Family of unarmed Lakewood man killed by Pierce County Metro SWAT team settles for $13M

“The settlement in the racially charged case leaves in place the July 2017 unanimous verdict by a jury in U.S. District Court in Seattle finding Lakewood, Fife and members of the Pierce County Metro SWAT team committed 14 separate civil-rights violations that night, including illegal seizure and use of excessive force. The verdict came after a three-week trial and four days of deliberations.”

https://www.seattletimes.com/seattle-news/crime/family-of-unarmed-black-man-killed-by-swat-sniper-settles-for-13-million/

http://archive.is/dUd02

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WITNESS organization helps publish video of civil rights abuses

https://www.theatlantic.com/video/index/566792/bystander-video/

Video of police shooting unarmed black man Stephon Clark sparks protests in Sacramento

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-california-police/video-of-police-shooting-unarmed-black-man-sparks-protests-in-sacramento-idUSKBN1GY39B

http://archive.is/PbLdv

FBI Tracked an Activist Involved With Black Lives Matter as They Travelled Across the U.S., Documents Show

https://theintercept.com/2018/03/19/black-lives-matter-fbi-surveillance/

http://archive.is/8ugpg