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Danroy Henry Jr

How to Rationalize the Deaths of Unarmed Black Men at the Hands of Police: It's the Narrative, Stupid

Phillip Martin | Posted 10.22.2014 | Black Voices
Phillip Martin

The news accounts in recent weeks are tragically similar, from Los Angeles to Staten Island to Ferguson. Unarmed black men killed by police. But four years before anyone knew where Ferguson was located on a map, there was the fatal shooting of Danroy Henry Jr., known to his friends and family as "DJ."

Confusion Follows Pace Football Player's Shooting by Police

nytimes.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

The 33-year-old police officer, Aaron Hess, was a former Marine who for seven years had served on the tiny police force in Pleasantville, N.Y., the vi...