Shootings

Obamas Handwritten Note: Parkland Survivors Have 'Helped Awaken the Conscience of the Nation'

Former President Barack Obama and former First Lady Michelle Obama expressed their support for the survivors-turned-activists hailing from Marjorie Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida. The letter, obtained by Mic, expresses admiration and gratitude for the students who turned tragedy into activism. The students, the Obamas say, have “helped awaken…

Unarmed Black Man Fatally Shot by Police in His Backyard

UPDATE: March 22, 2018 at 10 a.m. ET The Sacramento Police Department (SPD) released threevideos onWednesdaythat captured the fatal shooting of Stephon Clark by police officers. Three videos: body camera 1, body camera 2, and one from the SPD helicopter document Sunday night’s incident. The helicopter video provides a clearer…