Twitter chat: 3 years after Ferguson, what have we learned about race and police shootings?

Twitter chat: 3 years after Ferguson, what have we learned about race and police shootings?

Twitter chat: 3 years after Ferguson, what have we learned about race and police shootings?. Alton Sterling. Eric Garner. Philando Castile. Tamir Rice. The police shooting deaths of these six African-American men have sparked intense debate across the country about police use of force and racial bias in fatal police shootings. According to an analysis by The Washington Post, 963 people were fatally shot by police in 2016. So far this year, 606 people have been shot and killed by police. Today, three years since Brown was shot in Ferguson, Missouri, what have we learned about race and police shootings? We’ll discuss the latest data and answer your questions about police shootings.

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Posters are seen at a “Justice for All” rally in downtown Washington D.C. to protest against police brutality and the recent Michael Brown and Eric Garner deaths, amongst others. Photo by Andrew Lichtenstein/Corbis via Getty Images.

Alton Sterling. Eric Garner. Philando Castile. Tamir Rice. Freddie Gray. Michael Brown.

The police shooting deaths of these six African-American men have sparked intense debate across the country about police use of force and racial bias in fatal police shootings.

According to an analysis by The Washington Post, 963 people were fatally shot by police in 2016. So far this year,

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