Two years after Botham Jean was fatally shot by an off duty Dallas police officer, sparking widespread demonstrations, his family has been expressing the view that not much, if anything has changed since his death. Since the Dallas incident, there have been several instances of US police brutality and use of excessive force, notably against […]
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By Robbie Owens (CBSDFW.COM) – Botham Jean. It is a name that Dallas has vowed to never forget. It is also a loss from which his family will never fully recover. A pain that hit especially hard on Tuesday, September 29. “One of the first things I did was check social media,” says his mother […]
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- St. Lucia News Online
- 29, September 09:55 pm
(The views expressed herein are my own and not that of the OECS) On Saturday night I went to Caribbean Cinemas for the inaugural viewing of “The Ballad of Botham Jean”. Despite the fact that I had closely followed the case as it unfolded, I was honestly not prepared for what I experienced. I left […]
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- St. Lucia Star
- 14, September 09:38 am
(WFAA) — On Sunday, the Dallas mayor announced #BeLikeBo day on Sept. 29, in honor of Botham Jean who was killed two years ago inside his own apartment by a Mk Dallas police officer. Jean, 26, had been eating ice cream on his couch on Sept. 6, 2018, when Amber Guyger opened his door and […]
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- St. Lucia News Online
- 07, September 02:26 am
The family of slain Saint Lucian Botham Jean is seeking over one million dollars in a wrongful death lawsuit against Southside Flats apartments in Dallas, Texas, where he lived, local reports say. Jean’s parents and sister filed the lawsuit Tuesday in Dallas County district court. According to WFAA.com, the lawsuit says that Southside Flats never […]
(USA TODAY) — Attorneys for Amber Guyger, a white former Dallas police officer, filed an appeal this week to overturn her murder conviction in the shooting of Botham Jean, her Black unarmed neighbor, inside his home. Guyger is serving a 10-year prison sentence for the September 2018 fatal killing. She testified in court that she […]
CNN:- Amber Guyger, the former Dallas police officer who fatally shot an unarmed Black man in his own apartment — saying she thought it was her own residence — has appealed her sentence. Guyger was convicted of murder last October and is serving a 10-year prison sentence. Her defense team says there was insufficient evidence […]
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- St. Lucia Times
- 08, August 08:17 pm