The Federal Bureau of Investigation released a report stating that an average of two black men were killed by a white police every week in the United States during a seven-year period that ended in 2012. Because of the proliferation of cell phones and social media, we are seeing it being played out like never before – and it is becoming a weekly occurrence that we learn a black man is killed under extremely conspicuous and/or controversial circumstances.
The latest such tragic episode touched off in Detroit, where a young black man was shot 10 times by a federal agent who reported that he “felt threatened” by the young fugitive.
The father of Terrance Kellom, 20, says his son was unarmed and only had closed fists when he was gunned down in front of him in the father’s home, The Detroit Free Press reports.
Officers stated in their reports that the…
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