Friday, February 26, 2016

Race and justice in Oklahoma: Natives struggle to overcome disparity

After family members of several Native Americans with mental illness asked authorities for help, their relatives were killed by law enforcement. The scenario has played out in Custer County and elsewhere in western Oklahoma at least three times in recent years. This is the third in a three-part series exploring the case of Mah-hi-vist Goodblanket, an 18-year-old member of the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes, shot by sheriff's deputies after his father called 911. See also parts one and two.

More:  http://america.aljazeera.com/articles/2016/2/24/oklahoma-native-killings-part-3.html


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