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.

» E-Mail This

…read more

Via: http://www.npr.org/2015/08/08/430411141/whether-history-or-hype-hands-up-dont-shoot-endures?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=us

About author

You might also like

National 0 Comments

Forget The 117 Steps: 3-D Video Makes Fallingwater Accessible To All

By Erika Beras A filmmaker has created a way to make Frank Lloyd Wright’s masterpiece home, Fallingwater in Pennsylvania, accessible to those with physical limitations. » E-Mail This …read more

National 0 Comments

Senators Call For VA To Explain Why It Couldn’t Find Mustard-Gassed Veterans

By Caitlin Dickerson A dozen senators have also called on the Veterans Administration to say why some of the WWII-era troops who were found by an NPR Investigation were denied

National 0 Comments

For Many Adopted Dogs, The Journey Home Takes A Thousand Miles

By Marisa Peñaloza In Puerto Rico, poverty and lax rules have stranded about 300,000 dogs as strays. So, rescue groups are sending many of those dogs to the mainland —