The Acquittals of Officers Michael Slager and Ray Tensing
The Atlantic
December 6, 2016

“How could the trial have ended in anything but a conviction?

“On April 4, 2015, the 50-year-old black motorist was pulled over in North Charleston, South Carolina, to address a broken brake light—a matter that inanely requires citizens to submit to impromptu interactions with armed agents of the state, despite the risk roadside stops pose to the safety of motorists and police officers.”

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