Related Off-site Links:
Rev. Traci Blackmon Among President Obama’s Appointees to His Faith-based Council – The St. Louis American (January 29, 2016).
Protests Erupt Over Police Killings of Terence Crutcher and Keith Lamont Scott in Tulsa and Charlotte – Democracy Now! (September 21, 2016).
Footage in Oklahoma Police Shooting Prompts Nationwide Outrage – Emma Niles (TruthDig, September 20, 2016).
Dash Cam Video Shows Unarmed Black Man With Hands in Air Before Tulsa Police Shoot Him Dead – David Edwards (The Raw Story, September 19, 2016).
Terence Crutcher Wasn't a "Bad Dude" – Just a Black Man in America – Michael W. Twitty (The Guardian, September 21, 2016).
"Bad Dudes" Have Rights: Challenging Problematic Police Narratives – Derecka Purnell (The Huffington Post, September 21, 2016).
Police in North Carolina Fatally Shoot Black Man Witnesses Say Was Disabled and Unarmed – Kim Bellware and Willa Frej (The Huffington Post, September 20, 2016).
Keith Lamont Scott Shooting: Charlotte Police Say He Was Holding a Gun When Shot – CBS News (September 21, 2016).
Charlotte and Tulsa Shootings: What Police Say vs. the Families – Mary Bowerman and Melanie Eversley (USA Today, September 21, 2016).
13-Year-Old Tyre King "More Likely Than Not" Running from Columbus Police When Fatally Shot – Ryan Felton (The Guardian, September 19, 2016).
Aren’t More White People Than Black People Killed by Police? Yes, but No – Wesley Lowery (The Washington Post, July 11, 2016).
Police Killings of Blacks: Here is What the Data Say – Sendhil Mullainathan (The New York Times, October 16, 2015).
Massachusetts Court Rules Black Men May Have Good Reason to Flee Police – Hilary Hanson (The Huffington Post, September 21, 2016).
Michael Ealy: "The Good Cops Have to Speak Up" – Brennan Williams (The Huffington Post, September 21, 2016).
When Black Death Goes Viral, It Can Trigger PTSD-like Trauma – Kenya Downs (PBS NewsHour, September 20, 2016).
Historian Chronicles How White Rage Erupts Whenever Blacks Seek Equality – James E. Kenyon (Page One Post, August 9, 2016).
The Counted: People Killed by the Police in the U.S. – The Guardian (Interactive).
Here Are 8 Policies That Can Prevent Police Killings – Alice Speri (The Intercept, September 21, 2016).
UPDATES: Tulsa Police Officer Betty Shelby Will Face Manslaughter Charge in Unarmed Man's Death – Bill Chappell (NPR News, September 22, 2016).
After Viewing, Family of Keith Lamont Scott Call for Videos to Be Released to Public – David Badash (The New Civil Rights Movement, September 22, 2016).
See also the previous Wild Reed posts:
• "This Doesn't Happen to White People"
• Remembering Philando Castile and Demanding Abolition of the System That Targets and Kills People of Color
• Quote of the Day – March 31, 2016
• "We Are All One" – #Justice4Jamar and the 4th Precinct Occupation: Photos, Reflections and Links
• Rallying in Solidarity with Eric Garner and Other Victims of Police Brutality
• "Say Her Name" Solidarity Action for Sandra Bland
• In Minneapolis, Rallying in Solidarity with Black Lives in Baltimore
• Remembering Julian Bond, 1940-2015
• Can the Klan!
Image 1: Photographer unknown.
Image 2: Michael J. Bayly.
Image 3: A protester stands in front of a line of militarized police officers in Charlotte, N.C., on Tuesday, September 20, 2016. Protests erupted in Charlotte after the police shooting death of Keith Lamont Scott. (Photo: Jeff Siner/The Charlotte Observer via AP)