of an unarmed black man by Sacramento police has ended with at least 80 arrests, police say. Among those detained were clergy and a reporter. Capt. Norm Leong tweeted that the protest Monday night ended with "80 plus arrests. Still processing it all."...

Donald Glover's 'America' Video Is Packed With Meaning

One critic calls it a perfect, disturbing 'snapshot of the American cultural landscape'

(Newser) - You'll have to watch it more than once to pick up on everything going on, especially in the background. That's one common take in the wake of the newly released "This Is America" music video by actor Donald Glover, though under his musical alias, Childish Gambino. See...

Official Stephon Clark Autopsy Not in Step With First One

It says 7 bullets hit him, not 8

(Newser) - In the wake of Stephon Clark's death at the hands of Sacramento police, his family had pathologist Bennet Omalu, of NFL concussion fame, conduct a private autopsy. It potentially damningly found he had been shot eight times, mostly in the back . On Tuesday the official autopsy was released, and...

Stephon Clark Shot Multiple Times in Back
Stephon Clark Shot
Multiple Times in Back
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Stephon Clark Shot Multiple Times in Back

Private autopsy says he was shot 8 times in all, took up to 10 minutes to die

(Newser) - The family of Stephon Clark released the results of a private autopsy on Friday that shows police shot him eight times, mostly in the back, reports the Sacramento Bee . Bullets hit the 22-year-old in the back, neck, and thigh, per the Washington Post , and the AP says seven of the...

Stephon Clark's Grandma: 'Why Didn't They Just Shoot Him in the Arm?'

She calls for changes to police procedure

(Newser) - The grandmother of an unarmed black man killed by Sacramento police called Monday for changes in the way police confront suspects, such as sending in a police dog, using a Taser, or aiming for an arm or leg when shots are fired. Sequita Thompson said at an emotional news conference...

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