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Keith Lamont Scott's Disability May Have Gotten Him Killed, and He's Not The Only One

Race and disability shouldn't determine whether an encounter with police turns deadly. Last week in Charlotte, North Carolina, police shot and killed Keith Lamont Scott, a Black man with a disability. This happens with gut-wrenching frequency. It happened again this week in El Cajon, California, where police shot and killed Alfred Olango, a Black man with mental illness.
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