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#Racial Tensions

# racial-tensions - Wednesday 29 August, 2018

Texas police officer found guilty of murdering unarmed black teenager

Roy Oliver could face between five to 99 years in prison.

# racial-tensions - Wednesday 27 December, 2017

'You could hear the bones breaking' - South Africa haunted by racially charged murders

Robert Turner was one of the latest victims of a long campaign of violence against the country’s farmers who are largely white.

# racial-tensions - Saturday 16 September, 2017

Protests as ex-police officer in Missouri 'not guilty' in black man's death

The police officer said he had acted in self-defence.

# racial-tensions - Thursday 20 August, 2015

Protests and arrests in St Louis after black teenager shot dead by police

Police say the 18-year-old pointed a gun at officers before they opened fire.

# racial-tensions - Monday 20 July, 2015

White supremacist gets sunstroke, helped to the shade by black policeman

This is something you couldn’t make up.

# racial-tensions - Wednesday 24 December, 2014

The police killings that have sparked racial tensions in the US this year

The shooting dead of Antonio Martin joins a growing list of similar incidents in the last six months.

# racial-tensions - Thursday 4 December, 2014

NYPD cop won't face charges over chokehold death of unarmed man

Footage of police arresting Eric Garner sparked outrage and drew comparisons to the deadly police shooting in Ferguson, Missouri.

# racial-tensions - Sunday 30 November, 2014

The police officer who shot Michael Brown has resigned

“It is my hope that my resignation will allow the community to heal.”

# racial-tensions - Tuesday 25 November, 2014

Explainer: What is happening in Ferguson, Missouri?

It’s in the news again this morning – but why?

# racial-tensions - Sunday 17 August, 2014

Ferguson to be under curfew for the second night

The US Attorney General has asked for a second autopsy on the body of Michael Brown.