Elijah McClain, another United States police killing

This is such a sad, awful, fury-enducing story.

Rashiaa Veal holds a sign honoring her cousin Elijah McClain at a press conference in front of the Aurora Municipal Center on October 1, 2019. Photo Credit: Andy Cross/MediaNewsGroup/The Denver Post via Getty Images

Dear Kitty. Some blog:

This photo from Colorado in the USA shows Rashiaa Veal holding a sign honoring her cousin Elijah McClain at a press conference in front of the Aurora Municipal Center on October 1, 2019. Photo credit: Andy Cross/MediaNewsGroup/The Denver Post via Getty Images.

From Colorlines in the USA:

Millions Demand Justice for Elijah McClain Following Death in Police Custody

State officials will reexamine the 2019 death of the 23-year-old, who died after Aurora, Colorado, officers put him in a chokehold.

By Shani Saxon, June 25, 2020 2:31PM ET

Colorado Governor Jared Polis announced on June 24 that his administration will launch an investigation into the death of Elijah McClain, a 23-year-old Black man killed in August 2019 following an encounter with police officers, CNN reports. The announcement came after millions of people signed a Change.org petition demanding an independent investigation into McClain’s death.

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