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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. Jonathan Ferrell, 24

Jonathan Ferrell, 24

Jonathan Ferrell was shot and killed by Charlotte-Mecklenburg, North Carolina police officer Randall Kerrick on September 14, 2013.

3. 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.

4. 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.

5. 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.

6. Freddie Gray, 25

Freddie Gray, 25

Gray died on April 19, 2015, after falling into a week long coma. Gray suffered a severed spine when police apprehended him in Baltimore, Maryland on April 12. Several weeks of unrest ensued–resulting in riots. Charges were brought forth against all six officers involved, but after three of the officers were acquitted, Baltimore State Attorney Marilyn Mosby dropped the remaining charges.

7. 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.

8. Philando Castile, 32

Philando Castile, 32

Philando Castile was fatally shot by Jeronimo Yanez, a St. Anthony, Minnesota police officer, on July 6, 2016, when he was pulled over in Falcon Heights, a suburb of St. Paul. His girlfriend, Diamond Reynolds, captured the aftermath of the shooting in a Facebook live stream, generating outrage around the globe.

9. Alfred Olango, 38

Alfred Olango, 38

Alfred Olango was shot and killed by El Cajon, California police on September 27, 2016. Police were allegedly called to subdue Olango who was obstructing traffic, pacing back and forth. Officers said Olango brandished an object, taking a “shooting stance.” The object was later identified as a smoking vape. Olango’s family says he suffered from a mental breakdown after the death of a close friend.

10. Carnell Snell Jr., 18

Carnell Snell Jr., 18

LAPD police say Snell was a passenger in a car they pulled over with paper plates, suspicious the car was stolen. After pursuing Snell on foot, witnesses allege officers shot Snell 5 times while he ran away with his arms raised. Snell died on Saturday, October 1, 2016.

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