40 Black Men & Youths Who Were Killed By Police was originally published on newsone.com

1. Trayvon Martin, 17

Trayvon Martin, 17

Trayvon Martin was shot and killed by neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman on February 26, 2012 in Sanford, Florida, sparking a movement against excessive force and police violence.

2. Ezell Ford, 25

Ezell Ford, 25

Ezell Ford, whose family described him as mentally ill, died after he was shot multiple times by Los Angeles Police Department officers in Florence, California, on August 11, 2014.

3. Dante Parker, 36

Dante Parker, 36

Dante Parker, a father of five, died on August 12, 2014 after he was Tasered by a San Bernardino County, California, Sheriff’s Deputy, who tried to restrain him on a suspicion of trying to break into a home.

4. Akai Gurley, 28

Akai Gurley, 28

Akai Gurley was fatally shot on November 20, 2014 in New York City by NYPD officer Peter Liang in a dark public housing stairwell.

5. Walter Scott, 50

Scott was shot and killed while running away from Officer Michael Slager on April 7, 2015 in North Charleston, South Carolina. Scott was pulled over during daytime traffic stop.

6. Alton Sterling, 37

Alton Sterling, 37

Alton Sterling was shot several times and killed by two White Baton Rouge police officers on July 5, 2016, after a homeless man called 911 and accused him of brandishing a gun outside a convenience store.

7. Tyre King, 13

Tyre King, 13

Tyre King was shot and killed in Columbus, Ohio on September 14, 2016 after investigators said King pulled a weapon from his waistband when officers approached him. Later they later discovered it was a BB gun.

8. Terence Crutcher, 40

Terence Crutcher, 40

Terence Crutcher, a Tulsa, Oklahoma man, was tasered then fatally shot on September 16, 2016 after police responded to reports of stalled vehicle blocking the road. Crutcher had his hands up and was unarmed during the encounter.

9. Keith Lamont Scott, 43

Keith Lamont Scott, 43

Scott was shot and killed by a Black officer in Charlotte, North Carolina on September 20, 2016. Police were searching for a suspect with an outstanding warrant when they say they saw Scott wielding a gun. His family claims he was disabled and was sitting in his car, reading a book while he waited for his son after school.

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