Whether History Or Hype, ‘Hands Up, Don’t Shoot’ Endures

Whether History Or Hype, ‘Hands Up, Don’t Shoot’ Endures

By Cheryl Corley

A year ago, after a white police officer shot an unarmed black youth in Ferguson, Mo., the phrase “Hands up, don’t shoot” became a rallying cry. While it has become a mantra, some call it a lie.

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