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Thursday, March 29, 2012

Unarmed Black Veteran Kenneth Chamberlain Shot Dead by NY Police, Yet No Officers Charged

Why is there no outrage when the police shoot and kill for no justifiable reason?
As the Trayvon Martin case draws national attention, we look at another fatal shooting of an unarmed African-American male that has received far less scrutiny. Kenneth Chamberlain, Sr., a 68 year-old African-American Marine veteran, was fatally shot in November by White Plains, NY, police who responded to a false alarm from his medical alert pendant. The officers hurled racial slurs at Chamberlain, broke down his door, tasered him, and then shot him dead....Kenneth Chamberlain Jr. struggles through tears to recount his father’s final moments, including the way police officers mocked his father’s past as a Marine.
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