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December 7, 2006

NYC Councilman Charles Barron on Sean Bell’s death: It doesn’t matter that the person who shot him was black, advocates violence against police

A couple of days ago, I wrote about the shooting death of Sean Bell by police officers from the NYPD, and in that piece referenced Heather MacDonald’s write up about the incident which included a little-known fact about the shooting, and that was that the first policeman to take a shot at Bell’s car as it was moving towards them was a black officer, which puts a big dent in the theory that the shooting of Bell was “racially motivated.” .....   [Read More]