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# racial-tension - Sunday 10 July, 2016

Micah Johnson 'taunted' police and sang songs during Dallas shooting spree US

Micah Johnson 'taunted' police and sang songs during Dallas shooting spree

Details have also been emerging about advanced weapons and tactics training he took.

# racial-tension - Tuesday 14 July, 2015

Eric Garner chokehold death: New York reaches $5.9m settlement

The man’s death sparked a nationwide debate about tactics used by police.

# racial-tension - Tuesday 30 December, 2014

Race, immigration, and water water everywhere – the year in Irish and American politics

It was a year of unrest and protest on both sides of the Atlantic, writes Larry Donnelly.

# racial-tension - Wednesday 26 November, 2014

Column: Remember the name Tamir Rice – a child shot dead by police for carrying a toy gun USA

Column: Remember the name Tamir Rice – a child shot dead by police for carrying a toy gun

American police forces have become increasingly militarised in recent decades – adopting the weapons, tactics and mindset of soldiers instead of civilian protectors.

# racial-tension - Tuesday 27 March, 2012

Family of Trayvon Martin blame police for leaks over controversial case

The mother of a slain Florida teenager believes leaks about her son’s marijuana possession are an attempt to demonise him as the controversial case rumbles on.