Michael T. Slager

Playing the disturbing video of former North Charleston police officer Michael T. Slager shooting and killing 50-year-old Walter Scott may soon cost thousands for news outlets around the world. According to the New York Times, a publicist representing the bystander who shot the video, Feidin Santana, said the footage will now cost media $10,000 to […]

Pierre Fulton, the passenger seated in the front seat alongside Walter Scott before he was gunned down, released a statement late Monday, saying, his friend “didn’t deserve to die,” according to AOL. Until now, no one had heard from Fulton, who remained seated in the vehicle throughout the confrontation on April 4 when Scott, 50, was […]

Audio has surfaced of Michael Slager, the former North Charleston police officer who killed Walter Scott, laughing about his “pumping adrenaline” just moments after the fatal shooting. The audio was taken from Slager’s police dash cam after he shot the 50-year-old five times on April 4. Slager, who is also suspected of planting his Taser next to Scott’s […]

The mother of Michael T. Slager, the former North Charleston police officer charged with murder in the death of South Carolina man Walter Scott, said she’s “in denial” about the shooting in an interview with ABC News. Breaking her silence, Karen Sharpe said that her 33-year-old son loved being a police officer, adding that he […]

President Obama has always been known for being personable, and he showed that during a recent visit to Jamaica. Yesterday when he arrived at the Assembly Hall of the University of the West Indies, Mona campus, he greeted students with “Wah gwaan Jamaica?” He then followed with “Big up.” He discussed the Youth Leaders of the […]

A video taken from a dash cam in North Charleston, South Carolina Police Officer Michael T. Slager’s cruiser was released Thursday, showing 50-year-old Walter Scott exiting his vehicle and running away. Scott was fatally shot by Slager as he fled on foot Saturday, prompting authorities to charge the now-fired officer with murder. The short dash cam […]

Read TIME’s new cover story: In the Line of Fire http://t.co/3SwPA3trFt pic.twitter.com/FgbdSUa9BG — TIME.com (@TIME) April 9, 2015 In one of their most powerful covers in recent months, Time magazine explores the aftermath of the shooting of Walter Scott, the unarmed Black man killed by a South Carolina police officer, and highlights why his death – […]

The South Carolina police officer who is responsible for taking 50-year-old Walter Scott’s life – after shooting at the unarmed man eight times – is still receiving support. A GoFundMe campaign page was launched to raise money for former officer Michael Slager. But according to Kelsea Little, GoFundMe’s public relations manager, it was quickly removed because […]

After Officer Michael T. Slager was charged with murder for the killing of Walter Scott in North Charleston, South Carolina earlier today, civil rights attorney Benjamin Crump said he believes the case will bring validation to the many victims of police killings because “nobody wants another Ferguson.” Speaking at the National Action Network’s annual conference in New York, Crump stated the stigma […]

In a Wednesday interview with Good Morning America, the brother of a Black South Carolina man who was fatally shot by a White North Charleston police officer said that while the murder charge against the cop is a “positive development,” the family is still apprehensive. “It is unusual right now, but I feel like we […]