Black Man Killed by Campus Police

8 08 2011

everette howard, black college students, university of cincinnati

by Dr. Boyce Watkins, Your Black World

An 18-year old student at the University of Cincinnati was killed this weekend after being stunned by a police taser. Everette Howard, a student in a summer program preparing him for college, died after the attack.  Friends say that Howard was trying to break up a fight in front of a dorm when campus police arrived on the scene.

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9 08 2011
Colette

I think you stand corrected on the statement “it’s not likely a young man would be tasered twice so he must have a acted in a particular way. Black men are often seen as aggressive and unruly. Perhaps he was frustrated the officer wasn’t listening as he attempted to explain the situation, something that white college students are afforded whether they are drunk, angry, or verbally aggressive.

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