Philadelphia Police Kill Black Man as People Cast Final Votes Nov. 3
Churches, Civil Rights Groups, Activists, Say Justice is at the Polls
By Hazel Trice Edney
(TriceEdneyWire.com) – As President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden campaign in key states in final days of the 2020 presidential race, yet another Black man was shot and killed by police Monday afternoon, Oct. 26.
The Philadelphia police shooting of 27-year-old Walter Wallace Jr., a reportedly mentally ill man holding a knife as his mother tried to calm him down when the police arrived on the scene, is the latest in a string of police killings of Black people that had already risen as a major campaign issue. The family had reportedly called emergency for an ambulance for Wallace – not police.
In a video taken by a stander, Wallace appears to be agitatedly walking around and then toward two
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