C harles Carey was riding his dirt bike through north Baton Rouge , Louisiana, in June when a police cruiser flipped on its lights. The bike had no license plate, and the year-old thought police just wanted it off the road, he said. So he sped away. Officers gave chase.
Teenage Black girl shot and killed by police in Columbus, Ohio: officials
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Please see our Commenting Policy for more. The decision to swiftly release the video was a departure from protocol as the force faces immense scrutiny from the public following a series of recent high-profile police killings that have led to clashes. The second clip begins with the officer getting out of his car at a house where police had been dispatched after someone called saying they were being physically threatened, Interim Police Chief Michael Woods said at the news conference. The officer takes a few steps toward a group of people in the driveway when the girl, who was Black, starts swinging a knife wildly at another girl or woman, who falls backward.
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COLUMBUS, Ohio, April 30 Reuters - The funeral for a Black teenager shot by police as she wielded a knife during a melee in Columbus, Ohio, last week drew family, friends and elected officials on Friday who delivered eulogies, appeals for unity and calls for an overhaul of policing. In her final moments, captured on widely seen police videos, Ma'Khia Bryant could be seen lunging at two people with a knife as officers arrived at a chaotic scene in which several people were fighting in front of her foster home. But at the First Church of God, Bryant, 16, was remembered as a loving family member, and a good student with a promising future.
Nearly all Black teenagers experience racism and anticipatory stress of discrimination, which is shaped in complex ways by the way they internalize and perceive their racial identity, a study from North Carolina State University finds. The survey asked Black teenagers between ages 14 and 17 about their experiences with racism and related stress. Overall, 94 percent reported experiencing racism to some degree. But not everyone experiences this stress the same way.