Stephon Clark. Images: Facebook

Why Stephon Clark’s Shooting Death Is Another Slap of Injustice

As we try to recover from the deplorable 10-year sentencing of Amber Guyger, the former Dallas cop who entered the apartment of Botham Jean, and proceeded to shoot him dead, out of fear that he would harm her, despite the fact that she was the intruder — we also have to mourn the injustice of Stephon Clark’s murder by Sacramento police.

“Although no policy violations occurred in this incident or in the events leading up to it, we are committed to implementing strategies that may prevent similar tragedies in the future.”

That’s a bullshit response to a gut-wrenching tragedy that has now joined the ranks of other Black lives that were brutally extinguished by the recklessness of racist cops.

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