Former cop Michael T. Slager pleaded guilty Tuesday to violating the civil rights of unarmed motorist Walter Scott, who he fatally shot more than two years ago in North Charleston, South Carolina.

Michael Slager testified in his own defense on Tuesday, getting grilled by prosecutors in the high-profile murder trial in the death of Walter Scott, an unarmed black man who was shot five times.

A South Carolina grand jury returned a murder indictment on Monday against a White former police officer who shot and killed an unarmed Black man in April, inflaming tensions over police brutality against African-Americans, according to MSNBC. The former officer, Michael Slager of the North Charleston Police Department, was captured on video firing eight shots at […]


In a ceremony described as “beautiful, [and] spirit filled,” hundreds came together on Saturday for the funeral of Walter Scott, the unarmed South Carolina man who was shot in the back by a police officer last week, the confrontation captured on video for all the world to see. SEE ALSO: Mother Of Michael Slager “In […]


Read TIME’s new cover story: In the Line of Fire — (@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 […]