"I want to take my experience and use it as an example for change — change that leads to a society where what happened to me is less likely to happen again to anyone," Dr. Lawrence Crosby said.
After two years of litigation, former Northwestern Ph.D. student Lawrence Crosby, who earned his doctorate, won a $1.25 million settlement from the city of Evanston, Ill.
"It is with great sadness that we are investigating an officer-involved shooting in our City," Chief Drakeford said in a statement.
The white officer who shot and killed Cedric Pritchard during a traffic stop has been placed on administrative leave pending a state investigation of his death.
A Black man pulled over under a tree has no rights in Kansas.