This woman’s grief is so powerful. #StephonClark ‘s fiancée Salena Manni says “my family’s world was turned upside down” by his killing.
Mother of #StephonClark says: “The death certificate says ‘homicide,’ it does not say ‘accidental murder.’” (Worth noting that the medical definition of homicide is different from legal definition.)
Shane Harris says his group is backing legislation to mandate independent investigations of police shootings, by the Attorney General. He’s calling it the “Stephon Clark Act.” Similar legislation has stalled for the last several years.
You know it's the end of an era when the one and only @DanCALmatters says he's letting go of his @JerryBrownGov archive. Luckily for all of us it's going to the state library for good keeping. But first, a few highlights. THREAD ⬇️
Walters clip, 1977: "The combined result of those policies has been a rapidly increasing dependence by California on low-sulphur crude oil from Indonesia, an authoritarian military dictatorship whose regime has had a lengthy and close business relationship with the elder Brown."
Excerpt of Brown interview transcript, 1974: "What has characterized government in recent years is a certain amount of banality, at the federal level corruption."